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16 hrs ago | Science Daily

Solar energy that doesn't block the view

Researchers have developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Michigan State University, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science, Environment, Chemistry

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

Yesterday | Capital Soup

Magnesium surgical implants can be designed to biodegrade, promote bone growth

Ask anyone who has a surgical pin in their body, and they likely will tell you they wish it would just go away.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Florida

Mon Aug 18, 2014

R & D

Moore quantum materials: Recipe for serendipity

Thanks to a $1.5 million innovation award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Rice Univ.

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Related Topix: Recipes, Physics, Science, Chemistry

Thu Aug 14, 2014

R & D

The mummy's face: Solving an ancient mystery

He looks almost Byzantine or Greek, gazing doe-eyed over the viewer's left shoulder, his mouth forming a slight pout, like a star-struck lover or perhaps a fan of the races witnessing his favorite charioteer losing control of his horses.

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Related Topix: Stanford University

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Synthesis and Characterization of Monodisperse Nanocrystals and Close-Packed Nanocrystal Assemblies

Annual Review of Materials Science , Vol. 30, No. 1. , pp. 545-610, doi:10.1146/annurev.matsci.30.1.545 a-a Abstracta Solution phase syntheses and size-selective separation methods to prepare semiconductor and metal nanocrystals, tunable in size from aS1 41 to 20 nm and monodisperse to a< 5%, are presented.

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Findings from Hunan University Provides New Data on Materials Science ...

Here a rational, simple, and integrated strategy is reported to construct uniform and strongly coupled metal metal oxide-graphene nanostructure as an electrocatalyst with high performance."

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Related Topix: Science

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Freshnews

DSM Expands Its Biomedical Business with the Launch of Its Cellular Therapy Development Services

DSM , a global leader in materials science and regenerative medicine, announced today the launch of its cellular therapy development services.

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Newswise

Boise State Engineering Professor Works to Help Solve Mystery Surrounding Portrait of a Mummy

He looks almost Byzantine or Greek, gazing doe-eyed over the viewer's left shoulder, his mouth forming a slight pout, like a star-struck lover or perhaps a fan of the races witnessing his favorite charioteer losing control of his horses.

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Related Topix: Boise State University, Science, Stanford University

Scientific Blogging

Modern Day Alchemist Turns Metal Into Glass

Materials scientists have long sought to form glass from pure, monoatomic metals and Scott X. Mao, a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Pittsburgh, and colleagues have done it.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, University of Pittsburgh

EurekAlert!

Pitt engineer turns metal into glass

Their paper, "Formation of Monoatomic Metallic Glasses Through Ultrafast Liquid Quenching," was recently published online in Nature , a leading science journal.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, University of Pittsburgh

Tue Aug 12, 2014

EurekAlert!

Moore quantum materials: Recipe for serendipity

Thanks to a $1.5 million innovation award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Rice University physicist Emilia Morosan is embarking on a five-year quest to cook up a few unique compounds that have never been synthesized or explored.

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Related Topix: Recipes, Rice University, Physics, Science, Chemistry

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Sys-Con Media

ARC Group Worldwide to Present at the Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference

ARC's investor presentation is now available on its website at http://www.arcgroupworldwide.com/resources/ARCW-Investor-Presentation.pdf .

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Related Topix: ARC Wireless Solutions, Arc Solutions, Science

Sun Aug 10, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Designing Better Materials for the 21st Century

The U.S. Defense Department recently named Jian Luo, professor of nanoengineering and materials science and engineering at the University of California, San Diego as one of 10 new National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellows .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Science, UC San Diego

Sat Aug 09, 2014

CiteULike

The treatment of electronic excitations in atomistic models of radiation damage in metals

Reports on Progress in Physics , Vol. 73, No. 11. , 116501, doi:10.1088/0034-4885/73/11/116501 Atomistic simulations are a primary means of understanding the damage done to metallic materials by high energy particulate radiation.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

EurekAlert!

Designing better materials for the 21st Century

An atomic-resolution electron micrograph is showing that nanometer-thick, liquid-like, interfacial phases can develop before the bulk crystals melt.

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Related Topix: Nanotechnology, Science, UC San Diego

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Bamboo' Steel Boasts Flex Appeal

Scientists have found a way to manipulate several kinds of metal to mirror the characteristics of bamboo, adding significant strength and flexibility.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

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New Chalcogens Study Results from University of Wurzburg Described...

The tantalum layers showed a -preferred orientation, The coated samples were hardened by oxygen diffusion."

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New Findings from National Institute for Materials Science Describe...

Our understanding and applications of self-assembly are substantially based on what has been learned from biochemical systems."

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Related Topix: Science, Chemistry

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Newswise

Press Event: The Cutting Edge of Crystallography

WHAT: Journalists are invited to participate in a "Newswise Live Event" this Thursday and join Nobel laureate Dan Shechtman and a distinguished panel of crystallography experts who will detail new discoveries and describe some of the international activities in 2014, a special year for this field.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Italy,

Mon Aug 04, 2014

EurekAlert!

New material allows for ultra-thin solar cells

This image shows the solar cell's layer system: two semiconductor layers in the middle, connected to electrodes on either side.

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