Archive: 01/08/2010

Quantum fluctuations are key in superconductors

(PhysOrg.com) -- New experiments on a recently discovered class of iron-based superconductors suggest that the ability of their electrons to conduct electricity without resistance is directly connected with the magnetic properties ...

Jan 08, 2010
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New system helps explain salmon migration

A new acoustic telemetry system tracks the migration of juvenile salmon using one-tenth as many fish as comparable methods, suggests a paper published in the January edition of the American Fisheries Society ...

Jan 08, 2010
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In search of speed

In ski sports, it's often only a second that separates the winners from the losers. Using equipment made of the right materials can therefore make all the difference. Researchers are simulating the gliding ...

Jan 08, 2010
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