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2009-12-09 20:07:51

In a study that elevates the role of entropy in creating order, research led by the University of Michigan shows that certain pyramid shapes can spontaneously organize into complex quasicrystals.

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2009-12-07 14:41:57

There is more to the snowflake than its ability to delight schoolchildren and snarl traffic.

2009-09-22 12:59:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In yet another industry first, Crystal Cruises is partnering with the Travel Channel Academy to teach its guests how to produce, direct and edit professional travel films.

2009-08-27 15:55:00

A University of York scientist has been awarded a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship for her research on smart polymer materials that could eventually be used as sensors to detect biological materials and pollutants.

2009-08-10 16:21:00

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2009-08-07 09:20:00

Pet owners have heard the warnings to keep certain poisonous houseplants away from their pets, such as Dieffenbachia (dumbcane), Philodendron, peace lily, and pothos.

2009-07-27 18:02:00

LOS ANGELES, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- From up to $3,000 off per couple and up to $2,000 per couple in shipboard credits to group and family incentives, Crystal Cruises is providing exceptional value and variety, as well as luxury, for discriminating travelers. "A Crystal vacation, along with consistently being voted 'World's Best' by savvy travelers, is an inherently great value.

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2009-06-17 13:15:00

Better predictions of how many valuable materials behave under stress could be on the way from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

2009-05-14 15:23:52

The researchers, led by Vidi laureate Dr Nico Sommerdijk, managed to image small clusters, with a diameter of 0.7 nanometers, in a solution of calcium carbonate, (the basic material of shells, for example).


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.