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Scientists produce diamonds in minutes at room temperature

“Natural diamonds usually form over billions of years, about 150 kilometers deep in the Earth where there are high pressures and temperatures above 1,000 degrees Celsius,” said Jodie Bradby, a professor at Australian National University and one of the authors of the study. in a media statement. “The turning point …

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Deformation engineering of 2D semiconductors and graphene

November 23, 2020 (Nanowerk News) Deformation engineering usually refers to a type of material processing technology, which aims to adjust the properties of materials or optimize the performance of related devices by either intrinsic or external deformation. In recent years, with the development of 2D materials, deformation engineering research of …

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China prepares lunar probe to report moon rocks | China

Beijing is pouring billions into its military-run space program, hoping to have a manned space station by 2022. China is preparing to launch an unmanned spacecraft on Tuesday to bring back moon rocks, the first attempt by a nation to recover samples from the moon in four decades. Beijing is …

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Understanding the frustration could lead to better medications

Knowing exactly where proteins are frustrated could go a long way in making better drugs. This is one of the findings of a new study by Rice University scientists looking for mechanisms that stabilize or destabilize key sections of biomolecules. Atomic-scale models by rice theorist Peter Wolynes, lead author and …

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