Archive: 12/10/2009

Herbivory discovered in a spider

( -- There are approximately 40,000 species of spiders in the world, all of which have been thought to be strict predators that feed on insects or other animals. Now, scientists have found that a small Central ...

dateOct 12, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Growing geodesic carbon nanodomes

Researchers analyzing the assembly of graphene (sheets of carbon only one atom thick) on a surface of iridium have found that the sheets grow by first forming tiny carbon domes. The discovery offers new insight into the growth ...

dateOct 12, 2009 in Nanophysics
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