Inside Europeĺs quest to build an unhackable quantum internet

An ambitious project in the Netherlands aims to use quantum technology to foil hackers who try to spy on data flowing through the internetĺs pipes.

14 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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A topical gel that can prevent nerve damage due to spraying crops with pesticides

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in India has developed a topical get that can be used by farmers to prevent nerve damage due to chemical crop spraying. In their paper ...

19 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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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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Discovering a previously unknown role for a source of magnetic fields

Magnetic forces ripple throughout the universe, from the fields surrounding planets to the gasses filling galaxies, and can be launched by a phenomenon called the Biermann battery effect. Now ...

Fri 19 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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A chemical criterion for rating movies

A measurable criterion now exists for determining the age rating of films. A group of scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz has found that the concentration of isoprene ...

Thu 18 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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What the electronĺs near-perfect roundness means for new physics

The electron remains stubbornly round, meaning we may need to build beyond the Large Hadron Collider to find physics outside of the standard model.

Wed 17 Oct 18 from ScienceNews

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In a Major Feat, Scientists Create a Bose-Einstein Condensate in Space

Space-Based Matter By blasting a miniature, experimental chip into space, scientists have created the first space-based Bose-Einstein condensate. The feat could allow foráthe more preciseáexploration ...

Thu 18 Oct 18 from Discover Magazine

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A new way to measure nearly nothing: Ultracold trapped atoms to measure pressure

Many semiconductor fabricators and research labs are under increasing pressure from, of all things, vacuum. These facilities need to remove greater amounts of gas molecules and particles from ...

Fri 19 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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Misfit Vapor 2 price and release date listed by retailer

The Misfit Vapor 2 isn't official yet but a retailer has seemingly just let most of the details slip.

16 minutes ago from Techradar

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Researchers discover a new way to identify 3D printed guns

Researchers at the University at Buffalo have found that 3D printers have fingerprints, essentially slight differences in design that can be used to identify prints. This means investigators ...

Fri 19 Oct 18 from TechCrunch

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