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Laser physicists have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the edges and dark in its center.
Cooling a nanowire probe with a laser could lead to substantial improvements in the sensitivity of atomic force probe microscopes.
Complex waves generate flow patterns that could be used to manipulate floating objects or explain rips at the beach
Scientists have discovered that the earliest living organisms on Earth were capable of making a mineral that may be found on Mars.
Scientists have developed a new method for revealing how sea levels might rise around the world throughout the 21st century to address the controversial topic of whether the rate of sea level rise is currently increasing.
Marks Highest Efficiency for a Back Contact Silicon Solar Cell CHANGZHOU, China, Feb.
A team led by astronomers at The Australian National University has discovered the oldest known star in the Universe, which formed shortly after the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago.
Ants keep a collection of ‘snapshots’ taken close to the nest so they can find their way home from unfamiliar locations.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.