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Supercontinuum lasers can lead to better bread and beer

Researchers from the Department of Food Science (FOOD) at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark are the first in the world to have analysed whole grains with long near-infrared wavelengths ...

Tue 19 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Collider serves up drop of primordial soup

Quark–gluon plasma produced at record low energies

Fri 22 Sep 17 from Physics World

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One-way track for microwaves based on mechanical interference

Devices that allow to route microwave signals are essential engineering tools. In particular, isolators, which let signals flow in one direction but block them in the other, are needed to protect ...

Tue 19 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Running roaches, flapping moths create a new physics of organisms

Sand-swimming lizards, slithering robotic snakes, dusk-flying moths and running roaches all have one thing in common: They're increasingly being studied by physicists interested in understanding ...

Tue 19 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Cost effective quantum moves a step closer

Canadian and US researchers have taken an important step towards enabling quantum networks to be cost-effective and truly secure from attack.

Tue 19 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Nonlinear physics bridges thoughts to sounds in birdsong

The beautiful sound of birdsongs emerging from the trees is a wonderful example of how much nature can still teach us, even as much about their origins are still mysterious to us. About 40 percent ...

Tue 19 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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An original method of cooling ions could have new and interesting uses

When investigating atoms, scientists face a challenge: At room temperature, individual atoms in a gas have kinetic energy, and fly around at large velocities. Temperature is, in essence, the ...

Mon 18 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Physicists discover a tri-anion particle with colossal stability

Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have achieved a feat that is a first in the fields of physics and chemistryone that could have wide-ranging applications.

Mon 18 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Research creates new possibilities to design new materials with strange and exotic properties

The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics celebrated the rich behaviour of two-dimensional (2-D) materials, like atoms, molecules, or electrons that are confined to move on a flat surface.

Mon 18 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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UAH leads effort that secures $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation

A partnership comprising nine universities in Alabama, including The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) as the lead institution, has been awarded a $20 million, five-year grant by the ...

Wed 20 Sep 17 from Newswise

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