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2011-08-03 21:58:11

Materials scientists and applied physicists collaborating at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have invented a new device that can instantly identify an unknown liquid.

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2011-06-30 06:04:16

According to a multidisciplinary team of researchers, American artist Jackson Pollock's paintings do not defy the laws of physics.

2011-06-16 08:25:00

LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTi (OTCBB: CVAT, Frankfurt, Berlin & Stuttgart:WTC). Cavitation Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") is pleased to announce Todd J. Zelek as the new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr.

2011-06-09 23:39:10

It has been 100 years since the discovery of superconductivity, a state achieved when mercury was cooled, with the help of liquid helium, to nearly the coldest temperature achievable to form a superfluid that provides no resistance to electrons as they flow through it.

2011-06-08 01:16:50

If a person's blood becomes too thick it can damage blood vessels and increase the risk of heart attacks.

2011-05-18 15:30:00

A biomechanical experiment conducted at the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science has answered a long-standing theoretical question: Will microorganisms swim faster or slower in elastic fluids?

2011-04-27 13:25:32

Manufacturers who design new materials often struggle to understand viscous liquids at a molecular scale.

2011-03-11 15:51:29

The droning of a car driving along the highway can be nerve-racking.

2011-02-25 15:34:00

METUCHEN, N.J., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Petroleum Quality Institute of America issued Consumer Alerts on two passenger car engine oils today that are currently on the market.

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2010-12-10 06:30:00

Using lasers to contain some ultra-chilled atoms, a team of scientists has measured the viscosity or stickiness of a gas often considered to be the sixth state of matter.


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