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March 18, 2019

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March 18, 2019

Mar. 13, 2019 — Scientists have developed a new image-processing method that can capture extremely rapid phenomena using any type of camera. Their method, called Virtual Frame Technique, delivers better performance ... read more

Mar. 12, 2019 — Engineers have tightened security on the 'internet of body.' Now, the network you didn't know you had is only accessible by you and your devices, thanks to technology that keeps ... read more

Investigation of the Origin of Heavy Elements

Mar. 12, 2019 — Atomic physicists working on nuclear fusion research succeeded in computing the world's highest accuracy atomic data of neodymium ions which is used in analysis of the light from a binary ... read more

Mar. 11, 2019 — Scientists have made a breakthrough to a crucial element of an atomic clock -- devices which could reduce our reliance on satellite mapping in the future -- using cutting-edge laser beam ... read more

Mar. 11, 2019 — Using a never-before-seen technique, scientists have found a new way to use some of the world's most powerful X-rays to uncover how atoms move in a single atomic sheet in real time, opening up ... read more

Mar. 11, 2019 — In a new study, researchers have designed and demonstrated a novel type of polymer demonstrating a switchable thermal conductivity controlled by light. The material has the potential to route the ... read more

Mar. 7, 2019 — Scientists have fabricated a multiplexer/demultiplexer module based on a property of light that was not being exploited in communications systems: the optical vortex. Such devices will be crucial for ... read more

Mar. 7, 2019 — While spectroscopic measurements are normally averaged over myriad molecules, a new method provides precise information about the interaction of individual molecules with their environment. This will ... read more

New Photography Approach Gives Traditional Cameras Ultra-High Imaging Speeds

Mar. 7, 2019 — Researchers have developed a new imaging method that can capture images at speeds of up to 1.5 million frames per second using standard imaging sensors typically limited to 100 frames per ... read more

Mar. 7, 2019 — Physicists are using innovative tools to study the properties of a bizarre class of molecules that may play a role in disease: proteins that cluster together to form spherical droplets inside human ... read more

Mar. 7, 2019 — Researchers have constructed a 'meta-mirror' device capable of perfectly reflecting sound waves in any direction. The proof-of-principle demonstration is analogous to looking directly into ... read more

Mar. 7, 2019 — A breakthrough in quantum dot technology may one day lead to much more cost-effective infrared cameras -- which in turn could enable infrared cameras for common consumer electronics like phones, as ... read more

New Graphene-Based Device Is First Step Toward Ultrasensitive Biosensors

Mar. 7, 2019 — Researchers have developed a unique new device using the wonder material graphene that provides the first step toward ultrasensitive biosensors to detect diseases at the molecular level with near ... read more

Mar. 7, 2019 — Researchers have developed a simple method that could turn ordinary semiconducting materials into quantum machines -- superthin devices marked by extraordinary electronic behavior that could help to ... read more

Mar. 7, 2019 — Researchers have developed a near-infrared fluorescent optical imaging system that could enable them to find tiny tumors, as small as a couple of hundred cells, deep within the ... read more

Mar. 6, 2019 — In the blink of an eye, the squid's skin changes color and pattern for the purpose of camouflage or sexual signaling, a virtuosic display that has long fascinated scientists. Now, collaborators ... read more

Mar. 6, 2019 — Work is being done on a tool to help in the early detection of melanoma: a simple, compact laser probe that can distinguish between harmless moles and cancerous ones -- in a matter of ... read more

Mar. 6, 2019 — Scientists have found a new way to control light emitted by exotic crystal semiconductors, which could lead to more efficient solar cells and other advances in electronics, according to a new ... read more

Mar. 5, 2019 — A new finding could ultimately help improve the army of tiny, vibrating components found in a range of electronics and even create devices that mimic biological processes. Researchers have pioneered ... read more

Mar. 5, 2019 — A new coating prevents fogging on transparent surfaces. Rather than using electricity, the coating relies on sunlight to heat the ... read more

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