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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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.