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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.

2011-08-15 00:00:03

Weber introduces the world's best non-electric Toasty Feet insoles with a new NASA designed ultra- thin insulation material. This insulation was used by astronauts in space and is now available as foot warmer insoles for people on earth.

2011-08-10 07:30:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.

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2011-08-08 14:27:16

Scientists at Berkeley Lab find nanoparticle size is readily controlled to make stronger aluminum alloys.

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2011-08-08 14:23:36

The discovery of a fundamental, previously unknown property of microbial nanowires in the bacterium Geobacter sulfurreducens that allows electron transport across long distances could revolutionize nanotechnology and bioelectronics.

2011-08-04 13:47:40

Newly synthesized polymer, fitted with molecular pincers of carefully tailored structure, effectively captures nicotine molecules and its analogues.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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