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Latest University of Wollongong Stories

2011-10-14 10:05:05

An international team of researchers has invented new artificial muscles strong enough to rotate objects a thousand times their own weight, but with the same flexibility of an elephant’s trunk or octopus limbs.

Engineers 'Cook' Promising New Heat-harvesting Nanomaterials In Microwave Oven
2011-09-30 03:48:31

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researchers create large marble-sized pellets of thermoelectric nanomaterials.

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2010-03-18 06:40:00

The scientists who discovered the remains of an ancient hobbit-like species of hominid have discovered that the species may have colonized the Indonesian island of Flores as much as a million years ago - far earlier than was first expected.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.