The secret to sneaky float serves

A research team led by the University of Tsukuba studied the aerodynamics of a volleyball using a wind tunnel and hitting robot. They found that no matter the orientation of a standard ball, ...

Thu 10 Oct 19 from

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Nanoscale manipulation of light leads to exciting new advancement

Controlling the interactions between light and matter has been a long-standing ambition for scientists seeking to develop and advance numerous technologies that are fundamental to society. With ...

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Researchers discover material that could someday power quantum computer

Quantum computers with the ability to perform complex calculations, encrypt data more securely and more quickly predict the spread of viruses, may be within closer reach thanks to a new discovery ...

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That new yarn?!Wearable, washable textile devices are possible with MXene-coated yarns

Producing functional fabrics that perform all the functions we want, while retaining the characteristics of fabric we're accustomed to is no easy task.

Thu 10 Oct 19 from

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'Electroadhesive' stamp picks up and puts down microscopic structures

New technique could enable assembly of circuit boards and displays with more minute components.

Fri 11 Oct 19 from ScienceDaily

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Unlocking a 140-year-old secret in physics

Semiconductors are the basic building blocks of today's digital, electronic age, providing us a multitude of devices that benefit our modern life, including computer, smartphones and other mobile ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from

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Martin Scorsese takes aim at Marvel again at The Irishman press conference - CNET

Even with Al Pacino and Robert De Niro on board, the legendary director struggled to raise money for his latest film -- until he made a trade-off with Netflix.

20 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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'Tricked' bacteria open new pathways to antimicrobial treatments

Scientists have developed a new technique to trick bacteria into revealing hundreds of holes in their cell walls, opening the door for drugs that destroy bacteria's cells.

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Nanostructures help to reduce the adhesion of bacteria

Scientists have shown how bacteria adhere to rough surfaces at the microscopic level. Now a team of researchers has discovered that precise analysis of the topographical composition of nanostructured ...

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Watching energy transport through biomimetic nanotubes

Scientists from the University of Groningen (the Netherlands) and the University of Wrzburg (Germany) have investigated a simple biomimetic light-harvesting system using advanced spectroscopy ...

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