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2013-05-31 23:03:58

Nathalie Chevreau of Tatalou Science explains the harmful effects of stress on the body and mind, as well as ways to relieve stress. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB)

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.

Firing Temperature Determines Whether Glass Will Bend Or Break
2013-02-28 16:24:11

Researchers have found a way to determine whether glass will be brittle, or will have the ability to bend without breaking.

2013-02-19 12:04:26

The results are significant because they can help to improve our understanding of medical conditions, such as thrombosis, aneurysms and arteriosclerosis.

2012-09-06 23:01:30

Plagued by a life ruled by the stress of a birth-defect, surviving abuse, alcoholism, and unemployment, author Richard Murphy dug deep into his source of strength, and found inspiration to carry

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2012-07-12 13:08:22

The thick mixture of sand and water that can be poured like a liquid but is hard when struck is an example of what scientists call a non-Newtonian fluid.

2012-03-21 14:59:09

Physicists who have studied the mixing between two incompatible fluids have found that it is possible to control the undercurrents of one circulating fluid to optimise its exposure to the other.

2012-02-07 10:15:00

Change leadership expert, Brett Clay, who attended the National Speakers Association (NSA) Conference during

2011-12-23 10:55:11

Microscopic spheres form strings in surprising alignments when suspended in a viscous fluid and sheared between two plates — a finding that will affect the way scientists think about the properties of such wide-ranging substances as shampoo and futuristic computer chips.

2011-12-19 13:16:59

The new measurements, by UCLA physics professor Giovanni Zocchi and former UCLA physics graduate student Yong Wang, are approximately 100 times higher in resolution than previous mechanical measurements, a nanotechnology feat which reveals an isolated protein molecule, surprisingly, is neither a solid nor a liquid.


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