A Star Trek-inspired handheld device for sophisticated medical diagnostics

A Star Trek-inspired handheld device based on a silicon chip could help make rapid, sophisticated medical diagnostics more accessible to people around the world, scientists say.

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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Team finds Wigner crystal—not Mott insulator—in 'magic-angle' graphene

Recently, a team of scientists led by Pablo Jarillo-Herrero at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) created a huge stir in the field of condensed matter physics when they showed that ...

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Netflix's Halloween lineup includes 'The Shining'

Netflix has certainly touted its Halloween shows before, but this year you may have a particularly good reason to pay attention. The streaming giant has outlined all the horror movies ...

13 hours ago from Engadget

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Custom circuits for living cells

A team of Caltech researchers has developed a biological toolkit of proteins that can be assembled together in different ways, like Legos, to program new behaviors in cells. As a proof-of-concept, ...

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Study sheds light on—and through—2-D materials

The ability of metallic or semiconducting materials to absorb, reflect and act upon light is of primary importance to scientists developing optoelectronics—electronic devices that interact with ...

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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A new way to count qubits

Researchers at Syracuse University, working with collaborators at the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Madison, have developed a new technique for measuring the state of quantum bits, or qubits, ...

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Breakthrough in blending metals—precise control of multimetallic one-nanometer cluster formation achieved

Researchers in Japan have found a way to create innovative materials by blending metals with precision control. Their approach, based on a concept called atom hybridization, opens up an unexplored ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Spray-on antennas unlock communication of the future

Hear the word "antenna" and you might think about rabbit ears on the top of an old TV or the wire that picks up radio signals for a car. But an antenna can be much smaller – even invisible. ...

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Sex in plants requires thrust

In plants, to fertilize the egg, the pollen tube (which is between 1/20 and 1/5 of the width of a human hair) has to navigate through a maze of tissue, no matter what obstacles it encounters. ...

14 hours ago from ScienceDaily

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Researchers control the drying patterns formed during salt recrystallization

Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have discovered a new way of controlling the drying patterns formed by re-crystallizing salt. They found that the coffee ring effect can be used ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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