Radiation detector with the lowest noise in the world boosts quantum work

The nanoscale radiation detector is a hundred times faster than its predecessors, and can function without interruption.

Fri 11 Oct 19 from ScienceDaily

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Tuning element distribution, structure and properties by composition in high-entropy alloys

Nature, Published online: 09 October 2019; doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1617-1In high-entropy alloys, atomic-resolution chemical mapping shows that swapping some of the atoms for ...

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Nature News

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Instagram gets dark mode for iOS 13, Android 10 - CNET

Fans can say goodbye to eyestrain.

Tue 8 Oct 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Physicists report a way to 'hear' dark matter

Physicists at Stockholm University and the Max Planck Institute for Physics have turned to plasmas in a proposal that could revolutionise the search for the elusive dark matter.

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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These New Coca-Cola Bottles Are Made From Marine Plastic

Coca-Cola announced new plastic bottles made with 25 percent marine plastic. (Photo Credit: The Coca-Cola Co. / YouTube) Coca-Cola has done all kinds ...

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Geek.com

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What doesn't crack them makes them stronger

What doesn't kill us makes us stronger, according to philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Who would have thought that a similar notion might apply to materials?

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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New production technique for high-performance polymer could make for better body armor

A team of researchers has found a new way to produce a polymer material called PBO, a product known commercially as Zylon that's used in bulletproof vests and other high-performance fabrics. ...

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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Folding a drop of water solves a longstanding challenge in portable diagnostic devices

If you've ever stopped to watch rain falling on a windowpane, you've seen what happens when two drops of water touch and merge into one. The physics at work in this phenomenon could provide ...

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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Scientists ask: How can liquid organelles in cells coexist without merging?

New research may help to explain an intriguing phenomenon inside human cells: how wall-less liquid organelles are able to coexist as separate entities instead of just merging together.

Thu 10 Oct 19 from ScienceDaily

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Graphene substrate improves the conductivity of carbon nanotube network

Transparent conductive films (TCFs) have many applications in touch screens, organic light emitting diodes and solar cells. These applications need materials that are strong, energy efficient ...

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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