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sound waves
2014-08-06 03:00:16

There’s a new wave of sound on the horizon carrying with it a broad scope of tantalizing potential applications, including advanced ultrasonic imaging and therapy, and acoustic cloaking, levitation and particle manipulation.

2014-07-21 23:00:36

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has establish a 24-month academic program designed to help veterans become engineers.

2014-06-18 09:46:56

From allowing our eyes to see, to enabling green plants to harvest energy from the sun, photochemical reactions – reactions triggered by light – are both ubiquitous and critical to nature.

2014-04-17 16:22:44

US Dept of Energy hails new California energy storage consortium as a groundbreaking model for public-private partnerships SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A pioneering

2014-03-12 08:33:17

WAALWIJK, The Netherlands, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Desso is providing architects, interior designers and consumers with the 'best of both worlds' with the extension

How Does A Shape-shifting DNA-repair Machine Fight Cancer?
2014-02-04 12:27:58

Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source reveals inner-workings of essential protein found throughout life.

NERSC Turns On Switch For 'Edison'
2014-01-30 15:07:07

The National Energy Research Scientific Computing (NERSC) Center recently accepted “Edison,” a new flagship supercomputer designed for scientific productivity.

Running Instead Of Walking May Increase Breast Cancer Survival
2014-01-29 12:48:48

Previous studies have shown that breast cancer survivors who meet the current exercise recommendations (2.5 hours of moderate intensity physical activity per week) are at 25% lower risk for dying from breast cancer.

Carbon Nanotubes Used To Cool Microprocessors
2014-01-23 15:18:02

“Cool it!” That’s a prime directive for microprocessor chips and a promising new solution to meeting this imperative is in the offing. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a “process friendly” technique that would enable the cooling of microprocessor chips through carbon nanotubes.

Researchers Find New Form Of Quantum Matter
2014-01-17 14:24:26

The discovery of what is essentially a 3D version of graphene – the 2D sheets of carbon through which electrons race at many times the speed at which they move through silicon – promises exciting new things to come for the high-tech industry, including much faster transistors and far more compact hard drives.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.