Known as the Ram's Horn, the sample is so rare that it has been impossible to cut into it or analyze it with x-rays.
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The resulting material is expected to be used in the maritime industry.
Copper particles and bioactive glass seem to be a winning combination.
Sixty-five engineers from 15 countries came up with ideas.
Researchers are studying the unusual Las Cruces deposit in southwestern Spain.
Prior to this discovery, it was thought that mainly men were allowed to use the blue stone.
The discovery came as a fluke.
By analyzing the age of known deposits, researchers get clues of where to find unexplored ones.
"This constitutes a first step towards the production of novel electrodes for highly efficient solar cells and lights.”
Hint: you just need to chart the life cycle of sulphur.
The precious metal can help save lives.
Up till now, the polymers used for 3D printing were not ionic conductors and this created a major hurdle for printing batteries.
A bacterium is capable of producing solar fuels when fed with gold.
A new gold-silver alloy was created with the idea of lightening the load and enhance the power of devices used by soldiers.
The cost of a dowry becomes unaffordable.
Copper nanoparticle ink can be used to print cheaper electronic circuits.
Developers want to ease up geologists' work.
Researchers say the alloy could save the electronics industry more than $100 million a year.
Can soil from an old, large stockpile still retain viable organics for successful site reclamation?
Only in the US, corrosion costs the oil and gas industry $1.4 billion a year.
A metal piece revealed that Ancient Natives moved goods and knowledge thousands of kilometres across various regions.
Two new studies reveal where ancient Egyptians got the red metal from.
Cuprates may carry current in a way entirely different from conventional metals such as copper.
Researchers want to use a type of analysis commonly employed in understanding Facebook connections.
A researcher at the University of Kansas wants to study the fundamental factors that limit how atoms make bonds to uranium.