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Science briefs

Woodpecker brain technology Scientists at UC Berkeley have unraveled the mystery behind the impact-resistant woodpecker brain and are using the knowledge to protect your electronics….


Science briefs

New semiconductor It may not be graphene that revolutionizes transistors after all, according to an article in the Nature Nanotechnology journal, reports physorg.com. Molybdenite, a…


What’s in an introduction?

If Hollywood is to be believed, scientists are all dermatologically-challenged recluses, who speak their incomprehensible language in nasally tones, with the odd snorting laugh thrown…


Wilson’s Words

Scientists love to introduce new terms. Often in the world of science, the occasion to christen something means that a new and exciting phenomenon or…