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New Method For Producing Clean Hydrogen Developed
2013-05-22 12:11:39

Duke University engineers have developed a novel method for producing clean hydrogen, which could prove essential to weaning society off of fossil fuels and their environmental implications.

Duke University Engineers Create Invisibility Cloak With 3D Printer
2013-05-06 15:11:00

Three-dimensional printing is growing in popularity, and the cost for a MakerBot Replicator 2 is now just $2,199. Scientists are also working harder and harder to turn Harry Potter's invisibility cloak into a reality.

2013-04-30 23:19:24

When it comes to deciding which light bulb to buy, a label touting the product's environmental benefit may actually discourage politically conservative shoppers.

All Possible Drug-like Chemical Compounds Mapped By Scientists
2013-04-23 09:00:43

Software builds "library" of millions of small, carbon-based molecules chemists might synthesize.

Ancient Hominid Study Reveals Early Similarities Between Humans And Apes
2013-04-12 09:07:49

One of the largest studies on some of the most complete remains of early human ancestors has culminated in a comprehensive look into how an early hominid (Australopithecus sediba) moved and chewed.

Two New Lemur Species Found In Madagascar, Already Endangered
2013-03-27 11:47:01

On the African island of Madagascar, scientists recently used a DNA analysis to identify two new species of nearly identical mouse lemurs, both of which are already considered endangered.

Men Handle Lack Of Sleep Better Than Women
2013-03-13 16:03:31

Scientists from Duke University believe that women require more sleep than men. When women don’t get the amount of sleep they need, they may suffer the consequences, both mentally and physically.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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