Groundbreaking research to help control liquids at micro and nano scales

From targeted drug delivery to the self-assembly of nano robots, new research by Northumbria University, Newcastle, is using super-sized atoms to reveal the behaviour of liquids in microscopic ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Improving insulation materials, down to wetting crossed fibers

Sandcastles are a prime example of how adding a small amount of liquid to a granular material changes its characteristics. But understanding the effect of a liquid wetting randomly oriented ...

57 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Producing spin-entangled electrons

A team from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science, along with collaborators from several Japanese institutions, have successfully produced pairs of spin-entangled electrons and demonstrated, ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Clues to inner atomic life from subtle light-emission shifts

Atoms absorb and emit light of various wavelengths. Physicists have long known that there are some tiny changes, or shifts, in the light that gets absorbed or emitted, due to the properties ...

57 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Giving buildings a cosmic CT scan

Naturally occurring radiation could be used to see inside large structures

18 hours ago from Science Now

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Garmin's New Bike Light Looks Farther Ahead the Faster You Ride

As part of its new Varia line of smart cycling devices, Garmin just introduced a couple of lightning options that promise to make it safer for cyclists riding at night. And not only when it ...

1 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Scientists reveal different dynamics of droplet formation on fibers

Thin fibers play a tremendous role in many areas of our daily life, from the use of glass fibers in ultra-fast data transmission to textile fibers in our clothing. In order to enable special ...

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Bow ties and cuttlefish: Researchers gain new insight into a visual super sense

An experiment originally designed to test the visual abilities of octopuses and cuttlefish has given University of Bristol researchers an unprecedented insight into the human ability to perceive ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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New micro-supercapacitor structure inspired by the intricate design of leaves

There was a time during the early development of portable electronics when the biggest hurdle to overcome was making the device small enough to be considered portable. After the invention of ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Is this the new 'Ghostbusters' proton pack? It looks like a downgrade

Director Paul Feig tweets a picture of an unlicensed nuclear accelerator that appears to have been purchased from old Radio Shack parts, but CNET's Danny Gallagher likes the homemade look.

19 hours ago from CNET

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