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2011-10-04 12:25:54

Researchers at Oregon State University have created a new, unifying method to describe a basic chemical concept called “electronegativity,” first described almost 80 years ago by OSU alumnus Linus Pauling and part of the work that led to his receiving the Nobel Prize.

2011-09-23 00:14:14

Not long after the development of the first laser in 1960 scientists discovered that shining a beam through certain crystals produced light of a different color; more specifically, it produced light of exactly twice the frequency of the original.

2011-09-19 07:58:38

Researchers have created the most efficient solar cell ever made based on collodial-quatum-dots (CQD).

2011-09-06 22:39:24

In the quest to exploit unique properties at the nanoscale, scientists at Stevens Institute of Technology have developed a novel technique for creating uniform arrays of metallic nanostructures.

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2011-09-01 09:40:25

Berkeley Lab researchers develop inexpensive technique for making high quality nanowire solar cells.

2011-08-31 23:38:08

In solid materials with regular atomic structures, figuring out weak points where the material will break under stress is relatively easy.

2011-08-26 07:00:00

With over 50 years of expertise and serving customers, NSG Precision Cells is proud to announce their latest innovative product, the CSS-3.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.