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Engineers discover graphene's weakness

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you owned a mechanical device made out of the strongest material known to mankind, wouldn’t you want to know under what circumstances it might fail?

Dec 09, 2010
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Climate change or public health: Which matters more?

Political leanings unquestionably influence how many people hear the conversation over climate change. The political polarization of the discussion has made it difficult to reach agreement on changes in environmental ...

Aug 04, 2014
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The dinosaurs' demise up close

Tourists flock to Italy to see Michelangelo's David and other iconic hunks of Renaissance stone, but in a trip over spring break, a group of Columbia students got to visit rocks that have shaped the world ...

Feb 07, 2014
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