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Team invents microscopic sonic screwdriver

A team of engineers have created tiny acoustic vortices and used them to grip and spin microscopic particles suspended in water.

17 hours ago from

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Researchers prove magnetism can control heat, sound

Phonons—the elemental particles that transmit both heat and sound—have magnetic properties, according to a landmark study supported by Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) services and recently published ...

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New rapid-deployment plasma protocol for trauma care effectively treats patients quicker in the emergency room

Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death among people under age 45, but if trauma physicians could deliver plasma to these injury victims within minutes of their arrival in the emergency ...

22 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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How spacetime is built by quantum entanglement

A collaboration of physicists and a mathematician has made a significant step toward unifying general relativity and quantum mechanics by explaining how spacetime emerges from quantum entanglement ...

Wed 27 May 15 from

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Donuts, math, and superdense teleportation of quantum information

Putting a hole in the center of the donut—a mid-nineteenth-century invention—allows the deep-fried pastry to cook evenly, inside and out. As it turns out, the hole in the center of the donut ...

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Nobel laureate 'God particle' physicist Leon Lederman sells Nobel Prize medal for £510,000

The Nobel gold medal of the scientist who coined the phrase "God particle" to describe the Higgs boson – the subatomic particle that accounts for matter having mass – has been sold for $765,002 ...

23 minutes ago from The Independent

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Endless oscillations: A theoretical study on quantum systems

A quantum system never relaxes. An isolated system (like a cloud of cold atoms trapped in optical grids) will endlessly oscillate between its different configurations without ever finding peace. ...

Thu 28 May 15 from

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Wakey wakey

Sleeping-beauty papers offer hope that authors of uncited works are in good company.

Tue 26 May 15 from Nature News

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Experiment confirms quantum theory weirdness

The bizarre nature of reality as laid out by quantum theory has survived another test, with scientists performing a famous experiment and proving that reality does not exist until it is measured.

Wed 27 May 15 from

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Squeezed quantum cats

ETH professor Jonathan Home and his colleagues reach deep into their bag of tricks to create so-called 'squeezed Schrödinger cats.' These quantum systems could be extremely useful for future ...

Tue 26 May 15 from

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