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2011-05-24 13:54:08

Caltech researchers develop quick, low-cost, and portable microchip for immune monitoring and clinical applications.

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2010-09-24 10:40:20

Silicon-based film may lead to efficient thermoelectric devices.

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2010-09-04 12:34:54

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have devised a new technique—using a sheet of carbon just one atom thick—to visualize the structure of molecules.


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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