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Size Matters In Nanocrystals' Ability To Adsorb And Release Gases
2013-08-07 08:02:53

More efficient catalytic converters on autos, improved batteries and more sensitive gas sensors are some of the potential benefits of a new system that can directly measure the manner in which nanocrystals adsorb and release hydrogen and other gases.

KELT Discovers Metal-poor Cousin Of Famous Planet
2013-06-05 13:43:05

A scientific team led by University of Louisville doctoral student Karen Collins has discovered a hot Saturn-like planet in another solar system 700 light-years away.

2013-05-24 23:25:47

$1.1 Million Aggregate Funding to Support Nerve Regeneration Technologies Alachua, FL (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 AxoGen,

Untangling The Branches Of The Tree Of Life
2013-05-15 10:33:57

These days, phylogeneticists – experts who painstakingly map the complex branches of the tree of life – suffer from an embarrassment of riches. The genomics revolution has given them mountains of DNA data that they can sift through to reconstruct the evolutionary history that connects all living beings.

Using A Smartphone To Track Gunfire
2013-04-26 10:15:31

You are walking down the street with a friend. A shot is fired. The two of you duck behind the nearest cover and you pull out your smartphone. A map of the neighborhood pops up on its screen with a large red arrow pointing in the direction the shot came from.

Telerobotic System Developed To Treat Bladder Cancer
2013-04-03 11:26:38

Although bladder cancer is the sixth most common form of cancer in the U.S. and the most expensive to treat, the basic method that doctors use to treat it hasn’t changed much in more than 70 years.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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