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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

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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.

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2010-10-22 07:55:51

Scientists with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have designed an electrical link to living cells engineered to shuttle electrons across a cell’s membrane to an external acceptor along a well-defined path.

2010-10-19 12:30:04

When the storm winds blow, wind turbines have to show what they can stand up to.

2010-10-13 11:19:51

Just when we think we have administering medications down to a science, researchers have discovered a new method that could one day be more effective than methods used today.

2010-10-12 08:30:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the market for synthetic latex polymers in Europe is expected to grow at a modest CAGR of 0.9% through 2014, it continued to demonstrate a declining trend in 2009 due to significant contraction in major end-use markets.


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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