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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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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