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Watching magnets in 3D

A complex world of waves and tornadoes.

8 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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A simple retrofit transforms electron microscopes into high-speed atom-scale cameras

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and their collaborators have developed a way to retrofit the transmission electron microscopeŚa long-standing scientific ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Mirrored chip could enable handheld dark-field microscopes

Do a Google search for dark-field images, and you'll discover a beautifully detailed world of microscopic organisms set in bright contrast to their midnight-black backdrops. Dark-field microscopy ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Team discovers new way to control the phase of light using 2-D materials

Optical manipulation on the nano-scale, or nanophotonics, has become a critical research area, as researchers seek ways to meet the ever-increasing demand for information processing and communications. ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Shining a new light on biomimetic materials

Researchers have merged optical, chemical and materials sciences to utilize light to control the local dynamic behavior within a hydrogel, much like the ability of the iris and pupil in the ...

2 hours ago from ScienceDaily

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Shaping the rings of molecules

Macrocycles are molecules made of large rings of atoms. Despite being relatively big and flexible, the molecules don't always stay "floppy"Śthey can actually lock themselves into specific shapes ...

Fri 21 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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Viewpoint: Geometry Rescues Superconductivity in Twisted Graphene

Author(s): Laura ClassenThree papers connect the superconducting transition temperature of a graphene-based material to the geometry of its electronic wave functions.[Physics 13, 23] Published ...

5 hours ago from APS Physics

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Tadpoles create their own air bubbles to breathe

A pair of researchers at the University of Connecticut, has found that hatchling tadpoles create their own air bubbles in order to breathe. In their paper published in Proceedings of the Royal ...

Thu 20 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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New graphene-based metasurface capable of independent amplitude and phase control of light

Researchers described a new strategy of designing metamolecules that incorporates two independently controllable subwavelength meta-atoms. This two-parametric control of the metamolecule secures ...

Thu 20 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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Air-gen tech harvests humidity to generate electricity

We've already heard about so-called "fog harps" that use thin wires to collect airborne water droplets, providing drinking water even in arid regions. Well, an experimental new device also uses ...

Tue 18 Feb 20 from Gizmag

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