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New Material Gets Into Shape
2013-04-16 14:24:08

ETH Life Inspired by plant components that respond to external stimuli, material scientists from ETH Zurich have devised a new method for producing composite materials from a variety of materials that adopt a pre-programmed shape autonomously. Plant components that bend, roll or twist in response to external stimuli such as temperature or moisture are fairly commonplace in nature and often play a role in the dispersal of seeds. Pine cones, for instance, close their scales when wet and...

2013-01-11 05:03:00

Monzoon will be offering international Internet access in over 110 countries in partnership with Deutsche Telekom AG and iPass Inc. based on Global Corporate Access solution of Deutsche Telekom, International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS). For CHF 74 per month, customers from around the world will be able to access the Internet easily through hotspots, with apps for all common operating systems, including Android®, iPhone®, and Windows®. Zürich (PRWEB) January 10, 2013...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin