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Even more applications for graphene (continued)
Even more applications for graphene (continued) ● The Nobel Prize in Physics 2010 was awarded jointly to Andre Geim (see note [1] below) and Konstantin Novoselov for their groundbreaking experiments regarding the ...
Ping Pong Patches (traumatic accidents with table tennis balls)
Ping Pong Patches (traumatic accidents with table tennis balls) ● Some sports related injuries are less common than others. For example, there is only one* formally documented case of ‘Ping Pong Patches’ (Scott MJ Jr, ...
Cardinal Ludovico Trevisan’s earlobe crease (study)
Cardinal Ludovico Trevisan’s earlobe crease (study) ● Attention was recently drawn to the fact that Robert E. Lee had a crease in his right earlobe, and that he died from cardiovascular disease. ...
The Right Earlobe Crease of Robert E. Lee (study)
The Right Earlobe Crease of Robert E. Lee (study) ● The photo shows Robert E. Lee’s right earlobe crease (ELC) He died at the age of 63, on October 12th 1870, from the effects of ...
Bugsplat (technologically facilitated remoteness increases killing behavior)
Bugsplat (technologically facilitated remoteness increases killing behavior) ● A new study from California State University, Northridge, US, demonstrates that killing things (e.g. ladybirds) by remote control is less unpopular than killing them locally. ...

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