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2011-09-20 12:58:49

A radical new way of making structures visible at the nano level has been developed at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU).

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2011-07-12 08:51:38

Ant colonies with more behavioral variety are more successful / New findings in ant behavioral research .

2011-07-01 13:32:52

Usher syndrome is the most common form of combined congenital deaf-blindness in humans and affects 1 in 6,000 of the population.

2011-06-09 14:07:41

Scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have built what is currently the strongest source of ultracold neutrons.

2009-09-03 23:30:00

Analysis of ancient DNA from skeletons suggests that Europe's first farmers were not the descendants of the people who settled the area after the retreat of the ice sheets.

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2009-07-29 09:25:00

Light is intangible and, in addition, it travels at great velocity. Nevertheless, it can be confined to a very small space by controlably inserting light into a microscopic container surrounded by reflective walls.

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2005-04-01 07:03:51

A researcher has discovered unexpectedly large amounts of dandruff and other flaking skin, fur, pollen and similar materials in air pollutants known as aerosols.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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