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2011-10-25 19:54:30

Pick your poison from this smorgasbord of recent salmonella outbreaks in the United States: ground turkey; fresh papayas; alfalfa sprouts.

2011-10-25 13:21:58

In the latest issue of Elsevier’s Materials Today, researchers from Spain and Belgium reported on the innovative use of carbon nanotubes to create mechanical components for use in a new generation of micro-machines.

Image 1 - Researchers Build Transparent, Super-stretchy Skin-like Sensor
2011-10-24 09:47:21

Imagine having skin so supple you could stretch it out to more than twice its normal length in any direction - repeatedly - yet it would always snap back completely wrinkle-free when you let go of it. You would certainly never need Botox.

Image 1 - New Method Of Growing High-quality Graphene Promising For Next-gen Technology
2011-10-17 08:08:55

Method refined by UC Santa Barbara scientists to synthesize sheets of 'wonder material' graphene is promising link to futuristic technology.

2011-10-14 10:05:05

An international team of researchers has invented new artificial muscles strong enough to rotate objects a thousand times their own weight, but with the same flexibility of an elephant’s trunk or octopus limbs.

Image 1 - Carbon Nanotube Muscles Generate Giant Twist For Novel Motors
2011-10-14 07:06:07

Twist per muscle length is over a thousand times higher than for previous artificial muscles and the muscle diameter is ten times smaller than a human hair.

'Mirage-effect' Helps To Hide Objects
2011-10-04 10:37:03

Scientists have created a working cloaking device that not only takes advantage of one of nature's most bizarre phenomenon, but also boasts unique features; it has an 'on and off' switch and is best used underwater.

2011-10-03 19:48:08

Boston College researchers have discovered two early-stage phases of carbon nanotube growth during plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition, finding a disorderly tangle of tube growth that ultimately yields to orderly rows of the nanoscopic tubes.


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