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A new quantum leap: Physicists one step closer to building quantum transducer

New study sheds light on the development of a device for converting quantum information to new frequencies. New research by University of Alberta physicists is...

Scientists create an entirely new type of light

The work opens unprecedented opportunities in chemistry and biology, for instance in the development of new drugs or nanomaterials. Light is the fastest way to...

This mysterious exoplanet shouldn’t exist where it is

Researchers have found an exoplanet that, according to current theories, shouldn’t exist in its current location. Researchers studied the red-giant stars HD 212771 and HD...

Dark energy: new experiment may solve one of the universe’s greatest mysteries

As an astronomer, there is no better feeling than achieving “first light” with a new instrument or telescope. It is the culmination of years of...

Scientists demonstrate the power of 53 entangled qubits in quantum supremacy

Researchers in UC Santa Barbara/Google scientist John Martinis’ group have made good on their claim to quantum supremacy. Using 53 entangled quantum bits (“qubits”), their...

If wormholes exist, this is how we might find one

A new study outlines a method for detecting wormholes, which form a passage between two separate regions of spacetime. The speculative phenomenon that has long...

Scientists find where the heaviest elements in our universe come from

Researchers have found the unequivocal evidence of where the heaviest elements in our universe come from. For the first time, the researchers have detected an...

Scientists reveal the critical moment that kickstarted the Big Bang in early universe

As the Big Bang theory goes, somewhere around 13.8 billion years ago the universe exploded into being, as an infinitely small, compact fireball of...

New measurement of Hubble constant adds to cosmic mystery

New measurements of the rate of expansion of the universe, led by astronomers at the University of California, Davis, add to a growing mystery: Estimates...

How to spot a wormhole if they exist

Perturbations in the orbit of stars near supermassive black holes could be used to detect wormholes. A new study outlines a method for detecting a...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

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...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...