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Spider Web Not Good Heat Conductor
2014-01-22 13:54:55

A new study questions the results of a 2012 study that found that spider silk conducts heat as well as metal.

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2009-03-31 08:29:35

Putting a new spin on an old technique, Anne M Hofmeister, PhD, research professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St Louis, has revolutionized scientists' understanding of heat transport in the Earth's crust, the outermost solid shell of our planet.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.