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Nano-manufacturing Improved With Nanometer-scale Diamond Tips
2012-11-14 15:39:36

One of the most promising innovations of nanotechnology has been the ability to perform rapid nanofabrication using nanometer-scale tips.

2012-01-12 21:14:43

Polymer nano-films and nano-composites are used in a wide variety of applications from food packaging to sports equipment to automotive and aerospace applications.

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2011-04-04 11:41:22

With the first observation of thermoelectric effects at graphene contacts, University of Illinois researchers found that graphene transistors have a nanoscale cooling effect that reduces their temperature.

2008-10-02 15:00:58

U.S. scientists have discovered polystyrenes, when reduced to nanoscale, don't function under the laws of fundamental polymer physics.

2008-08-05 03:00:30

By Al Rudis Though they were unknowns opening for the Jackson 5 in huge arenas, the six young college freshmen from Alabama who called themselves the Commodores made an immediate impression long before their first record album.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.