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2013-12-06 23:23:55

As they complete their PhDs, a team of Stanford graduate students is creating Inian Islands Institute, a field school dedicated to a unique brand of sustainability education at an amazing coastal

2013-11-27 23:02:22

DiscoverGiving Competes With Nine Programs at Stanford University on December 6, 2013 Seattle, Wash.

Scientists Show X-ray Laser Can Solve Protein Structures From Scratch
2013-11-25 10:17:33

A study shows for the first time that X-ray lasers can be used to generate a complete 3-D model of a protein without any prior knowledge of its structure.

Study Could Lead To Paradigm Shift In Organic Solar Cell Research
2013-11-20 09:56:25

Organic solar cells have long been touted as lightweight, low-cost alternatives to rigid solar panels made of silicon.

Heat-resistant Materials That Could Vastly Improve Solar Cell Efficiency Developed By Scientists
2013-10-16 09:25:18

Scientists have created a heat-resistant thermal emitter that could significantly improve the efficiency of solar cells.

2013-10-09 23:29:03

Eric Manalac, 16, a Palo Alto High School Senior and Co-Founder of Gen4Web LLC, will be competing this month against the top tech minds across the globe for an opportunity to pitch on the main


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.