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2013-03-08 12:16:22

Technology will continue to be a leader in the development of quantum computing architectures Recently Science Magazine invited JQI fellow Chris Monroe and Duke Professor Jungsang Kim to speculate on ion trap technology as a scalable option for quantum information processing. The article is highlighted on the cover of this week's issue, which is dedicated to quantum information. The cover portrays a photograph of a surface trap that was fabricated by Sandia National Labs and used to trap...

Deformed Dolphin Accepted By Sperm Whales
2013-01-25 19:47:06

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Despite their size, sperm whales have proven themselves to be nothing to fear, as reports come in about a group adopting a handicapped dolphin into their community. Scientists found a group of sperm whales near the Azores Islands, about 900 miles off the coast of Portugal, and an unlikely companion by their side: a dolphin with a spinal deformation. Science Magazine reported two behavioral ecologists from the Leibniz...

2011-05-30 08:17:00

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Data Quality Act continues to be used by the public to correct erroneous information disseminated by the Federal government. However, its companion legislation goes virtually unnoticed because OMB under the Clinton Administration emasculated the statute by prescribing overly restrictive regulations which were infinitely more limiting than required by statute. The Data Access Act states that federal agencies must make available to...

2011-04-28 15:08:00

ROWAYTON, Conn., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanoholdings, a commercialization network of leading University scientists providing innovative solutions to global energy and water problems, today congratulates Prof. Andrew Rinzler, a member of the company's scientific network from the University of Florida, and his co-authors Dr. Mitchell McCarthy, Dr. Bo Liu, Dr. Do Young Kim, Dr. Franky So, and Evan Donoghue for their article "Low-Voltage, Low-Power, Organic Light-Emitting Transistors...

2008-03-06 16:30:00

In a provocative article in this week's Science Magazine, the University of Maryland's Ben Shneiderman, one of the world's leading researchers and innovators in human-computer interaction, says it's time for the laboratory research that has defined science for the last 400 years to make room for a revolutionary new method of scientific discovery. He calls it Science 2.0., and it combines the hypothesis based inquiry of laboratory science with the methods of social science research to...

2008-01-11 13:15:00

An international research team has discovered that a magnetic field can interact with the electrons in a superconductor in ways never before observed. Andrea D. Bianchi, the lead researcher from the Universit© de Montr©al, explains in the January 11 edition of Science magazine what he discovered in an exceptional compound of metals "“ a combination of cobalt, indium and a rare earth "“ that loses its resistance when cooled to just a couple of degrees above absolute...

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