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Promising Ferroelectric Materials Suffer From Unexpected Electric Polarizations
2014-08-20 03:04:58

Brookhaven Lab scientists find surprising locked charge polarizations that impede performance in next-gen materials that could otherwise revolutionize data-driven devices

Scientists Find New Path To Loss-Free Electricity
2014-02-14 12:49:57

Brookhaven Lab researchers captured the distribution of multiple orbital electrons to help explain the emergence of superconductivity in iron-based materials

Electricity From Impure Hydrogen
2013-09-18 14:31:28

Brookhaven Lab scientists use simple, 'green' process to create novel core-shell catalyst that tolerates carbon monoxide in fuel cells and opens new, inexpensive pathways for zero-emission vehicles

2012-03-20 11:29:15

Sometimes, solutions for hard problems can turn out to be pretty basic.

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2011-02-28 10:10:00

Evidence that brain’s reward/motivation circuits are linked to compulsive overeating.

2009-09-13 12:41:26

Reveals shape-shifting atomic interactions; suggests mechanism and possible drug targets.

2009-09-09 08:59:18

Low levels of dopamine markers may underlie symptoms; implications for treatment.

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2009-06-16 09:40:00

An international team of scientists has discovered extensive similarities between a strain of bacteria commonly associated with plants and one increasingly linked to opportunistic infections in hospital patients.

2009-04-27 08:35:00

New details of the composition and structure of a needlelike protein complex on the surface of certain bacteria may help scientists develop new strategies to thwart infection.

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2008-11-17 09:06:36

When given a choice between viewing pictures of cocaine and a variety of other images, cocaine addicted individuals, as compared to healthy, non-addicted research subjects, show a clear preference for the drug-related images.


Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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