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2011-07-14 00:00:39

People who see the "glass as half empty" may be more willing to contribute to a common goal if they already identify with it, according to researchers from The University of Texas at Austin, University of Chicago and Sungkyunkwan University. According to the studies, individuals who already care a lot (highly identify) with a cause are more likely to financially support the cause if a solicitation is framed by how much is still needed (for example, "we still need $50,000 to reach our goal")....

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2009-01-15 08:56:52

Researchers announce that an extraordinary new material called graphene may be able to produce bendable and transparent high-speed electronics. Graphene's amazing mechanical and electronic qualities are popular, but it is difficult to manufacture in high volumes. Graphene is composed of one-atom-thick layers of carbon atoms formed into hexagons. Centimeter wide transparent samples can be attached to any kind of surface and twisted without any damage. These kinds of films may be employed in...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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