'Miracle material' graphene one step closer to commercial use - CNN.com
(CNN) -- No one ever expected the humble pencil to kickstart a revolution. But, by peeling apart pencil graphite into atom-thick layers using regular adhesive tape, two Russian-born scientists, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, earned a&nb
U.S. Marshals Holding National Jewelry Sale
Solid 24-Karat Gold Nuts and Bolts, Gold and Silver Bullion and Coins, Diamonds, Fine Jewelry and Watches from Federal Crime Cases Nationwide to be Sold via Live and Web Simulcast Auction
Washington – The U.S. Marshals Service is selling nearly
Diamonds Are Forever: Companies Turning Cremated Human Remains Into Jewelry (Video, Audio)
In a unique solution to where to put the ashes of a cremated loved one, some people are opting to wear them — as diamonds.
According to NPR, ten years ago Rinaldo Willy of Switzerland was reading about how to make diamonds from ashes when he re
Turning the Dead Into Diamonds
It may sound a bit dark, but it’s now possible to transform the ashes of the cremated deceased into a diamond–a jewel truly to remember.
Using “Russian technology,” Algordanza Memorial Diamonds are created in a s
Pink Star diamond fetches record $83m at auction
A diamond known as the Pink Star has sold for $83m (£52m) at auction in Geneva - a record price for a gemstone.
The diamond measures 2.69cm by 2.06cm (1.06 inches by 0.81 inches) and is set on a ring.
The Pink Star was sold to Isaac Wolf, a
Book tying Angola generals to diamonds protected
Angola received a boost to its free speech from Portugal, which refused to allow Angolan generals to stop the publication of a book exposing corruption and human rights abuses in the southern African country's lucrative diamond mines.