New class of substances detected in atmospheric chemistry

International team reports on highly oxidized hydrotrioxides in SCIENCE. An international research team has now succeeded in detecting hydrotrioxides (ROOOH) for the first time under atmospheric conditions. Until now, there…

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Error-Free Quantum Computing Gets Real

For quantum computers to be useful in practice, errors must be detected and corrected. At the University of Innsbruck, Austria, a team of experimental physicists has now implemented a universal…

Most powerful dual-comb spectrometer developed

Scientists from Hamburg and Munich developed the world’s most powerful dual-comb spectrometer that paves the way for many applications in atmospheric science and biomedical diagnostics, such as early cancer detection….

Role of cohesins in embryonic stem cell division

Study shows how meiotic cohesin complexes affect chromosome structure and genomic integrity – and the long-term implications of their effects on the stem cell genome. Chromosomes undergo precise structural changes…

3D in a snap

Jia lab develops next generation system for imaging organoids. Biomedical researchers develop and use organoids as a tool for studying human development and disease. These little lab-grown cultures mimic human…

New database to “SpUR” on cancer research

An interactive web portal developed by scientists at KAUST offers a platform for cancer researchers to interrogate how RNA splicing in noncoding parts of genes fuels the growth of different…

Lew lab sheds new light on cell membranes

Researchers can now image cells, motions of molecules in 6D. Research from the lab of Matthew Lew at Washington University in St. Louis offers entirely new ways to see the…

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Physics and Astronomy

Finding superconductivity in nickelates

Arizona State physicist uses intuition, supercomputers to identify new high-temperature superconductor. The study of superconductivity is littered with disappointments, dead-ends, and serendipitous discoveries, according to Antia Botana, professor of physics at…

Custom ‘headphones’ boost atomic radio reception 100-fold

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have boosted the sensitivity of their atomic radio receiver a hundredfold by enclosing the small glass cylinder of cesium atoms…

Planets of binary stars as possible homes for alien life

Nearly half of Sun-size stars are binary. According to University of Copenhagen research, planetary systems around binary stars may be very different from those around single stars. This points to…

Life Sciences and Chemistry

Role of cohesins in embryonic stem cell division

Study shows how meiotic cohesin complexes affect chromosome structure and genomic integrity – and the long-term implications of their effects on the stem cell genome. Chromosomes undergo precise structural changes…

New database to “SpUR” on cancer research

An interactive web portal developed by scientists at KAUST offers a platform for cancer researchers to interrogate how RNA splicing in noncoding parts of genes fuels the growth of different…

Lew lab sheds new light on cell membranes

Researchers can now image cells, motions of molecules in 6D. Research from the lab of Matthew Lew at Washington University in St. Louis offers entirely new ways to see the…

Materials Sciences

A candlelight-like glow from a flexible organic LED

Giving off a comfortable glow, candles set the ambiance for a special dinner or just a quiet evening at home. However, some lighting alternatives, such as electronic candles, give off…

Topology is everywhere

An international research team, led by DIPC and Princeton University, discovered that almost all materials in nature exhibit at least one topological state, contradicting the 40-year-old assumption that topological materials…

Researchers unveil a secret of stronger metals

Study shows what happens when crystalline grains in metals reform at nanometer scales, improving metal properties. Forming metal into the shapes needed for various purposes can be done in many…

Information Technology

Error-Free Quantum Computing Gets Real

For quantum computers to be useful in practice, errors must be detected and corrected. At the University of Innsbruck, Austria, a team of experimental physicists has now implemented a universal…

All-optical computation of a group of transformations

… using a polarization-encoded diffractive network. Implementing large-scale linear transformations or matrix computations plays a pivotal role in modern information processing systems. Digital computer systems need to complete up to…

Dutch researchers teleport quantum information across rudimentary quantum network

Researchers in Delft have succeeded in teleporting quantum information across a rudimentary network. Researchers in Delft have succeeded in teleporting quantum information across a rudimentary network. This first of its…

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