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3D Food Printer Gets A NASA Grant
2013-05-22 04:27:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a report by Quartz, NASA is dishing out $125,000 in grant money to help Anjan Contractor develop a 3D food printer. Contractor received the six month grant from NASA to create a prototype of his universal food synthesizer. The mechanical engineer plans to build a 3D printer capable of providing nutritionally-appropriate meals synthesized one layer at a time from cartridges of powder and oils. The powder the system uses...

2013-01-22 23:02:24

The NSG Precision spectrophotometer cell is the best tool a researcher can rely on for all UV/VIS spectroscopy experiments. With over 50 years of tireless experience and customer satisfaction, there is no better place to look for a quartz or glass cell. Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Accuracy and reliability. These are the factors that make the NSG Precision spectrophotometer cell very popular all over the planet. From constructing, manufacturing, cutting and polishing, fusing,...


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2005-05-25 18:55:31

Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's crust. It has a hexagonal crystal structure made of trigonal crystallized silica (silicon dioxide, SiO2), with a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale. Density is 2.6 g/cm³. The typical shape is a six-sided prism that ends in six-sided pyramids, although these are often distorted, or so massive that only part of the shape is apparent from a mined specimen. Additionally a bed is a common form, particularly for varieties such as amethyst,...

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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