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Multishot lens-free imaging could aid disease diagnosis

Added: 24 Sep 2020

A new type of imaging that does not require a lens and uses reconfigurable particle-based masks to …

Error forecasting for safer fusion energy

Added: 24 Sep 2020

Bringing the power of the sun to Earth requires sound theory, good engineering, and a little finess…

Elastic to kinetic energy conversion through biomimicry

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Venus flytraps do it, trap-jaw ants do it, and now materials scientists at the University of Massac…

Plugging the power leak for fusion reactions

Added: 6 Aug 2020

Scientists have found a novel way to prevent pesky magnetic bubbles in plasma from interfering with…

Splash down for first commercial crew flight to Space Station

Added: 3 Aug 2020

Two NASA astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday for the first time in a comme…

Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission launched

Added: 31 Jul 2020

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission is on its way to the Red Planet to search for signs of …

Scaling up the quantum chip

Added: 16 Jul 2020

MIT researchers have developed a process to manufacture and integrate ‘artificial atoms’, created b…

Kirke teleports from Westeros

Added: 10 Jul 2020

Teleportation is most commonly the stuff of science fiction and, for many, would conjure up the imm…

Instant diagnostic photonics scan for bladder cancer (BLC)

Added: 2 Jul 2020

Thousands of lives lost to bladder cancers each year could be saved thanks to a new scanner that us…

Is teleportation possible? Yes, in the quantum world

Added: 23 Jun 2020

Last year scientists confirmed that information could be passed between photons on computer chips e…

Machine learning predicts nanoparticle structure and dynamics

Added: 12 Jun 2020

Researchers at the Nanoscience Center and at the Faculty of Information Technology at the Universit…

ESPRESSO confirms Earth-sized planet around the nearest star

Added: 2 Jun 2020

The existence of a planet the size of Earth around the closest star in the solar system, Proxima Ce…

Tracking the physics of biological cells using nanodevices (video)

Added: 28 May 2020

For the first time, scientists have introduced minuscule tracking devices directly into the interio…

Orbitronics: the next step for Moore’s Law?

Added: 19 May 2020

SLAC scientists have broken the link between a quantum material's spin and orbital states, opening …

Higgs Spectroscopy: A new method to measure superconductors

Added: 13 May 2020

From sustainable energy to quantum computers: high-temperature superconductors have the potential t…

WIN: A Tale of Seven Scientists

Sarah Lawton | Added: 11 May 2020

And a new philosophy of science
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Extending the design rules for clean energy production

Added: 7 May 2020

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have uncovered the …

‘Open Design’: Printing research hardware to save on capitol costs

Added: 7 May 2020

Free and open source hardware (FOSH) is rapidly gaining momentum as part of a global ‘open design m…

CERN takes on Covid-19

Added: 9 Apr 2020

The World’s biggest experiment, CERN, has established a task force to identify and support contribu…

Space-based reflectors to boost solar power

Added: 2 Apr 2020

A project exploring the use of space-based reflectors to shine sunlight towards Earth-bound solar f…