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Lubricants Made From Vegetable Oil
2012-10-23 12:05:35

Oil-independence is the dream of many countries that lack raw materials.

Smart Fabric Woven With Silver Thread Triggers Alarm When Disrupted
2012-09-11 13:25:05

German researchers have developed a new woven fabric with an embedded microcontroller that triggers an alarm when broken by potential thieves.

Mini-camera That Has Maxi-brainpower
2012-08-23 14:18:26

Torrential rapids, plunging mud holes and soaring hurdles: in the outdoor competitions at the Olympic Games, athletes pushed themselves to the limit.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.