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Robot Spinning A Globe
2012-05-14 20:45:59

Researchers want to make tracking the flow of a body of water as simple as tracking other phenomena, like weather patterns or the flow of traffic.

Graphene Rips Follow Rules
2012-01-06 04:36:00

Research from Rice University and the University of California at Berkeley may give science and industry a new way to manipulate graphene, the wonder material expected to play a role in advanced electronic, mechanical and thermal applications.

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2011-11-05 04:22:19

Researchers coax viruses to assemble into synthetics with microstructures and properties akin to those of corneas, teeth and skin.

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2011-07-01 09:24:44

Frequently captured birds found to be at less risk of injury compared to birds captured once.

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2011-05-15 07:45:00

Astronomers are now listening to the skies for the existence of ETs using a massive radio telescope in West Virginia to scan for signs of alien life.

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2011-03-03 09:15:00

With the steep decline in populations of many animal species, scientists have warned that Earth is on the brink of a mass extinction like those that have occurred just five times during the past 540 million years.

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2010-11-18 06:15:00

Physicists working at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) announced on Wednesday that they had successfully trapped and stored antimatter atoms for the first time ever.

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2010-11-01 13:54:01

Inhibiting certain brain cells sharpens animal's response to small and quick visual stimuli.

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2009-09-30 09:54:10

In a feat of reverse-engineering, Christian Braudrick of University of California at Berkeley and three coauthors have successfully built and maintained a scale model of a living meandering gravel-bed river in the lab.

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2009-03-24 09:52:28

Metallic glass that’s stronger and lasts longer.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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