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Novel nanostructure pattern never seen in a plastic material Professor Frank S. Bates and his research team at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis have discovered an unusual type of soft material that was conceived of over 50 years ago, but has never before been found in a plastic--although it has been seen in stainless steel and other metal alloys. Bates' group, which is funded by the National Science Foundation's Division of Materials Research, specializes in creating a particular...
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- In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.