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Low-cost eye-tracking glasses have no need for batteries

Eye-tracking systems certainly would add a lot to augmented reality glasses, as they could adjust visual content based on what users are looking at, or be used for hands-free control ...

Tue 30 Oct 18 from Gizmag

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Scientists make first detailed measurements of key factors related to high-temperature superconductivity

In superconducting materials, electrons pair up and condense into a quantum state that carries electrical current with no loss. This usually happens at very low temperatures. Scientists have ...

Thu 1 Nov 18 from

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New composite material that can cool itself down under extreme temperatures

A cutting-edge material, inspired by nature, that can regulate its own temperature and could equally be used to treat burns and help space capsules withstand atmospheric forces is under development ...

Fri 26 Oct 18 from

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Zapping substances with electrons can quickly map chemical structures

Speedy molecular identification originally developed for proteins might benefit crime lab researchers and drugmakers.

Mon 29 Oct 18 from ScienceNews

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Seeing a salt solution's structure supports one hypothesis about how minerals form

Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory used neutrons, isotopes and simulations to "see" the atomic structure of a saturated solution and found evidence supporting ...

Wed 24 Oct 18 from

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Researchers validate 80-year-old ferroelectric theory

Researchers have successfully demonstrated that hypothetical particles that were proposed by Franz Preisach in 1935 actually exist. In an article published in Nature Communications, scientists ...

Tue 23 Oct 18 from

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Nanosized ferroelectrics become a reality

Using ferroelectricity instead of magnetism in computer memory saves energy. If ferroelectric bits were nanosized, this would also save space. But conventional wisdom dictates that ferroelectric ...

Mon 22 Oct 18 from

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Image of the Day: Clubbing

Mantis shrimps' remarkably swift kicks come from springs built into their dactyl clubs.

Fri 19 Oct 18 from The Scientist

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Plastic piling up in Japan after China waste ban: Survey

Japan said Thursday it was facing a growing sea of plastic waste with limited capacity to process it after China stopped accepting foreign waste imports.

Thu 18 Oct 18 from

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Scientists find unusual behavior in topological material

Argonne scientists have identified a new class of topological materials made by inserting transition metal atoms into the atomic lattice of a well-known two-dimensional material.

Thu 18 Oct 18 from

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