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October 4, 2013
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Flawed Diamonds: Gems for New Technology

Using ultra-fast laser pulses, a team of researchers led by UA assistant professor Vanessa Huxter has made the first detailed observation of how energy travels through diamonds containing nitrogen-vacancy centers – promising candidates for a variety of technological advances such … Continue reading

December 15, 2011
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Diamonds and Dust for Better Cement

Structural studies at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source could point to reduced carbon emissions and stronger cements It’s no surprise that humans the world over use more water, by volume, than any other material. But in second place, at over … Continue reading

December 8, 2011
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Study: Giant Super-Earths Made of Diamond Are Possible

SAN FRANCISCO – A planet made of diamonds may sound lovely, but you wouldn’t want to live there. A new study suggests that some stars in the Milky Way could harbor “carbon super-Earths” – giant terrestrial planets that contain up … Continue reading

March 8, 2011
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Brazil Continues to Celebrate After Carnival

The popular world view of Brazil may be triggered by thoughts of spectacular Carnivals and skilled footballers, yet the country is also determined to be regarded as a major global power.  The most comprehensive historical review of Brazilian relations with … Continue reading