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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.
DNA construction, also known as DNA cloning or recombinant DNA technology â€“ among a host of other terms â€“ is one of the principal tools of modern biotechnology, used for a wide variety of purposes, including genetic studies, medical research, and the development of advanced biofuels.
One of the earliest lessons in science that students learn is that a ray or beam of light travels in a straight line.
Scientists at Berkeley Lab find nanoparticle size is readily controlled to make stronger aluminum alloys.
Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have created a graphene and tin nanoscale composite material for high-capacity energy storage in renewable lithium ion batteries.
Biomolecular imaging can reveal a great deal of information about the inner workings of cells and one of the most attractive targets for imaging are glycans â€“ sugars that are ubiquitous to living organisms and abundant on cell surfaces.
Graphene, a sheet of carbon only a single atom thick, was an object of theoretical speculation long before it was actually made.
If there were a Hall of Fame for materials, manganites would be among its members.
Observation of a scientific rule being broken can sometimes lead to new knowledge and important applications.
For Hollywood celebrities, the term â€œsplitsvilleâ€ usually means â€œcheck your prenup.â€
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.