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Astronomers bring a new hope to find 'Tatooine' planets

Sibling suns โ€“ made famous in the "Star Wars" scene where Luke Skywalker gazes toward a double sunset โ€“ and the planets around them may be more common than we've thought, and Cornell astronomers are presenting new ideas ...

dateJul 16, 2015 in Astronomy
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Polymer mold makes perfect silicon nanostructures

Using molds to shape things is as old as humanity. In the Bronze Age, the copper-tin alloy was melted and cast into weapons in ceramic molds. Today, injection and extrusion molding shape hot liquids into everything from car ...

dateJul 03, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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New discovery sheds light on research tool

Microwave ovens, penicillin and Velcro are examples of scientific discoveries made by accident. Now, Cornell researchers announce another accidental discovery: When a green fluorescent protein (GFP) is exposed to specific ...

dateJul 16, 2015 in Biotechnology
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