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New liquid biopsy test confirms remission in patients with HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A highly sensitive blood test that detects minute traces of cancer-specific DNA has been shown to accurately determine whether patients with HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous... 4 hours
This cloud-zapping laser could help scientists create a quantum internet
SCIENCE-NEWS A powerful fast-pulsing laser can bust through clouds to make quantum communication via satellite easier. 6 hours
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CERN A new beam absorber for the zones where the beams are injected from the SPS was assembled and tested last summer. This is one of the developments presented... 7 hours
Milky Way’s Youngest Pulsar Confirmed
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have confirmed that a supernova remnant called Kes 75 contains the youngest known pulsar in our Milky Way Galaxy. After... 8 hours
These kids and young adults want their day in court on climate change
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Humanity must rapidly decrease greenhouse gas emissions to avoid catastrophic levels of global warming, climate scientists have warned for decades. But America's... 9 hours
Smartphone app brings atoms and molecules to life like never before
PHYS.ORG A new smartphone app that enables people to see how atoms and molecules move in the world around them in unprecedented detail has been developed by... 9 hours
Record-setting transfer of 1 petabyte of data
PHYS.ORG Using a 5,000-mile network loop operated by ESnet, researchers at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC) and Zettar Inc. recently transferred 1 petabyte in 29 hours, with encryption and checksumming, beating... 10 hours
Russian physicists postulate the existence of dark matter-based Bose stars
PHYS.ORG Researchers developed a mathematical model describing motion of dark matter particles inside the smallest galaxy halos. They observed that over time, dark matter may form spherical droplets of... 11 hours
Researchers observe organic chemical reaction with electron microscope
PHYS.ORG Scientists from Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow imaged an organic chemical reaction with an electron microscope and recorded the transformation in real time. The team... 11 hours
Construction is underway for second proton therapy system at Siteman Cancer Center
NEWS MEDICAL Mevion Medical System announces that construction is underway for a second proton therapy system at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University... 16 hours
Scientists use electron microscope to study chemical transformation in catalytic cross-coupling reaction
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists from Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow managed to look inside an organic chemical reaction with electron... 17 hours
Cancer treatment may undergo a paradigm shift to immunotherapy soon
NEWS MEDICAL Immunotherapy when used for cancer treatment could extend life longer finds studies. Experts have explained that until now immunotherapy was reserved as a last resort for most patients... 19 hours
Research offers new hope to men who received childhood cancer treatment
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have discovered a way to grow human stem cells destined to become mature sperm in an effort to provide fertility options later in life to... 20 hours
russian physicists observe dark matter forming droplets Russian Physicists Observe Dark Matter Forming Droplets
ASTRO WATCH Researchers developed a mathematical model describing motion of dark matter particles inside the smallest galaxy halos. They observed that over time, the... 1 day
Structure of spherical viruses aren't as perfect as we thought
PHYS.ORG Determining the structure of a virus is an important step in understanding and treating viral disease. For decades, structural biologists have been using cryo-electron microscopy to create increasingly... 1 day
Einstein and the Incredible Hulk Now Have Their Own Constellations (But You'll Never See Them)
SPACE.COM NASA added 21 new "constellations" to the sky, thanks to invisible gamma-ray light. 1 day
A bridge to the quantum world
PHYS.ORG Monika Aidelsburger uses a special type of optical lattice to simulate quantum many-body phenomena that are otherwise inaccessible to experimental exploration. She has now been awarded an ERC Starting Grant to pursue this work. 1 day
Researchers switch material from one state to another with a single flash of light
PHYS.ORG Scientists from the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have demonstrated a surprisingly... 1 day
Canon Medical to showcase world's first Ultra-High Resolution CT system at ASTRO 2018
NEWS MEDICAL At this year's American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas, October 21-24, 2018 (Booth #3737), Canon Medical... 2 days
Brainlab unveils ExacTrac Dynamic at ASTRO meeting in San Antonio, Texas
NEWS MEDICAL Brainlab unveils ExacTrac Dynamic at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) meeting in San Antonio, Texas. 2 days
Radiotherapy can prolong survival in prostate cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A new major study from London has shown that radiotherapy can extend survival among patients with prostate cancer. The study shows that larger number of patients given standard therapy along with radiation therapy survived... 2 days
measuring the age of the universe Measuring the Age of the Universe
ASTRO WATCH The single most important puzzle in today's cosmology (the study of the universe as a whole) can be summarized in one question: How old... 2 days
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ASTRO WATCH Scientists have confirmed the identity of the youngest known pulsar in the Milky Way... 2 days
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ASTRO WATCH New observations by two Arizona State University astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have caught a red dwarf... 3 days
A new way to measure nearly nothing: Ultracold trapped atoms to measure pressure
PHYS.ORG Many semiconductor fabricators and research labs are under increasing pressure from, of all things, vacuum. These facilities need to remove greater amounts... 4 days
new study sets a size limit for undiscovered subatomic particles New Study Sets a Size Limit for Undiscovered Subatomic Particles
ASTRO WATCH A new study suggests that many theorized heavy particles, if they exist at all, do not... 4 days
Einstein and the Incredible Hulk Now Have Their Own Constellations (But You'll Never See Them)
LIVE SCIENCE NASA added 21 new "constellations" to the sky, thanks to invisible gamma-ray light. 4 days
A three-dimensional photonic topological insulator using a two-dimensional ring resonator lattice with a synthetic frequency dimension
Science Magazine In the development of topological photonics, achieving three-dimensional topological insulators is of notable interest since it... 4 days
Strongly interacting dipolar-polaritons
Science Magazine Exciton-polaritons are mutually interacting quantum hybridizations of confined photons and electronic excitations. Here, we demonstrate a system of optically guided, electrically polarized exciton-polaritons ("dipolaritons") that displays up to 200-fold enhancement of the polariton-polariton interaction strength compared to unpolarized polaritons. The... 4 days
Photonic implementation of Majorana-based Berry phases
Science Magazine Geometric phases, generated by cyclic evolutions of quantum systems, offer an inspiring playground for advancing fundamental physics and technologies alike. The exotic statistics of anyons realized in physical systems can be interpreted as a topological version... 4 days
Ultrafast manipulation of mirror domain walls in a charge density wave
Science Magazine Domain walls (DWs) are singularities in an ordered medium that often host exotic phenomena such as charge ordering, insulator-metal transition, or superconductivity. The ability to locally... 4 days
Atomic-level structure engineering of metal oxides for high-rate oxygen intercalation pseudocapacitance
Science Magazine Atomic-level structure engineering can substantially change the chemical and physical properties of materials. However, the effects of structure engineering on the capacitive properties of electrode materials... 4 days
Deterministic quantum teleportation through fiber channels
Science Magazine Quantum teleportation, which is the transfer of an unknown quantum state from one station to another over a certain distance with the help of nonlocal entanglement shared by a sender and a receiver, has been widely... 4 days
New simulations confirm efficiency of waste-removal process in plasma device
PHYS.ORG Just as fire produces ash, the combining of light elements in fusion reactions can produce material that eventually interferes with those same reactions. Now, scientists at the U.S.... 4 days
Researchers study interactions in molecules using AI
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the University of Luxembourg, Technische Universität Berlin, and the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society have combined machine learning and quantum mechanics to predict the dynamics and atomic interactions in... 4 days
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ASTRO WATCH The findings, by a group of year 12 pupils from Eltham Hill School in south east London, have now been... 5 days
First proof of quantum computer advantage
SCIENCE DAILY Quantum computers promise to revolutionize the future of computing. Scientists have now demonstrated for the first time that quantum computers do indeed offer advantages over conventional computers. They developed a quantum circuit that can solve a... 5 days
moon helps reveal secrets of the universe Moon Helps Reveal Secrets of the Universe
ASTRO WATCH The Moon may be the key to unlocking how the first stars and galaxies shaped the early Universe. A team of astronomers... 5 days
Genetic breakthrough will aid whitebark pine conservation efforts
SCIENCE DAILY A research team for the first time developed reliable genetic markers known as nuclear microsatellites for the whitebark pine, a discovery that could improve the tree's prospects for survival. Whitebark pine, which... 5 days
Genetic breakthrough will aid whitebark pine conservation efforts
PHYS.ORG A University of Colorado Denver-led research team for the first time developed reliable genetic markers known as nuclear microsatellites for the whitebark pine, a discovery that could improve the tree's prospects for... 5 days
Pushing the extra cold frontiers of superconducting science
PHYS.ORG Measuring the properties of superconducting materials in magnetic fields at close to absolute zero temperatures is difficult, but necessary to understand their quantum properties. How cold? Lower than 0.05 Kelvin (-272°C). 5 days
Evidence for Majorana bound states in an iron-based superconductor
Science Magazine The search for Majorana bound states (MBSs) has been fueled by the prospect of using their non-Abelian statistics for robust quantum computation. Two-dimensional superconducting topological materials have been predicted to... 5 days
Hyperfine spectra of surface atoms
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Quantum advantage with shallow circuits
Science Magazine Quantum effects can enhance information-processing capabilities and speed up the solution of certain computational problems. Whether a quantum advantage can be rigorously proven in some setting or demonstrated experimentally using near-term devices is the subject of active debate.... 5 days
Quantum internet: A vision for the road ahead
Science Magazine The internet—a vast network that enables simultaneous long-range classical communication—has had a revolutionary impact on our world. The vision of a quantum internet is to fundamentally enhance internet technology by enabling quantum... 5 days
The stages of a quantum internet
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Structure of the human voltage-gated sodium channel Nav1.4 in complex with {beta}1
Science Magazine Voltage-gated sodium (Nav) channels, which are responsible for action potential generation, are implicated in many human diseases. Despite decades of rigorous characterization, the lack... 5 days
Quantum outperforms classical
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Hyperfine interaction of individual atoms on a surface
Science Magazine Taking advantage of nuclear spins for electronic structure analysis, magnetic resonance imaging, and quantum devices hinges on knowledge and control of the surrounding atomic-scale environment. We measured and manipulated the hyperfine interaction... 5 days
Scientists find unusual behavior in topological material
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have identified a new class of topological materials made by inserting transition metal atoms into the atomic lattice of a well-known two-dimensional material. 5 days
Breakthrough in accessing the tiny magnet within the core of a single atom
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the Center for Quantum Nanoscience (QNS) within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) in South Korea have made a major... 5 days
First proof of quantum computer advantage
PHYS.ORG For many years, quantum computers were not much more than an idea. Today, companies, governments and intelligence agencies are investing in the development of quantum technology. Robert König, professor for the theory of complex quantum systems... 5 days
Electrons Are Perfectly Spherical, New Measurements Confirm
SCI-NEWS.COM Physicists from the Advanced Cold Molecule Electron Electric Dipole Moment (ACME) Collaboration have examined the shape of an electron’s charge with unprecedented... 5 days
Astronomers catch red dwarf star in a superflare outburst
PHYS.ORG New observations by two Arizona State University astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have caught a red dwarf star in a violent outburst, or superflare. The blast of radiation was... 5 days
Physicists Model Electrons in Unprecedented Detail — Spoiler Alert: They're Round
SPACE.COM Electrons are extremely round, and some physicists will not be pleased about it. 5 days
Scientists find unusual behavior in topological material
PHYS.ORG Argonne scientists have identified a new class of topological materials made by inserting transition metal atoms into the atomic lattice of a well-known two-dimensional material. 5 days
Research project aims to keep nuclear waste isolated 10,000 years into the future
PHYS.ORG The Leaning Tower of Pisa owes its perilous angle to the weak subsoil its foundations were built upon, back in the 12th... 5 days
Ask a Spaceman: The Weird Physics of Quark Stars (If They Exist)
SPACE.COM Space is an amazing physics laboratory, because we can see stars and other objects behaving under extreme conditions. 5 days
Cryocooler cools an accelerator cavity
PHYS.ORG Particle accelerators are made of structures called cavities, which impart energy to the particle beam, kicking it forward. One type of cavity is the superconducting radio-frequency, or SRF, cavity. Usually made of niobium, SRF cavities require extreme cold... 5 days
Placing atoms for optimum catalysts
PHYS.ORG Fuels, plastics, and other products are made using catalysts, materials that drive chemical reactions. To design a better catalyst, scientists must get the right atoms in the right spot. Positioning the atoms can be difficult, but new research... 5 days
A Bose-Einstein condensate has been produced in space for the first time
PHYS.ORG An international team of researchers has successfully produced a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) in space for the first time. In their paper published in the... 5 days
Electrical enhancement: Engineers speed up electrons in semiconductors
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the Graduate School of Bio-Applications and Systems Engineering at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) have sped up the movement of electrons in organic semiconductor films by two to... 5 days
A 150-year-old drug might improve radiation therapy for cancer
SCIENCE DAILY A drug first identified 150 years ago and used as a smooth-muscle relaxant might make tumors more sensitive to radiation therapy. Researchers found that the drug papaverine inhibits the respiration... 6 days
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ASTRO WATCH When astrophysicists look at the gamma-ray glow from a galaxy outside our own, all... 6 days
Physicists Model Electrons in Unprecedented Detail — Spoiler Alert: They're Round
LIVE SCIENCE Electrons are extremely round, and some physicists will not be pleased about it. 6 days
Unprecedented look at electron: Size limit for undiscovered subatomic particles determined
SCIENCE DAILY A new study suggests that many theorized heavy particles, if they exist at all, do not have the properties needed to explain the predominance of matter... 6 days
Picture perfect: Researchers gain clearest ever image of Ebola virus protein
SCIENCE DAILY Near-atomic resolution model of viral protein complex brings clearer understanding of the viral mechanics. 6 days
When cancer strikes the young, infertility can result; now states act to help
ABC NEWS Treatment for cancer and other serious conditions involves toxic chemotherapy drugs, radiation and surgery that can cause infertility in women and men. 6 days
Weird state of matter produced in space for first time
Science Magazine Atoms cooled to make a Bose-Einstein condensate during on brief rocket flight 6 days
Study supports Standard Model of particle physics, excludes alternative models
PHYS.ORG In a new study, researchers at Northwestern, Harvard and Yale universities examined the shape of an electron's charge with unprecedented precision to confirm that it is perfectly spherical.... 6 days
Near-atomic resolution model of Ebola virus protein brings clearer understanding of the viral mechanics
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have for the first time imaged the structure... 6 days
What the electron’s near-perfect roundness means for new physics
SCIENCE-NEWS The electron remains stubbornly round, meaning we may need to build beyond the Large Hadron Collider to find physics outside of the standard model. 6 days
Electrical enhancement: Engineers speed up electrons in semiconductors
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have sped up the movement of electrons in organic semiconductor films by two to three orders of magnitude. The speedier electronics could lead to improved solar power and transistor use across... 6 days
Patients once thought incurable can benefit from high-dose radiation therapy
NEWS MEDICAL In the first randomized, phase II clinical trial of its kind, researchers have shown that an aggressive form of high-precision radiation therapy can greatly increase how long oligometastatic... 6 days
2019 Breakthrough Prize Honors Pulsar Discovery, 'Multi-Messenger Astronomy' and More
SPACE.COM This year's Breakthrough Prize honors pulsar discoverer Jocelyn Bell Burnell, a pioneer in the field of multi-messenger astronomy, gravitational-wave researchers and scientists investigating the nature of gravity and... 6 days
Chemists test a new nanocatalyst for obtaining hydrogen
PHYS.ORG A chemist from RUDN was the first to use catalysts with ruthenium nanoparticles to obtain hydrogen under the influence of visible light and UV radiation. In the future, such catalysts may be... 6 days
Controlling organic semiconductor band gaps by electron-acceptor fluorination
PHYS.ORG Organic semiconductor materials have the potential to be used in innovative applications such as transparent and flexible devices, and their low cost makes them particularly attractive. The properties of organic semiconductor materials... 6 days
Plans for a modular Martian base that would provide its own radiation shielding
PHYS.ORG The idea of exploring and colonizing Mars has never been more alive than it is today. Within the next two decades, there... 6 days
Astronomers Find Object with Remarkable Similarities to Neutron-Star Merger GW170817
SCI-NEWS.COM A distant relative to GW170817, the first source identified to emit gravitational waves and light, has... 6 days
Simulating nuclear safety
PHYS.ORG Commercial operation of the CHASNUPP-1 996 megawatt intermediate type pressurised water reactor began in May 2000 in Pakistan. It is a conventional two-loop PWR and is run by the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission. Now, scientists Khurram Mehboob and Mohammad Aljohani... 6 days
Controlling organic semiconductor band gaps by electron-acceptor fluorination
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers synthesized a fluorinated electron-acceptor for use in organic semiconductors. The high electronegativity of the fluorine substituents enhanced the electron-accepting properties of the widely used electron-acceptor. The power conversion efficiency of a... 6 days
Universe’s Beginning was Fluid, Physicists Say
SCI-NEWS.COM Physicists from the ALICE (A Large Ion Collider Experiment) Collaboration at CERN have gained new insights into the properties of the quark-gluon plasma, a... 6 days
Powerful Cosmic Flash Is Likely Another Neutron-Star Merger
SPACE.COM Cataclysmic mergers of the superdense stellar corpses known as neutron stars may be common across the cosmos, a new study suggests. 6 days
all in the family kin of gravitational wave source discovered All in the Family: Kin of Gravitational Wave Source Discovered
ASTRO WATCH On October 16, 2017, an international group of astronomers and physicists excitedly reported the first simultaneous... 7 days
New memristor boosts accuracy and efficiency for neural networks on an atomic scale
SCIENCE DAILY Hardware that mimics the neural circuitry of the brain requires building blocks that can adjust how they synapse. One such approach, called... 1 week
William Shatner Helps Rocket Lab Unveil New Manufacturing Facility
SPACE.COM Rocket Lab just unveiled a huge new facility in New Zealand designed to enable fast mass production of the company's Electron booster. And William Shatner was on hand to lend... 1 week
Mysterious Leptoquarks Could Bind Both Types of Matter. That Is, If They Exist
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All in the family: Kin of gravitational wave source discovered
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New memristor boosts accuracy and efficiency for neural networks on an atomic scale
PHYS.ORG Just like their biological counterparts, hardware that mimics the neural circuitry of the brain requires building blocks that can adjust how they... 1 week
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PHYS.ORG Hacker attacks on everything from social media accounts to government files could be largely prevented by the advent of quantum communication, which would use... 1 week
Fluorine flows in, makes material metal
PHYS.ORG By getting in the way, fluorine atoms help a two-dimensional material transform from a semiconductor to a metal in a way that could be highly useful for electronics and other applications. 1 week
Fermilab scientists to look for dark matter using quantum technology
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The Higgs Boson May Have Saved Our Universe from Cosmic Collapse. For Now.
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The state of the early universe: The beginning was fluid
PHYS.ORG Scientists from the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, and their colleagues from the international ALICE collaboration recently collided xenon nuclei in the superconducting Large Hadron Collider in... 1 week
All in the family: Kin of gravitational wave source discovered
PHYS.ORG On October 16, 2017, an international group of astronomers and physicists excitedly reported the first simultaneous detection of light and gravitational waves from the same source—a merger of... 1 week
Computer Simulation Sheds Light on Supermassive Black Hole Mergers
SCI-NEWS.COM For the first time, a new computer simulation that incorporates the physical effects of Einstein’s general theory of... 1 week
The Higgs Boson May Have Saved Our Universe from Cosmic Collapse. For Now.
LIVE SCIENCE Dark energy may be decreasing, which puts a crimp in the notion that the universe will expand forever. 1 week
Researchers announce the discovery of an atomic electronic simulator
PHYS.ORG Targeting applications like neural networks for machine learning, a new discovery out of the University of Alberta and Quantum Silicon Inc. in Edmonton, Canada is paving the way for atomic... 1 week
New model helps define optimal temperature and pressure to forge nanoscale diamonds
PHYS.ORG Nanodiamonds, bits of crystalline carbon hundreds of thousands of times smaller than a grain of sand, have intriguing surface and chemical properties with potential... 1 week
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'Pulsar in a box' reveals surprising picture of a neutron star's surroundings
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Scientists forge ahead with electron microscopy to build quantum materials atom by atom
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