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2011-07-01 05:20:00

Researchers have uncovered chemical traces of a pigment, an important component of color, that once formed patterns in the feathers of fossilized birds.

2011-06-30 19:24:28

An international team including University of Pennsylvania paleontologists is unearthing the appearance of ancient animals by using the world's most powerful X-rays.

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2011-06-20 08:29:38

Glass, by definition, is amorphous; its atoms lack order and are arranged every which way, but when scientists squeezed tiny samples of a metallic glass under high pressure, they got a surprise: The atoms lined up in a regular pattern to form a single crystal.

2011-06-18 01:41:26

RIKEN and the Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI) have successfully produced a first beam of X-ray laser light with a wavelength of 1.2 Angstroms.

2011-06-13 14:36:56

RIKEN and the Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI) have successfully produced a beam of X-ray laser light with a wavelength of 1.2 Angstroms, the shortest ever measured.

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2011-03-27 10:15:00

Scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that a puzzling gap in the electronic structures of some high-temperature superconductors could indicate a new phase of matter.

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2011-03-23 09:09:23

Berkeley Lab scientists accelerate calculations a million times.

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2011-02-03 12:45:00

Arizona State University builds protein beam injector and contributes nanocrystals.

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2011-02-02 23:10:00

The Linac Coherent Light Source could revolutionize the study of life.

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2011-01-06 15:10:00

The Crab Nebula, one of our best-known and most stable neighbors in the winter sky, is shocking scientists with a propensity for fireworks—gamma-ray flares set off by the most energetic particles ever traced to a specific astronomical object.


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