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New solution to missing xenon paradox

23 April 2014  Research

The exceptional heat and pressure at the Earth's centre may have locked xenon up in iron and nickel compounds

Lead piping 'unlikely' to have poisoned Romans

23 April 2014 Research

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Lead pipes did contaminate water supplies, but not enough to cause severe poisoning

Molecules mimic mesmerising mathematics

22 April 2014 Research

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Computer modelling predicts formation of molecular quasicrystals

Graphene made in a kitchen blender

22 April 2014 Research

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High quality flakes of two-dimensional material exfoliated from graphite points way to bulk production

How to print a crystal in 3D  

Rather than looking at a crystal on a screen, print it out and hold it in your hand

Starfish glue secrets under the microscope  

Temporary adhesive holds promise for surgery and tissue engineering applications

DNA cube programmed for an exclusive reveal  

Hydrogen bonds keeping the cube’s shape only unzip in the presence of a very specific tr...

Toilet flushes could help power homes  

Transducer converts water motion into energy

Raman bites into tooth decay  

Mineral distribution signals help discriminate healthy enamel from cavities

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