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Pivotal discovery in quantum and classical information processing

Working with theorists in the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, researchers in the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have achieved a scientific control that is a first of its kind. They demo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 13th, 2021

Conductive nature in crystal structures revealed at magnification of 10 million times

In groundbreaking materials research, a team led by University of Minnesota Professor K. Andre Mkhoyan has made a discovery that blends the best of two sought-after qualities for touchscreens and smart windows—transparency and conductivity......»»

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method to separate common-mode and differential-mode separation using two oscilloscope channels.

Learn how to distinguish between common-mode (CM) and differential-mode (DM) noise Learn how to distinguish between common-mode (CM) and differential-mode (DM) noise. This additional information about the dominant mode provides the cap.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

US grid will see 80 percent of its new capacity go emission-free

Plans also call for the first new nuclear plant in years. Enlarge (credit: US EIA) Earlier this week, the US Energy Information Agency (EIA) released figures on the new generating capacity that's expected to start operating over the course of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

A new regime for analyzing properties of topological materials

Two recent studies demonstrate that there is a topological origin of two related metal alloys' ability to convert light into electrical current. New fundamental research on rhodium monosilicide (RhSi), published in NPJ Quantum Materials, and on cobal.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Cotton quality mapping as a tool for growers

Modern cotton-harvesting equipment can identify and track modules created during harvest down to the subfield. By combining these data with information such as yield maps and fiber quality results, producers can identify practices, conditions, and va.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Toadlet peptide transforms into a deadly weapon against bacteria

Researchers at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and EMBL Hamburg have discovered remarkable molecular properties of an antimicrobial peptide from the skin of the Australian toadlet. The discovery could inspire the development of novel.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Reverse engineering 3-D chromosome models for individual cells

Genome analysis can provide information on genes and their location on a strand of DNA, but such analysis reveals little about their spatial location in relation to one another within chromosomes—the highly complex, three-dimensional structures tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Geologic history written in garnet sand

On a beach on a remote island in eastern Papua New Guinea, a country located in the southwestern Pacific to the north of Australia, garnet sand reveals an important geologic discovery. Similar to messages in bottles that have traveled across the ocea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Researchers show Irish soil can offer more hope in fight against antibiotic resistance

Scientists who highlighted the bug-busting properties of bacteria in Northern Irish soil have made another exciting discovery in the quest to discover new antibiotics......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Researchers conduct security analysis and improve quantum random number generation

Recently, the research team led by academician GUO Guangcan from the University of Science and Technology of China of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has made security analysis and improvement of source independent quantum random number generators wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Hard to crack research reveals how crop roots penetrate hard soils

Scientists have discovered a signal that causes roots to stop growing in hard soils which can be 'switched off' to allow them to punch through compacted soil—a discovery that could help plants to grow in even the most damaged soils......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

New state of matter in one-dimensional quantum gas

As the story goes, the Greek mathematician and tinkerer Archimedes came across an invention while traveling through ancient Egypt that would later bear his name. It was a machine consisting of a screw housed inside a hollow tube that trapped and drew.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Galaxies hit single, doubles, and triple (growing black holes)

When three galaxies collide, what happens to the huge black holes at the centers of each? A new study using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and several other telescopes reveals new information about how many black holes are furiously growing after t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

YC-backed Blabla raises $1.5M to teach English through short videos

Short, snappy, entertaining videos have become an increasingly common way for young people to receive information. Why not learn English through TikTok-like videos too? That was what prompted Angelo Huang to launch Blabla. Originally from Taiwan, Hua.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Pivotal discovery in quantum and classical information processing

Working with theorists in the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, researchers in the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have achieved a scientific control that is a first of its kind. They demo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Scientists model protein behavior of archaeal viruses to crack protein folding mystery

Scientists from the Pacific Quantum Center of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) report that the slipknot-structure AFV3-109 protein folds and unfolds depending on temperature. The protein is typical for the archaea, viruses of the oldest single-c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Error-protected quantum bits entangled for the first time

For the first time, physicists from the University of Innsbruck have entangled two quantum bits distributed over several quantum objects and successfully transmitted their quantum properties. This marks an important milestone in the development of fa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Cancer microbiome reveals which bacteria live in tumors

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have devised an algorithm to remove contaminated microbial genetic information from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). With a clearer picture of the microbiota living in various organs in both healthy and cancerou.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Uber appeals $59M Calif. fine over sexual assault data request

A state commission fined the ride-hailing giant in December after the company refused to share detailed information on sexual assault and harassment claims reported on its platform......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Physicists discover unifying pattern in two-dimensional ferroelectrics

University of Arkansas physicists have discovered a unifying framework in the dipolar patterns of two-dimensional ferroelectrics, a finding which could help advance the development of high-density information coding systems in computers and other ele.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021