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January 07, 2008

Top 10 Scientific Breakthroughs

Wired News has an interesting article presenting its "first annual" (sic) year's 10 most important scientific breakthroughs. They're pretty interesting.

7. Engineers Create Transparent Material as Strong as Steel

Engineering researchers at the University of Michigan have created a material similar to "transparent aluminum," the fantastic substance described by Scotty in Star Trek IV. In the Oct. 5 issue of Science, Nicholas Kotov showed that clay is good for far more than making bricks and expensive skincare products.

Posted by joke du jour at January 7, 2008 06:00 PM

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