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New technology makes creating ultrashort infrared laser pulses easy and cheap

In a marathon, everyone starts at roughly the same place at roughly the same time. But the faster runners will gradually increase their lead, and in the end, the distribution of runners on the ...

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New pathway to valleytronics

A potential avenue to quantum computing currently generating quite the buzz in the high-tech industry is "valleytronics," in which information is coded based on the wavelike motion of electrons ...

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Entanglement On a Chip

A new microchip component can generate a continuous stream of entangled photons for potential applications in quantum cryptography, researchers say.

23 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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Engineering discovery brings invisibility closer to reality

Since the beginning of recorded time, humans have used materials found in nature to improve their lot. Since the turn of this century, scientists have studied metamaterials, artificial materials ...

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SAVE THE DATE: Biophysical Society 59th Meeting, Feb. 7-11, 2015 at the Baltimore Convention Center

Journalists are invited to discover the world of biophysics next month in Maryland, when the largest gathering of biophysicists in the world convenes from Feb. 7-11 at the Baltimore Convention ...

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Physicists find a new way to slow the speed of light

( team of physicists working at the University of Glasgow has found a way to slow the speed of light that does not involve running it through a medium such as glass or water. Instead, ...

Fri 23 Jan 15 from

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Wavy facial hair helps seals find food

Harbor seal's undulating whiskers act as sensor array for detecting fish

Fri 23 Jan 15 from Science Now

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Yes, black holes exist in gravitational theories with unbounded speeds of propagation

Lorentz invariance (LI) is a cornerstone of modern physics, and strongly supported by observations.

Fri 23 Jan 15 from

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Developer has plans to preserve Westinghouse atom smasher

A developer has knocked over the Westinghouse atom smasher east of Pittsburgh but plans to preserve the structure no matter what happens to the property it was on.

Wed 21 Jan 15 from

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Scientists set quantum speed limit

University of California, Berkeley, scientists have proved a fundamental relationship between energy and time that sets a "quantum speed limit" on processes ranging from quantum computing and ...

Thu 22 Jan 15 from

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