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Creativity and innovation—married, dating, or just friends?

By April Gocha / April 12, 2014

New research from Rice University, University of Edinburgh, and Brunel University suggests that there is a serious gap between creativity and innovation when it comes to implementation in business and academia.

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New method for dating ceramic materials

By / June 7, 2009

Carbon dating has been used for decades to provide accurate ages of ancient organic materials. Now archeologists have a similar – and fairly simple – technique for accurately dating heat-fired ceramic materials: rehydroxylation dating. The method exploits the ceramic property of chemically reacting with atmospheric moisture after firing. This reaction causes the material to very…

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