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Chicago to host world's largest conference on high-energy physics

More than 1,350 physicists from 49 countries will converge in Chicago for the biennial International Conference on High Energy Physics in early August to share new research results, announce ...

Thu 21 Jul 16 from Science Blog

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Study suggests humans can detect even the smallest units of light

Just how dark does it have to be before our eyes stop working? Research by a team from Rockefeller University and the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology in Austria has shown that humans ...

Thu 21 Jul 16 from

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This Bookmark Will Also Double Up As A Nightlight

If you plan to do some reading at night, ideally you'd want to ensure that you have sufficient lighting, but maybe you want to save some energy, or maybe you're in the room with someone else ...

Wed 20 Jul 16 from Ubergizmo

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First completely scalable quantum simulation of a molecule

(—A team of researchers made up of representatives from Google, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, Tufts University, UC Santa Barbara, University College London and Harvard University ...

Wed 20 Jul 16 from

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Scientists develop a minimally traumatic and inexpensive ceramic laser scalpel

Scientists from MIPT and their colleagues have developed a compact and powerful ceramic-based laser with applications in minimally traumatic and inexpensive laser surgical scalpels, and also ...

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Researchers develop a 'physical cryptography' for secure and accurate accounting of the world's nuclear arsenals

Verifiably reducing the number of nuclear weapons in the world will require more than international diplomacy; a scientific breakthrough is needed. To date, all nuclear arms control treaties ...

Wed 20 Jul 16 from

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Short-wavelength spin waves generated directly for the first time

With the rapid advance of miniaturization, data processing using electric currents faces tough challenges, some of which are insurmountable. Magnetic spin waves are a promising alternative for ...

Tue 19 Jul 16 from

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Electron 'spin control' of levitated nanodiamonds could bring advances in sensors, quantum information processing

Researchers have demonstrated how to control the "electron spin" of a nanodiamond while it is levitated with lasers in a vacuum, an advance that could find applications in quantum information ...

Tue 19 Jul 16 from

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The birth of quantum holography—making holograms of single light particles

Until quite recently, creating a hologram of a single photon was believed to be impossible due to fundamental laws of physics. However, scientists at the Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, ...

Tue 19 Jul 16 from

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New material made from mothball chemical sets quantum computing record

CARBON BALLS: An international team has created a new carbon-based material that enables quantum computers to work at room temperature longer than any other conducting material such as graphene.

Mon 18 Jul 16 from ABC Science

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