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Quantum Inverted Pendulum
2013-08-28 08:18:43

A simple pendulum has two equilibrium points: hanging in the "down" position and perfectly inverted in the "up" position.

Your Signature In Lights
2013-08-12 06:20:58

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology want to put your signature up in lights – tiny lights, that is.

World's Smallest Mona Lisa
2013-08-06 07:17:29

The world's most famous painting has now been created on the world's smallest canvas.

2013-07-23 23:20:56

Nuesoft, the first healthcare IT company to offer cloud-based medical practice management software, today announced that the company is currently undergoing a rebranding of all of its product

2013-07-09 16:40:48

By studying rapidly evolving bacteria as they diversify and compete under varying environmental conditions, researchers have shown that temporal niches are important to maintaining biodiversity in natural systems.

Carbon Dioxide Absorption In Antarctic Seas Studied
2013-06-13 09:39:28

The seas around Antarctica can, at times, resemble a garden. Large-scale experiments where scientists spray iron into the waters, literally fertilizing phytoplankton, have created huge man-made algal blooms.

Polymer Structures Serve As 'Nanoreactors' For Producing Nanocrystals With Uniform Sizes, Shapes
2013-06-12 14:09:01

sing star-shaped block co-polymer structures as tiny reaction vessels, researchers have developed an improved technique for producing nanocrystals with consistent sizes, compositions and architectures – including metallic, ferroelectric, magnetic, semiconductor and luminescent nanocrystals.

Understanding Undulatory Swimming Motions In Sandfish
2013-06-05 08:57:24

What do swimmers like trout, eels and sandfish lizards have in common? According to a new study, the similar timing patterns that these animals use to contract their muscles and produce undulatory swimming motions can be explained using a simple model.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).