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Titan: World's Fastest Supercomputer Unleashed
2012-10-29 10:21:25

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has created a machine capable of doing the unthinkable. In fact, it’s capabilities not only sound impossible, they sound fictional.

2012-10-03 23:00:01

More than 50 UC Berkeley energy research projects on display Berkeley, Calif.

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.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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