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Reducing Jet Noise By Controlling Turbulence
2011-09-13 06:08:00

Supercomputing aids scientists in developing a novel technique to reduce jet noise.

2011-09-08 20:45:09

The increasing complexity of multi-invention technologies such as laptops and smartphones raises serious challenges for firms looking to cash in with the "next big thing," and points to a need for businesses to integrate their patent and business strategies.

Testing The Water For Bioenergy Crops
2011-08-30 06:53:15

Water significant limiting factor in growing crops like switchgrass.

2011-08-23 21:43:29

A new physics-based theory could give researchers a deeper understanding of the unusual, slow dynamics of liquids composed of large polymers.

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2011-08-22 20:27:59

Scientists found that future levels of ground-level ozone could reduce soybean yields by an average 23 percent.

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2011-08-12 05:05:00

Scientists have developed a new micro-electronics technology that allows an "electronic tattoo" to monitor the vital signs of hospital patients, representing a radical improvement over existing medical monitoring equipment.

2011-08-09 08:01:41

There may be a few atheists in foxholes, but a new study suggests that in societies under stress, those who are religious outnumber – and are happier than – their nonreligious counterparts.

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2011-08-01 11:10:33

Whatever does not kill a plant may actually make it stronger.

2011-07-26 21:10:15

Penn researchers have helped develop a nanotech device that combines carbon nanotubes with olfactory receptor proteins, the cell components in the nose that detect odors.

2011-07-26 15:12:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been awarded $18 million to help create a new generation of linkages among high-performance computers and research facilities across the nation.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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