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Improving Biomedical Technologies Using Squid Skin Protein
2014-07-18 03:48:01

The common pencil squid (Loliginidae) may hold the key to a new generation of medical technologies that could communicate more directly with the human body.

2010-09-30 12:01:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Rafael L. Bras, a leading authority on soil-vegetation-atmosphere system modeling, has been named the recipient of Drexel University's 2010 Anthony J. Drexel Exceptional Achievement Award. This year's award includes a $50,000 prize.

2010-09-03 18:19:56

Graphene, a one-atom-thick layer of graphitic carbon, has great potential to make electronic devices such as radios, computers and phones faster and smaller.

2005-06-09 18:18:44

Demonstrating breakneck signal speed of 10 gigahertz, method uses nanotubes instead of conventional copper wires.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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