A new way to go from nanoparticles to supraparticles

(PhysOrg.com) -- Controlling the behavior of nanoparticles can be just as difficult trying to wrangle a group of teenagers. However, a new study involving the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory has ...

Social media, social pressures and the power of opinion

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research from HP's Social Computing Research Group suggests that while social media and the recommendations of others can cause you to change your mind regarding a product or service, it is not in the ...

Short-lived seed of alpine plants

Scientists from the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership have found that the seeds of alpine plants are shorter lived than their lowland relatives. This will have implications for seed conservation strategies for alpine species.

Facebook changes spark online complaints

Facebook users on Wednesday took to complaining about changes intended to make it easier to manage the torrents of updates from friends at the world's largest social network.

Powering wind energy with superconductivity

Energy prices and environmental concerns are driving the United States to rethink its energy mix and to develop domestic sources of clean, renewable energy.

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