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2011-01-10 14:42:36

Sophisticated tools allow scientists to subject the basic elements of matter to conditions drastic enough to modify their behavior.

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2011-01-10 09:09:32

Although the storage of films and music on a DVD is part of our digital world, the physical basis of the storage mechanism is not understood in detail.

2010-12-08 11:32:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.

2010-11-30 15:15:47

Glass is something we all know about. It's what we sip our drinks from, what we look out of to see what the weather is like before going outside and it is the backbone to our high speed communications infrastructure (optical fibers).

2010-11-26 12:09:37

Materials scientists from Case Western Reserve University and the Institute of Solid State Research in Jülich, Germany have produced particularly clear changes in the atomic structure of sapphire following deformation at high temperatures.

2010-11-18 14:37:40

The change-over to lead-free products is in full progress.

2010-11-09 20:55:24

The manufacture of pneumatic tyres requires a large cost in energy and raw materials.

2010-11-09 00:00:00

LITTLETON, Colo., Nov.

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2010-11-02 09:12:33

Oil and water don't mix, but add in some nanofibers and all bets are off.


Word of the Day
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.