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Physicists Build 'Electronic Synapses' for Neural Networks

April 20, 2016 1:38 pm | by Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology | Comments

These synapses could potentially be used in fundamentally new computing systems. 

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Team Builds First Quantum Cascade Laser on Silicon

April 20, 2016 1:31 pm | by Optical Society of America | Comments

The advance may have applications that span from chemical bond spectroscopy and gas sensing, to astronomy and free-space communications.

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Making Electronics Out of Coal?

April 20, 2016 9:25 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) | Comments

Jeffrey Grossman thinks we've been looking at coal all wrong. 

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Sushi Alert: Grim Outlook for Bluefin Tuna

April 20, 2016 2:00 am | by By Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press | Comments

The latest scientific assessment paints a likely bleak future for the Pacific bluefin tuna, a sushi lovers' favorite whose population has dropped by more than 97 percent from its historic levels. 

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NASA's 3-Satellite View of Tropical Cyclone Fantala

April 19, 2016 12:30 pm | by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center | Comments

Three NASA satellites provided data on powerful Tropical Cyclone Fantala as it lingered north of Madagascar in the Southern Indian Ocean. 

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Botulinum Toxin for Spasticity, Headache, Other Brain Disorders

April 19, 2016 10:59 am | by American Academy of Neurology | Comments

The American Academy of Neurology has updated its 2008 guidelines on the use of botulinum toxin for spasticity, cervical dystonia, blepharospasm and migraine headache. 

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Study Provides Structural Basis for Development of New Antibiotic

April 19, 2016 10:47 am | by Duke University | Comments

Researchers have discovered the structure of a well-established target for antibiotic development.

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New Nanodevice Shifts Light's Color at Single-Photon Level

April 19, 2016 10:32 am | by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Comments

Scientists have now developed a miniaturized version of a frequency converter, using technology similar to that used to make computer chips.

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Study on Worm, Mice Fertility Could Lead to 'The Pill' for Men

April 19, 2016 9:45 am | by Emory University | Comments

Someday, if women toast the discovery of male oral contraceptives, they may want to lift a glass to Emory biology professor Steven L'Hernault and his worms.

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Measuring Heat Capacity of Condensed Light

April 19, 2016 9:31 am | by University of Bonn | Comments

Liquid water is a very good heat storage medium – anyone with a Thermos bottle knows that. However, as soon as water boils or freezes, its storage capacity drops precipitously.

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Nanoparticle Acts Like Trojan Horse to Halt Asthma

April 19, 2016 9:23 am | by Northwestern University | Comments

In an entirely new approach to treating asthma and allergies, a biodegradable nanoparticle acts like a Trojan horse, hiding an allergen in a friendly shell, to convince the immune system not to attack it.

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Shining Light on Brain Tumors

April 18, 2016 3:55 pm | by The Optical Society | Comments

When operating on cancer, surgeons want to remove tumors and not healthy tissue.

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New Way to Get Electricity from Magnetism

April 18, 2016 3:46 pm | by University of Utah | Comments

Coal, gas, hydroelectric, wind and nuclear plants all use dynamos to convert mechanical force into magnetic-field changes and then electricity.

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Study Backs Pancreas Cell Transplants for Severe Diabetes

April 18, 2016 2:00 pm | by By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press | Comments

Transplants of insulin-producing pancreas cells are a long hoped-for treatment for diabetes — and a new study shows they can protect the most seriously ill patients from a life-threatening complication of the disease, an important step toward U.S. approval. 

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All Ants on Deck

April 18, 2016 1:53 pm | by UC Riverside | Comments

Scientists believe this is the first time memory has been demonstrated in so-called self-assemblages.

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