Flying qubits make for a highly resilient quantum memory
Researchers find a way of avoiding overhead aversion in charity donations
Efficient genetic editing: Scientists develop new system that could be used to treat a host of genetic conditions
As potential next-generation therapeutics and research tools, few life sciences technologies hold more promise than genome-editing proteins – molecules that can be programmed to alter specific genes in order to treat or ...
Oxygen levels were only 0.1 percent of today's levels for roughly billion years before rise of animals
(Phys.org) —Geologists are letting the air out of a nagging mystery about the development of animal life on Earth.
Scientists debunk Clearwater Lakes formation theory
UWA geologists have helped debunk a long-held belief that twin asteroids formed Canada's Clearwater Lakes.
'Swiss cheese' membrane with adjustable holes
A new membrane, developed by University of Twente scientists, can be made more or less porous 'on demand'. In this way, smart switching between 'open' and 'closed' is possible, which opens the way to innovative ...
Universe may face a darker future
New research offers a novel insight into the nature of dark matter and dark energy and what the future of our Universe might be.
Cassini sees sunny seas on Titan
(Phys.org) —As it soared past Saturn's large moon Titan recently, NASA's Cassini spacecraft caught a glimpse of bright sunlight reflecting off hydrocarbon seas.
Method to reconstruct overt and covert speech
New study finds oceans arrived early to Earth
Earth is known as the Blue Planet because of its oceans, which cover more than 70 percent of the planet's surface and are home to the world's greatest diversity of life. While water is essential for life ...
DARPA circuit achieves speeds of 1 trillion cycles per second, earns Guinness world record
Officials from Guinness World Records today recognized DARPA's Terahertz Electronics program for creating the fastest solid-state amplifier integrated circuit ever measured. The ten-stage common-source amplifier ...
Scientists show IQs on the rise
(Phys.org) —Human intelligence is thought to improve with each generation and a unique study of people born and raised in Aberdeen has proved that those in north-east Scotland are getting smarter.
Stretching oxides to modulate electrochemical properties
Solid oxide fuel cells and solid oxide electrolysis cells hold the promise of highly efficient energy conversion, with lower pollution, to meet increasing global energy demands. But these devices need good ...
Hubble sees 'ghost light' from dead galaxies
(Phys.org) —NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has picked up the faint, ghostly glow of stars ejected from ancient galaxies that were gravitationally ripped apart several billion years ago. The mayhem happened ...