Gas treatment makes wetsuits way warmer

A couple of years ago, researchers from MIT created a beaver fur-inspired material that could be used to produce warmer wetsuits. Now, a different group of MIT scientists have devised ...

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Experts warn of synthetic 'bioweapons' danger

(HealthDay)The burgeoning field of "synthetic biology" research could lead to the creation of dangerous new bioweapons, and U.S. defense officials need to be alert to assess the potential threat.

10 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Mysterious IceCube event may be caused by a tau neutrino

Eight years ago, the IceCube detector, a research center located at the South Pole to detect neutrinos emanating from the cosmos, was commissioned. Three years later, it began to register the ...

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Controlling magnetic spin with electric fields

EPFL physicists have found a way to reverse electron spins using electric fields for the first time, paving the way for programmable spintronics technologies.

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Student disruptors invent new way to synthesise DNA

Frustrated at the slow pace of putting code together, two young researchers took things into their own hands. Elizabeth Finkel reports.

Mon 18 Jun 18 from Cosmos Magazine

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Physicists solve the mystery of vanishing particles in graphene

Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and Tohoku University (Japan) have explained the puzzling phenomenon of particle-antiparticle annihilation in graphene, recognized ...

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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When photons spice up the energy levels of quantum particles

Quantum particles behave in mysterious ways. They are governed by laws of physics designed to reflect what is happening at smaller scales through quantum mechanics. Quantum state properties ...

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Futuristic data storage based on controlling the interactions between nanodots magnetic 'mood' twirls

The magnetisation of nanometric square material is not fixed. It moves around in a helical motion. This is caused by the electron whose degree of freedom, referred to as spin, which follows ...

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Groundbreaking discoveries could create superior alloys with many applications

Many current and future technologies require alloys that can withstand high temperatures without corroding. Now, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have hailed a major ...

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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Sodium- and potassium-based batteries could be key for smart grid of the future

From electric cars that travel hundreds of miles on a single charge to chainsaws as mighty as gas-powered versions, new products hit the market each year that take advantage of recent advances ...

14 hours ago from TechXplore

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