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2011-05-16 16:11:33

On May 13th 2011, the journal Science publishes a paper where scientists from Risø DTU in collaboration with scientists from China and USA, report a new method for revealing a 3D picture of the structure inside a material.

2011-05-12 22:33:03

Stronger than steel or titanium—and just as tough—metallic glass is an ideal material for everything from cell-phone cases to aircraft parts.

2011-05-03 14:55:22

Optical data carriers such as DVDs, Blu-rays and CD-RWs store data in layers of so-called "phase change materials".

2011-03-28 17:28:19

New insights into why and how nanowires take the form they do will have profound implications for the development of future electronic components.

2011-02-04 18:34:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While many travelers are digging themselves out of record-setting winter weather, Crystal Cruises is offering six warm-weather getaways through the Panama Canal in 2011, the first departing as soon as February 23.

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2011-02-02 06:00:00

Researchers in Britain and Denmark have unveiled an ‘invisibility cloak’ that uses a common crystalline material known as calcite, which works by sending its two "polarizations" of light in different directions.

2011-01-19 11:54:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexico has become the land of buried treasure as luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises announces dramatic discounts for its 10-day Mexican Riviera cruise sailing round trip from Los Angeles.

2010-11-18 14:37:40

The change-over to lead-free products is in full progress.

2010-10-15 01:19:15

Researchers have developed a method for curbing the growth of crystals that form cystine kidney stones.

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2010-10-05 12:06:26

Chemists at Vanderbilt University have created a new class of liquid crystals with unique electrical properties that could improve the performance of digital displays used on everything from digital watches to flat panel televisions.


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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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