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2011-05-03 14:55:22

Optical data carriers such as DVDs, Blu-rays and CD-RWs store data in layers of so-called "phase change materials".

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2008-10-08 10:25:00

A research team at Singapore A*STAR's Data Storage Institute (DSI) has invented a new phase change material that has the potential to change the design of future memory storage devices.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.