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Boron 'Buckyball' Discovered By Researchers
2014-07-14 03:29:25

Researchers from Brown University, Shanxi University and Tsinghua University in China have shown that a cluster of 40 boron atoms forms a hollow molecular cage similar to a carbon buckyball.

2014-07-09 08:30:02

ALBANY, New York, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Polyester Fiber Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/210304

2014-07-08 23:12:07

Robbins Brothers, The Engagement Ring Store launches the Northern Lights Diamond as part of its new Engagement Diamond assortment. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July

2014-07-02 23:05:23

July is ruby month and the LC is celebrating by showcasing their best rubies. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The

2014-07-01 11:41:41

Do not fold, spindle or mutilate.

2014-06-26 23:05:56

Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM), the leading manufacture of materials, announced today the release of graphene - a new two-dimensional wonder material, which has paved the way for possibilities,

2014-06-25 23:09:32

Oerlikon Metco now offers carbides materials that extend uptime and lower operating costs with application-tailored carbide products.

2014-06-16 08:23:46

BALLERUP, Denmark, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiqTech International, Inc.

2014-06-05 12:24:37

DUBLIN, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6nc8j3/global_and)

3-D Silicon Shapes Fold Themselves When Wetted By Microscopic Droplets Of Water
2014-06-04 03:08:24

Tiny self-assembling tools could one day deliver drugs to targeted areas of the body or even perform autonomous microsurgery


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2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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