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Health-tech startups expanding innovations one year after completing Cedars-Sinai Accelerator program
NEWS MEDICAL One year after graduating from the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator powered by Techstars, several health-tech startups are swiftly expanding their innovations into hospitals and other healthcare settings for... 15 hours
'Tiny clocks' crystallize understanding of meteorite crashes
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Nonlocally sensing the magnetic states of nanoscale antiferromagnets with an atomic spin sensor
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Robust nanogenerators based on graft copolymers via control of dielectrics for remarkable output power enhancement
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New GBP3.5 million microscope and ion accelerator now operational
PHYS.ORG The completion of a £3.5 million research facility means that the University of Huddersfield is established as one of Europe's leading centres for the use of ion beams as a... 1 day
Three teams find a way to measure frequencies with far better precision than previous techniques
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New NMR machine at TSRI’s Florida campus will help advance drug development process
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Chemists Synthesize Pretzel-Like Molecules
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Chemists synthesize molecular pretzels
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Submillihertz magnetic spectroscopy performed with a nanoscale quantum sensor
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Quantum sensing with arbitrary frequency resolution
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An on/off Berry phase switch in circular graphene resonators
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US nuclear regulators greatly underestimate potential for nuclear disaster, researchers say
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Harvard team creates a cold-atom Fermi–Hubbard antiferromagnet
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Measured for the first time: Direction of light waves changed by quantum effect
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Your mobile phone can reveal whether you have been exposed to radiation
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Scientists capture the first cryo-EM images of cellular target for type 2 diabetes in action
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No liquid helium, but still extremely cool
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Researchers discover way to make solar cells more efficient
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One-dimensional crystals for low-temperature thermoelectric cooling
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Atomic structure of irradiated materials is more akin to liquid than glass
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SPACE NEWS Wind conditions at the New Zealand launch site subsided, but the company said concerns about static electric charges... 4 days
New blackbody force depends on spacetime geometry and topology
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High voltage for tomorrow's particle accelerator
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Medical News Today: Radiation for prostate cancer: Types and side effects
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Weyl fermions exhibit paradoxical behavior
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Study shows how radioactive decay could support extraterrestrial life
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Crews cover partially-collapsed tunnel at nuclear site
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Swiss Voters Support Renewable Energy and Ban Nuclear
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Nuclear Explosions and Submarine Comms Distort Space Weather Near Earth
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