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2005-03-29 07:34:07

Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists are using a new technique to see fingerprints on surfaces that typically make them invisible.

Word of the Day
  • 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'.