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2011-12-09 16:50:00

Representatives work to increase participation of women in technology and computing Boulder, CO (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 Three individuals working with

2011-11-17 10:30:04

Creating new, improved pharmaceuticals is sometimes very similar to cracking the code of a combination lock.

Image 1 - Engineers Help Improve Flow Of Visitors In Georgia Aquarium's New Dolphin Exhibit
2011-11-15 04:03:10

More than 1,800 visitors can move smoothly through the Georgia Aquarium's new AT&T Dolphin Tales exhibit, entering and leaving through the same set of doors.

Image 1 - Study Compares Techniques For Doping Graphene For Device And Interconnect Fabrication
2011-11-07 09:09:58

Nanotechnology researchers have conducted the first direct comparison of two fundamental techniques that could be used for chemically doping sheets of two-dimensional graphene for the fabrication of devices and interconnects.

Image 1 - Zinc Oxide Microwires Improve Performance Of Light-emitting Diodes
2011-11-01 03:46:47

Researchers have used zinc oxide microwires to significantly improve the efficiency at which gallium nitride light-emitting diodes (LED) convert electricity to ultraviolet light.

Image 1 - Paper-based Wireless Sensor Could Help Detect Explosive Devices
2011-10-27 11:24:10

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a prototype wireless sensor capable of detecting trace amounts of a key ingredient found in many explosives.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • 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'.
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