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photonicsvideo

Extraordinarily Strong Nonlinear Optical Graphene-like Material Could Renovate Nonlinear Photonics

Nonlinear optics is a key enabling technology of our modern society, such as in imaging and high-speed data communication. But the traditional devices suffer...
Plateau

Data Mining Finds More than Expected Beneath Andean Plateau

Seismologists investigating how Earth forms new continental crust have compiled more than 20 years of seismic data from a wide swath of South America’s...
Radar System

Startup Licenses UA-Invented Radar System for Auto Industry

The University of Arizona has licensed a pair of technologies invented in the College of Engineering to UA startup Lunewave Inc., which is commercializing the inventions to...
Robotvideo

NASA Scientists see Asteroid through the Eyes of a Robot

Retrieving an asteroid sample is no easy task. Doing the job blindfolded is even more challenging. That’s why scientists equipped the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft with...
microfluidic devicevideo

Researchers Develop Soft, Microfluidic ‘Lab on the Skin’ for Sweat Analysis

A Northwestern University research team has developed a first-of-its-kind soft, flexible microfluidic device that easily adheres to the skin and measures the wearer’s sweat...
influenza

Childhood Infections Provide Lifelong Protection Against Flu Viruses That Come from...

Exposure to influenza viruses during childhood gives people partial protection for the rest of their lives against distantly related influenza viruses, according to a...
solar

Researchers Discover Solar Heat Island Effect Caused by Large-Scale Solar Power...

Large-scale solar power plants raise local temperatures, creating a solar heat island effect that, though much smaller, is similar to that created by urban...
Human cells

Fau Researchers Discover Rules for How Human Cells Return to Their...

Human cells show deformation under the influence of external forces. But how do they recover their original shape afterwards? This mechanism, which is important...
Greenhouse

Microbial Community Dynamics Dominate Greenhouse Gas Production in Thawing Permafrost

The Science Northern permafrost ecosystems are changing rapidly, with rising temperatures causing many previously frozen environments to become wetlands such as fens. As permafrost thaws,...
prostate cancer, nanoparticles

Low Vitamin D Predicts Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Low level of vitamin D at time of surgery is linked to potentially lethal cancer in men

The Baffling Behavior of the Beauty Quark

RIKEN-BNL physicist Stefan Meinel receives Kenneth G. Wilson award for supercomputing calculations on the transformations of the beauty quark

​‘Fishing expedition’ nets nearly tenfold increase in number of sequenced virus...

Using a specially designed computational tool as a lure, scientists have netted the genomic sequences of almost 12,500 previously uncharacterized viruses from public databases. The...

Sweeping Air Devices For Greener Planes

News Writer: Jessica Stoller-Conrad Researchers at Caltech have developed a system that could make some airplanes more fuel-efficient by allowing them to safely fly with smaller,...