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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.

2012-05-04 14:29:56

A new study by a team including scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) indicates that thin polymer films can have different properties depending on the method by which they are made.

2012-05-02 21:01:59

Liquid crystals, the state of matter that makes possible the flat screen technology now commonly used in televisions and computers, may have some new technological tricks in store.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.