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    This thread is for the stuff that isn't part of the others.
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    Tractor beam built from rings of laser light
    18:05 19 October 2012 by Jacob Aron
    Tractor beam built from rings of laser light - physics-math - 19 October 2012 - New Scientist


     
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    Boeing Successfully Tests Microwave Missile That Takes Out Electronic Targets
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    Boeing Successfully Tests Microwave Missile That Takes Out Electronic Targets « CBS St. Louis

     
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    World’s first commercial vertical farm opens in Singapore

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    World's first commercial vertical farm opens in Singapore

     
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    Navy Will Get Lasers in 2 Years, Admiral Says


    Navy Will Get Lasers in 2 Years, Admiral Says | Office of Naval Research | LiveScience


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    Key test for re-healable concreteBy Paul Rincon

    BBC News - Key test for re-healable concrete


     
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    Researchers create new microparticles that self-assemble like atoms into molecules

    Read more at: Researchers create new microparticles that self-assemble like atoms into molecules
     
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    Researchers create laser the size of a virus particle


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    The Nano Letters paper, titled "Plasmonic Bowtie Nanolaser Arrays," is available at Plasmonic Bowtie Nanolaser Arrays - Nano Letters (ACS Publications).
    Researchers create laser the size of a virus particle
     
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    High-strength material advancements may lead to new, life-saving steel
    November 5, 2012

    High-strength material advancements may lead to new, life-saving steel
     
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    Let's hear it for bainitic steels and austempered ductile iron.

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    99 pallets of bainitic steels and austempered ductile iron on the wall,
    99 pallets of bainitic steels and austempered ductile iron...

    Take one down, pass it around,
    98 pallets of bainitic steels and austempered ductile iron on the wall.
     

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