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When helium behaves like a black hole

A team of scientists has discovered that a law controlling the bizarre behavior of black holes out in space - is also true for cold helium atoms that can be studied in laboratories.

Posted: Mar 22nd, 2017

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Scientists discover new 'boat' form of promising semiconductor GeSe

Researchers have discovered a new form of the simple compound GeSe that has surprisingly escaped detection until now. This so-called beta-GeSe compound has a ring type structure like graphene and its monolayer form could have similarly valuable properties for electronic applications.

Posted: Mar 21st, 2017

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Manipulating magnetic textures

A group of researchers has shown that the simple curvature of nanomagnets can be used to induce textures within the magnetization field - a potential boon for future random access memory devices and data storage.

Posted: Mar 21st, 2017

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Chemists created nanoparticles for safe imaging of tumors

Chemists have created biosafe luminescent nanoparticles for imaging tumors and blood vessels damaged by heart attack or stroke. The particles are made of hafnium oxide that is allowed for intravenous injection, and doped with ions of rare earth metals.

Posted: Mar 21st, 2017

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