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Entanglement made tangible

Scientists have designed a first-ever experiment for demonstrating quantum entanglement in the macroscopic realm. Unlike other such proposals, the experiment is relatively easy to set up and run with existing semiconductor devices.

Posted: Sep 30th, 2014

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New material steals oxygen from air

Researchers have synthesized crystalline materials that can bind and store oxygen in high concentrations. Just one spoon of the substance is enough to absorb all the oxygen in a room. The stored oxygen can be released again when and where it is needed.

Posted: Sep 30th, 2014

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Animation: Metastasis and angiogenesis (w/video)

In this animation you can see how metastasis and angiogenesis occur. Metastasis, or metastatic disease, is the spread of a cancer from one organ to another. This is first animation from series about oncology and cancer genesis.

Posted: Sep 30th, 2014

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At the interface of math and science

In popular culture, mathematics is often deemed inaccessible or esoteric. Yet in the modern world, it plays an ever more important role in our daily lives and a decisive role in the discovery and development of new ideas - often behind the scenes.

Posted: Sep 30th, 2014

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How things coil

Researchers discover that simulation technology designed for Hollywood can be used as a predictive tool for understanding fundamental engineering problems.

Posted: Sep 29th, 2014

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Researchers create 'tractor beams' in the lab

Tractor beam technology, if it were to exist, would be based on waves that go in the opposite direction, converging from out in space onto the point of origin. Researchers now showed that the idea may not be all science fiction.

Posted: Sep 29th, 2014

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