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  1. X-Ray Technology Reveals Never-Before-Seen Matter Around Black Hole
    7/27/2018

    In an international collaboration between Japan and Sweden, scientists clarified how gravity affects the shape of matter near the black hole in binary system Cygnus X-1. Their findings, which were published in Nature Astronomy this month, may help scientists further understand the physics of strong gravity and the evolution of black holes and galaxies.

  2. Metrohm Acquires B&W Tek
    7/27/2018

    Metrohm AG from Herisau, Switzerland and B&W Tek from Newark in Delaware, USA are pleased to announce the acquisition of B&W Tek’s Spectroscopy Solution Business, B&W Tek LLC, as well as several overseas subsidiaries.

  3. Researchers Develop A New Method To Detect Nucleation
    7/26/2018

    As a solution evaporates, the dissolved chemicals concentrate until they begin forming a crystal through a process called nucleation.

  4. Two-Faced Edge Makes Nanotubes Obey
    7/26/2018

    Growing a batch of carbon nanotubes that are all the same may not be as simple as researchers had hoped, according to Rice University scientists.

  5. New Optics: Nano-Hedgehogs Of Light
    7/26/2018

    Technion-Israel institute of Technology researchers have succeeded in generating minute “nano-hedgehogs of light” called optical skyrmions, which could make possible revolutionary advances in information processing, transfer and storage.

  6. NIST Chip Lights Up Optical Neural Network Demo
    7/26/2018

    Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have made a silicon chip that distributes optical signals precisely across a miniature brain-like grid, showcasing a potential new design for neural networks.

  7. Scientists Create 'Impossible' Materials In Simple Way
    7/26/2018

    Scientists from NUST MISIS and colleagues from the University of Bayreuth, the University of Münster (Germany), the University of Chicago (U.S.), and Linköping University (Sweden) have created nitrides, a material previously considered impossible to obtain.

  8. Surrey Develops Ground-Breaking Flexible X-Ray Detector
    7/25/2018

    Detectors that are presently used for mammograms and for dose measurements in radiotherapy are often rigid, causing errors in screening, or dose delivery to surrounding healthy tissue.

  9. First-Ever Quantum Simulation Of Chemical Bonds With Trapped ions
    7/25/2018

    In a world first, Dr Cornelius Hempel has simulated the bonds of lithium hydride and hydrogen molecules using trapped-ion qubits. This explores an important pathway for one of the first practical uses of quantum computers.

  10. Coupled With Light – Two Particles Are Better Than One
    7/25/2018

    New research, led by the University of St Andrews and the College of Optical Sciences, The University of Arizona, has led to the ability to trap two miniscule spinning particles, which offers fascinating insights into the world around us and could help create future precise sensors for measurement.