Weasel takes down Large Hadron Collider

A small furry animal today took on the largest atom smasher ever made, and won. According to internal documents at CERN, the Large Hadron Collider was knocked out of commission at about ...

22 hours ago from Gizmag

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Claude Shannon's information theory built the foundation for the digital era

Claude Shannon, born 100 years ago, devised the mathematical representation of information that made the digital era possible.

Thu 28 Apr 16 from ScienceNews

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Using oxygen to sterilise medical implants could save time and money

International researchers led by the University of Bath have demonstrated a cheap, effective and environmentally-friendly way to sterilise medical implants without changing their properties, ...

Fri 29 Apr 16 from Phys.org

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Magnetic nanoparticles may reveal early traces of cancer

Nanoscale magnets offer a new way to find faint, early traces of cancer in patients, according to Rice University students working on a method to capitalize on the magnets' properties. Three ...

Fri 29 Apr 16 from Phys.org

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Active and passive in-cell movements distinguished for the first time

If you looked inside any cell in your body right now, you'd notice that the individual structures and components within it are constantly moving around. While some of that twitching ...

Thu 28 Apr 16 from Gizmag

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Cooling graphene-based film close to pilot-scale production

Heat dissipation in electronics and optoelectronics is a severe bottleneck in the further development of systems in these fields. To come to grips with this serious issue, researchers at Chalmers ...

Fri 29 Apr 16 from Phys.org

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Light-powered 3-D printer creates terahertz lens

From visible light to radio waves, most people are familiar with the different sections of the electromagnetic spectrum. But one wavelength is often forgotten, little understood, and, until ...

Fri 29 Apr 16 from Phys.org

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Microsoft Buys Into DNA Data Storage

10 million strands of synthetic DNA will encode mystery data in test

Wed 27 Apr 16 from IEEE Spectrum

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Personal cooling units on the horizon

Firefighters entering burning buildings, athletes competing in the broiling sun and workers in foundries may eventually be able to carry their own, lightweight cooling units with them, thanks ...

Thu 28 Apr 16 from Phys.org

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Spintronics for future information technologies: Spin currents in topological insulators controlled

An international team headed by HZB researcher Jaime Sánchez-Barriga has shown how spin-polarised currents can be initiated in a controlled manner within samples of topological insulator material. ...

Fri 29 Apr 16 from Phys.org

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Pop went the weasel and down went the Large Hadron Collider, Fri 29 Apr 16
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A new state of matter: Quantum spin liquids explained, Fri 29 Apr 16
Spintronics for future information technologies: Spin currents in topological insulators controlled, Fri 29 Apr 16
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