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In a new quantum simulator, light behaves like a magnet
Physicists at EPFL propose a new 'quantum simulator': a laser-based device that can be used to study a wide range of quantum systems. (2019-03-21)
Fish-inspired material changes color using nanocolumns
Inspired by the flashing colors of the neon tetra fish, researchers have developed a technique for changing the color of a material by manipulating the orientation of nanostructured columns in the material. (2019-03-20)
'Terminator'-like liquid metal moves and stretches in 3D space (video)
In the blockbuster 'Terminator' movie franchise, an evil robot morphs into different human forms and objects and oozes through narrow openings, thanks to its 'liquid-metal' composition. (2019-03-20)
Magnetic stir bars carry 'memory' from previous flasks and tubes
Magnetic stir bars are regarded as reusable consumables, and in many labs they last for months. (2019-03-20)
Measuring differences in brain chemicals in people with mild memory problems
Using strong and targeted but noninvasive magnets at specific sites in the brains of people with and without mild learning and memory problems, Johns Hopkins researchers report they were able to detect differences in the concentrations of brain chemicals that transmit messages between neurons. (2019-03-19)
Speeding the development of fusion power to create unlimited energy on Earth
A detailed examination of the challenges and tradeoffs in the development of a compact fusion facility with high-temperature superconducting magnets. (2019-03-19)
Evidence for ancient magnetic sense in humans
The human brain can unconsciously respond to changes in Earth's magnetic fields, according to a team of geoscientists and neurobiologists. (2019-03-18)
Quantum sensing method measures minuscule magnetic fields
A new technique developed at MIT uses quantum sensors to enable precise measurements of magnetic fields in different directions. (2019-03-15)
Researchers create nano-bot to probe inside human cells
U of T Engineering researchers have built a set of magnetic 'tweezers' that can position a nano-scale bead inside a human cell with unprecedented precision. (2019-03-13)
Researchers improve description of defective oxides with first principles calculation
Understanding how defects can affect ground-state properties, promote phase transitions, or enable entirely new functionalities in some strongly correlated oxides has become a subject of major interest in the field of design and discovery of novel functional materials. (2019-03-12)
Tied in knots: New insights into plasma behavior focus on twists and turns
Findings from an international team of scientists show that twisted magnetic fields can evolve in only so many ways, with the plasma inside them following a general rule. (2019-03-12)
Spontaneous spin polarization demonstrated in a two-dimensional material
Physicists from the University of Basel have demonstrated spin alignment of free electrons within a two-dimensional material. (2019-03-11)
Overcoming cardiovascular disease with a magnetically-steerable guidewire microrobot
DGIST Professor Hongsoo Choi's team developed an attachable guidewire that can move and steer towards a desired direction inside complicated blood vessels. (2019-03-05)
Nanoparticles help realize 'spintronic' devices
For the first time researchers have demonstrated a new way to perform functions essential to future computation three orders of magnitude faster than current commercial devices. (2019-03-05)
Scientists study neutron scattering for researching magnetic materials
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg and their research partners have demonstrated for the first time in a comprehensive study how different magnetic materials can be examined using neutron scattering techniques. (2019-03-05)
Spin devices rev up
Electric currents drive all our electronic devices. The emerging field of spintronics looks to replace electric currents with what are known as spin currents. (2019-03-05)
When it comes to hearing words, it's a division of labor between our brain's two hemispheres
Scientists have uncovered a new 'division of labor' between our brain's two hemispheres in how we comprehend the words and other sounds we hear -- a finding that offers new insights into the processing of speech and points to ways to address auditory disorders. (2019-03-04)
How to catch a magnetic monopole in the act
A research team led by the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has created a nanoscale 'playground' on a chip that simulates the formation of exotic magnetic particles called 'monopoles.' The study could unlock the secrets to ever-smaller, more powerful memory devices, microelectronics, and next-generation hard drives that employ the power of magnetic spin to store data. (2019-03-04)
The force is with us, always? Tuning quantum vacuum forces from attractive to repulsive
Scientists can put two uncharged metal plates close together in a vacuum, and 'voila!' ---they will attract each other. (2019-03-04)
BFU scientists learned how to manage the properties of amorphous microwires
Amorphous ferromagnetic microwires are thin glass coated wires used to manufacture magnetic safety tags and in medicine. (2019-03-01)
A trap for positrons
For the first time, scientists from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) have succeeded in losslessly guiding positrons, the antiparticles of electrons, into a magnetic field trap. (2019-02-28)
It's all in the twist: Physicists stack 2D materials at angles to trap particles
In a paper published Feb. 25 in the journal Nature, a University of Washington-led team of physicists report that they have developed a new system to trap individual excitons -- bound pairs of electrons and their associated positive charges. (2019-02-25)
Graphite offers up new quantum surprise
Researchers at The University of Manchester in the UK, led by Dr. (2019-02-25)
A new spin in nano-electronics
In recent years, electronic data processing has been evolving in one direction only: the industry has downsized its components to the nanometer range. (2019-02-25)
New MRI sensor can image activity deep within the brain
MIT researchers have developed an MRI-based calcium sensor that allows them to peer deep into the brain. (2019-02-22)
Magnetization reversal achieved at room temperature using only an electric field
Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology achieved magnetization reversal in cobalt-substituted bismuth ferrite by applying only an electric field. (2019-02-22)
A quantum magnet with a topological twist
Researchers probed a special kind of magnet containing atoms arranged in a pattern called a kagome lattice, which takes its name from a Japanese basket. (2019-02-22)
Topological defects could be key to future nano-electronics
An article published this week in the leading journal Nature Materials by FLEET/UNSW Prof Jan Seidel outlines emerging research into different types of 'defective' order, i.e. topological structures in materials, and their potential highly interesting applications in nanotechnology and nanoelectronics. (2019-02-22)
JILA researchers make coldest quantum gas of molecules
JILA researchers have made a long-lived, record-cold gas of molecules that follow the wave patterns of quantum mechanics instead of the strictly particle nature of ordinary classical physics. (2019-02-21)
NIST physicists 'flash-freeze' crystal of 150 ions
Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have 'flash-frozen' a flat crystal of 150 beryllium ions (electrically charged atoms), opening new possibilities for simulating magnetism at the quantum scale and sensing signals from mysterious dark matter. (2019-02-20)
Solar tadpole-like jets seen with NASA'S IRIS add new clue to age-old mystery
Scientists have discovered tadpole-shaped jets coming out of the Sun that may help explain why the corona (the wispy upper atmosphere of our star) is so inexplicably hot. (2019-02-19)
Confirming a source of the process behind auroras and the formation of stars
Feature describes the first fully kinetic model of plasma particles showing that fast reconnection can indeed occur in partially ionized plasma. (2019-02-18)
What happens to magnetic nanoparticles once in cells?
Although magnetic nanoparticles are being used more and more in cell imaging and tissue bioengineering, what happens to them within stem cells in the long term remained undocumented. (2019-02-14)
Spintronics by 'straintronics'
Data storage in magnetic media is very energy consuming. Novel materials could reduce the energy needed to control magnetic memories thus contributing to a smaller carbon footprint of the IT sector. (2019-02-14)
The FASEB Journal: Magnetic fields enhance bone remodeling
Since the creation of 3D-printed (3DP) porous titanium scaffolds in 2016, the scientific community has been exploring ways to improve their ability to stimulate osteogenesis, or bone remodeling. (2019-02-14)
Earth's magnetic shield booms like a drum when hit by impulses
The Earth's magnetic shield booms like a drum when it is hit by strong impulses, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London. (2019-02-12)
In solar system's symphony, Earth's magnetic field drops the beat
Inside Earth's magnetic bubble, scientists have long been listening in on space sounds created by various electromagnetic waves, and now they've found one that booms like a drum. (2019-02-12)
Penn engineers develop room temperature, two-dimensional platform for quantum technology
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering and Applied Science have now demonstrated a new hardware platform based on isolated electron spins in a two-dimensional material. (2019-02-11)
Weyl goes chiral
Quasiparticles that behave like massless fermions, known as Weyl fermions, have been in recent years at the center of a string of exciting findings in condensed matter physics. (2019-02-11)
Shedding light on the science of auroral breakups
Japanese scientists have quantitatively confirmed how energetic an auroral breakup can be. (2019-02-08)
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