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2010-09-11 02:06:03

X-rays are the medium of choice for many scientific studies.

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2010-06-10 06:20:00

Scientists reported on Wednesday that bubbles do not just disappear when they pop, but actually deflate in a rapid cascade of bubbles.

2010-04-21 13:55:56

Supercooling, a state where liquids do not solidify even below their normal freezing point, still puzzles scientists today.

2009-06-02 14:25:04

In nature, trees pull vast amounts of water from their roots up to their leaves hundreds of feet above the ground through capillary action, but now scientists at the University of Rochester have created a simple slab of metal that lifts liquid using the same principle—but does so at a speed that would make nature envious.

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2009-05-07 09:32:06

A new study from Northwestern University shows what many mothers already know: their babies are a lot smarter than others may realize.

2008-09-05 12:00:24

By Gary Flockhart IT'S a frustrating way to start an interview - standing at the side of the stage at Birmingham's Barfly, Glasvegas' James Allan struggling to make himself heard as his band continue to rehearse minus their singer.

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2005-03-04 07:42:38

Using a technique employed by astronomers to determine stellar surface temperatures, chemists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have measured the temperature inside a single, acoustically driven collapsing bubble.

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2005-02-01 07:00:00

100 years after Einstein's landmark work on Brownian motion, physicists have discovered a new concept of temperature that could be the key to explaining how ice and snow particles flow during an avalanche, and could lead to a better way of handling tablets in the pharmaceutical industry.


Word of the Day
coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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