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Sound waves get quantum systems to ‘talk’

Researchers have invented a way for different types of quantum technology to “talk” to each other using sound. Researchers are eyeing quantum systems, which tap...

Sound waves let quantum systems ‘talk’ to one another

Breakthrough could advance quantum sensors, computing and communication. Researchers at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory have invented an innovative way for different...

Researchers discover anti-laser masquerading as perfect absorber

With a tweak of only 0.3 millimeters, a material designed to absorb all light of a specific color demands the waves be synchronized as...
How cosmic events give insight into fundamental properties of matter

How cosmic events give insight into fundamental properties of matter

The option to measure the gravitational waves of two merging neutron stars has offered the chance to answer some of the fundamental questions about...

Quantum strangeness gives rise to new electronics

Noting the startling advances in semiconductor technology, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore proposed that the number of transistors on a chip will double each year,...

How to move electrons with light in quantum computing

Electronics rely on the movement of negatively-charged electrons. Physicists strive to understand the forces that push these particles into motion, with the goal of...
Lightning's electromagnetic fields may have protective properties

Lightning’s electromagnetic fields may have protective properties

Lightning was the main electromagnetic presence in the Earth's atmosphere long before the invention of electricity. There are some 2,000 thunderstorms active at any given...

Scientists discover new type of magnet

A team of scientists has discovered the first robust example of a new type of magnet—one that holds promise for enhancing the performance of...
Physicists create exotic electron liquid

Physicists create exotic electron liquid

The first production of an electron liquid at room temperature opens the way for new optoelectronic devices and basic physics studies. By bombarding an ultrathin...

Dark matter may not actually exist

And our alternative theory can be put to the test. Scientists have been searching for “dark matter” – an unknown and invisible substance thought to...

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Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...