Physics Nobel prize for discovering neutrinos can change flavour

The two winners of the 2015 prize helped show that the three "flavours" of neutrinos can change into each other, implying they have a tiny mass

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New surfaces delay ice formation

If you've ever waited on an airport runway for your plane to be de-iced, had to remove all your food so the freezer could defrost, or arrived late to work because you had to scrape the sheet ...

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Organic semiconductors get weird at the edge

As the push for tinier and faster electronics continues, a new finding by scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Monash University could help inform the design of the next ...

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Quantum computing breakthrough: qubits made from standard silicon transistors

In what is likely a major breakthrough for quantum computing, researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia have managed for the first time to build the fundamental ...

4 hours ago from Gizmag

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Protein reactions identified with subatomic resolution—why some switch proteins are slower than others

Using subatomic resolution, researchers have gained insights into the dynamic modus operandi of two switch proteins which are responsible for the import of compounds into the nucleus and for ...

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New on-chip optical sensing technique used to detect multiple flu strains

New chip-based optical sensing technologies developed by researchers at UC Santa Cruz and Brigham Young University enable the rapid detection and identification of multiple biomarkers. In a ...

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Super yellow blends for light efficiency

A blend of two polymers can be used to boost the efficiency of LEDs (light-emitting diodes), according to a research study published in the journal Applied Materials Today. Richard Friend of ...

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Liquid cooling moves onto the chip for denser electronics

Using microfluidic passages cut directly into the backsides of production field-programmable gate array (FPGA) devices, Georgia Institute of Technology researchers are putting liquid cooling ...

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Team reports detailed analysis of electrical characteristics of a tiny transistor made from two quantum dots

A single-electron transistor (SET) is an electrical device that takes advantage of a strange quantum phenomenon called tunneling to transport single electrons across a thin insulator. The device ...

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Slow and fast, but not furious: Researchers trace how birds, fish go with the flow

Fish and birds, when moving in groups, could use two "gears"—one slow and another fast—in ways that conserve energy, a team of New York University researchers has concluded. Its findings offer ...

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