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Record Broken By Stanford Scientists For Thinnest Light-absorber
2013-07-18 13:12:21

Stanford University scientists have created the thinnest, most efficient absorber of visible light on record.

2013-07-10 15:22:57

Fears of depleting the Earth's supply of oil are unwarranted, according to new research, which concludes that the demand for oil – as opposed to the supply – will reach its own peak and then decline.

2013-05-30 13:50:09

Stanford University scientists have developed an advanced zinc-air battery with higher catalytic activity and durability than similar batteries made with costly platinum and iridium catalysts.

2013-05-28 23:20:57

As part of his presentation at the 11th annual Future in Review Conference, Dr.

Gold Nanocrystal Vibration Captured On Billion-frames-per-second Film For First Time
2013-05-24 07:22:10

The film, which was made using 3D imaging pioneered at the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) at UCL, reveals important information about the composition of gold. The findings are published in the journal Science.

New Type Of Nanoscavenger Could Bring Next Generation Water Purification
2013-05-16 09:11:58

New synthetic nanoparticle could disinfect, depollute, and desalinate contaminated water and then get removed magnetically.


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.