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Tomorrow’s Materials And Photonic Devices Produced By Using Möbius Strip To Tie Liquid Crystal In Knots
2013-08-20 11:10:08

University of Warwick scientists have shown how to tie knots in liquid crystals using a miniature Möbius strip made from silica particles.

NASA Chooses New Microgravity Studies For Funding
2013-07-28 08:29:03

Eight projects designed to investigate the effects of microgravity on complex fluids and macromolecules have been selected for funding by NASA.

DNA Brings Life To Materials
2013-06-13 14:54:30

A colloid is a substance spread out evenly inside another substance. Everyday examples include milk, styrofoam, hair sprays, paints, shaving foam, gels and even dust, mud and fog.

Missing Link Between Mechanical And Structural Properties Of Glass Established By Researchers
2013-04-10 12:47:08

For the first time, researchers from Amsterdam University (The Netherlands) and DESY have now monitored subtle structural changes in a glass made from microscopic silica spheres, which they exposed to shear stress.

2013-02-28 14:25:41

Starch-based intravenous (IV) fluids used by the NHS to treat seriously ill patients are causing unnecessary deaths.

2012-12-28 15:20:24

By showing that tiny particles injected into a liquid crystal medium adhere to existing mathematical theorems, physicists at the University of Colorado Boulder have opened the door for the creation of a host of new materials with properties that do not exist in nature.

2012-12-21 05:00:25

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Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.