Tiny agglomerates called gold nanoparticles, are proving their value in important areas of research, including medicine and electronics.
Researchers studied new composite materials based on cork and shear thickening fluids, to be used as shock absorber with higher efficiency than simple cork.
Storminess characterized the weather this week, both politically and meteorologically. The climate conference has ended, but the atmospheric storms have not. Nor has the increase in global temperatures.
New research dating a massive volcanic eruption suggests it may have contributed to the Late Cretaceous mass extinction of the dinosaurs.
King Richard III died on the battlefield, and was buried in a nondescript grave more than 500 years ago. Modern technology and chemistry unite to identify the remains.