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Ultracold molecules hold promise for quantum computing
SCIENCE DAILY A study by MIT researchers shows that collections of ultracold molecules can retain the information stored in them for hundreds of times longer than previously achieved in these materials. These clusters might thus serve... 3 hours
'We Don't Planet' Episode 14: Neutrinos
SPACE.COM Learn all about neutrinos — ghostly, chargeless particles that hardly ever interact with normal matter — in the 14th episode of the astrophysics-explainer video series "We Don't Planet." 5 hours
DNA-protein structure more diverse and flexible chain than previously thought, study reveals
NEWS MEDICAL How can six and half feet of DNA be folded into the tiny nucleus of a cell? Researchers funded by the National Institutes of... 17 hours
Milky Way's origins are not what they seem
SCIENCE DAILY Up to half of the matter in our Milky Way galaxy may come from distant galaxies, astrophysicists have discovered in a first-of-its-kind analysis. As a result, each one of us may be... 17 hours
Ultracold molecules hold promise for quantum computing
PHYS.ORG Researchers have taken an important step toward the long-sought goal of a quantum computer, which in theory should be capable of vastly faster computations than conventional computers, for certain kinds of problems. The new... 20 hours
A new picture emerges on the origins of photosynthesis in a sun-loving bacteria
SCIENCE DAILY Biologists have gained important new insights by resolving with near-atomic clarity, the very first core membrane protein structure in the simplest known... 22 hours
Longstanding biological mystery of DNA organization now solved
SCIENCE DAILY Stretched out, the DNA from all the cells in our body would reach Pluto. So how does each tiny cell pack a two-meter length of DNA into its nucleus, which is just... 22 hours
Scientists solve longstanding biological mystery of DNA organization
PHYS.ORG Stretched out, the DNA from all the cells in our body would reach Pluto. So how does each tiny cell pack a two-meter length of DNA into its nucleus, which is just... 22 hours
Ultracold molecules hold promise for quantum computing
MIT New approach yields long-lasting configurations that could provide long-sought “qubit” material. 23 hours
A close-up view inside the nucleus
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Atomic hydrogen with an iron assist
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Second-scale nuclear spin coherence time of ultracold 23Na40K molecules
Science Magazine Coherence, the stability of the relative phase between quantum states, is central to quantum mechanics and its applications. For ultracold dipolar molecules at sub-microkelvin temperatures, internal states with robust coherence... 23 hours
ChromEMT: Visualizing 3D chromatin structure and compaction in interphase and mitotic cells
Science Magazine The chromatin structure of DNA determines genome compaction and activity in the nucleus. On the basis of in vitro structures and electron microscopy (EM)... 23 hours
Spectral narrowing of x-ray pulses for precision spectroscopy with nuclear resonances
Science Magazine Spectroscopy of nuclear resonances offers a wide range of applications due to the remarkable energy resolution afforded by their narrow linewidths. However, progress toward higher resolution... 23 hours
Synthesis of FeH5: A layered structure with atomic hydrogen slabs
Science Magazine High pressure promotes the formation of polyhydrides with unusually high hydrogen-to-metal ratios. These polyhydrides have complex hydrogenic sublattices. We synthesized iron pentahydride (FeH5) by a direct reaction between... 23 hours
Experimental method measures quantum coherence, the ability of being in two states at once
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have come up with a method that allows measuring the strength of the coherence of superposition in any given... 1 day
icarus lands at fermilab ICARUS lands at Fermilab
CERN Sarah Charley Over the last six weeks, ICARUS has traveled across land and sea. Yesterday, the neutrino detector finally arrived at Fermilab near Chicago, Illinois. (Image © Fermilab)... 1 day
Experimental method measures robustness of quantum coherence
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the UAB have come up with a method to measure the strength of the superposition coherence in any given quantum state. The method, published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society... 1 day
Neutrons peer into a running engine
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have used neutrons to investigate the performance of a new aluminum alloy in a gasoline-powered engine -- while the engine was running. 1 day
High-speed FM-AFM and simulation reveal atomistic dissolution processes of calcite in water
SCIENCE DAILY A high-speed frequency modulation AFM (FM-AFM) has been developed, which researchers say enables atomic-resolution imaging in liquid at ~1 s/frame. 1 day
Using magnetic resonance to evaluate food quality
PHYS.ORG The applications and benefits of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) in medicine are well known, but the technology is also used in other areas such as agribusiness, where its applications include quality analysis of seeds... 1 day
Searching for invisible particles with the ATLAS Experiment
PHYS.ORG As the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) smashes protons at a centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV, it creates a rich assortment of particles that are identified through the signature of their interactions with... 1 day
Stem cells in the brain found to influence aging in mice
NEWS MEDICAL A study conducted by a team of researchers led by Dongsheng Cai at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, finds that injecting extra stem... 1 day
Unhackable Data: In a First, Secure Quantum Communications Is Tested Via Microsatellite
SPACE.COM For the first time, scientists have demonstrated laser communications between a microsatellite and a ground station while using the quantum nature of photons to... 1 day
Scientists find sunscreen potential in Antarctic plants
REUTERS SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Scientists in Chile have discovered molecules in two species of Antarctic flowers that protect the plants from solar radiation... 1 day
Upcoming Solar Eclipse Is a Chance to Prove Einstein Right (Again)
SPACE.COM For some skywatchers, the upcoming total solar eclipse is an opportunity to duplicate one of the most famous experiments of the 20th century. 2 days
half of the milky way comes from other galaxies Half of the Milky Way comes from other galaxies
SCIENCE-NEWS VIDEO A galaxy may swipe up to half of its atoms from other galaxies, making the Milky Way mostly extragalactic stuff, new simulations suggest. 2 days
Stem cells in the brain found to regulate aging
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have found that stem cells in the brain's hypothalamus govern how fast aging occurs in the body. 2 days
Neutrons peer into a running engine
PHYS.ORG VIDEO In a first-of-a-kind experiment, researchers used neutrons to investigate the performance of a new aluminum alloy in a gasoline-powered engine—while the engine was running. 2 days
Observation of ultralong valley lifetime in WSe2/MoS2 heterostructures
Science Magazine The valley degree of freedom in two-dimensional (2D) crystals recently emerged as a novel information carrier in addition to spin and charge. The intrinsic valley lifetime in 2D transition metal dichalcogenides (TMD)... 2 days
Light-induced picosecond rotational disordering of the inorganic sublattice in hybrid perovskites
Science Magazine Femtosecond resolution electron scattering techniques are applied to resolve the first atomic-scale steps following absorption of a photon in the prototypical hybrid perovskite methylammonium lead iodide.... 2 days
A photonic platform for donor spin qubits in silicon
Science Magazine Donor spins in silicon are highly competitive qubits for upcoming quantum technologies, offering complementary metal-oxide semiconductor compatibility, coherence (T2) times of minutes to hours, and simultaneous initialization, manipulation, and readout... 2 days
Atomic movies may help explain why perovskite solar cells are more efficient
PHYS.ORG In recent years, perovskites have taken the solar cell industry by storm. They are cheap, easy to produce and very flexible in their applications.... 2 days
Explaining why perovskite solar cells are more efficient
SCIENCE DAILY Experimenters with a powerful 'electron camera' have discovered that light whirls atoms around in perovskites, potentially explaining the high efficiency of these next-generation solar cell materials and providing clues for making better... 2 days
Strange electrons break the crystal symmetry of high-temperature superconductors
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have found surprising electron behavior that may help unravel the ever-elusive mechanism behind high-temperature superconductivity -- a phenomenon in which electrical current flows freely without resistance through a material... 2 days
Atomic discovery opens door to greener, faster, smaller electronic circuitry
PHYS.ORG A key step in unlocking the potential for greener, faster, smaller electronic circuitry was taken recently by a group of researchers led by UAlberta physicist Robert Wolkow. 2 days
Strange electrons break the crystal symmetry of high-temperature superconductors
PHYS.ORG The perfect performance of superconductors could revolutionize everything from grid-scale power infrastructure to consumer electronics, if only they could be coerced into operating above frigid temperatures. Even so-called high-temperature superconductors... 2 days
User research at BER II: Lupin roots observed in the act of drinking
PHYS.ORG Lupins produce colourful blossoms and nutritious beans. Just how these plants draw water has now for the first time been observed in... 2 days
Physicists Find Strong Evidence of Higgs Boson Decay to Quarks
SCI-NEWS.COM The ATLAS experiment, one of the four major experiments at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland,... 2 days
Developing quantum algorithms for optimization problems
PHYS.ORG Quantum computers of the future hold promise for solving complex problems more quickly than ordinary computers. For example, they can factor large numbers exponentially faster than classical computers, which would allow them to break codes in... 2 days
Quantum tunneling takes time, new study shows
SCIENCE-NEWS A new measurement disfavors the idea that electrons can escape atoms instantaneously. 2 days
Study sheds light on the role of the entropy in a quantum system
PHYS.ORG Any understanding of the irreversibility of the arrow of time should account the quantum nature of the world that surrounds us. The... 2 days
ATLAS Experiment explores how the Higgs boson interacts with other bosons
PHYS.ORG Since resuming operation for Run 2, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has been producing about 20,000 Higgs bosons per day in its 13 TeV proton–proton collisions.... 2 days
Upcoming Solar Eclipse Is a Chance to Prove Einstein Right (Again)
LIVE SCIENCE For some skywatchers, the upcoming total solar eclipse is an opportunity to duplicate one of the most famous experiments of the 20th century. 2 days
Anti-cancer chemotherapeutic agent inhibits glioblastoma growth and radiation resistance
MNT Glioblastoma is a primary brain tumor with dismal survival rates, even after treatment with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. 2 days
Physicists master unexplored electron property
SCIENCE DAILY While the charge and spin properties of electrons are widely utilized in modern day technologies such as transistors and memories, another aspect of the subatomic particle has long remained uncharted. This is the 'valley' property which has potential... 3 days
Fungi that evolved to eat wood offer new biomass conversion tool
SCIENCE DAILY Twenty years ago, a microbiologist and colleagues discovered a unique system that some microorganisms use to digest and recycle wood. Three orders of 'brown rot fungi'... 3 days
KSU team contributes to DUNE, the world's biggest neutrino experiment
PHYS.ORG A large international team of researchers—including Kansas State University scientists—is turning to tiny particles to address big questions about dark matter, black holes and the origins of the... 3 days
Physicists master unexplored electron property
PHYS.ORG While the charge and spin properties of electrons are widely utilized in modern day technologies such as transistors and memories, another aspect of the subatomic particle has long remained uncharted. This is the "valley" property which has potential... 3 days
How earthquake scientists eavesdrop on North Korea’s nuclear blasts
SCIENCE-NEWS Researchers monitor the power and location of underground nuclear weapons testing by North Korea. 3 days
A bar magnet creates chaos in plasma
PHYS.ORG Placing a magnet on your refrigerator might hold up your calendar, but researchers from India's Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics found that placing one outside a plasma chamber causes a localized, fireball-like structure. This... 3 days
Researchers demonstrate new way to produce high-density clusters of aligned quantum sensors in diamond
PHYS.ORG Imagine a sensor so sensitive it can detect changes in the proton concentration of a single protein, within a single... 3 days
Chemical route towards electronic devices in graphene
SCIENCE DAILY Essential electronic components, such as diodes and tunnel barriers, can be incorporated in single graphene wires (nanoribbons) with atomic precision. The goal is to create graphene-based electronic devices with extremely fast operational speeds. 3 days
Chemical route to electronic devices in graphene
PHYS.ORG Essential electronic components, such as diodes and tunnel barriers, can be incorporated in single graphene wires (nanoribbons) with atomic precision. The goal is to create graphene-based electronic devices with extremely fast operational speeds. The... 3 days
What happens when materials collide?
SCIENCE DAILY The first direct observations of a material's dynamic fracture have been observed at the atomic scale, from X-ray diffraction measurements of tantalum. 3 days
Neuro-oncology scientists discover unique molecular mechanism that maintains glioma stem cells
NEWS MEDICAL Glioblastoma is a primary brain tumor with dismal survival rates, even after treatment with surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. 3 days
'Tiny dancer' atoms could prove a hit with quantum computer scientists
PHYS.ORG Quantum computers could be a step closer to practical use thanks to the work of an international team led by University of Surrey scientists. The group,... 3 days
Magnetic quantum objects in a 'nano egg carton'
PHYS.ORG Magnetic quantum objects in superconductors, so-called "fluxons," are particularly suitable for the storage and processing of data bits. Computer circuits based on fluxons could be operated with significantly higher speed while dissipating... 3 days
Researchers uncover new avenues for finding unique class of insulators
PHYS.ORG For the last decade, scientists have sought topological insulators, materials that are insulating on the inside but conduct current on their surfaces. Although first predicted around 2005, very... 3 days
Facts About Uranium
LIVE SCIENCE Uranium is a naturally radioactive element. It powers nuclear reactors and atomic bombs. 4 days
Writing with the electron beam: Now in silver
SCIENCE DAILY For the first time an international team realized direct writing of silver nanostructures using an electron beam applied to a substrate. Silver nanostructures have the potential to concentrate visible light at the... 4 days
Lawbreaking Particles May Point to a Previously Unknown Force in the Universe
SPACE.COM Scientists aren't yet certain that electrons and their relatives are violating the Standard Model of particle physics, but the evidence is mounting. 4 days
Rising costs hamper mega–neutron beam facility
Science Magazine Initial power of the European Spallation Source to be cut by more than half 4 days
Researchers perform first basic-physics simulation of the impact of recycled atoms on plasma turbulence
PHYS.ORG Turbulence, the violently unruly disturbance of plasma, can prevent plasma from growing hot enough to fuel fusion reactions. Long a... 4 days
van allen probes surf through waves in space to understand space weather Van Allen Probes Surf through Waves in Space to Understand Space Weather
ASTRO WATCH The space surrounding our planet is full of restless charged particles and roiling electric and magnetic fields, which create waves around Earth. One type... 4 days
Antiperspirants can be safely used during breast radiotherapy, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Women undergoing daily radiation therapy for breast cancer are commonly told they should not use antiperspirant for fear that it could cause greater radiation damage to the skin,... 4 days
Laying the foundation for new energy technology
MIT Theoretical chemist Troy Van Voorhis probes big energy-related questions, scrutinizing electrons and chemical bonds to improve sustainable energy solutions. 4 days
NASA mission surfs through waves in space to understand space weather
PHYS.ORG The space surrounding our planet is full of restless charged particles and roiling electric and magnetic fields, which create waves around Earth. One type of wave,... 4 days
Writing with the electron beam—now in silver
PHYS.ORG When it comes to extremely fine, precise features, a scanning electron microscope (SEM) is unrivaled. A focused electron beam can directly deposit complex features onto a substrate in a single step (Electron-Beam-Induced Deposition, EBID).... 4 days
Scientists announce the quest for high-index materials
PHYS.ORG An antenna is a device capable of effectively transmitting, picking up, and redirecting electromagnetic radiation. Typically, antennas are macroscopic devices operating in the radio and microwave range. However, there are similar optical devices (Fig.... 4 days
World's highest output density with power amplifier for W-band GaN transmitters
PHYS.ORG Fujitsu today announced the development of a gallium-nitride (GaN) high-electron mobility transistor (HEMT) power amplifier for use in W-band (75-110 GHz) transmissions. To realize long-distance, high-capacity... 4 days
Quantum computing building blocks
PHYS.ORG For decades scientists have known that a quantum computer—a device that stores and manipulates information in quantum objects such as atoms or photons—could theoretically perform certain calculations far faster than today's computing schemes. But building the "parts" for a quantum... 4 days
Researchers studying how to sustain well-being during prolonged space flights
PHYS.ORG As humans prepare to venture deeper into outer space, including potential trips to Mars, researchers are hard at work trying to understand and mitigate the effects of low... 4 days
Mapping dark matter
PHYS.ORG About eighty-five percent of the matter in the universe is in the form of dark matter, whose nature remains a mystery. The rest of the matter in the universe is of the kind found in atoms. Astronomers studying the evolution... 4 days
Radioactive substances leave electron ‘fingerprints’ behind
SCIENCE-NEWS A new method of nuclear forensics could make it harder to handle radioactive material in secret. 4 days
Setting the record straight: Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) do not cause dementia
MNT Several studies have reported associations between proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) use and dementia. 4 days
Ubuntu* - a powerful motto for an important experiment
CERN Stephanie Hills The first African-led experiment has taken place at CERN, supported by UK researchers. Students and staff from the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, have investigated the... 4 days
ESA Video Shows How to Hack Your Webcam to See Infrared Radiation
SPACE.COM A new video from the European Space Agency provides step-by-step instructions for how to modify an inexpensive webcam so that it sees infrared light. 5 days
Robot finds possible melted fuel inside Fukushima reactor
PHYS.ORG Lava-like rocks believed to be melted nuclear fuel have been spotted inside Japan's stricken Fukushima reactor by an underwater robot, the plant's operator said at the end of a three-day inspection. 5 days
creating the largest neutrino detectors in the world Creating the largest neutrino detectors in the world
PHYS.ORG VIDEO A new era in neutrino physics in the United States is underway, and UW–Madison's Physical Sciences Laboratory (PSL) in Stoughton is playing a key role. 6 days
What’s Mass of Proton? Physicists Make Most Precise Measurement Yet
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of physicists from Germany and Japan has made the most precise measurement yet... 7 days
Three-dimensional positioning and structure of chromosomes in a human prophase nucleus
Science Magazine The human genetic material is packaged into 46 chromosomes. The structure of chromosomes is known at the lowest level, where the DNA chain is wrapped around... 7 days
Addressed realization of multication complex arrangements in metal-organic frameworks
Science Magazine The preparation of materials with structures composed of multiple metal cations that occupy specific sites is challenging owing to the difficulty of simultaneously addressing the incorporation of different elements at... 7 days
Energy-efficient accelerator was 50 years in the making
SCIENCE DAILY With the introduction of the Cornell-Brookhaven ERL Test Accelerator, scientists are following up on the concept of energy-recovering particle accelerators first introduced by physicist Maury Tigner at Cornell more than 50 years... 1 week
groundbreaking for an international neutrino experiment Groundbreaking for an international neutrino experiment
CERN VIDEO Sarah Charley This 11-meter high prototype at CERN will refine neutrino detector technology. The final DUNE detectors will be 20 times larger than this... 1 week
Temperature, solar radiation, wind—parameters to predict a vehicle's cabin air temperature
PHYS.ORG Parked vehicles can quickly become a life-threatening environment for unattended children or dogs during the summer months. Dangerous cabin temperatures can be reached after just 30... 1 week
How enzymes produce hydrogen
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the Freie Universität Berlin have clarified the crucial catalytic step in the production of hydrogen by enzymes. The enzymes, called [FeFe]-hydrogenases, efficiently turn electrons and protons into hydrogen. They are thus a candidate for the... 1 week
Neutrons peer into a running engine
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Half of the Milky Way comes from other galaxies
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Creating the largest neutrino detectors in the world
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Groundbreaking for an international neutrino experiment
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