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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
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.