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2013-06-11 23:18:36

Long Island twins, who turned soybeans into clean energy, feel like they´re “on cloud nine” after the award announcement; Florida student winner says he´s won “the science lottery”. Wallingford, Conn. (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Three talented high school seniors have won scholarships for designing renewable energy solutions that could solve a real-world problem, thanks to the Proton OnSite Scholarship and Innovation Program and its entrepreneur benefactor Tom...

2012-12-19 05:02:39

Sanford Process is a leader in hard coat anodizing solutions and innovations and is pleased to announce the launch of their new website. Woonsocket, RI (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 Sanford Process Corporation, a leading provider of hard coat anodizing solutions and innovations, announces the launch of its new website. Sanford Process provides custom designed solutions for often complex aluminum finishing requirements. Leveraging four decades of aluminum anodizing and aluminum finishing...

2012-06-22 12:05:07

New catalyst dramatically cheaper without sacrificing performance Engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) have identified a catalyst that provides the same level of efficiency in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) as the currently used platinum catalyst, but at 5% of the cost. Since more than 60% of the investment in making microbial fuel cells is the cost of platinum, the discovery may lead to much more affordable energy conversion and storage devices. The material —...

2012-06-08 09:08:23

Chemists at UCL have discovered a new property of flames, which allows them to control reactions at a solid surface in a flame and opens up a whole new field of chemical innovation. Published in the journal Angewandte Chemie, authors of the new study have discovered their previous understanding of how flames interact with a solid surface was mistaken. For the first time, they have demonstrated that a particular type of chemistry, called redox chemistry, can be accurately controlled at the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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