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Until recently measuring a 27-dimensional quantum state would have been a time-consuming, multistage process using a technique called quantum tomography, which is similar to creating a 3D image from many 2D ones.
Researchers at the University of Rochester and the University of Ottawa have applied a recently developed technique to directly measure for the first time the polarization states of light.
Research shows large-scale cooperation may have begun with fear of punishment.
Humans are incredibly cooperative, but why do people cooperate and how is cooperation maintained?
By Cordes, Christian Since their emergence during the second half of the nineteenth century, Darwin-inspired, instinct-based theories of human agency have delivered the psychological foundations of American Institutionalism (see e.g., Dorfman 1963; Rutherford 2000; Asso and Fiorito 2004).
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.