Robot Toy: The New Generation Play Tool

So in an age wherein cellphones and digital cameras are just all too common, what’s really the buzz about the wonders of a robot toy?

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Silk - A Hard Job For Everyone

A lot of effort on the part of the silkworm goes into making a very small amount of silk. We examine what it takes to create just 1 kg of raw silk. The stats may astound you.

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Find Components Air Compressors And Compressed Air System Part

Find Components Air Compressors And Compressed Air System Part - Quickly and Easily!

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MALARIA, the silent killer…A simple guide for travellers

Malaria is a very serious disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Plasmodium.

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No More Distractions with Noise Reduction Headphones

Noise reduction headphones can help you get a little peace amongst the distractions of everyday life.

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A Leopard Changed Its Spots

Have you heard the saying, "A Leopard Can't Change Its Spots"?
What if I told you they were wrong? What if I told you that you can change and that your history is not the main factor in what you want to do, or become even at a biological level.

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characteristics of sound

Sound in brief but remarkeable terms is a vibration, that our ears percieve by the sense of hearing. Most commonly vibrations travel to our ears via the air. The ear then converts these sound waves into nerve impulses that are sent to our brains, where the impulses become sound. To say all that in a more technical language: Sound "is an alternation in pressure, particle displacement, or particle velocity propagated in an elastic material" (Olson 1957).

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An Overview of Wind Farms As An Energy Source

With energy issues becoming a daily subject in the news, wind energy is gaining notoriety. Here is an overview of wind farms and their potential.

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Easy Water Saving During Water Shortage

Global warming and rising sea levels, yet a water shortage.

As the earth heats up and the ice caps melt, the sea levels start to rise - and what do we have - hose-pipe bans and a situation of "water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink"!

After every long winter, the warm and sunny weather finally arrives - together with hose-pipe bans for many of us. I am lucky to live in an area that has not banned the use of hose-pipes, but because I have a water meter, I am very...

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Biotechnology Timeline: Important Events And Discoveries In Biotechnology

1977:

The Age of biotechnology arrives with “somatostatin” - a human growth hormone-releasing inhibitory factor, the first human protein manufactured in bacteria by Genentech, Inc. A synthetic, recombinant gene was used to clone a protein for the first time.

1978:

Genentech, Inc. and The City of Hope National Medical Center announce the successful laboratory production of human insulin using recombinant DNA technology. Hutchinson and Edgell show it is possible to int...

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