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2012-02-01 21:20:43

A relatively fast, easy and inexpensive technique for inducing nanorods - rod-shaped semiconductor nanocrystals - to self-assemble into one-, two- and even three-dimensional macroscopic structures has been developed by a team of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). This technique should enable more effective use of nanorods in solar cells, magnetic storage devices and sensors. It should also help boost the electrical and...

2011-12-02 14:50:00

Monomer-Polymer and Dajac Labs announced today that it has acquired IsoSciences, LLC. Trevose, PA (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Monomer-Polymer and Dajac Labs today announced it has completed the acquisition of IsoSciences, LLC, a privately-held manufacturer of stable isotope-labeled hormones, vitamins and specialty organic chemicals, located in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. IsoSciences, will become a subsidiary of the parent MPD Holdings and will complement MPDâs existing...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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