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Tiny diatoms boast enormous strength

Diatoms are single-celled algae organisms, around 30 to 100 millionths of a meter in diameter, that are ubiquitous throughout the oceans. These creatures are encased within a hard shell shaped like a wide, flattened cylinder—like ...

dateFeb 08, 2016 in Engineering
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Strongest ever spin-phonon coupling observed

A research team led by Kazunari Yamaura, chief researcher, Superconducting Properties Unit, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan, and Dr. Stuart Calder and others at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in ...

dateJan 14, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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