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Thinner Aerogel Is 500 Times Stronger
2012-08-20 08:16:23

An enhanced version of the world's lightest solid material, said to be as much as 500 times stronger than its predecessors, was unveiled during a meeting of the American Chemical Society on Sunday.

Scientists Produce Lightest Material In The World
2012-07-18 10:15:55

A group of porous carbon tubes that is three-dimensionally interwoven at nano and micro level is now thought to be the lightest material in the world.

2012-07-06 10:23:49

HZB scientists have apply a new method – 'inverse Partial Fluorescence Yield' (iPFY) on micro-jet – which will enable them to probe the electronic structure of liquids free of sample damages.

Medical Implants Made Of Stretchy "Rubber Band" Metal Aid Doctors And Patients
2012-07-03 10:42:39

Medical researchers foresee a time, in the not-too-distant future, when medical monitoring devices become integrated into the human body with much less interruption and discomfort for all.

2012-06-08 09:08:23

Chemists at UCL have discovered a new property of flames, which allows them to control reactions at a solid surface in a flame and opens up a whole new field of chemical innovation.

2012-05-27 23:01:09

Constance and Yury Kronn are pleased to debut their newly revamped website, EnergyToolsInt.com.

New Solar Cells Shine With Potential
2012-05-24 11:34:04

Today’s solar cells have several limitations, including high production costs, low efficiency and durability, and reliance on scarce materials for production.

Portable, Virus-Powered Recharging Source On The Horizon?
2012-05-14 03:26:01

Researchers from the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) report that they have found a way to convert mechanical energy into electricity using viruses.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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