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Scientists make nanoparticles dance to unravel quantum limits

The question of where the boundary between classical and quantum physics lies is one of the longest-standing pursuits of modern scientific research, and in new research published today, scientists demonstrate a novel platform that could help us find.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMar 1st, 2024

Scientists study lipids cell by cell, making new cancer research possible

Imagine being able to look inside a single cancer cell and see how it communicates with its neighbors. Scientists are celebrating a new technique that lets them study the fatty contents of cancer cells, one by one......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 54 min. ago

Celebrate Hubble’s 34th birthday with this gorgeous nebula image

Tomorrow is the 34th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble. To celebrate, Hubble scientists have shared an image of the striking Little Dumbbell Nebula......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 54 min. ago

Will we know if TRAPPIST-1e has life?

The search for extrasolar planets is currently undergoing a seismic shift. With the deployment of the Kepler Space Telescope and the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), scientists discovered thousands of exoplanets, most of which were detec.....»»

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The big quantum chill: Scientists modify common lab refrigerator to cool faster with less energy

By modifying a refrigerator commonly used in both research and industry, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have drastically reduced the time and energy required to cool materials to within a few degrees above ab.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 26 min. ago

NASA to overhaul mission returning samples from Mars—here"s why it must and will go ahead

NASA recently announced that it is seeking new ways to complete the return to Earth of rock cores drilled by the Perseverance Rover in the Jezero Crater on Mars. This has led to some anxiety among space scientists, who view the Mars Sample Return (MS.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 26 min. ago

Study shines light on properties and promise of hexagonal boron nitride, used in electronic and photonics technologies

Single-photon emitters (SPEs) are akin to microscopic lightbulbs that emit only one photon (a quantum of light) at a time. These tiny structures hold immense importance for the development of quantum technology, particularly in applications such as s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

Manipulating the geometry of the "electron universe" in magnets

Researchers at Tohoku University and the Japan Atomic Energy Agency have developed fundamental experiments and theories to manipulate the geometry of the "electron universe," which describes the structure of electronic quantum states in a manner math.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

New evidence found for Planet 9

A small team of planetary scientists from the California Institute of Technology, Université Côte d'Azur and Southwest Research Institute reports possible new evidence of Planet 9. They have published their paper on the arXiv preprint server, and i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

New algorithm solves century-old problem for coral reef scientists

An algorithm developed by a Florida Tech graduate student creates a new ecological survey method that allows scientists to unlock important historical data from a vast trove of coral-reef photographs dating back more than a century......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

Scientists reveal new path to increasing lactation for nursing mothers

Scientists at UC Santa Cruz have discovered a cellular process in the breast that can increase milk production by pregnant women, revealing a potential path to addressing lactation insufficiency syndrome—the inability of a nursing mother to produce.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

Novel method could explore gluon saturation at the future electron-ion collider

The U.S. nuclear physics community is preparing to build the electron–ion collider (EIC), a flagship facility for probing the properties of matter and the strong nuclear force that holds matter together. The EIC will allow scientists to study how n.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

New small molecule helps scientists study regeneration

Regenerating damaged tissues or organs has been a dream of scientists for decades. Now, researchers at the FMI and Novartis Biomedical Research have discovered a new molecule that activates a protein involved in regeneration. The tool holds promise f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

Scientists stencil-paint carbon nanotube components for flexible transparent electronics

Researchers from Skoltech, MIPT, and elsewhere have found a fast and inexpensive way to create geometric patterns in carbon nanotube films. The resulting films turned out to have superior properties for manufacturing components for 6G communication d.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

Research seeks solution to PFAS chemicals in waste

Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists are looking for a better way to remove or degrade stubborn pollutants, also called forever chemicals, from waste before they impact human and animal health......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024

Computer model helps support theory of asteroid Kamo"oalewa as ejecta from the moon

A small international team of planetary scientists has found evidence supporting the theory that the near-Earth asteroid Kamo'oalewa is ejecta from the moon. In their paper published in the journal Nature Astronomy, the group describes their data-dri.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024

Planning at multiple scales for healthy corals and communities

Governments in the Mesoamerican Reef region are exploring the use of nature-based solutions to strengthen coral health and societal benefits for coastal communities. A new study led by Stanford researchers in collaboration with scientists from the Wo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024

Beta-decay measurements in mirror nuclei pin down the weak nuclear force

The Standard Model of Particle Physics is scientists' best understanding of the forces that describe how subatomic particles interact. The Standard Model encompasses four forces: the strong nuclear force, the weak nuclear force, the electromagnetic f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024

AI and physics combine to reveal the 3D structure of a flare erupting around a black hole

Scientists believe the environment immediately surrounding a black hole is tumultuous, featuring hot magnetized gas that spirals in a disk at tremendous speeds and temperatures. Astronomical observations show that within such a disk, mysterious flare.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024

Diamond-based quantum sensing microscope offers effective approach for quantifying cellular forces

Cells rely on constant interplay and information exchange with their micro-environment to ensure their survival and perform biological functions. Hence, precise quantification of tiny cellular adhesion forces, spanning from piconewtons to a few nanon.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024

Springing simulations forward with quantum computing

Though "coupled oscillations" may not sound familiar, they are everywhere in nature. The term "coupled harmonic oscillators" describes interacting systems of masses and springs, but their utility in science and engineering does not end there. They de.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2024