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The biggest 3-D map of the distant universe ever made, using light from 14,000 quasars â€“ supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies billions of light years away â€“ has been constructed by scientists with the third Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III).
Like atomic-level bricklayers, researchers from the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory are using a precise atom-by-atom layering technique to fabricate an ultrathin transistor-like field effect device to study the conditions that turn insulating materials into high-temperature superconductors.
Physicists at Rice University and their collaborators have detected the antimatter partner of the helium nucleus, antihelium-4.
Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Stony Brook University, and collaborators have demonstrated the efficacy of a "wearable," portable PET scanner they've developed for rats.
Evidence that brainâ€™s reward/motivation circuits are linked to compulsive overeating.
Speaking directly into a cellphone while holding it against your ear can alter brain activity in those areas closest to the device's antenna.
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Direct measurements allow detailed look at how quarks of different flavors contribute to spin.
Scientists have discovered that a class of materials known to convert heat to electricity and vice versa behaves quite unexpectedly at the nanoscale in response to changes in temperature.
One big challenge in converting plants to biofuels is that the very same molecules that keep plants standing up make it hard to break them down.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.