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April 3, 2020
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Towards an Unhackable Quantum Internet
Harvard and MIT researchers demonstrate the missing link for a quantum internet.
April 3, 2020
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Advanced “Super-Planckian” Material Exhibits LED-Like Light When Heated
Unconventional material emits light that exceeds limits of natural law.
April 3, 2020
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New Satellite-Based Algorithm Pinpoints Crop Water Use
A new high-resolution mapping framework, BESS-STAIR, focuses on plants’ carbon-water-energy cycles to provide daily, accurate information.
April 2, 2020
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Stanford Scientists Program Cells to Carry Out Gene-Guided Construction Projects
Stanford researchers have developed a method to genetically reprogram cells to build artificial structures.
April 2, 2020
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Fusion Researchers Endorse Push for Pilot Power Plant in US
Fusion energy community makes unified statement on priorities in report for Department of Energy Policy Advisory Group.
April 2, 2020
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Graphene Underpins a New Platform to Selectively ID Deadly Strains of Bacteria
Prototype developed by Boston College-led team demonstrates the first selective, electrical detection of two pathogenic bacterial species.
April 1, 2020
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Model Simulator Helps Researchers Map Complex Physics Phenomena
A Cornell-led collaboration has successfully created a simulator using ultrathin monolayers that overlap to make a moiré pattern.
April 1, 2020
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Research Team Discovers Path to Razor-Sharp Black Hole Images
New calculations predict a striking and intricate substructure within black hole images from extreme gravitational light bending.
April 1, 2020
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Bacterial Enzyme Could Become a New Target for Antibiotics
Scientists discover the structure of an enzyme, found in the human gut, that breaks down a component of collagen.
March 31, 2020
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Radiation Damage Spreads Among Close Neighbors
A new report shows a single x-ray can unravel an enormous molecule.
March 31, 2020
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University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Collaborate On Cancer Drug Discovery and Development R...
Researchers at UTHSC and Oak Ridge National Laboratory will conduct collaborative research with the goal of developing better cancer treatments.
March 31, 2020
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Earth’s Mantle, Not Its Core, May Have Generated Planet’s Early Magnetic Field
New research lends credence to an unorthodox retelling of the story of early Earth first proposed at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
March 30, 2020
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Dancing Electrons Solve a Longstanding Puzzle in the Oldest Magnetic Material
Physicists use extreme infrared laser pulses to reveal frozen electron waves in magnetite.
March 30, 2020
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New Minor Planets Beyond Neptune
Using data from the Dark Energy Survey, researchers have found more than 300 trans-Neptunian objects.
March 30, 2020
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A Possible End to "Forever' Chemicals
Engineers at UC Riverside have now shown in modeling experiments that using excess electrons shatters the carbon-fluorine bond of PFAS in water.
March 27, 2020
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Caltech & JPL Launch Hybrid High Rate Quantum Communication Systems
The first step is to deploy, commission and demonstrate a practical, high rate high-fidelity quantum communication system over fiber and free space.
March 27, 2020
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Making More MXene — Researchers Unveil a Scalable Production System for the Promising, 2D Nanomaterials
Drexel researchers now have a way to make MXene material in large enough batches to be considered viable for manufacturing.
March 27, 2020
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Two-Dimensional Metals Open Pathways to New Science
An atomically thin materials platform will open new applications in biomolecular sensing, quantum phenomena, catalysis and nonlinear optics.
March 26, 2020
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Deciphering Disorder
Researchers quantify disorder in 2D materials to build better quantum technologies.
March 26, 2020
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How Plants Protect Themselves From Sun Damage
MIT Assistant Professor Gabriela Schlau-Cohen has observed, for the first time, a mechanism that plants use to protect themselves from sun damage.
March 26, 2020
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UCLA-Led Research Team Produces Most Accurate 3D Images of '2D Materials'
The research team has produced in unprecedented detail experimental three-dimensional maps of the atoms in a so-called 2D material.
March 25, 2020
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Research on "Science" Cover Reveals Collective Dynamics of Active Matter Systems
A study provides new details about the collective motion of individual agents in a liquid-crystal-like system.
March 25, 2020
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Groovy Key to Nanotubes in 2D
Researchers at Rice University have discovered a breakthrough method for making carbon nanotubes line up in thin films on a filter membrane.
March 25, 2020
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Machine Learning Illuminates Material's Hidden Order
A Cornell collaboration used high-res ultrasound spectroscopy to examine the properties changes of URu2Si2 during the hidden order phase transition.
March 24, 2020
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Radar and Ice Could Help Detect an Elusive Subatomic Particle
Using SLAC National Lab, a team has shown that it is possible to detect - with radio waves - the cascade that happens when a neutrino hits an atom.