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2011-09-28 19:38:07

Scientists hope to find the safest and most energy-efficient way for earthquake survivors to cook.

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2011-09-24 09:02:06

An international panel of scientists point the way forward.

2011-09-23 12:07:22

Lithium-ion batteries are everywhere, in smart phones, laptops, an array of other consumer electronics, and the newest electric cars.

2011-09-22 19:17:28

A complex of proteins in the bacterium E.coli that plays a critical role in defending the microbe from viruses and other invaders has been discovered to have the shape of a seahorse by researchers with the U.S Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab).

2011-09-15 20:37:22

The installed cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems in the United States fell substantially in 2010 and into the first half of 2011.

2011-09-14 06:46:47

High-performance networks speed data on explosion's early discovery.

2011-09-05 11:42:52

Long-wavelength terahertz light is invisible – it's at the farthest end of the far infrared – but it's useful for everything from detecting explosives at the airport to designing drugs to diagnosing skin cancer.

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2011-09-01 09:40:25

Berkeley Lab researchers develop inexpensive technique for making high quality nanowire solar cells.

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2011-08-27 05:18:42

A team of scientists has discovered a supernova closer to Earth than any of its kind in a generation.

2011-08-25 21:15:56

The expression "beauty's only skin-deep" has often been applied to the chemistry of materials because so much action takes place at the surface.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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