Yellowstone's thermal springs—their colors unveiled

Researchers at Montana State University and Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany have created a simple mathematical model based on optical measurements that explains the stunning ...

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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Quantum physics just got less complicated

Here's a nice surprise: quantum physics is less complicated than we thought. An international team of researchers has proved that two peculiar features of the quantum world previously considered ...

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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Atom-thick CCD could capture images: Scientists develop two-dimensional, light-sensitive material

An atomically thin material developed at Rice University may lead to the thinnest-ever imaging platform.

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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'Global positioning' for molecules

In everyday life, the global positioning system (GPS) can be employed to reliably determine the momentary location of one en route to the desired destination. Scientists from the Institute of ...

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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Explainer: What is 4-D printing?

Additive manufacturing – or 3D printing – is 30 years old this year. Today, it's found not just in industry but in households, as the price of 3D printers has fallen below US$1,000. Knowing ...

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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Scientists reveal breakthrough in optical fibre communications

Researchers from the University of Southampton have revealed a breakthrough in optical fibre communications.

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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Epithelial tube contraction: A new feedback mechanism for regulating contractility

Researchers at the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI), National University of Singapore (NUS) have identified a novel mechanosensitive regulation of epithelial tube contraction. These findings are ...

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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Team develops 'cool' new method for probing how molecules fold

Collaborating scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the University of California (UC) San Diego have developed a powerful new system for studying how proteins and other biological ...

Thu 18 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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How the physics of champagne bubbles may help address the world's future energy needs

Uncork a bottle of champagne, and as the pressure of the liquid is abruptly removed, bubbles immediately form and then rapidly begin the process of "coarsening," in which larger bubbles grow ...

Thu 18 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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First direct evidence that a mysterious phase of matter competes with high-temperature superconductivity

Scientists have found the first direct evidence that a mysterious phase of matter known as the "pseudogap" competes with high-temperature superconductivity, robbing it of electrons that otherwise ...

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