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  • First-Ever 2D Single-Atom Layer of GOLD Created Using 100-Year-Old Japanese Etching Technique

    04/16/2024 1:14:34 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 5 replies
    The Debrief ^ | APRIL 16, 2024 | CHRISTOPHER PLAIN
    Research scientists from Linköping University (LiU) in Sweden say they have created the first two-dimensional single-atom layer of gold using a technique perfected by Japanese smiths over 100 years ago. Dubbed “goldene” in reference to the popular single-atom carbon material graphene that essentially kicked off the 2D materials revolution, the breakthrough material could possess a large number of exotic properties like those found in other single-atom 2D materials. The researchers behind the first-ever accomplishment also say they believe goldene could also offer several immediate applications. These include new methods for harvesting energy, catalysis for hydrogen generation, carbon conversion, water purification,...
  • ’I reached over and got my shotgun, and I cocked it’: Grandma fends off would-be burglar

    09/23/2020 11:10:30 AM PDT · by llevrok · 13 replies
    SPANAWAY, Wash. — A 78-year-old woman from Spanaway held an intruder at gunpoint after finding the man breaking into her home, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office. The woman, who goes by Sandy, knew something was wrong when her dog, Booboo, started barking Sunday night. “I opened my door, and standing right 2, 3 feet in front of me was a man. We looked at each other for a few seconds, and he turned and started to leave. And I said, ‘Oh no, you don’t. You stay right there!’” she said. Sandy said her neighborhood has been plagued by...
  • Toon idea may not be goofy

    07/28/2005 12:26:38 PM PDT · by Darkshadow · 5 replies · 782+ views
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | July 28, 2005 | PAUL GORES
    Toon idea may not be goofy Town of Polk studio lives life in 2-D By PAUL GORESpgores@journalsentinel.com Posted: July 27, 2005 Who is to say Wisconsin isn't the happiest place on Earth? A group of former Disney artists has said goodbye to Mickey Mouse to sign up with Miracle Mouse. Miracle Studios Photo/Benny SieuTom Hignite, who owns a home building business, has started a 2-D animation studio called Tom Hignite?s Miracle Studios. The company has produced short commercials, and feature-length films are being planned. Image/Miracle Studio ProductionsMiracle Mouse, Tom Hignite?s cartoon creation, is featured in short commercials for the business...
  • Rachel Corrie's Parents at Stanford

    05/04/2004 8:32:19 AM PDT · by ElliotFladen · 62 replies · 373+ views
    The Stanford Daily ^ | May 4, 2004 | Yuritz Jones
    “Rachel opposed hate and racism and oppression wherever she found it,” said Cindy Corrie during a tribute to her daughter last night. The young American activist was killed by a bulldozer in Gaza while trying to prevent the demolition of a Palestinian home. Cindy and her husband Craig Corrie’s talk, titled “A Tribute to Rachel Corrie,” was part of Palestine Awareness Month, which is sponsored by the Coalition for Justice and the Muslim Student Awareness Network. According to Mrs. Corrie, Rachel, a 23-year-old from Olympia, Wash. was always seen as an activist to her hometown. As a 10-year-old she delivered...