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2011-08-08 14:27:16

Scientists at Berkeley Lab find nanoparticle size is readily controlled to make stronger aluminum alloys.

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2009-04-01 09:09:03

Science fiction fans still have another two months of waiting for the new Star Trek movie, but fans of actual science can feast their eyes now on the first movie ever of carbon atoms moving along the edge of a graphene crystal.

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2008-10-20 14:00:00

Because they are riddled with defects, bulk crystalline materials never achieve their ideal strength; nanocrystals, on the other hand, are so small there’s no room for defects.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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