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2012-06-21 23:37:27

Stable tin, as we know it, comprises 112 nuclear particles – 50 protons and 632 neutrons.

World’s Most Sensitive Nanomechanical Sensor Revealed
2012-04-04 12:22:20

A team of physicists in Barcelona, Spain have for the first time fabricated and tested the world’s most sensitive Nanomechanical sensor, capable of detecting changes in mass of 1.7 yoctograms -- roughly the mass of a single proton.

2011-09-12 11:26:57

The amount of radiation released during the Fukushima nuclear disaster was so great that the level of atmospheric radioactive aerosols in Washington state was 10,000 to 100,000 times greater than normal levels in the week following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that triggered the disaster.

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2011-08-25 08:49:19

Sometimes all it takes is fresh air to get a new lease of life.

2011-08-01 12:04:32

Even in trace quantities, the radioactive gas radon is very dangerous; it is second only to cigarette smoking as a cause of lung cancer deaths in the United States.

2011-05-02 05:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.

2011-04-14 15:23:31

An International team of scientists in the XENON collaboration, including several from the Weizmann Institute, announced on Thursday the results of their search for the elusive component of our universe known as dark matter.

2011-04-12 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenon Pictures has announced the DVD release of the popular Justin Bieber film "Biebermania!" The highly sought after documentary about Justin Bieber was produced and directed by filmmaker Thomas Gibson ("Letters to the President", "E! True Hollywood Story") and arrives on DVD May 17th.

2011-03-23 05:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Hayden, a Xenon founder and Chief Scientific Officer, has received the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award for leadership in medical science in Canada. The Wightman Award is another major honour for Dr.


Word of the Day
coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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