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Silicon can be made to melt in reverse

Like an ice cube on a warm day, most materials melt -- that is, change from a solid to a liquid state -- as they get warmer. But a few oddball materials do the reverse: They melt as they get cooler. Now a ...

dateAug 02, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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An X-ray Time Machine?

There's nothing new about using x-rays to look at bones. But using them on bones a hundred million years old is another story. This week, a team of researchers visiting SSRL is finding that when it comes to ...

dateApr 05, 2007 in Archaeology & Fossils
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