Scientists borrow from electronics to build circuits in living cells

Living cells must constantly process information to keep track of the changing world around them and arrive at an appropriate response.

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Flat-pack pasta morphs into 3D shapes

According to calculations made by MIT's Tangible Media Group, even if dried macaroni pasta were to be packed in a box "perfectly," it would still be 67 percent air by volume. That's ...

1 hours ago from Gizmag

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Water forms 'spine of hydration' around DNA, group finds

Water is the Earth's most abundant natural resource, but it's also something of a mystery due to its unique solvation characteristics that is, how things dissolve in it.

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers find new way to control light with electric fields

Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a technique for controlling light with electric fields.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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A molecule produced by a Thai liver parasite could be the solution to those non-healing wounds

Every day 12 Australian diabetics have a limb amputated because of a non-healing wound. Globally, it's one every 30 seconds.

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Apple designer creates bonkers $12,000 hourglass - CNET

Industrial designer Marc Newson's embraces copper and curves for a strange and luxurious take on timekeeping.

51 minutes ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Harvard team creates a cold-atom FermiHubbard antiferromagnet

(Phys.org)A team at Harvard University has found a way to create a cold-atom FermiHubbard antiferromagnet, which offers new insight into how electrons behave in solids. In their paper published ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Solving the riddle of the snow globe

If you've shaken a snow globe, you've enjoyed watching its tiny particles slowly sink to the bottom. But do all small objects drift the same way and at the same pace?

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Odd-petal-number states and persistent flows in spin-orbit-coupled Bose-Einstein condensates

The quantum world is both elegant and mysterious. It is a sphere of existence where the laws of physics experienced in everyday life are brokenparticles can exist in two places at once, they ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers develop magnetic switch to turn on and off a strange quantum property

When a ballerina pirouettes, twirling a full revolution, she looks just as she did when she started. But for electrons and other subatomic particles, which follow the rules of quantum theory, ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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