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Weyl fermions discovered in another class of materials

Up to now, Weyl fermions had only been found in certain non-magnetic materials. Now however, for the very first time, scientists have experimentally proved their existence in another type of material: a paramagnet with intrinsic slow magnetic fluctuations.

Jul 15th, 2019

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Imaging molecules in different charge states

Researchers have been able to resolve with unprecedented resolution the structural changes of individual molecules upon charging, including porphine, the parent compound of porphyrins. This new understanding unlocks some of the mysteries of molecular charge-function relationships as it relates to how biology converts and transports energy.

Jul 12th, 2019

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Nanotechnology delivers hepatitis B vaccine

X-ray imaging shows that nanostructured silica acts as a protective vehicle to deliver intact antigen to the intestine so that it can trigger an immune response. The material can give rise to a polyvaccine against six diseases.

Jul 11th, 2019

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