Magnetism
Lasers make magnets behave like fluids  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have discovered how magnets recover after being blasted by a laser. It turns out, they act a bit like oil and water in a jar. more
Could this brain stimulation technique reverse memory decline?  MNT · 3 days
New research examines the effect of a noninvasive brain stimulation technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation on age-related memory decline. more
Get the Aukey B60 wireless sport earbuds with magnetic on-off switch for $45 - CNET  CNET · 3 days
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Medical News Today: Could this brain stimulation technique reverse memory decline?  MNT · 3 days
New research examines the effect of a noninvasive brain stimulation technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation on age-related memory decline. more
Lasers make magnets behave like fluids  nanowerk · 3 days
Researchers have discovered how magnets recover after being blasted by a laser. It turns out, they act a bit like oil and water in a jar. more
Lasers make magnets behave like fluids  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
For years, researchers have pursued a strange phenomenon: When you hit an ultra-thin magnet with a laser, it suddenly de-magnetizes. Imagine the magnet on your refrigerator falling off. more
Spin flipper upends protons  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Protons spin. It's an intrinsic property that can affect experiments at accelerators that use beams of protons. Yet flipping proton spins could offer insights into nuclear physics experiments that study the first moments of the universe in a laboratory setting.... more
Nanoscale magnetic imaging of ferritin in a single cell  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
In life sciences, the ability to measure the distribution of biomolecules inside a cell in situ is an important investigative goal. Among a variety of techniques, scientists have used magnetic... more
There's a Tiny, Bright Magnetar Photobombing Our Galaxy's Supermassive Black Hole  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Astronomers studying black hole SagA* have to deal with the weird, frustrating little star that lit up right between Earth and the black hole in 2013. more
Imaging localized neuronal activity at fast time scales through biomechanics  Science Magazine · 4 days
Mapping neuronal activity noninvasively is a key requirement for in vivo human neuroscience. Traditional functional magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, with a temporal response of seconds, cannot measure high-level... more
Fast and selective optical heating for functional nanomagnetic metamaterials  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In a recent article published in Nanoscale, researchers from the Nanomagnetism group at nanoGUNE have demonstrated the use of hybrid magnetic-plasmonic elements to facilitate contactless and selective temperature control in... more
College Students Hatch Nuclear-Powered Magnetic Plan to Protect Marsonauts from Cosmic Rays  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
A team of undergraduate students at Drake University in Iowa is developing a magnetic shield to defend interplanetary astronauts from the intense cosmic radiation... more
Powerful ultra-high-field MRIs for early disease detection  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The widespread adoption of magnetic resonance imaging revolutionized clinical medicine, and the revolution has not stopped. Scientists in an EU-funded project are exploring ways to make MRIs even more effective - aiming to help... more
Fast and selective optical heating for functional nanomagnetic metamaterials  nanowerk · 5 days
Scientists demonstrate the use of hybrid magnetic-plasmonic elements to facilitate contactless and selective temperature control in magnetic functional metamaterials. more
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Take calls hands-free with these discounted Bluedio headphones. Bluedio's TN2 (Turbine) Bluetooth Headphones are on sale at Amazon for just $19.59 when you clip... more
Formation of a magnetar 6.5 billion light years away  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Building on recent discoveries about neutron stars, a team of astronomers has identified X-ray observations that are consistent with the merger of two neutron stars. This merger is believed to... more
Researchers observe formation of a magnetar 6.5 billion light years away  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A University of Arkansas researcher is part of a team of astronomers who have identified an outburst of X-ray emission from a galaxy approximately 6.5 billion... more
Researchers observe formation of a magnetar 6.5 billion light years away  nanowerk · 1 week
X-ray data holds evidence of two neutron stars merging to form a celestial object with an extremely powerful magnetic field. more
Electron-phonon instability in graphene revealed by global and local noise probes  Science Magazine · 1 week
Understanding and controlling nonequilibrium electronic phenomena is an outstanding challenge in science and engineering. By electrically driving ultraclean graphene devices out of equilibrium, we observe an... more
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This Tacklife Cordless Electric Screwdriver usually costs $21.97, but thanks to coupon code B797VDYT, you can score it for just $12.08 at Amazon. Today's... more
Nanoscale magnetic imaging of ferritins in a single cell  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The in situ measurement of the distribution of biomolecules inside a cell is one of the important goals in life science. Among various imaging techniques, magnetic imaging (MI) based on... more
Save big on Oria's magnetic screwdriver kits like a 25-piece set for $13  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Get it to work. The Oria Precision Screwdriver Set 25-in-1 24-bits magnetic driver kit is down to $12.74 thanks to a 5%... more
Bruker announces innovative UHF magnet technology for high-resolution NMR in structural biology  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
At the 60th Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference (ENC, www.enc-conference.org ), Bruker announced today a breakthrough in ultra-high field high-resolution NMR spectroscopy applied to... more
EuroCMR 2019 to present novel studies on clinical use of cardiovascular magnetic resonance  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Novel studies from around the world showing cutting-edge clinical use of cardiovascular magnetic resonance will be presented at EuroCMR 2019, a meeting... more
Strain and defects grow in magnetite nanoparticles when oxidized  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Detailed 3D images show how nanoparticles change in reactions that purify contaminated water or power recyclable geochemical batteries. more
Record-Breaking Satellite Advances NASA’s Exploration of High-Altitude GPS  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
The four Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) spacecraft recently broke the world record for navigating with GPS signals farther from Earth than... more
Magnetic nanoparticles can 'heat up' tumor cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Unfortunately, cancer isn't simply a single disease, and some types, like pancreas, brain or liver tumors, are still difficult to treat with chemotherapy, radiation therapy or surgery, leading to low survival rates for patients. more
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Go hands free and cable free! Following up on the iTap 2 car mount series released in November last year, iOttie has... more
Magnetic nanoparticles can 'burn' cancer cells  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Unfortunately, cancer isn't simply a single disease, and some types, like pancreas, brain or liver tumours, are still difficult to treat with chemotherapy, radiation therapy or surgery, leading to low survival rates for patients. Thankfully, new... more
Magnetic nanoparticles can 'burn' cancer cells  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Magnetic hyperthermia is still a highly experimental cancer treatment, but new research shows that the therapy is tunable. more
Magnetic nanoparticles can 'burn' cancer cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Among emerging cancer therapies, one approach is based on hyperthermia. In a new study, researchers show that tumor cells' specific absorption rate of destructive heat depends on the diameter of the nanoparticles and composition of the... more
Dark Matter Experiment Finds No Evidence of Axions  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
Physicists from MIT and elsewhere have performed the first run of a new experiment to detect axions — hypothetical particles... more
Artificial intelligence helps to better assess treatment response of brain tumors  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A team has developed a new method for the automated image analysis of brain tumors. The authors show that machine learning methods carefully trained on standard... more
New alternatives may ease demand for scarce rare-earth permanent magnets  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
From computer hard discs to smart phones, magnets are at the forefront of technology. Magnets containing rare-earth elements are among the most powerful available, but these elements can... more
New alternatives may ease demand for scarce rare-earth permanent magnets  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
From computer hard discs and smart phones to earbuds and electric motors, magnets are at the forefront of today's technology. Magnets containing rare-earth elements are among the most... more
The new iPad Pro gets its first Logitech keyboard  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Logitech has announced its first keyboard for the latest iPad Pro, the Slim Folio Pro. The new keyboard... more
Cleaning up oil using magnets  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In the future, it could be possible to remove oil spills on the surface of the ocean by using magnets. An interdisciplinary group of researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) led by Prof. Dr. Marcus Halik has developed functionalised... more
Surprise! Sun's Magnetic Field Is Stronger Than We Thought  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Studies of a solar flare revealed something unexpected about the sun: its magnetic field is even stronger than scientists predicted. more
Quantum magnetometers for industrial applications  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
On April 1 2019, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft launches the lighthouse project "Quantum Magnetometry" (QMag): Freiburg's Fraunhofer institutes IAF, IPM and IWM want to transfer quantum magentometry from the field of university research to industrial applications. In close cooperation with... more
Cleaning up oil using magnets  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
In the future, it could be possible to remove oil spills on the surface of the ocean by using magnets. An interdisciplinary group of researchers has developed functionalized iron oxide particles that can attract any types of hydrocarbons.... more
Nanoscale ferroelastic twins formed in strained LaCoO3 films  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
The coexistence and coupling of ferroelasticity and magnetic ordering in a single material offers a great opportunity to realize novel devices with multiple tuning knobs. Complex oxides are a particularly promising class... more
Researchers find that the sun's magnetic field is ten times stronger than previously believed  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The sun's magnetic field is ten times stronger than previously believed, new research from Queen's University Belfast and Aberystwyth University... more
Dark matter experiment finds no evidence of axions  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Physicists have performed the first run of a new experiment to detect axions -- hypothetical particles that are predicted to be among the lightest particles in the universe. The team reports that... more
Ferromagnetic nanoparticle systems show promise for ultrahigh-speed spintronics  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
In the future, ultrahigh-speed spintronics will require ultrafast coherent magnetization reversal within a picosecond. While this may eventually be achieved via irradiation the small change of magnetization it generates has so far... more
A nanomagnet compass pointing West  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists have discovered a special phenomenon in magnets. This phenomenon takes place at the nanoscale and enables magnets to be assembled in unusual configurations, which could also be useful for computer technology and data storage. more
A compass pointing west  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have discovered a special phenomenon of magnetism in the nano range. It enables magnets to be assembled in unusual configurations. This could be used to build computer memories and switches to increase the performance of microprocessors. more
Chirally coupled nanomagnets  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Magnetically coupled nanomagnets have multiple applications in nonvolatile memories, logic gates, and sensors. The most effective couplings have been found to occur between the magnetic layers in a vertical stack. We achieved strong coupling of laterally adjacent nanomagnets using the... more
Ferromagnetic nanoparticle systems show promise for ultrahigh-speed spintronics  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In the future, ultrahigh-speed spintronics will require ultrafast coherent magnetization reversal within a picosecond—one-trillionth of a second. Spintronics centers on an electron's spin and magnetic moment in solid-state devices. While this may... more
A compass pointing west  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and ETH Zurich have discovered a special phenomenon of magnetism in the nano range. It enables magnets to be assembled in unusual configurations. This could be used to build computer memories and switches... more
Tomorrow's data memories: Using new technology to explore single molecule magnets in slow motion  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
When storing data, conventional techniques are increasingly reaching their limits. So-called single molecule magnets could provide a remedy. Research teams... more
Ferromagnetic nanoparticle systems show promise for ultrahigh-speed spintronics  nanowerk · 3 weeks
In the future, ultrahigh-speed spintronics will require ultrafast coherent magnetization reversal within a picosecond - one-trillionth of a second. Spintronics centers on an electron's spin and magnetic moment in solid-state devices. more
Tomorrow's data memories: Using new technology to explore single molecule magnets in slow motion  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Similar to slow motion, details about single molecule magnets can now be analysed in a complementary way in order to... more
Lipid vesicles transmit luminous or electrical signals  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Liposomes are small spherical vesicles with walls comprising two layers of lipids and containing an aqueous core. These artificial structures have been developed for drug delivery or as carriers of active substances in cosmetic... more
Lipid vesicles transmit luminous or electrical signals  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Fluorescent molecules or charges enable liposomes to transmit light or electrical signals. Magnetic particles added to the material allow transmission to be controlled by means of magnets. more
Mechanism behind magnetism-driven negative thermal expansion (NTE) explained for the first time  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Computers, cell phones and other devices are built from many small parts and components that are prone to poor performance and damage caused by... more
First explanation for mechanism behind magnetism-driven NTE derived in 40 years  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Most materials expand upon heating and contract upon cooling. Some behave inversely, a phenomenon known as negative thermal expansion (NTE). NTE observed in inverse perovskite antiferromagnets... more
Physicists Create Stable ‘Supercrystals’  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
Stimulation with ultrafast light pulses can realize and manipulate states of matter with emergent structural, electronic and magnetic phenomena. According to a new study, published in the journal... more
Rapid magnetic 3D printing of human cells  nanowerk · 4 weeks
A team of engineers has found a way to use 3D printing technology to create artificial tumours to help researchers test new drugs and therapies, which could lead to personalized medicine. more
The history and mystery of Polynesian navigation  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The islands of Polynesia stretch over thousands of miles of ocean, presenting a daunting barrier to ancient people before the invention of magnetic compasses and modern navigation equipment. more
Humans Can Detect Earth's Magnetic Field, Claims Study  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
The discovery shows humans have not entirely lost the mechanism of orienting themselves using the magnetic field. more
Exploring Mercury in a new book  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Up until 2008, only one spacecraft had ever visited the planet Mercury, and it didn't linger long. NASA's Mariner 10 mission flew past the tiny world three times in the 1970s, giving humanity a helpful but... more
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