Physics

CoRSIVs, first discovered in humans, now found in cattle

CoRSIVs, first discovered in humans, now found in cattle

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Dr. Sarah Adams

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A study published in Genome Biology opens new possibilities to improve production efficiency in the cattle industry and ...

New class of organic nanoparticles shows promise for diverse applications

New class of organic nanoparticles shows promise for diverse applications

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Dr. Sarah Adams

Tunable size achieved through varying cross-linker/inimer compositions. Credit: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2024). DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2406337121 Nanoparticles have a wide ...

Nearby exoplanet could be first known ocean world: Webb telescope

Nearby exoplanet could be first known ocean world: Webb telescope

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Dr. Sarah Adams

An artist’s illustration of an planet — though not LHS 1140 b — outside the Solar System. A planet relatively close to ...

Research team develops light-activated compounds to treat neuropathic pain

Research team develops light-activated compounds to treat neuropathic pain

Health
Rachel Carter

Zebrafish larvae. Credit: Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) Light can be used to activate drugs in specific parts of the body ...

Scientists demonstrate chemical reservoir computation using the formose reaction

Scientists demonstrate chemical reservoir computation using the formose reaction

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Dr. Sarah Adams

A schematic overview of the formose reservoir computer. Credit: Nature (2024). DOI: 10.1038/s41586-024-07567-x Researchers from the Institute for Molecules and Materials at ...

The first Goldilocks black hole; Toxoplasma gondii metabolism; pumping at the speed of muscle

The first Goldilocks black hole; Toxoplasma gondii metabolism; pumping at the speed of muscle

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Dr. Sarah Adams

The globular cluster Omega Centauri — with as many as ten million stars — is seen in all its splendor in this ...

Physicists suggest tachyons can be reconciled with the special theory of relativity

Physicists suggest tachyons can be reconciled with the special theory of relativity

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Dr. Sarah Adams

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Tachyons are hypothetical particles that travel at speeds greater than the speed of light. These superluminal particles, are ...

Researchers discover a new form of scientific fraud: Uncovering ‘sneaked references’

Researchers discover a new form of scientific fraud: Uncovering ‘sneaked references’

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Dr. Sarah Adams

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A researcher working alone—apart from the world and the rest of the wider scientific community—is a classic yet ...

Researchers demonstrate how to build ‘time-traveling’ quantum sensors

Researchers demonstrate how to build ‘time-traveling’ quantum sensors

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Dr. Sarah Adams

Fisher information achievable with single-qubit sensor. Credit: Physical Review Letters (2024). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.132.260801 The idea of time travel has dazzled sci-fi enthusiasts ...

Astronomers suggest up to 60% of near-Earth objects could be dark comets

Astronomers suggest up to 60% of near-Earth objects could be dark comets

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Dr. Sarah Adams

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Up to 60% of near-Earth objects could be dark comets, mysterious asteroids that orbit the sun in our ...