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Latest Magnetic field Stories

2011-10-07 13:30:43

Each year, plant viruses and fungal attacks lead to crop losses of up to 30 percent.

2011-09-20 22:23:34

It’s a bit of a challenge.

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2011-09-02 08:57:28

A breakthrough in understanding materials for next-generation electronic devices.

2011-08-03 06:52:57

Women with high exposure to magnetic fields during pregnancy may have a higher risk of asthma in their children, according to this study.

2011-08-01 12:09:01

Physicists at Forschungszentrum Jülich and the universities of Kiel and Hamburg are the first to discover a regular lattice of stable magnetic skyrmions – radial spiral structures made up of atomic-scale spins – on a surface instead of in bulk materials.

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2011-07-05 08:45:00

High speed plasma flows, often referred to as jets, are extremely common across the Universe.

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2011-06-29 08:37:55

On June 22, 2011, the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf set a new world record for magnetic fields.

2011-06-22 13:49:19

In a recent publication in Physical Review Letters, physicists at the University of Arizona propose a way to translate the elusive magnetic spin of electrons into easily measurable electric signals.

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2011-06-22 06:05:00

Research published this week in the journal Nature Communications shows that a light-sensitive protein found in the human eye can act as a “compass” in the magnetic field when implanted into the eyes of Drosophila (flies).

2011-06-21 12:07:24

Magnetic storage media such as hard drives have revolutionized the handling of information: We are used to dealing with huge quantities of magnetically stored data while relying on highly sensitive electronic components.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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