Scientists claim to have synthesized the superheavy Element 113

It's taken close to a decade of experimentation, but now, a team of Japanese researchers claims to have succeeded in creating element 113, a superheavy synthetic element thought to reside toward the bottom reaches of the periodic table of elements. If the results are confirmed, the team could be granted the privilege… »9/27/12 6:00pm9/27/12 6:00pm