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This compact laser could generate random numbers 100 times faster

Random numbers are increasingly important to our digitally connected world, with applications that include e-commerce, cryptography, and cloud computing. Producing a large amount of truly...

Scientists put graphene in a spin

Researchers induce artificial ‘magnetic texture’ in graphene, a quantum science advancement that could help lead to more powerful semiconductors, computers. Graphene is incredibly strong, lightweight,...

Scientists develop light-emitting tattoo for the first time

Scientists have created a temporary tattoo with light-emitting technology used in TV and smartphone screens. This paves the way for a new type of "smart...

Scientists create ‘beautiful marriage’ of quantum enemies

Cornell scientists have identified a new contender when it comes to quantum materials for computing and low-temperature electronics. Using nitride-based materials, the researchers created a...

The smallest galaxies in our universe bring more about dark matter to light

Our universe is dominated by a mysterious matter known as dark matter. Its name comes from the fact that dark matter does not absorb, reflect...

Scientists detect broadest frequencies ever with novel quantum receiver

A new quantum sensor can analyze the full spectrum of radio frequency and real-world signals, unleashing new potentials for Soldier communications, spectrum awareness and...

Scientists find new form of magnetism in magnetic graphene

Researchers have identified a new form of magnetism in so-called magnetic graphene, which could point the way toward understanding superconductivity in this unusual type...

Scientists develop new, faster method for seeking out dark matter

For nearly a century, scientists have worked to unravel the mystery of dark matter--an elusive substance that spreads through the universe and likely makes...

Game theory could help discover intelligent alien life

New study from University of Manchester suggests using a strategy linked to cooperative game playing known as ‘game theory’ to maximize the potential of...

Why food sticks to nonstick frying pans

Despite the use of nonstick frying pans, foods will sometimes get stuck to a heated surface, even if oil is used. The results can be...