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A miniature robot that could check colons for early signs of disease
Engineers have shown it is technically possible to guide a tiny robotic capsule inside the colon to take micro-ultrasound images. (2019-06-19)
A new 2D magnet draws future devices closer
EPFL scientists have discovered a new type of 2D magnetic material that can be integrated into spintronic devices. (2019-06-17)
Mysterious Majorana quasiparticle is now closer to being controlled for quantum computing
Using a new approach, Princeton University researchers detected the elusive Majorana quasiparticle, notable for being its own antiparticle and for its potential as the basis for a robust quantum computing system, in a device built from a superconductor, small magnetic elements, and a topological insulator. (2019-06-13)
A new candidate for dark matter and a way to detect it
Two theoretical physicists at UC Davis have a new candidate for dark matter and a possible way to detect it. (2019-06-10)
Rice U. lab grows stable, ultrathin magnets
Rice University researchers find a simple method to make unique, nearly two-dimensional iron oxides with stable magnetic properties at room temperature. (2019-05-24)
Researchers develop new lens manufacturing technique
Researchers from Washington State University and Ohio State University have developed a low-cost, easy way to make custom lenses that could help manufacturers avoid the expensive molds required for optical manufacturing. (2019-05-20)
Energy-free superfast computing invented by scientists using light pulses
The invention uses magnets to record computer data which consume virtually zero energy, solving the dilemma of how to create faster data processing speeds without high energy costs. (2019-05-15)
A new system for treating type 1 diabetes mellitus
Thanks to an innovative system of magnetic microcapsule separation, the Nanobiocel-CIBER BNN research group of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country in collaboration with the BIOMICS group, also of the UPV/EHU, has managed to reduce the volume of microcapsule implants containing insulin-producing pancreatic cells by nearly 80%. (2019-05-10)
New lens system for brighter, sharper diffraction images
Now, a group of researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new and improved version of electron diffraction at Brookhaven's Accelerator Test Facility (ATF) that offers advanced and unique experimental instrumentation for studying particle acceleration to researchers from all around the world. (2019-04-25)
Magnets can help AI get closer to the efficiency of the human brain
Purdue University researchers have developed a process to use magnetics with brain-like networks to program and teach devices such as personal robots, self-driving cars and drones to better generalize about different objects. (2019-04-25)
Unprecedented insight into two-dimensional magnets using diamond quantum sensors
For the first time, physicists at the University of Basel have succeeded in measuring the magnetic properties of atomically thin van der Waals materials on the nanoscale. (2019-04-25)
Frustrated materials under high pressure
People are not the only ones to be occasionally frustrated. (2019-04-24)
Otago's atom interaction discovery valuable for future quantum technologies
By breaking with conventionality, University of Otago physicists have opened up new research and technology opportunities involving the basic building block of the world -- atoms. (2019-04-23)
Lasers make magnets behave like fluids
Researchers have discovered how magnets recover after being blasted by a laser. (2019-04-18)
Fast and selective optical heating for functional nanomagnetic metamaterials
In a recent article published in Nanoscale, researchers from the Nanomagnetism group at nanoGUNE demonstrate the use of hybrid magnetic-plasmonic elements to facilitate contactless and selective temperature control in magnetic functional metamaterials. (2019-04-16)
Increase in foreign body ingestions among young children
A new study from researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Nationwide Children's Hospital analyzed data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) for children younger than six years who were treated in a US emergency department due to concern of a foreign body ingestion from 1995 through 2015. (2019-04-12)
New method may transport medicine better through the body
One of the major challenges in fighting inflammation is to get the medicine transported properly through the body. (2019-04-11)
New alternatives may ease demand for scarce rare-earth permanent magnets
From computer hard discs to smart phones, magnets are at the forefront of technology. (2019-04-02)
The complicated future of offshore wind power in the US
In recent years the US Department of Energy laid out an ambitious plan to grow the US offshore wind sector. (2019-04-02)
A compass pointing west
Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and ETH Zurich have discovered a special phenomenon of magnetism in the nano range. (2019-03-28)
Traveling-wave tubes: The unsung heroes of space exploration
What do televisions and space exploration have in common? No, we're not talking about a cheesy physics joke; rather, this is the story of an often-overlooked piece of equipment that deserves a place in the annals of telecommunication history. (2019-03-27)
Rapid magnetic 3D printing of human cells
A team of McMaster University engineers has found a way to use 3D printing technology to create artificial tumours to help researchers test new drugs and therapies, which could lead to personalized medicine. (2019-03-23)
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)
'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)
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)
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)
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)
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 data storage technologies. (2019-02-07)
New insights into magnetic quantum effects in solids
Using a new computational method, an international collaboration has succeeded for the first time in systematically investigating magnetic quantum effects in the well-known 3D pyrochlore Heisenberg model. (2019-01-22)
A new twist on a mesmerizing story
The Einstein-de Haas effect, first demonstrated more than a century ago, provides an intriguing link between magnetization and rotation in ferromagnetic materials. (2019-01-14)
Pressure tuned magnetism paves the way for novel electronic devices
Using very sensitive magnetic probes, an international team of researchers has found surprising evidence that magnetism which emerges at the interfaces between non-magnetic oxide thin layers can be easily tuned by exerting tiny mechanical forces. (2018-12-17)
Physicists studied the influence of magnetic field on thin film structures
A team of scientists from Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University together with their colleagues from Russia, Japan, and Australia studied the influence of inhomogeneity of magnetic field applied during the fabrication process of thin-film structures made from nickel-iron and iridium-manganese alloys, on their properties. (2018-12-17)
NUS engineers invent groundbreaking spin-based memory device
A team of international researchers led by engineers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have invented a new magnetic device which is able to manipulate digital information 20 times more efficiently and with 10 times more stability than commercial spintronic digital memories. (2018-12-05)
Big results from small solutions: new method for analyzing metalloproteins
A new method only needs a tiny liquid sample to analyze metalloproteins. (2018-11-29)
Ultracold quantum mix
The experimental investigation of ultracold quantum matter makes it possible to study quantum mechanical phenomena that are otherwise hardly accessible. (2018-11-23)
Moths and magnets could save lives
Rice University bioengineers have combined a virus that infects moths with magnetic nanoparticles to create a potential new therapy for inherited genetic diseases like muscular dystrophy, sickle cell, cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy and some forms of cancer. (2018-11-13)
Half moons and pinch points: Same physics, different energy
For the first time, physicists present a unified theory explaining two characteristic features of frustrated magnets and why they're often seen together. (2018-11-11)
Freshwater turtles navigate using the sun
Blanding's turtle hatchlings need only the sun as their compass to guide them on their way to the nearest wetland -- and a place of safety. (2018-11-09)
Graphene takes a step towards renewable fuel
Researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, are working to develop a method to convert water and carbon dioxide to the renewable energy of the future, using the energy from the sun and graphene applied to the surface of cubic silicon carbide. (2018-11-07)
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