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2009-02-03 16:43:35

An international team of researchers including scientists at the Carnegie Institution has discovered a new chemical compound that consists of a single element―boron.

2009-01-30 08:25:00

An ETH Zurich researcher has developed a computational method for predicting the structure of materials. He used it to solve the structure of a newly synthesized form of pure boron that displays some unusual physical properties and brings a surprise: it is partially ionic.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).