Archive: 03/7/2006

Oldest case of impacted wisdom teeth found

The earliest recorded case of impacted wisdom teeth belongs to the renowned "Magdalenian Girl," a nearly complete 13,000- to 15,000-year-old skeleton excavated in France in 1911and acquired by The Field Museum ...

Mar 07, 2006 4 / 5 (4) 0

Computer Science Professor Wins Oscar

And the Oscar goes to … Professor Demetri Terzopoulos! Terzopoulos, a status-only professor in computer science and electrical and computer engineering, walked the red carpet and received a technical ach ...

Mar 07, 2006 3.4 / 5 (5) 0

Research reveals hidden magnetism in superconductivity

While studying a compound made of the elements cerium- rhodium-indium, researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have discovered that a magnetic state can coexist with ...

Mar 07, 2006 4.4 / 5 (25) 0

Nano World: Twin-barreled nano-eyedropper

Devices resembling crosses between eyedroppers and double-barreled shotguns only nanometers or billionths of a meter wide can create droplets 10 times smaller than a red blood cell for use as chemical reactors, experts told ...

Mar 07, 2006 4.2 / 5 (13) 0