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polychrome bowl
2015-02-07 11:16:49

The more you know your neighbors, the better off you may be when disaster strikes, a new study from the University of Arizona suggests.

2014-12-22 12:28:09

KLAGENFURT, Austria, December 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cross reference: Picture is available at epa european pressphoto agency (http://www.epa.eu) and http://www.presseportal.de/pm/105483

artificial protocells
2014-10-21 02:30:09

How did life originate? And can scientists create life? These questions not only occupy the minds of scientists interested in the origin of life, but also researchers working with technology of the future.

2014-06-09 08:33:23

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise social networking is the buzz topic in technology circles.

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2014-05-21 07:09:14

A new study of mysterious bare “fairy circles” of ground dotting the landscape in the Namibian grasslands have been determined to not be the work of sand termites as had been previously suggested, but rather self-organization.

Researchers Create First Soluble 2D Supramolecular Organic Frameworks
2013-12-16 14:20:48

Supramolecular chemistry, aka chemistry beyond the molecule, in which molecules and molecular complexes are held together by non-covalent bonds, is just beginning to come into its own with the emergence of nanotechnology.

Animal Behavior Study Provides Novel Thinking In Robot Control
2013-10-01 06:39:47

Animals deposit marks wherever they go to show their presence, according to a new study from the University of Bristol and Princeton University. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, this study also shows that animals will retreat from marks left by a member of the same species more quickly if the mark they encounter is recent.

Advanced Ink-jet Technology Prints Nanostructures With Self-assembling Material
2013-09-17 08:45:54

A multi-institutional team of engineers has developed a new approach to the fabrication of nanostructures for the semiconductor and magnetic storage industries.

Social Networks Were Still Alive 800 Years Ago
2013-03-26 18:16:54

Researchers wrote in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences about the growth, collapse and change of social networks in the late pre-Hispanic Southwest.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).