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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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.