Archive: 10/31/2013

Giant atom eats quantum gas

A team of experimental and theoretical physicists from the University of Stuttgart studied a single micrometer sized atom. This atom contains tens of thousands of normal atoms in its electron orbital. These ...

dateOct 31, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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Breeding disease-resistant, heat-tolerant fowl for Africa

A new program that will identify genes crucial for breeding chickens that can tolerate hot climates and resist infectious diseases—specifically the devastating Newcastle disease—has been launched under the leadership ...

dateOct 31, 2013 in Other
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Wytham Woods 'shields local plants'

A recent study has found that forests with dense canopies, including Oxford's Wytham Woods, can partially shield ground-level plants from the local effects of global warming.

dateOct 31, 2013 in Environment
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