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Quantum physics: On the way to quantum networks  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Physicists have successfully demonstrated the transport of an entangled state between an atom and a photon via an optic fiber over a distance of up to 20 km -- thus setting a... more
Galactic Gamma-ray Sources Reveal Birthplaces of High-energy Particles  ASTRO WATCH · 1 day
Nine sources of extremely high-energy gamma rays comprise a new catalog compiled by researchers with the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC)... more
'Jumping genes' help stabilize DNA folding patterns  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The DNA molecule inside the nucleus of any human cell is more than six feet long. To fit into such a small space, it must fold into precise loops that also govern how genes... more
'Jumping genes' help stabilize DNA folding patterns  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
"Jumping genes"—bits of DNA that can move from one spot in the genome to another—are well-known for increasing genetic diversity over the long course of evolution. Now, new research at Washington University School of... more
A new twist on quantum communication in fiber  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
New research done at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and Huazhang University of Science and Technology in Wuhan, China, has exciting implications for secure data transfer across optical... more
Weak-field induced nonmagnetic state in a Co-based honeycomb  Science Magazine · 2 days
Layered honeycomb magnets are of interest as potential realizations of the Kitaev quantum spin liquid (KQSL), a quantum state with long-range spin entanglement and an exactly solvable Hamiltonian. Conventional magnetically ordered states... more
Large-scale synthesis of crystalline g-C3N4 nanosheets and high-temperature H2 sieving from assembled films  Science Magazine · 2 days
Poly(triazine imide) (PTI), a crystalline g-C3N4, hosting two-dimensional nanoporous structure with an electron density gap of 0.34 nm, is highly promising for... more
Multidimensional entanglement transport through single-mode fiber  Science Magazine · 2 days
The global quantum network requires the distribution of entangled states over long distances, with substantial advances already demonstrated using polarization. While Hilbert spaces with higher dimensionality, e.g., spatial modes of light, allow higher information capacity per... more
A breakthrough in molding materials at the nanoscale  nanowerk · 2 days
In a potential game-changing shift in how nano- and quantum devices are designed and manufactured, researchers have discovered that these materials are actually very conducive to nanomolding, thanks to their atoms? ability... more
On the way to quantum networks  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Physicists at LMU, together with colleagues at Saarland University, have successfully demonstrated the transport of an entangled state between an atom and a photon via an optic fiber over a distance of up to 20 km—thus... more
Why physicists are determined to prove Galileo and Einstein wrong  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Physicists dropped objects on a satellite for two years to test Galileo's theory of falling objects. more
Visualizing every step of on-surface cycloaddition reactions  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
By observing individual atoms as they rearrange themselves step by step, chemists at RIKEN have cast new light on the route by which halogenated aromatic molecules join together on a silver surface1. These insights... more
'Doomsday Clock' closer to midnight than ever  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The Doomsday Clock on Thursday ticked down to 100 seconds to midnight, symbolizing the greatest level of peril to humanity since its creation in 1947 as the threat posed by climate change and a... more
Quantum experiments explore power of light for communications, computing  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Quantum researchers have conducted a series of experiments to gain a better understanding of quantum mechanics and pursue advances in quantum networking and quantum computing, which could lead to practical... more
Quantum anomalous Hall effect in intrinsic magnetic topological insulator MnBi2Te4  Science Magazine · 3 days
In a magnetic topological insulator, nontrivial band topology conspires with magnetic order to produce exotic states of matter such as quantum anomalous Hall (QAH) insulators and axion insulators.... more
Entanglement-based single-shot detection of a single magnon with a superconducting qubit  Science Magazine · 3 days
The recent development of hybrid systems based on superconducting circuits provides the possibility of engineering quantum sensors that exploit different degrees of freedom. Quantum magnonics, which... more
Visualizing H2O molecules reacting at TiO2 active sites with transmission electron microscopy  Science Magazine · 3 days
Imaging a reaction taking place at the molecular level could provide direct information for understanding the catalytic reaction mechanism. We used in situ environmental... more
Quantum experiments explore power of light for communications, computing  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A team from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has conducted a series of experiments to gain a better understanding of quantum mechanics and pursue advances in quantum... more
Doomsday Clock is now 100 seconds from midnight  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
A hypothetical timepiece called the Doomsday Clock measures our nearness to armageddon — by nuclear weapons, climate change and other global threats. more
Borexino Detector Spots 53 Geoneutrinos  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
An underground particle detector called the Borexino detector has detected 53 antielectron neutrinos emanating from the Earth, so-called geoneutrinos. Neutrinos and their antimatter counterpart, antineutrinos, are... more
Tuning of Optical absorbance of graphene quantum dots by high magnetic fields  nanowerk · 3 days
Scientists report the synthesis of graphene quantum dots under an external high magnetic field and their applications in photothermal therapy. more
Ghostly particles detected in condensates of light and matter  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Discover 'ghostly' particles and quantum depletion. A new study makes the first observation of 'ghost particles' from Bose-Einstein condensates via 'quantum depletion': particles expelled by interaction-induced quantum fluctuations. more
Ghostly particles detected in condensates of light and matter  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Bose-condensed quantum fluids are not forever. Such states include superfluids and Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs). more
Ghostly particles detected in condensates of light and matter  nanowerk · 3 days
Scientists make first detection of 'ghost particles' from Bose-Einstein condensates made of light and matter. more
Team develops an electrochemical method for extracting uranium, and potentially other metal ions, from solution  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Fifty years ago, scientists hit upon what they thought could be the next rocket fuel. Carboranes—molecules composed of... more
Americans perceive likelihood of nuclear weapons risk as 50/50 toss-up  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
It has been 30 years since the end of the Cold War, yet on average, Americans still perceive that the odds of a nuclear weapon detonating on U.S.... more
Electrochemical method for extracting uranium, and potentially other metal ions, from solution  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Fifty years ago, scientists hit upon what they thought could be the next rocket fuel. Carboranes -- molecules composed of boron, carbon and hydrogen... more
Determining the atomic structure of natural products more rapidly and accurately  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Many drugs are derived from natural products. But before natural products can be exploited, chemists must first determine their structure and stereochemistry. This can be a... more
Mixing the unmixable: Novel approach for efficiently fusing different polymers  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Cross-linked polymers are structures where large molecular chains are linked together, allowing exceptional mechanical properties and chemical resistance to the final product. However, their modification is not easy.... more
Single-cell morphology encodes metastatic potential  Science Magazine · 4 days
A central goal of precision medicine is to predict disease outcomes and design treatments based on multidimensional information from afflicted cells and tissues. Cell morphology is an emergent readout of the molecular underpinnings of a cell’s functions and,... more
Americans perceive likelihood of nuclear weapons risk as 50/50 tossup  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
It has been 30 years since the end of the Cold War, yet, on average, Americans still perceive that the odds of a nuclear weapon detonating on U.S.... more
Study sheds light on consequences of widespread practice of ringing the cancer bell  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
It's a scene that some cancer patients dream about: they celebrate the end of a course of radiation or chemotherapy by ringing... more
Signals from inside the Earth: Borexino experiment releases new data on geoneutrinos  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Scientists involved in the Borexino collaboration have presented new results for the measurement of neutrinos originating from the interior of the Earth. The elusive... more
Scientists take the first step towards extending the Standard Model in physics  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Researchers of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) in collaboration with colleagues from the Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) and a number of... more
Signals from inside Earth: Borexino experiment releases new data on geoneutrinos  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
The Borexino collaboration has presented new results for the measurement of neutrinos originating from the interior of the Earth. With this update, the researchers have now... more
Neutron source enables a look inside dino eggs  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Did the chicks of dinosaurs from the group oviraptorid hatch from their eggs at the same time? This question can be answered by the length and arrangement of the embryo's bones, which... more
PET/MRI identifies potentially useful breast cancer biomarkers  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Researchers have identified several potentially useful breast cancer biomarkers that indicate the presence and risk of malignancy, according to new research published in the January issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. more
Physicists trap light in nanoresonators for record time  nanowerk · 4 days
The reference particle captured light for a time exceeding 200 periods of one wave oscillation, 20-40 times longer than usual; this opens new perspectives in such areas as manufacturing compact sensors, night... more
Ecologist uses scientific approach to rank world's worst problems in new book  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
From world hunger to nuclear weapons, Kansas State University distinguished professor Walter Dodds ranks the world's worst problems facing humanity in a new book... more
Study investigates enhancements in the superconductivity of electronic nematic systems  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
High-temperature superconductors, materials that become superconducting at unusually high temperatures, are key components of a variety of technological tools, including MRI machines and particle accelerators. Recently, physicists have... more
Neutron source enables a look inside dino eggs  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Did the chicks of dinosaurs from the group oviraptorid hatch from their eggs at the same time? This question can be answered by the length and arrangement of the embryo's bones, which... more
Picosecond magnetization dynamics of spin modes revealed by diffractive ferromagnetic resonance  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
As nanoelectronics encounters fundamental barriers, the spin of an electron, in addition to its charge, is being utilized to carry information in electronic devices. This calls... more
Mixing the unmixable: A novel approach to efficiently fusing different polymers  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Cross-linked polymers are structures in which large molecular chains are linked together, conferring exceptional mechanical properties and chemical resistance to the final product. However, their modification... more
Determining the atomic structure of natural products more rapidly and accurately  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Many drugs are derived from natural products. But before natural products can be exploited, chemists must first determine their structure and stereochemistry. This can be a... more
Creating and observing current vortices in 2-D materials  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Researchers at the University of Chicago and the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have developed a new method to measure how photocurrents flow in a 2-D material—a result that could... more
The quest for perfect quantum dot biomarkers  nanowerk · 4 days
Tiny nanoparticles can illuminate tissues and cells, but safer, more effective materials are needed before their mainstream application. more
Atomic force microscopy - Mapping the unseen  nanowerk · 4 days
Atomic force microscopy techniques enable scientists to map and modify material properties at the nanoscale for broad applications in energy, biology, medicine and beyond. more
New synthetic system can guide electron transfer over long distances  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Electrons are tough to pin down in biology. Learning how to harness electrons is no fool's errand because, when electrons move, they are the electricity that powers life. more
New method determines the atomic structure of natural products more rapidly, accurately  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Many drugs are derived from natural products. But before natural products can be exploited, chemists must first determine their structure and stereochemistry. more
New technique to study molecules and materials on quantum simulator discovered  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A new technique to study the properties of molecules and materials on a quantum simulator has been discovered. more
Transformative 'green' accelerator achieves world's first 8-pass full energy recovery  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Scientists from Cornell University and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) have successfully demonstrated the world's first capture and reuse of energy in a... more
New technique to study molecules and materials on quantum simulator discovered  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A new technique to study the properties of molecules and materials on a quantum simulator has been discovered. more
Taming electrons with bacteria parts  nanowerk · 5 days
Scientists report a new synthetic system that could guide electron transfer over long distances. more
Record-breaking terahertz laser beam  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Terahertz radiation is used for security checks at airports, for medical examinations and also for quality checks in industry. However, radiation in the terahertz range is extremely difficult to generate. Scientists have now succeeded in developing a terahertz radiation source... more
First detailed electronic study of new nickelate superconductor finds 3D metallic state  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Unlike cuprates -- the first known class of unconventional superconductors -- the new nickelates are inherently metallic, sharing electrons with intervening layers of rare... more
NAU scientists study zebrafish to find powerful melanoma-fighting drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Melanoma is the most lethal type of skin cancer and unusually common in Arizona, where residents are exposed to higher-than-average amounts of ultraviolet radiation. However, Northern Arizona University scientists believe... more
Scanning Raman picoscopy: A new methodology for determining molecular chemical structure  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Precise determination of the chemical structure of a molecule is of vital importance to any molecular related field and is the key to a deep understanding... more
High-precision distributed sensing using an entangled quantum network  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Quantum-enhanced metrology has been an active area of research for several years now due to its many possible applications, ranging from atomic clocks to biological imaging. Past physics research established that having... more
Taming electrons with bacteria parts  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Electrons are tough to pin down in biology. Learning how to harness electrons is no fool's errand because, when electrons move, they are the electricity that powers life. more
Computing with spins of light  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A laser system that generates spinning light particles could lead to the strong kind of computational power needed to solve complex biological problems. The system, which improves on previous ones, is described in the journal Quantum Science and... more
Source position and duration of a solar type III radio burst observed by LOFAR  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Type III solar radio bursts are generated by non-thermal electron beams propagating through the solar corona and interplanetary space. In... more
First detailed electronic study of new nickelate superconductor  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The discovery last year of the first nickel oxide material that shows clear signs of superconductivity set off a race by scientists around the world to find out more. The crystal structure... more
Astronomers use 'cosmic echolocation' to map black hole surroundings  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Material falling into a black hole casts X-rays out into space—and now astronomers have used the echoes of this radiation to map the dynamic behavior and surroundings of a black... more
Identity-Switching Neutrinos Could Reveal Why We Exist At All. But Can We Find Them?  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Scientists are searching for a ghostly neutrino particle that acts as its own antiparticle. If they find it, the discovery... more
Why advanced bladder cancer still remains as deadly as it was 30 years ago?  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Despite research showing that aggressive treatment with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation can extend the lives of and even cure patients... more
XMM-Newton maps black hole surroundings  ESA · 6 days
Material falling into a black hole casts X-rays out into space – and now, for the first time, ESA’s XMM-Newton X-ray observatory has used the reverberating... more
The dynamic behaviour of a black hole corona  ESA · 6 days
Image: These illustrations show the surroundings of a black hole feeding on ambient gas as mapped using ESA’s XMM-Newton X-ray... more
Record-breaking terahertz laser beam  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Terahertz radiation is used for security checks at airports, for medical examinations and also for quality checks in industry. However, radiation in the terahertz range is extremely difficult to generate. Scientists at TU Wien have now succeeded in developing a... more
Designing lasers based on quantum physics  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A five-country research team coordinated by Germán J. de Valcárcel Gonzalvo, Professor of Optics at the University of Valencia, has developed a new theory —the coherent master equation— that describes the behavior of pulsed lasers based... more
Unique organic light-emitting molecular emitters  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A team including researchers from Osaka University has produced a new molecular emitter for organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs). Using rational chemical design with U-shaped synthetic building blocks, the scientists were able to arrange the electron donors and acceptors... more
Particle physicists formulate future of the field  CERN · 6 days
Particle physicists formulate future of the field Matthew Chalmers katebrad Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:12 Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, venue for the drafting session of the European strategy for particle physics. (Image credit: Wikicommons/Birds-eye) Today, senior... more
Walking with atoms - chemical bond making and breaking recorded in action  nanowerk · 6 days
Scientists have for the first time captured and filmed atoms bonding together, using advanced microscopy methods they captured a moment that is around half... more
Taming ultrafast electrons with light  nanowerk · 6 days
Physicists have exploited light to control the motion of electrons in a metallic nanocircuit. This could have major implications for the future of data processing and computing. more
New ORNL software improves neutron spectroscopy data resolution  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Neutron spectroscopy is an important tool for studying magnetic and thermoelectric properties in materials. But often the resolution, or the ability of the instrument to see fine details, is too coarse to... more
Walking with atoms: Chemical bond making and breaking recorded in action  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have for the first time captured and filmed atoms bonding together, using advanced microscopy methods they captured a moment that is around half a million... more
Real-time observation of water radiolysis and hydrated electron formation induced by extreme-ultraviolet pulses  Science Magazine · 1 week
The dominant pathway of radiation damage begins with the ionization of water. Thus far, however, the underlying primary processes could not be... more
Imaging an unsupported metal-metal bond in dirhenium molecules at the atomic scale  Science Magazine · 1 week
Metallic bonds remain one of the most important and least understood of the chemical bonds. In this study, we generated Re2 molecules in which... more
Access to tetracyclic aromatics with bridgehead metals via metalla-click reactions  Science Magazine · 1 week
The never-ending pursuits for exploring aromatic molecular architectures result in the large libraries of aromatics with fascinating structures, which have greatly broadened the scope of aromaticity. Despite extensive... more
Walking with atoms—chemical bond making and breaking recorded in action  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Ever since it was proposed that atoms are building blocks of the world, scientists have been trying to understand how and why they bond to each other. Be... more
Low doses of radiation used in medical imaging lead to mutations in cell cultures  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Common medical imaging procedures use low doses of radiation that are believed to be safe. A new study, however, finds... more
Chemists allow boron atoms to migrate  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Organic molecules with atoms of the semi-metal boron are important building blocks for synthesis products to produce drugs and agricultural chemicals. However, the conversion of substances commonly used in industry often results in the loss of... more
Chemists allow boron atoms to migrate  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Organic molecules with atoms of the semi-metal boron are among the most important building blocks for synthesis products that are needed to produce drugs and agricultural chemicals. However, during the usual chemical reactions used in industry,... more
How sensitive can a quantum detector be?  nanowerk · 1 week
A new device measures the tiniest energies in superconducting circuits, an essential step for quantum technology. more
How sensitive can a quantum detector be?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Quantum physics is moving out of the laboratory and into everyday life. Despite headline results about quantum computers solving problems impossible for classical computers, technical challenges are standing in the way of getting quantum... more
Physicists Observe ‘Billions of Billions’ of Entangled Electrons  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
An international team of physicists says they have observed quantum entanglement among ‘billions of billions’ of flowing electrons in thin... more
How sensitive can a quantum detector be?  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Measuring the energy of quantum states requires detecting energy changes so exceptionally small they are hard to pick out from background fluctuations, like using only a thermometer to try and work out if someone... more
Study finds billions of quantum entangled electrons in 'strange metal'  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In a new study, U.S. and Austrian physicists have observed quantum entanglement among "billions of billions" of flowing electrons in a quantum critical material. more
Billions of quantum entangled electrons found in 'strange metal'  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Physicists have observed quantum entanglement among 'billions of billions' of flowing electrons in a quantum critical material. The research provides the strongest direct evidence to date of entanglement's role in... more
N6-methyladenosine of chromosome-associated regulatory RNA regulates chromatin state and transcription  Science Magazine · 1 week
N6-methyladenosine (m6A) regulates stability and translation of messenger RNA (mRNA) in various biological processes. Here, we showed that knockout of the m6A writer Mettl3 or a nuclear reader... more
Microscopy technique reveals cells' 3-D ultrastructure in new detail  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Inside a cell, tentacled vesicles shuttle cargo for sorting. DNA rearranges in the nucleus as stem cells differentiate into neurons. Neighboring neurons cling to one another through a web-like interface.... more
Singular charge fluctuations at a magnetic quantum critical point  Science Magazine · 1 week
Strange metal behavior is ubiquitous in correlated materials, ranging from cuprate superconductors to bilayer graphene, and may arise from physics beyond the quantum fluctuations of a Landau order parameter. In... more
Quantum spin liquids  Science Magazine · 1 week
Spin liquids are quantum phases of matter with a variety of unusual features arising from their topological character, including "fractionalization"—elementary excitations that behave as fractions of an electron. Although there is not yet universally accepted experimental evidence that establishes that... more
Correlative three-dimensional super-resolution and block-face electron microscopy of whole vitreously frozen cells  Science Magazine · 1 week
Within cells, the spatial compartmentalization of thousands of distinct proteins serves a multitude of diverse biochemical needs. Correlative super-resolution (SR) fluorescence and electron microscopy... more
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