Archive: 2/11/2009

Flipping a photonic shock wave

A team of physicists has directly observed a reverse shock wave of light in a specially tailored structure known as a left-handed metamaterial. Although it was first predicted over forty years ago, this is the first unambiguous ...

dateNov 02, 2009 in Optics & Photonics
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Early results of therapy for preemies not sustained

Inhaled nitric oxide (iNO), a therapy used in the treatment of premature newborns with respiratory failure that had shown promising results in short-term studies, does not significantly improve long-term outcomes, according ...

dateNov 02, 2009 in Other
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