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Burton Richter, Nobel Prize–winning physicist with influence in Washington, D.C., dies
Science Magazine When particle physics was in chaos, his discovery of a key particle brought clarity 16 hours
TCR signal strength controls the differentiation of CD4+ effector and memory T cells
Science Magazine CD4+ T cell responses are composed of heterogeneous T cell receptor (TCR) signals that influence the acquisition of effector and memory characteristics.... 19 hours
Radical chain repair: The hydroalkylation of polysubstituted unactivated alkenes
Science Magazine The concept of repair is widely used by nature to heal molecules such as proteins, lipids, sugars, and DNA that are damaged by hydrogen atom abstraction resulting from oxidative stress.... 19 hours
Hidden CDW states and insulator-to-metal transition after a pulsed femtosecond laser excitation in layered chalcogenide 1T-TaS2-xSex
Science Magazine The hidden (H) quantum state in 1T-TaS2 has sparked considerable interest in the field of correlated... 19 hours
Beating the channel capacity limit for superdense coding with entangled ququarts
Science Magazine Quantum superdense coding protocols enhance channel capacity by using shared quantum entanglement between two users. The channel capacity can be as high as 2 when one... 19 hours
World's fastest human-made spinning object could help study quantum mechanics
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have created the fastest human-made spinning object in the world, which they believe will help them study material science, quantum mechanics and the properties of vacuum. 21 hours
World's fastest man-made spinning object could help study quantum mechanics
PHYS.ORG Researchers have created the fastest man-made rotor in the world, which they believe will help them study quantum mechanics. 22 hours
The cause of prostate cancer progression to incurable stage has likely been uncovered
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How to weigh stars with gravitational lensing
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A phonon laser operating at an exceptional point
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Researchers study gravitational lensing around an extremely dense galaxy cluster
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Physics treasure hidden in a wallpaper pattern
SCIENCE DAILY An international team of scientists has discovered a new, exotic form of insulating material with a metallic surface that could enable more efficient electronics or even quantum computing. The researchers developed a new method... 24 hours
Researchers uncover cause for progression of prostate cancer to incurable stage
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How many neutrons can you cram into an atom? More than physicists thought
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Mixed mRNA tails act like a shield to delay its shortening
PHYS.ORG Cells curb the amount of specific proteins at any desired time via the control of mRNA degradation. As mRNA nucleotides tail plays a role in this... 1 day
Reversing cause and effect is no trouble for quantum computers
PHYS.ORG Watch a movie backwards and you'll likely get confused—but a quantum computer wouldn't. That's the conclusion of researcher Mile Gu at the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at... 1 day
Mixed mRNA tails act like a shield that delays its shortening
PHYS.ORG Cells curb the amount of specific proteins at any desired time via the control of mRNA degradation. As mRNA nucleotides tail plays a role in this... 1 day
A physics treasure hidden in a wallpaper pattern
PHYS.ORG An international team of scientists has discovered a new, exotic form of insulating material with a metallic surface that could enable more efficient electronics or even quantum computing. The researchers developed a new... 1 day
Scientists answer long-held questions about relaxor ferroelectrics
PHYS.ORG The properties of a solid depend on the arrangement of its atoms, which form a periodic crystal structure. At the nanoscale, arrangements that break this periodic structure can drastically alter the behavior of the... 1 day
Unusual sound waves discovered in quantum liquids
PHYS.ORG Ordinary sound waves—small oscillations of density—can propagate through all fluids, causing the molecules in the fluid to compress at regular intervals. Now physicists have theoretically shown that in one-dimensional quantum fluids not one, but... 1 day
Researchers raise viability of cloned mice using somatic cell nuclear transfer method
NEWS MEDICAL An international group of researchers have raised the viability of mice that were cloned using a method called somatic cell nuclear transfer, by stimulating... 1 day
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ASTRO WATCH In 1610, Galileo redesigned the telescope and discovered Jupiter’s four largest moons. Nearly 400 years later, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope used its powerful optics... 2 days
Mixed mRNA tails act like a shield that delays its shortening
SCIENCE DAILY Biologists have identified how mixed tails -- made of different nucleotides -- protect mRNA from degradation for longer. This study could bring new insights to our... 2 days
Why does making new egg cells require so much cell death?
SCIENCE DAILY A highly detailed study of how the roundworm C. elegans forms oocytes suggests that the egg-making process leads to the formation and subsequent destruction of cells... 2 days
Optical skyrmion lattice in evanescent electromagnetic fields
Science Magazine Topological defects play a key role in a variety of physical systems, ranging from high-energy to solid state physics. A skyrmion is a type of topological defect that has shown promise for applications in... 2 days
Why the platypus gave up suckling, and how gravity waves clear clouds
Science Magazine Suckling mothers milk is a pretty basic feature of being a mammal. Humans do it. Possums do it. But monotremes such as the platypus... 2 days
Fault-tolerant quantum coding
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Cavity-mediated collective spin-exchange interactions in a strontium superradiant laser
Science Magazine Laser-cooled and quantum degenerate atoms are being pursued as quantum simulators and form the basis of today’s most precise sensors. A key challenge toward these goals is to understand and... 2 days
Fault-tolerant detection of a quantum error
Science Magazine A critical component of any quantum error–correcting scheme is detection of errors by using an ancilla system. However, errors occurring in the ancilla can propagate onto the logical qubit, irreversibly corrupting the encoded information. We demonstrate... 2 days
An atom-coupling cavity
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Torsional instability in the single-chain limit of a transition metal trichalcogenide
Science Magazine The scientific bounty resulting from the successful isolation of few to single layers of two-dimensional materials suggests that related new physics resides in the few- to... 2 days
Scientists surmount epigenetic barriers to cloning with two-pronged approach
PHYS.ORG An international group of researchers have raised the viability of mice that were cloned using a method called somatic cell nuclear transfer, by stimulating two epigenetic factors, and by doing... 2 days
Computer model predicts how fracturing metallic glass releases energy at the atomic level
PHYS.ORG Metallic glasses—alloys lacking the crystalline structure normally found in metals—are an exciting research target for tantalizing applications, including artificial joints and other... 2 days
Reversing cause and effect is no trouble for quantum computers
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists show that a quantum computer is less in thrall to the arrow of time than a classical computer. 2 days
Computer model predicts how fracturing metallic glass releases energy at the atomic level
SCIENCE DAILY Metallic glasses are an exciting research target, but the difficulties associated with predicting how much energy these materials release when they fracture... 2 days
World-first program to stop hacking by supercomputers
PHYS.ORG IT experts at Monash University have devised the world's leading post-quantum secure privacy-preserving algorithm – so powerful it can thwart attacks from supercomputers of the future. 2 days
Researchers to extend service life of nuclear reactors and improve their safety
PHYS.ORG Cooperating with students from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Russia), scientists from the Kurchatov Institute (Russia) have used new technology to extend the... 2 days
One particle’s trek suggests that ‘spacetime foam’ doesn’t slow neutrinos
SCIENCE-NEWS Neutrinos and light travel at essentially the same speed, as predicted. 2 days
Electron microscope detector achieves record resolution
PHYS.ORG Electron microscopy has allowed scientists to see individual atoms, but even at that resolution not everything is clear. 2 days
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CERN Traditional Korean music and dancing marked the start of the International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP) in Seoul, South Korea. (Image:... 2 days
Princeton's McComas will lead IMAP, a NASA mission to study the heliosphere
PHYS.ORG Princeton astrophysicist David McComas will be the principal investigator for a science mission to sample, analyze and map particles streaming to Earth from the... 3 days
Physicists Go Small: Let's Put A Particle Accelerator On A Chip
NPR A tiny accelerator could be useful in medicine as well as basic science. Instead of speeding up beams of electrons through giant tunnels, the aim here... 3 days
The relationship between charge density waves and superconductivity? It's complicated
SCIENCE DAILY For a long time, physicists have tried to understand the relationship between a periodic pattern of conduction electrons called a charge density wave (CDW), and another quantum order,... 3 days
The relationship between charge density waves and superconductivity? It's complicated
PHYS.ORG For a long time, physicists have tried to understand the relationship between a periodic pattern of conduction electrons called a charge density wave (CDW), and another quantum order,... 3 days
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A possibly better way to measure our own galaxy speed moving through space
PHYS.ORG A pair of physicists at Aix-Marseille University has offered a possible way to measure the speed of our own galaxy more accurately... 3 days
Researchers measure simulated spent nuclear fuel temperatures in a dry cask for new data set
PHYS.ORG Sandia National Laboratories researchers have built a scaled test assembly that mimics a dry cask storage container for... 3 days
Nanotech diagnostic can indicate cancer or thrombotic risk in one drop of blood
PHYS.ORG A team of international researchers led by Professor Martin Hegner, Investigator in CRANN and Trinity's School of Physics, have developed an automated... 3 days
A new approach for narrowing down huge calculations by focusing on a single, predictive parameter
PHYS.ORG A team that includes nuclear physicists, a machine-learning researcher and an NC State mathematician has created a new... 3 days
Machine learning predicted a superhard and high-energy-density tungsten nitride
PHYS.ORG Although machine learning has been successful in many aspects, its application in crystal structure predictions and materials design is still under development. Recently, Prof. Jian Sun's group at the Department... 3 days
No more zigzags: Scientists uncover mechanism that stabilizes fusion plasmas
PHYS.ORG Sawtooth swings—up-and-down ripples found in everything from stock prices on Wall Street to ocean waves—occur periodically in the temperature and density of the plasma that fuels fusion reactions... 3 days
Close-ups of grain boundaries reveal how sulfur impurities make nickel brittle
SCIENCE DAILY Engineers have shed new light on a scientific mystery regarding the atomic-level mechanism of the sulfur embrittlement of nickel, a classic problem that has puzzled the... 4 days
Close-ups of grain boundaries reveal how sulfur impurities make nickel brittle
PHYS.ORG Engineers at the University of California San Diego have shed new light on a scientific mystery regarding the atomic-level mechanism of the sulfur embrittlement of nickel,... 4 days
Vallum receives FDA clearance to market PEEK spinal interbody fusion device
NEWS MEDICAL Vallum Corporation, a medical device company, today announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market a polyetheretherketone spinal interbody... 4 days
The Best Space Books On Sale for Prime Day
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Gravity Assist Podcast: Exploring Mars, with Steve Squyres
SPACE.COM NASA's Chief Scientist, Dr Jim Green, talks to Professor Steve Squyres, who as the Principal Investigator on the Mars Exploration Rover missions Spirit and Opportunity, has been at the forefront of our... 4 days
An atom-thick graphene membrane for industrial gas separation
PHYS.ORG Chemical engineers at EPFL have demonstrated for the first time that an atom-thick graphene membrane can separate gas mixtures with a high-efficiency. The "ultimate" membrane is scalable, making it a breakthrough for... 4 days
Researchers work to advance understanding of hydrodynamic instabilities in NIF, astrophysics
PHYS.ORG In a Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) "Special Feature" paper published online June 26, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and University of Michigan... 4 days
Team develops new generation of artificial neural networks able to predict properties of organic compounds
PHYS.ORG Scientists from Russia, Estonia and the United Kingdom have created a new method for predicting the bioconcentration factor... 4 days
What happens when we heat the atomic lattice of a magnet all of a sudden?
PHYS.ORG Magnets have fascinated humans for several thousand years and enabled the age of digital data storage. They occur... 4 days
A step closer to quantum computers: Researchers show how to directly observe quantum spin effects
PHYS.ORG With companies like Google, Microsoft and IBM all racing to create the world's first practical quantum computer, scientists... 4 days
Japan's growing plutonium stockpile fuels fears
PHYS.ORG Japan has amassed enough plutonium to make 6,000 atomic bombs as part of a programme to fuel its nuclear plants, but concern is growing that the stockpile is vulnerable to terrorists and natural disasters. 4 days
Researchers make and test atom-thick boron's unique domains
SCIENCE DAILY Defects are often observed when making borophene, the single-atom form of boron, but unlike in other two-dimensional materials, these mismatched lattices can assemble into ordered structures that preserve the material's metallic nature... 5 days
Microscopic trampoline may help create networks of quantum computers
PHYS.ORG Take a bounce: A microscopic trampoline could help engineers to overcome a major hurdle for quantum computers, researchers from CU Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)... 5 days
In borophene, boundaries are no barrier—researchers make and test atom-thick boron's unique domains
PHYS.ORG Borophene, the atomically flat form of boron with unique properties, is even more interesting when different forms of the material mix and... 5 days
Faster photons could enable total data security
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have solved a key puzzle in quantum physics that could help to make data transfer totally secure. 5 days
What happens when we heat the atomic lattice of a magnet all of a sudden?
SCIENCE DAILY Magnets have fascinated humans for several thousand years and enabled the age of digital data storage. They occur... 5 days
Universe’s Expansion Measured with Greatest Precision Yet
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and ESA’s Gaia space observatory to make the most precise measurements of the expansion... 5 days
A step closer to quantum computers: Researchers show how to directly observe quantum spin effects
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have found a practical way to observe and examine the quantum effects of electrons in topological insulators... 5 days
New study again proves Einstein right: Most thorough test to date finds no Lorentz violation in high-energy neutrinos
PHYS.ORG The universe should be a predictably symmetrical place, according to a cornerstone... 5 days
Faster photons could enable total data security
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the University of Sheffield have solved a key puzzle in quantum physics that could help to make data transfer totally secure. 5 days
Pentagon Sees Quantum Computing as Key Weapon for War in Space
SPACE.COM Michael Hayduk, chief of the computing and communications division at the Air Force Research Laboratory, said quantum technology will be "disruptive" in areas like data security... 5 days
Image: The Herschel Astrophysical Terahertz Large Area Survey
PHYS.ORG At first glance this frame is flooded with salt-and-pepper static. Rather than being tiny grains or pixels of TV noise, every single point of light in this image is actually a distant... 5 days
A silicon-nanoparticlephotonic waveguide
PHYS.ORG A new way to efficiently guide light at tiny scales has been demonstrated by an all-A*STAR team. Their method, which involves lining up silicon nanoparticles, is promising for applications such as light-based integrated circuits, biosensors and quantum communications. 5 days
How quantum computers could steal your bitcoin
PHYS.ORG Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have recently captured the public's imagination because they offer an exciting alternative to traditional monetary systems. 5 days
Triple bend structure splits light into two highly pure polarization components
PHYS.ORG A plan to incorporate a third bent waveguide into a silicon-based light splitter led A*STAR researchers to develop a device capable of a 30-fold improvement in... 5 days
Hubble Catches Enormous Cluster of Galaxies
SCI-NEWS.COM The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this beautiful image of a massive galaxy cluster called SDSS J1336-0331. Galaxy clusters are some of the... 5 days
Understanding the universe through neutrinos
PHYS.ORG Determining features of the elusive particle known as a neutrino – through the observation of an extremely rare nuclear process called neutrinoless double-beta decay (NDBD)—could provide a glimpse into the nature of the universe during the earliest moments... 5 days
Chinese Researchers Achieve Stunning Quantum Entanglement Record
LIVE SCIENCE In an unprecedented feat, physicists packed three qubits into each of six particles. The implications could be staggering. 5 days
in search of dark matter In Search of Dark Matter
ASTRO WATCH An international team of scientists that includes University of California, Riverside, physicist Hai-Bo Yu has imposed conditions on how dark matter may interact with ordinary matter... 6 days
pentagon sees quantum computing as key weapon for war in space Pentagon sees quantum computing as key weapon for war in space
SPACE NEWS The military wants to apply quantum computing to secure communications and inertial navigation in... 6 days
scientists trace a single neutrino back to a galaxy billions of light years away Scientists Trace a Single Neutrino Back to a Galaxy Billions of Light Years Away
ASTRO WATCH An international team of scientists has found the... 7 days
could gravitational waves reveal how fast our universe is expanding Could Gravitational Waves Reveal How Fast Our Universe Is Expanding?
ASTRO WATCH Since it first exploded into existence 13.8 billion years ago, the universe has been expanding, dragging... 7 days
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ASTRO WATCH Using the power and synergy of two space telescopes, astronomers have made the most precise measurement to date... 1 week
Tuning into quantum: Scientists unlock signal frequency control of precision atom qubits
PHYS.ORG Australian scientists have achieved a new milestone in their approach to creating a quantum computer chip in silicon, demonstrating the ability to tune the... 1 week
Adsorbate-driven reactive interfacial Pt-NiO1-x nanostructure formation on the Pt3Ni(111) alloy surface
Science Magazine The origin of the synergistic catalytic effect between metal catalysts and reducible oxides has been debated for decades. Clarification of this effect, namely, the strong metal-support... 1 week
Domain Meissner state and spontaneous vortex-antivortex generation in the ferromagnetic superconductor EuFe2(As0.79P0.21)2
Science Magazine The interplay between superconductivity and magnetism is one of the oldest enigmas in physics. Usually, the strong exchange field of ferromagnet suppresses singlet superconductivity... 1 week
Addressable electron spin resonance using donors and donor molecules in silicon
Science Magazine Phosphorus donor impurities in silicon are a promising candidate for solid-state quantum computing due to their exceptionally long coherence times and high fidelities. However, individual addressability... 1 week
Theorists publish highest-precision prediction of muon magnetic anomaly
PHYS.ORG Theoretical physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Brookhaven National Laboratory and their collaborators have just released the most precise prediction of how subatomic particles called muons—heavy cousins of electrons—"wobble" off... 1 week
Theorists publish highest-precision prediction of muon magnetic anomaly
SCIENCE DAILY Latest calculation based on how subatomic muons interact with all known particles comes out just in time for comparison with precision measurements at new 'Muon g-2' experiment. 1 week
Researchers interpret new experimental data aimed at showing dark matter interacts with ordinary matter
PHYS.ORG An international team of scientists that includes University of California, Riverside, physicist Hai-Bo Yu has imposed conditions on how dark... 1 week
Researchers identify new region in mouse brain that affects appetite and body weight
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at A*STAR's Singapore Bioimaging Consortium have identified a new region of the mouse brain called the Tuberal Nucleus, which affects appetite... 1 week
Astronomers Pinpoint Source of High-Energy Neutrinos for First Time
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New molecular structures in boron-based nanoclusters
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have shown that clusters of boron and lanthanide atoms form interesting 'inverse sandwich' structures that could be useful as molecular magnets. 1 week
Can ultrashort electron flashes help harvest nuclear energy?
SCIENCE DAILY Physicists have now demonstrated experimentally the ability to coherently manipulate the wave function of a free electron down to the attosecond timescale (10-18 of a second). The team also developed a theory... 1 week
Heaviest known calcium atom discovered
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered eight new rare isotopes of the elements phosphorus, sulfur, chlorine, argon, potassium, scandium and, most importantly, calcium. These are the heaviest isotopes of these elements ever found. 1 week
Multimessenger observations of a flaring blazar coincident with high-energy neutrino IceCube-170922A
Science Magazine Previous detections of individual astrophysical sources of neutrinos are limited to the Sun and the supernova 1987A, whereas the origins of the diffuse flux of high-energy... 1 week
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Phase transitions in a programmable quantum spin glass simulator
Science Magazine Understanding magnetic phases in quantum mechanical systems is one of the essential goals in condensed matter physics, and the advent of prototype quantum simulation hardware has provided new tools for... 1 week
More than century-old riddle resolved—a blazar is a source of high-energy neutrinos
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Manipulating single atoms with an electron beam
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Scientists show how energy landscape algorithm details DNA's interphase dynamics
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