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❶Advanced biomaterials with silk fibroin-bioactive glass to engineer patient-specific 3-D bone grafts The complex architecture of bone is challenging to recreate in the lab. Nearly years ago, the physicist James Maxwell proposed that a circular lens that is thickest at its center, and that gradually thins out at its edges, should exhibit some fascinating optical behavior.

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In the search for abundant clean energy, scientists around the globe look to fusion power, where isotopes of hydrogen combine to form a larger particle, helium, and release large amounts of energy in the process. The smallest amount of light you can have is one photon, so dim that it's pretty much invisible to humans. While imperceptible, these tiny blips of energy are useful for carrying quantum information around. UC Berkeley engineers have created a device that dramatically reduces the energy needed to power magnetic field detectors, which could revolutionize how we measure the magnetic fields that flow through our electronics, our Ultra-fast vibrations can be used to heat tiny amounts of liquid, experts have found, in a discovery that could have a range of engineering applications.

Fusion, the power that drives the sun and stars, produces massive amounts of energy. Scientists here on Earth seek to replicate this process, which merges light elements in the form of hot, charged plasma composed of free A system made of just a handful of particles acts just like larger systems, allowing scientists to study quantum behaviour more easily. A KAIST research team successfully identified the underlying principles behind electron heating, which is one of the most important phenomena in plasmas.

As the electric heating determines wide range of physical and chemical UCLA Samueli engineers have developed a new tool to model how magnetic materials, which are used in smartphones and other communications devices, interact with incoming radio signals that carry data.

An eco-friendly, coating-free strategy has been developed to make solid surfaces liquid-repellent, which is crucial for the transportation of large quantities of liquids through pipes.

In his view, it was this phenomenon that truly distinguished Physicists at the TU Darmstadt and their collaboration partners have performed laser spectroscopy on cadmium isotopes to confirm an improved model of the atomic nucleus.

It has been developed to describe the exceptional behaviour Spiderwebs can withstand a predator's impact while still helping catch and detect small prey.

Spiders architect these lightweight networks for strength and elasticity using different silks and geometric structures. Scientists have succeeded in observing the first long-distance transfer of information in a magnetic group of materials known as antiferromagnets. These materials make it possible to achieve computing speeds much faster than Spontaneous symmetry breaking SSB is a physics phenomenon in which a symmetric system produces symmetry-violating states.

Recently, extensive study shows that the parity-time symmetry breaking in open systems leads to exceptional Anyone who has ever tried to find a way through a crowded pedestrian zone has—literally—run into the problem: While some people choose to weave their way through the gaps, others stick to the straight and narrow, and A research group led by Assistant Professor Yosuke Ishii at Toyohashi University of Technology has unraveled the phenomenon of a new "third ultrasonic wave" being generated when two ultrasonic waves intersect within a plate.

A team of physicists from RUDN, JINR Dubna , and the University of Hamburg Germany developed a mathematical model for describing physical processes in hybrid systems that consists of atoms and ions cooled down to temperatures The properties of quantum mechanics could be used in technology and encrypting messages, but the disadvantage is the occasional disappearance of information.

For the first time, a research group consisting of Finnish and Current electronic storage technology may be superseded in the future by devices based on tiny magnetic structures. These individual magnetic regions correspond to bits; they need to be as small as possible and capable of Ionic liquids are important in scientific research because they can apply a lot of charge over a surface.

Physicists from Leiden University have now found that the charging process of ionic liquids depends purely on opposite A University of Nottingham academic has won a prestigious five-year fellowship to explore the use of harmless sound waves to view deep inside living cells to aid early diagnose in diseases such as cancer.

Nearly years ago, the physicist James Maxwell proposed that a circular lens that is thickest at its center, and that gradually thins out at its edges, should exhibit some fascinating optical behavior. The seemingly random digits known as prime numbers are not nearly as scattershot as previously thought. A new analysis by Princeton University researchers has uncovered patterns in primes that are similar to those found in In their paper published in the journal Nature, Spectroscopy techniques are commonly used in materials research because they enable identification of materials from their unique spectral features.

These features are correlated with specific material properties, such as Galactic nuclei are teeming with black holes. Earlier this year, 12 X-ray binaries were discovered at the Milky Way's center which suggested that thousands of black holes may be hiding in that region.

A recent study shows For years, scientists have dismissed terahertz radiation. There were few ways to control this line-of-sight, nonionizing radiation. However, they saw its potential.

For example, it could be used for short-range, high-bandwidth Yale University researchers have demonstrated one of the key steps in building the architecture for modular quantum computers: Reduced entropy in a three-dimensional lattice of super-cooled, laser-trapped atoms could help speed progress toward creating quantum computers.

A team of researchers at Penn State can rearrange a randomly distributed array A Japanese research team led by The University of Tokyo investigated the fragile-to-strong transition of water. Unlike most liquids, when water is cooled, the rate of increase of its viscosity reaches a maximum at a certain Please click here for more information on our author services. Please see our Guide for Authors for information on article submission.

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