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Spider Web Not Good Heat Conductor
2014-01-22 13:54:55

A new study questions the results of a 2012 study that found that spider silk conducts heat as well as metal.

Scientists Use 3D Printer To Print Artificial Bone
2013-06-17 18:09:42

Using 3D printing technology, MIT scientists have developed a process that allows them to turn designs into physical fracture-resistant, bone-like structures within just a few hours.

Study Shows US College Students Suck At Math
2012-11-29 16:26:46

A new research paper looked at how U.S. students fared in comparison to other nations, and found that our national math IQ is lacking.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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