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For the First Time Ever, Physicists Detect Signs of Neutrinos at Large Hadron Collider

    Scientific first at CERN facility a preview of upcoming 3-year research campaign.The international Forward Search Experiment team, led by ph…

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Crystals Efficiently Convert Light to More Useful Wavelengths – Paving Way for Better Solar Cells

    The sensitizer molecules (green) absorb low energy photons (long-wavelength light) and become excited into triplet states. These triplet sta…

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CERN’s ALICE Detector Takes the Next Step in Understanding the Interaction Between Hadrons

    An artistic representation of the interaction between a proton (consisting of two up quarks and a down quark) and a ɸ meson (consisting…

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New study suggests infrasound may play an important role in how seabirds navigate

    Credit: CC0 Public DomainHow seabirds navigate across thousands of miles of seemingly featureless ocean is one of nature's mysteries.It…

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Thermoelectric crystal conductivity reaches a new high

    The schematic picture of a current generator by using thermoelectric semimetal Ta2PdSe6. Credit: Akitoshi NakanoJust as a voltage difference…

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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 'Super Jelly' Is 80 Percent Water And Can Survive Being Run Over by a Car

    Scientists have developed an entirely new soft-yet-strong, squishy material that's able to regain its original shape after being run ov…

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Time-Reversal Phenomenon: In the Quantum Realm, Not Even Time Flows As You Might Expect

    New study shows the boundary between time moving forward and backward may blur in quantum mechanics.A team of physicists at the Universities…

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New Platform for Quantum Computing? Artificial Material Mimics Quantum Entangled Rare Earth Compound

    Physicists have created a new ultra-thin two-layer material with quantum properties that normally require rare earth compounds. Credit: Heik…

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Researchers make ultra-sensitive cancer detector from 2D materials

    Two-dimensional material-based electric current sensor for cancer cell detection. Credit: SUTDCells can produce unique electrical signals. T…

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Magellanic Stream arcing over Milky Way may be five times closer than previously thought

    A view of the gas in the Magellanic System as it would appear in the night sky. This image, taken directly from the numerical simulations, h…

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Monarchs evolved mutations to withstand milkweed toxins; so did their predators

    A cluster of monarch butterflies overwintering in California. Credit: Mark Chappell, UC RiversideMonarch butterflies and their close relativ…

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Team maps out how autophagy functions in mammals; SARS-CoV-2 infection can disrupt the process

    Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainThe intricate biological process known as autophagy plays a vital role in keeping our cells healthy and fun…

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Probing helium dimer by relativistic highly charged projectiles

    The dimer ground state and the adiabatic radius Ra at different impact energies. Credit: Bennaceur NajjariIn a recent theoretical work pub…

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Surprise discovery of two new—and very loud—frog species

    Slender Bleating Tree Frog. Credit: H.B. Hines.Scientists from the University of Newcastle, Australian Museum, South Australian Museum, and …

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Climate warming forecasts may be too rosy: study

    Most studies on global warming impacts contrast a "do nothing" scenario of unabated carbon emissions with a not-always plausible pathway to …

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How well do wet masks contain droplets? Study shows damp masks still stop respiratory droplet penetr

    Images from the high-speed footage showing what happens as droplets hit an increasingly damp surgical mask; the respiratory droplets form sm…

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Mystery of high performing novel solar cell materials revealed in stunning clarity

    Artistic representation of electrons funneling into high-quality areas of perovskite material. Credit: Alex T. at Ella Maru StudiosResearche…

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How sugar-loving microbes could help power future cars

    Genetically engineered bacteria can convert glucose into a fatty acid, which can then be transformed into hydrocarbons called olefins. To gr…

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New telescopes aim to detect extraterrestria

    The Milky Way galaxy observed from both the Northern and Southern hemisphere on Earth. Credit: Nick Risinger (Photopic Sky Survey)A team of …

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60 Years After It First Gazed at the Skies,

    Credit: CSIROThe CSIROs 64-meter Parkes Radio Telescope was commissioned on October 31, 1961. At the time it was the most advanced radio tel…

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Not Saying It Was Aliens, but ’Oumuamua Pro

    This artists impression shows the first interstellar object discovered in the Solar System, `Oumuamua. Credit: ESA/Hubble, NASA, ESO, M. Kor…

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InSight Mars lander gets a power boost

    Credit: Jet Propulsion LaboratoryThe team behind NASA's InSight Mars lander has come up with an innovative way to boost the spacecraft&…

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Stars in its eyes, UAE celebrates its first

    A boy waves the Emirati flag in front of a picture of an astronaut outside Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre in Dubai ahead of the launch of …

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Newly improved quantum algorithm performs fu

    Comparison of the quantum circuit for Bayesian phase estimation based full-CI with that for Bayesian phase difference estimation based full-…

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Bird study illustrates the interplay between

    House finches, like the one pictured here, commonly contract the eye infection mycoplasmal conjunctivitis. The disease tends to break out in…

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Researchers make ultra-sensitive cancer dete

    Two-dimensional material-based electric current sensor for cancer cell detection. Credit: SUTDCells can produce unique electrical signals. T…

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NASA seeks ideas for a nuclear reactor on th

    This Nov. 29, 2018, file photo, shows the exterior of the Transient Reactor Test Facility at Idaho National Laboratory about 50 miles west o…

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How positively and negatively charged ions b

    Researchers from RUB and their cooperation partners have investigated what happens at the interface between an aqueous solution and a charge…

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Scientists produce new antibiotics by gene e

    Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainScientists have discovered a new route to produce complex antibiotics exploiting gene editing to re-program…

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An ocean 13 million years in the making

    The research team set out to definitively determine the age of the Red Sea, the formation and age of which has long been contested by scient…

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A Central African shield amalgamation tale:

    A Central African Shield Amalgamation Tale. Credit: Tatsuki TsujimoriThe Earth has a 4.6-billion-year history; since about 1.9 billion years…

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Turkish lake with likely clues to Mars gains

    Lake Salda in southwest Turkey is at risk after the site was picked to create more green spaces for the publicBoasting azure waters and whit…

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Environmental scientists' new ozonation

    Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainClean drinking water is considered to be one of the Earth's most precious and threatened resources. Re…

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The Open Laboratory 2008 - submissions so fa

    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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Louder petrol engine noise disrupts whale re

    Credit: CC0 Public DomainWhale-watch vessels with louder petrol engines significantly disrupt short-finned pilot whale resting and nursing, …

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Scientists solve 50-year-old mystery behind

    UC Riverside professor and cell biologist Zhenbiao Yang with Arabidopsis plants used in his research. Credit: Zhenbiao Yang/UCRA team of res…

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Gene-editing discovery yields high promise f

    Wheat. Credit: John Innes CentreA gene which has profound effects on the production of seeds has been identified by researchers from the Joh…

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Nested nanowells speed single cell studies

    The original nanoPOTS chip (left) had 27 individual nanowells organized on the surface. The new nested nanoPOTS chip (right) has an array of…

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Lessons from segregated schools can help mak

    Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public DomainThe intent of school desegregation is clear: Black and white children should attend the same schools, and …

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Staff wellbeing programmes help social relat

    Credit: CC0 Public DomainProgrammes aimed at supporting employees' health and wellbeing can also benefit their social relationships and…

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New study shows political commitment increas

    Credit: ESMT BerlinPolitical and social engagement is a relevant topic for European business leaders. CEOs are increasingly making public st…

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Investigating the notion that more hours spe

    Credit: CC0 Public DomainSince 2018, Danish university students have had to report the annual number of hours they spend in lectures, at stu…

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Prehistoric moms cared for kids better than

    Credit: Tracey Nearmy/Australian National UniversityA new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has revealed the death rate of…

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