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2009-04-09 07:41:47

-The construction of complex man-made objects--a car, for example, or even a pizza--almost invariably entails what are known as "top-down" processes, in which the structure and order of the thing being built is imposed from the outside (say, by an automobile assembly line, or the hands of the pizza maker).

2009-03-03 09:27:00

Contest will fuel new ideas and drive social media innovation SEATTLE, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- JellyBarn, a leading provider of applications, widgets, and games, is pleased to kick off it's social media contest - Social Mastermind 2009.

2009-01-08 07:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Asemblon, Inc.

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2008-11-13 11:30:45

A team of Princeton University scientists has discovered that chains of proteins found in most living organisms act like adaptive machines, possessing the ability to control their own evolution.

2008-08-19 03:00:20

By Greer, John About 15 years ago, the topic of emerging technologies came up at a Human Resources Systems Professionals chapter roundtable I was attending. I, working in higher education at the time, spoke up and touted the value of the then newly popular Internet to everyone in the room.

2007-07-28 03:00:00

By Cooke-Davies, Terry Cicmil, Svetlana; Crawford, Lynn; Richardson, Kurt [ABSTRACT] Both practitioners and researchers in the field of project management have referred to problems caused by complexity or problems of particular significance to complex projects.

2005-08-29 14:24:52

Chemistry and biology researchers at Virginia Tech have enhanced the abilities of the molecules they are creating to deliver killing blows to cancer cells. The man-made molecular complexes enter cancer cells and, when signaled, deliver killing medicine or cause the cell to change. The new supermolecules have more units that will absorb light – providing more control over the range of light frequencies that can be included and excluded as signals and the responses.

2005-06-22 13:30:00

A team of chemists at Penn State has developed a new type of ultrathin film, which has unusual properties that could improve the fabrication of increasingly smaller and more intricate electronic and sensing devices. The material, a single layer made from spherical cages of carbon atoms, could enable more precise patterning of such devices with a wider range of molecular components than now is possible with conventional self-assembled monolayers.

2005-06-02 01:05:00

In the time it takes to read this sentence, your fingernail will have grown one nanometer. That's one-billionth of a meter and it represents the scale at which electronics must be built if the march toward miniaturization is to continue.


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coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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