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September 30, 2016

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September 30, 2016

Scientists Demonstrate a Novel Physical Cryptographic Technique That May Have Applicability to Future Nuclear Disarmament Agreements

Sep. 20, 2016 — A new article describes successful demonstration of cryptographic technique that may have applicability to future nuclear disarmament ... read more

Aug. 25, 2016 — A chemical sensing material has been developed whose electrical conductivity dramatically increases when exposed to toxic gases, report ... read more

Hexagonal Boron Nitride Semiconductors Enable Cost-Effective Detection of Neutron Signals

Aug. 16, 2016 — Researchers have developed an alternative material -- hexagonal boron nitride semiconductors -- for neutron detection. This material fulfills many key requirements for helium gas detector ... read more

Investigating the Neutrino Mass Scale With the Ultra-Low Background KamLAND-Zen Detector

Aug. 12, 2016 — The ultra-low background KamLAND-Zen detector, hosted by research institutes inside and outside Japan demonstrates the best sensitivity in the search for neutrinoless double-beta decay, and sets the ... read more

Aug. 8, 2016 — Scientists have announced an exciting new result that could improve our understanding of the behavior of neutrinos. Neutrinos have previously been detected in three types, called flavors -- muon, tau ... read more

Aug. 2, 2016 — High-energy physicists working at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, are hearing a bewitching siren song these days. They call it the 750 GeV bump: It could signal the existence of a ... read more

Computation Propels Particle Physicists in Quest for Discovery

Aug. 2, 2016 — One of the world's hubs of computation in particle physics sits inconspicuously at the corner of 56th Street and Ellis Avenue on the University of Chicago ... read more

Aug. 2, 2016 — All material things appear to be made of elementary particles that are held together by fundamental forces. But what are their exact properties? Questions with cosmic implications like these drive ... read more

Aug. 2, 2016 — Data traffic is growing worldwide. Glass-fiber cables transmit information over long distances at the speed of light. Once they have reached their destination, however, these optical signals have to ... read more

Videos Reveal Birds, Bats and Bugs Near Ivanpah Solar Project Power Towers

July 27, 2016 — Video surveillance is the most effective method for detecting animals flying around solar power towers, according to a new ... read more

Disposable and Ultrafast Optical Humidity Sensors Provide Better Moisture Control for Manufacturing and Storage

July 27, 2016 — Researchers have designed a low-cost, stable and ultrafast responsive sensor that is easy to manufacture, overcoming the challenge of producing a simple, fast and highly sensitive ... read more

Pixel-Array Quantum Cascade Detector Paves the Way for Portable Thermal Imaging Devices

July 26, 2016 — Researchers have developed a new 'cooler' sensing instrument thereby increasing energy, efficiency and enhancing mobility for diagnostic testing. The new portable, field-friendly, ... read more

'Watching' Crystal Structure Change in Real Time

July 25, 2016 — Rresearchers have met the long-standing scientific challenge of watching a material change its crystal structure in real ... read more

July 25, 2016 — Scientists are developing more highly sensitive devices for the detection of biological and chemical ... read more

July 21, 2016 — The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter experiment, which operates beneath a mile of rock at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in the Black Hills of South Dakota, has completed its ... read more

July 19, 2016 — In an advance that could one day make light-based wireless communications ubiquitous, researchers have demonstrated a conceptually new approach for detecting optical communication signals traveling ... read more

July 19, 2016 — Scientists have discovered strange quantum effects hold, even over hundreds of miles. In longest test of quantum mechanics, researchers find neutrinos, traveling over 450 miles at close to speed of ... read more

New Record in Microwave Detection

July 8, 2016 — Scientists have broken the world record by fourteen fold in the energy resolution of thermal photodetection. The record was made using a partially superconducting microwave detector. The discovery ... read more

July 8, 2016 — Physicists have made science history by confirming the existence of a rare four-quark particle and discovering evidence of three other 'exotic' siblings. Their findings are based on data ... read more

July 6, 2016 — As an important step towards graphene integration in silicon photonics, researchers have published a paper that shows how graphene can provide a simple solution for silicon photodetection in the ... read more

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