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Researcher Improving On Invisibility Cloak Concepts
2012-11-12 12:57:49

In the latest attempt to turn science fiction into science fact, one University of Duke researcher is saying he’s improved upon previous invisibility concepts.

2012-10-24 23:48:44

The flame-retardant mixture known as “Firemaster 550” is an endocrine disruptor that causes extreme weight gain, early onset of puberty and cardiovascular health effects in lab animals.

2012-10-24 12:05:33

For the first time, scientists have observed how droplets within solids deform and burst under high electric voltages.

Lady Gaga Has Nineteen Species Of Fern Named For Her
2012-10-23 11:58:35

Pop music megastar Lady Gaga is being honored with the name of a new genus of ferns found in Central and South America, Mexico, Arizona and Texas.

Photonic Interactions Measured At The Atomic Level
2012-08-31 13:31:45

By measuring the unique properties of light on the scale of a single atom, researchers from Duke University and Imperial College, London, believe that they have characterized the limits of metal's ability in devices that enhance light.

2012-08-24 00:16:23

A collaborative research effort by scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Duke University, and University College of London in the UK, sheds new light on alcohol-related birth defects.

2012-08-17 23:01:19

Universities commended for their strong commitment to environmental improvements. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 For the sixth year in a row,

2012-08-13 13:01:54

Duke researchers may have found a promising stem cell therapy for preventing osteoarthritis after a joint injury.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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