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In acoustic waves, engineers break reciprocity with 'spacetime-varying metamaterials'

    An acoustic wave obeying reciprocity; it travels outward in all directions (like concentric circles that form after a stone is dropped in a …

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Expert in fluid dynamics explains how to reduce the risk of COVID-19 airborne transmission inside a

    Computational fluid dynamics simulation of airflow in cars with two windows, one rear, one front, open. Credit: Varghese Mathai CC-BY-NDVarg…

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Nano Optics Breakthrough: Researchers Observe Sound-Light Pulses in 2D Materials for the First Time

    Research team, L-R: Yuval Adiv, Yaniv Kurman, Professor Ido Kaminer, Raphael Dahan and Dr. Kangpeng Wang. Credit: Technion – Israel Institu…

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New Look at Nuclear Weapon Effects for Near-Surface Detonations

    A paper in the Proceedings A of the Royal Society Publishing highlights findings by a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory team on how nuc…

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Taming Silicon to Interact With Light for Next-Generation Microelectronics

    Own mode of the silicon photonic crystal layer. Credit: Sergey Dyakov, Sergey Tikhodeev, Nikolay GippiusSkoltech researchers and their colle…

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Gravity Might Play a Bigger Role in the Formation of Elementary Particles Than Scientists Thought

    Gravity might play a bigger role in the formation of elementary particles than scientists used to believe. A team of physicists from RUDN Un…

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The Open Laboratory 2008 - submissions so far

    We are busy preparing for The Open Laboratory 2008.The submissions have been trickling in all year, and a little bit more frequently recentl…

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Open Laboratory 2008 - just one month left for your entries!

    We are busy preparing for The Open Laboratory 2008.The submissions have been trickling in all year, and a little bit more frequently recentl…

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In acoustic waves, engineers break reciprocity with 'spacetime-varying metamaterials'

    An acoustic wave obeying reciprocity; it travels outward in all directions (like concentric circles that form after a stone is dropped in a …

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Expert in fluid dynamics explains how to reduce the risk of COVID-19 airborne transmission inside a

    Computational fluid dynamics simulation of airflow in cars with two windows, one rear, one front, open. Credit: Varghese Mathai CC-BY-NDVarg…

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Reaping the Benefits of Noise: Scientists Show 10x Efficiency Increase in Harvesting Energy From Noi

    Two mirrors with a drop of oil in between form a non-linear optical cavity, in which stochastic resonance was observed. By modulating the po…

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The Open Laboratory 2008 - submissions so far

    We are busy preparing for The Open Laboratory 2008.The submissions have been trickling in all year, and a little bit more frequently recentl…

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Open Laboratory 2008 - just one month left for your entries!

    We are busy preparing for The Open Laboratory 2008.The submissions have been trickling in all year, and a little bit more frequently recentl…

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New Radioactivity Measurement Could Boost Precision of Dark Matter Experiments

    A mixing chamber for the Super Cryogenic Dark Matter Search. Credit: Paul Brink, SuperCDMSCollaboration, Stanford University and SLACNationa…

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In acoustic waves, engineers break reciprocity with 'spacetime-varying metamaterials'

    An acoustic wave obeying reciprocity; it travels outward in all directions (like concentric circles that form after a stone is dropped in a …

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Expert in fluid dynamics explains how to reduce the risk of COVID-19 airborne transmission inside a

    Computational fluid dynamics simulation of airflow in cars with two windows, one rear, one front, open. Credit: Varghese Mathai CC-BY-NDVarg…

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The Open Laboratory 2008 - submissions so far

    We are busy preparing for The Open Laboratory 2008.The submissions have been trickling in all year, and a little bit more frequently recentl…

Read More »

Open Laboratory 2008 - just one month left for your entries!

    We are busy preparing for The Open Laboratory 2008.The submissions have been trickling in all year, and a little bit more frequently recentl…

Read More »

In acoustic waves, engineers break reciprocity with 'spacetime-varying metamaterials'

    An acoustic wave obeying reciprocity; it travels outward in all directions (like concentric circles that form after a stone is dropped in a …

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Physicists report definitive evidence how auroras are created

    Physicists led by the University of Iowa report definitive evidence that auroras that light up the sky in the high latitudes are caused by e…

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Boeing names space test dummy Rosie after WW

    This Nov. 1, 2019 photo provided by Boeing shows Rosie the astronaut test dummy positioned in the space capsule at Kennedy Space Center. The…

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Widespread coral-algae symbioses endured his

    Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainOne of the most important and widespread reef-building corals, known as cauliflower coral, exhibits strong …

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Classical nova explosions involve jets of op

    Credit: Oxford Science BlogScientists at the University of Oxford have discovered that classical nova explosions are accompanied by the ejec…

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Queqiao: The bridge between Earth and the fa

    The far side of the Moon always faces away from the Earth, making communications from lunar equipment there much more challenging. Fortunate…

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People prefer 'natural' strategies

    Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainSoil carbon storage, carbon capture and storage, biochar—mention these terms to most people, and a blank s…

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Forensic scientists unlocking unique chemica

    The University of Central Florida team used laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) on each sample. The technique focuses a laser onto t…

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Study shows flu virus impact varies by occup

    Credit: CC0 Public DomainResearchers found significant differences in flu incidence across different occupations and industries within emplo…

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Research sheds light on origins, age of mass

    Greenland's Ice Sheet From 40,000 Feet. Credit: NASAHidden beneath a kilometer of ice in northwestern Greenland, an impact crater that …

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Advance may enable 2D transistors for tinier

    At the interface between the semimetal (bismuth) and the 2D semiconductor (MoS2), there is no energy barrier for the electron to go through,…

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Atom swapping could lead to ultra-bright, fl

    An international group of researchers has developed a new technique that could be used to make more efficient low-cost light-emitting materi…

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Explaining the "Dark Labyrinth" of Particle

    Garrett Lisi is a physicist...and a surfer who lives in a van down by the beach.In his TED Talk from February, he described a way of underst…

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The ecological footprint of European coloniz

    Getting soil samples from the lagoon. Credit: Leiden UniversityHistorical figures such as Columbus have returned to the centre of public deb…

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Richard Feynman:No Ordinary Genius

    In this 90-minute BBC documentary from 1993, we see a glimpse of Richard Feynman at his best.Feynman and other figures from his life are int…

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Green and Economical: Underground Storage of

    Schematic image of low-purity CO2 storage with the membrane-based Direct Air Capture (DAC). Credit: Takeshi TsujiNew study shows that geolog…

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Battle to stop blazing tanker from hitting S

    The Panamanian-registered New Diamond was carrying 270,000 tonnes of crude from Kuwait to India when the engine room exploded on Thursday ki…

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Lessening the cost of strategies to reach th

    Temperature stabilization and overshoot pathways and best available conversion factors for methane under each illustrative pathway. Credit: …

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Development anomalies recorded for the first

    Live male adult of Arctia menetriesii. Credit: Evgeny KoshkinThe Menetries' tiger moth (Arctia menetriesii) is one of the rarest and mo…

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Beyond synthetic biology, synthetic ecology

    In a new Nature Communications study, researchers from BU's Microbiome Initiative discovered that providing microbial communities with …

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Half of Guadeloupe's snakes and lizards

    Mandibles of various lizard species identified in the fossil material from the Guadeloupe Islands. Credit: Bochaton, et al., 2021. Science A…

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Some RNA molecules have unexpected sugar coa

    A variety of molecules protrude from the cell surface, including glycoproteins, glycolipids, and the newly discovered glycoRNAs. This illust…

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Structural uniqueness of the green- and red-

    Overview: Certain cyanobacteria can change the absorbing light colors for photosynthesis using a green- and red-light sensing photosen…

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Effects of ‘Fenton-like’ reactio

    The Fenton reaction is a chemical transition involving hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and the ferrous (iron) ion, which acts as a catalyst. This p…

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Physicists describe new type of aurora

    Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public DomainFor millennia, humans in the high latitudes have been enthralled by auroras—the northern and southern lig…

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How to educate culturally competent music te

    Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public DomainWith the help of interviews and workshops, Laura Miettinen reviewed what music teacher educators at Sibeli…

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Cancer-promoting Ras protein exists in a pai

    IMAGE: The Ras Protein (green) forms a dimer at the cell membrane. view more  Credit: PRODI/ Till Rudack Researchers from Bochum and Osnab…

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