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July 27, 2015 — Quantum technology based on light (photons) has great potential for radically new information technology based on photonic circuits. Now researchers have discovered a new type of photonic channels, ... read more

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July 27, 2015 — Science fiction culture has prospered and gone from being for nerds only in the 1970s and 1980s to becoming part of popular culture in the last two decades. This particularly applies to the TV series ... read more

July 22, 2015 — Hair ice -- a type of ice shaped like fine, silky hairs that resembles white cotton candy -- grows on the rotten branches of certain trees when the weather conditions are just right, usually during ... read more

July 22, 2015 — A new theory says dark matter acts remarkably similar to subatomic particles known to science since the ... read more

July 22, 2015 — The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has been used to detect the most distant clouds of star-forming gas yet found in normal galaxies in the early universe. The new observations ... read more

July 21, 2015 — Scientists used the Mira supercomputer to identify and improve a new mechanism for eliminating friction, which fed into the development of a hybrid material that exhibited superlubricity at the ... read more

July 21, 2015 — A classical beam of light that would be expected to obey Bell's Inequality can fail this test in the lab, if the beam is properly prepared to have a particular feature: ... read more

July 21, 2015 — It's not unusual for two drivers to depart from the same location, head out to the same destination, drive more or less the same speed and nevertheless arrive at dramatically different times, ... read more

July 21, 2015 — Researchers have built the first computer program that can recognize hand-drawn sketches better than ... read more

July 20, 2015 — Scientists have worked for many years to refine the technique of DNA origami. His aim is to compose new sets of design rules, vastly expanding the range of nanoscale architectures generated by the ... read more

July 20, 2015 — Galaxies in a cluster roughly 300 million light years from Earth could contain as much as 100 times more dark matter than visible matter, according to an Australian ... read more

July 17, 2015 — The structural properties of brittle materials like rock or ceramic, such as cracking under stress, have long been studied in detail, providing insight into avalanches, earthquakes and landslides. ... read more

July 16, 2015 — The Gaia satellite has discovered a unique binary system where one star is 'eating' the other, but neither star has any hydrogen, the most common element in the Universe. The system could ... read more

July 16, 2015 — A new generation of green skyscrapers could help alleviate worldwide climate change, writes an urban ... read more

July 16, 2015 — Scientists have discovered Weyl fermions, elusive massless particles theorized 85 years ago that could give rise to faster and more efficient electronics because of their unusual ability to behave as ... read more

July 16, 2015 — A study showed that scientists can wirelessly determine the path a mouse walks with a press of a button. Researchers created a remote controlled, next-generation tissue implant that allows ... read more

July 16, 2015 — Back in 1930, it was an easy answer -- Pluto was a planet because we couldn't see anything else brighter at a similar distance away from us, says a cosmologist. Then, in the 1990s, astronomers ... read more

July 16, 2015 — Space may not be the final frontier for researchers who want to grow plants there. Because, who knows, we may one day try to live on Mars, and to survive, we’ll have to grow our own food. Thus far, ... read more

July 16, 2015 — A scientist used a mathematical model to demonstrate that bacteria can control the behavior of an inanimate device like a ... read more

July 15, 2015 — Sibling suns -- made famous in the "Star Wars" scene where Luke Skywalker gazes toward a double sunset -- and the planets around them may be more common than we've thought, and ... read more

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