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Nickelblock Is The Love-hate Relationship Between Nickel And Battery Electrodes
2012-09-28 13:04:12

Anyone who owns an electronic device knows that lithium ion batteries could work better and last longer.

2012-09-04 10:56:15

Combining two well-established analytic techniques and adding a twist identifies proteins from blood with as much accuracy and sensitivity as the antibody-based tests used clinically.

2012-08-23 00:52:28

Fueling nuclear reactors with uranium harvested from the ocean could become more feasible because of a material developed by a team led by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

2012-08-23 00:30:03

When you take a dip in the ocean, nuclear fuel is probably the farthest thing from your mind.

2012-08-10 23:02:23

With the decommissioning projects costing up to $5billion, it is critical for decommissioning managers to complete their projects on time and within their stringent allocated budgets.

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Advanced By National Science Foundation
2012-07-19 11:47:37

With approval from the National Science Board, the National Science Foundation (NSF) Director will advance the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) to the final design stage.

2012-06-21 12:03:05

The rise of ocean infrastructure development to tap energy sources such as tides, offshore wind and natural gas will require more pile driving, the practice of pounding long, hollow steel pipes called piles into the ocean floor to support energy turbines and other structures.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.