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2011-07-22 01:23:27

Chemical reactions happen all of the time: some things burn or rust, others react to light exposure--even batteries use chemical reactions to supply electricity.

2011-07-12 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MorganAM&T will display its new BRITEPOINT line of solar and LED products at its booth (Booth #9447) at 2011 Intersolar North America on July 12-14.

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2011-06-16 07:40:03

Using high-resolution imaging technology, University of Illinois researchers have answered a question that had confounded semiconductor researchers: Is amorphous silicon a glass? The answer? Yes – until hydrogen is added.

2011-06-01 02:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Solido Design Automation Inc., the leading provider of variation analysis and design software for custom integrated circuits, today announced that TSMC has expanded Solido Variation Designer deployment in its Analog/Mixed-Signal (AMS) Reference Flow 2.0, a critical component of TSMC's 28nm design infrastructure.

2011-05-18 15:30:00

A biomechanical experiment conducted at the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science has answered a long-standing theoretical question: Will microorganisms swim faster or slower in elastic fluids?

2011-05-12 22:33:03

Stronger than steel or titanium—and just as tough—metallic glass is an ideal material for everything from cell-phone cases to aircraft parts.

2011-05-04 04:30:00

DALLAS, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, 'Brazil Biomaterials Market (2010-2015)', published by MarketsandMarkets ( http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the biomaterials market in Brazil is expected to be worth US$1.7 billion by 2015, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19.5% from 2010 to 2015. Browse 48 market data tables and in-depth TOC on Brazil Biomaterials Market (2010-2015)....

2011-04-27 13:25:32

Manufacturers who design new materials often struggle to understand viscous liquids at a molecular scale.

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2011-04-21 12:53:58

Discovery of self-corrective healing process for polymer detailed this week in the journal Nature.

2011-04-20 21:35:00

Researchers at Rice University and Texas A&M have discovered a way to pattern active proteins into bio-friendly fibers.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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