News tagged with grains

Dust counter got few 'hits' on Pluto flyby

A student-built University of Colorado Boulder instrument riding on NASA's New Horizons spacecraft found only a handful of dust grains, the building blocks of planets, when it whipped by Pluto at 31,000 miles per hour last ...

dateMar 17, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Popped sorghum making its way onto snack scene

Orville Redenbacher might not have envisioned grain sorghum in his air poppers, but the niche snack is finding its way onto U.S. grocery shelves, and a Texas A&M AgriLife Research program is conducting research into the genetic ...

dateMar 07, 2016 in Other
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Unmasking the properties of 2-D materials

It is now possible to grow large-area ultrathin sheets of molybdenum disulfide, a two-dimensional (2D) material promising the next generation of electronic and optoelectronic devices, thanks to a new twist on a standard method ...

dateFeb 24, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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