Rare particle decay found

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After the four years of analysis of LHC data, scientists at CERN have detected a rare decay of a particle known as B0s particle.

Blood test can predict future breast cancer


Scientists have discovered that a method known as biocontour profiling can predict breast cancer.

Smartphones to predict earthquakes


Geophysicists have discovered that GPS sensors in smartphones could be used as an earthquake warning system.

Just what colour is time?


Colour has been discovered to be a reliable sensory mechanism for telling the time of day.

Metamaterial hails efficient wireless power transfer

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By using metasurfaces rather than antennas, scientists created an electromagnetic energy collector that can achieve full absorption of waves.

Martian anti-freeze makes liquid water possible

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Data from NASA’s rover – Curiosity – has shown that liquid water could exist on Mars.

Graphene speeds up light conversion

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Researchers have created a graphene-based photodetector to convert absorbed light to electricity at ultrafast speeds.

Printed flowers unravel moth mystery

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By using artificial flowers, ecologists have found that flower shape affects the foraging behaviour of hawk moths.

Low-energy collisions at the LHC

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For the first time since the restart of the Large Hadron Collider – the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator – low-energy proton collisions have been delivered.

Ice ages explain decline in avian biodiversity

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By studying bird species, scientists have discovered that major decline in biodiversity coincides with ice ages rather than human activities.

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