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1 hr ago | Nanodot

Physicists suppress 'stiction' force that bedevils microscale machinery

Whether or not MEMS technology has use as a development path toward productive nanosystems, or atomically precise manufacturing, is unclear , the problem of stiction in microscale mechanical systems has been used as a canard to criticize proposals for mechanical molecular machine systems.

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5 hrs ago | New Scientist

Mystery physics: What does the M in M-theory mean?

New Scientist full online access is exclusive to subscribers. Registered users are given limited access to content, find out more .

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7 hrs ago | Scientific American

X-ray Method Could Improve Nuclear Screening

An imaging technique used in medicine could help detect hidden nuclear material, according to the results of a computer simulation reported this week in the Journal of Applied Physics.

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11 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Brain-derived Computing beyond Von Neumann

Karlheinz Meier, professor of experimental physics at Heidelberg University's Kirchhoff Institute of Physics , will deliver a keynote talk at the International Supercomputing Conference 2014 .The theme for this talk will be ' Brain-derived computing beyond Von Neumann - achievements and challenges '.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Computers

15 hrs ago | Arbitrage Magazine

Bigger, Better, Faster: Preparing for LHC's Big Sister

The Large Hadron Collider , the most powerful particle accelerator in the world, has been running for three years since its conception in 1983.

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19 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

Featured Job: Chief Medical Physicist

The position requires a PhD or Master's degree as well as 10 years of clinical experience.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

Elemer Barnath: A life of science

Elemer Barnath was a physics teacher here in 1955 when he took three students - Bill Spencer, Jerry Schaffer, Bob Adair - to the first Colorado Science and Engineer Fair.

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R & D

"Exotic" material is like a switch when super thin

Ever-shrinking electronic devices could get down to atomic dimensions with the help of transition metal oxides, a class of materials that seems to have it all: superconductivity, magnetoresistance and other exotic properties.

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Malvern Gazette

Physics genius visits cathedral, enjoys a glass of champagne during city visit

Professor Stephen Hawking with, from left to right, the Very Revd Michael Tavinor, Canon Chris Pullin and Glyn Morgan in the Deanery garden.

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Broward-Palm Beach

Five People You Don't Want to Smoke With on 4/20

Anyway, as you probably know, a lot of people are going to be reaching for the bong on Sunday.

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Daily Camera

Boulder scientists celebrate discovery of most Earth-like planet yet

An artist's rendering depicts Kepler-186f, the first validated Earth-size planet detected orbiting a distant star in the habitable zone.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Science / Technology, NASA, Astronomy, Science

Macworld

Surgeon Simulator review: Entertainingly grisly iPad game

One key factor when evaluating PC and console games ported to iPad or iPhone is how well the controls have been adapted from keyboard, mouse and/or joypad to a touchscreen.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

Studies from University of Maine Provide New Data on Physics Research

The model system is obtained by the juxtaposition of two semi-infinite harmonic bcc lattices."

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Business Journal

Jacksonville researchers receive grant to make innovations in nanotechnology

Christos Lampropoulos and Daniel Santavicca each received $35,000 grants from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement, with the university kicking in another $10,000 each.

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Hispanic Business

Bae Systems -British Scientists Defy the Laws of Physics to Create a...

This breakthrough could revolutionise the design of aircraft, ships, radios and satellite dishes - potentially any product which uses an antenna.

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Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Top 10 Things You Didn't Know about Brookhaven National Laboratory

This article is part of the Energy.gov series highlighting the " Top Things You Didn't Know Abouta " Founded on the former site of the U.S. Army's Camp Upton in New York in 1947, the Energy Department's Brookhaven National Laboratory was originally created out of a post-war desire to explore the peaceful applications of atomic energy.

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The Journal of Physical Chemistry Let...

Defect Chemistry and Plasmon Physics of Colloidal Metal Oxide Nanocrystals

Sebastien D. Lounis is a Graduate Student Researcher in the Milliron group and a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Group in Applied Science & Technology at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Hispanic Business

Findings on Medical Physics Discussed by Investigators at Stanford University

Editor at Biotech Week -- Fresh data on Health and Medicine are presented in a new report.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Free Republic

Could this particle rewrite modern physics? Discovery of 4-quark hadron...

Scientists at CERN have confirmed the existence of a new 'exotic' particle International team used the Large Hadron Collider beauty detector The particle was first detected in 2007 but it has only now been confirmed Dubbed Z , the discovery challenges existing models of physics It may also indicate that a new type of neutron star, a quark star, ... (more)

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Find A Mentor, Be A Mentor

Today I pay tribute to my mentors. You know, those rare people in life who take the time to help you, quite often redefining the path ahead.

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