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diamonds
2015-02-07 09:57:13

Proteins are the building blocks of all living things, and they exist in virtually unlimited varieties, most of whose highly complex structures have not yet been determined. Those structures could be key to developing new drugs or to understanding basic biological processes.

2014-11-18 16:23:47

Movin' Out's James Fox to Perform Grammy Legend's Hits on Crystal Serenity LOS ANGELES, Nov.

nanolobes
2014-10-21 02:30:22

In a design that mimics a hard-to-duplicate texture of starfish shells, University of Michigan engineers have made rounded crystals that have no facets.

Consider The ‘Anticrystal’
2014-07-08 03:20:56

For the last century, the concept of crystals has been a mainstay of solid-state physics. Crystals are paragons of order; crystalline materials are defined by the repeating patterns their constituent atoms and molecules make.

2014-03-25 16:20:20

Complimentary Transfers to/from Montreal Expand Flight Options LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Cruises' fall Canada/New England season is one of big firsts: the first time

2014-01-28 12:21:01

Book by February 28, 2014 to Maximize Wave Season Value & Save Up to Nearly $2,500/person on 2014 Sailings LOS ANGELES, Jan.

2014-01-21 12:21:29

LOS ANGELES, Jan.

2014-01-07 16:20:21

Southeast Asia Holiday Sailing is Crystal's First-Ever Round-Trip from Bangkok LOS ANGELES, Jan.

Researchers Grow Liquid Crystal 'Flowers' That Can Be Used As Lenses
2013-12-22 17:45:14

A team of material scientists, chemical engineers and physicists from the University of Pennsylvania has made another advance in their effort to use liquid crystals as a medium for assembling structures.

Penn Researchers Add Another Tool In Their Directed Assembly Toolkit
2013-11-12 12:43:22

An interdisciplinary team of University of Pennsylvania researchers has already developed a technique for controlling liquid crystals by means of physical templates and elastic energy, rather than the electromagnetic fields that manipulate them in televisions and computer monitors.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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