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2012-04-30 14:12:15

Strong attraction that arises between biological objects with random patches of electric charge on an otherwise neutral surface may partly explain pattern recognition in biology Theoretical physicist Ali Naji from the IPM in Tehran and the University of Cambridge, UK, and his colleagues have shown how small random patches of disordered, frozen electric charges can make a difference when they are scattered on surfaces that are overall neutral. These charges induce a twisting force that is...

2011-08-17 00:00:31

Florock introduces 12 new colors for the new Floropoxy ESD. Chicago (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 New Florock® Floropoxy ESD (electrostatic dissipative) Flooring, already gaining widespread acceptance for its Zero V.O.C., eco-friendly static protection, is now available in an exciting rainbow of twelve decorative colors. Floropoxy ESD, a recent addition to the growing Florock industrial flooring low emissions product line, goes well beyond green. With the new pigment-rich hues, ranging from...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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