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A unique conducting state under UV-irradiation

A highly conducting state has been found in a molecular crystal under UV-irradiation. The state reversibly appears in accordance with UV-irradiation, but does not appear by any other method ...

Thu 29 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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First report of superconductivity in a nickel oxide material

Scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have made the first nickel oxide material that shows clear signs of superconductivityŚthe ...

Wed 28 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Monkey Shatters Zoo Glass With Sharpened Stone in Impressive Prison Break Attempt

A video from China is all the proof you need that the hilarious antics of monkeys at the zoo are really just a distracting ruse as they spend their days figuring out the best way to escape.Read ...

Thu 29 Aug 19 from Gizmodo

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Scientists harness bacteria to create 'living' liquid crystals

Liquid crystals are widely used in technologies such as displays, which manipulate their orientation to display colors across the spectrum.

Tue 27 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Researchers' review paper reveal insights into high quality fabrication of nanocomposites

Metal matrix nanocomposites (MMNCs) are increasingly used in industries such as automotive, aerospace and military due to their excellent combination of high strength, thermal stability, ductility ...

Mon 26 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Prediction: Hydride compound should be superconductive at high temperature and pressure

A team of researchers at Jilin University has calculated that a certain hydride compound should be superconductive at high temperature and under very high pressure. In their paper published ...

Tue 27 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Texas woman finds 3.72-carat yellow diamond during visit to Arkansas park

A Texas woman found a 3.72-carat yellow diamond in a rock pile at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansasálast week.

Fri 23 Aug 19 from FOXNews

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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Is the Groundbreaking Fantasy Epic We've Been Waiting For

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance may be perfect nostalgia...because it never acts nostalgic. Itĺs a gripping fantasy that expands Jim Hensonĺs iconic world, challenging viewers of all ages ...

Fri 23 Aug 19 from Gizmodo

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Circulation of water in deep Earth's interior

Phase H is a hydrous mineral that is considered to be an important carrier of water into deep Earth. We determined the dissociation condition of phase H by a theoretical calculation based on ...

Mon 19 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Blinded by the Light: Exuberant Bruce Springsteen musical wouldn't exist without Brexit - CNET

Gurinder Chadha, the filmmaker behind Bend It Like Beckham and Bride and Prejudice, returns with a heartfelt movie filled to the brim with music from The Boss.

Sat 17 Aug 19 from CNET

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