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Detecting Tiny Individual Nanoparticles With Newly Developed Sensor
2014-09-02 03:50:04

Nanoparticles, engineered materials about a billionth of a meter in size, are around us every day.

2014-04-07 16:21:31

At St. Paul's Cathedral in London, a section of the dome called the Whispering Gallery makes a whisper audible from the other side of the dome as a result of the way sound waves travel around the curved surface.

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2011-06-29 08:31:44

A microlaser no bigger than a pinprick can accurately detect and count individual viruses, the particles that jumpstart cloud formation or those that contaminate the air we breathe.

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2009-12-18 14:00:00

Researchers are devising instruments and protocols to assess the impact of nanoparticles on the environment and human health before they are sent to market.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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