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2012-07-04 01:52:09

A Kansas State University-led quantum mechanics study has discovered a new bound state in atoms that may help scientists better understand matter and its composition.

Cancer Cells Could Be Sorted Using Tiny 'Speed Bump' Device
2012-06-12 15:38:13

In life, we sort soiled laundry from clean; ripe fruit from rotten.

Classical Physics: Breaking The Limits
2012-06-07 09:24:12

With simple arguments, researchers show that nature is complicated!

2012-05-14 13:02:38

There’s nothing worse than a shonky pool table with an unseen groove or bump that sends your shot off course: a new study has found that the same goes at the nano-scale, where the “billiard balls” are tiny electrons moving across a “table” made of the semiconductor gallium arsenide.

2012-04-25 11:40:07

New laser-effect, discovered by scientists from the Vienna University of Technology, Princeton, Yale and ETH Zurich: If coupled, lasers can switch each other off, leading to a “laser blackout”.

2012-04-13 11:51:34

How hydrogen--the most abundant element in the cosmos--responds to extremes of pressure and temperature is one of the major challenges in modern physical science.

2012-04-02 09:25:53

A research team led by University of Toronto Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo has found a new quantum encryption method to foil even the most sophisticated hackers.

2012-03-26 23:34:36

Nowadays, ever smaller and more powerful computer chips are in demand.

2012-03-23 09:43:47

One of the strange features of quantum information is that, unlike almost every other type of information, it cannot be perfectly copied.


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donative
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