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2009-03-04 09:32:12

As electronic circuits shrink from finely etched lines in silicon wafers to nearly elusive proportions, researchers are studying how electrons flow through a molecular junction-a nanometer scale circuit element that contacts gold atoms with a single molecule.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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