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2009-01-22 16:25:00

Scientists at Penn State University and the Virginia Commonwealth University have discovered a way to produce hydrogen by exposing selected clusters of aluminum atoms to water.

2008-09-09 15:00:29

U.S.-led scientists say they have, for the first time, achieved state-of-the-art resolution of active gold nanocrystals absorbed onto iron oxide surfaces.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.