One billion suns: World's brightest laser sparks new behavior in light

Physicists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are seeing an everyday phenomenon in a new light.

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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New insights into the toxin behind tetanus

Tetanus toxin is the neurotoxin that causes lockjaw. Many are vaccinated, but tetanus still kills tens of thousands of people per year worldwide. Researchers from the Department of Biochemistry ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Detecting diluteness: New experimental and theoretical approaches 'dive into the pool' of membranes organelles

Inside each and every living cell, there are miniscule structures called membraneless organelles. These tiny powerhouses use chemistry to cue the inner workings of a cellmovement, division ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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3-D printing with living tissues may help treat joint diseases

Degeneration of cartilage and other joint tissues is a major cause of disability. A new review highlights the recent developments in biofabrication, a new technique that allows investigators ...

4 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Researchers measure light fields in 3-D

Researchers from TU Graz and the University of Graz present the new method of 3-D-plasmon tomography in Nature Communications.

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Microplastics from the washing machine

We know about the disastrous ways in which plastic affects the world's oceans. Billions of pieces of plastic are floating in the oceans. Their effects are also sufficiently well-known: marine ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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X-ray technique provides a new window into exotic properties of an atomically thin material

An international team of researchers, working at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and UC Berkeley, fabricated an atomically thin material and measured ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Moisture-responsive 'robots' crawl with no external power source

Using an off-the-shelf camera flash, researchers turned an ordinary sheet of graphene oxide into a material that bends when exposed to moisture. They then used this material to make a spider-like ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Magnetic implants used to treat 'dancing eyes'

A research team has successfully used magnets implanted behind a person's eyes to treat nystagmus, a condition characterised by involuntary eye movements.

4 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Imprecise iron supplementation can spur increase in salmonella

It would seem that too much iron is too much ironwhether it is ingested from particular foods or stored in the body geneticallyand that pathogens such as Salmonella would grow identically ...

5 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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