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The leading men’s wedding bands retailer announces the addition of an animal tracks rings line by Thorsten Rings, which are made in tungsten carbide. Long
GREENVILLE, SC, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Scio Diamond Technology Corporation (OTCQB: SCIO) (hereinafter "Scio" or the "Company") a manufacturer of lab-grown diamond for the gemstone
Images taken by Rice University scientists show that some diamonds are not forever.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Element Six, the world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials and a member
A University of Arizona-led team of physicists has discovered how to change the crystal structure of graphene, more commonly known as pencil lead, with an electric field, an important step toward the possible use of graphene in microprocessors that would be smaller and faster than current, silicon-based technology.
There is no disputing graphene is strong. But new research by Rice University and the Georgia Institute of Technology should prompt manufacturers to look a little deeper as they consider the miracle material for applications.
Fundamental research in phonon scattering helps researchers design graphene materials for applications
A new study from a large team of British and Irish researchers has described a recipe for graphene that only requires a few common household materials and a kitchen blender.
NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BOMBAY SAPPHIRE(R), the world's number one premium gin by value, in association with Tribeca Film Festival(R), today premiere
DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d2ct54/diamond_materials) has announced the addition of the "Diamond
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...
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.