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Seeing quantum mechanics with the naked eye

( -- A Cambridge team have built a semiconductor chip that converts electrons into a quantum state that emits light but is large enough to see by eye. Because their quantum superfluid is simply set up by shining ...

dateJan 09, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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'Quadruple helix' DNA discovered in human cells

In 1953, Cambridge researchers Watson and Crick published a paper describing the interweaving 'double helix' DNA structure - the chemical code for all life. Now, in the year of that scientific landmark's 60th Anniversary, ...

dateJan 20, 2013 in Biochemistry
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How wings really work

( -- A 1-minute video released by the University of Cambridge sets the record straight on a much misunderstood concept – how wings lift.

dateJan 25, 2012 in General Physics
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2014 -- the next world crisis?

( -- A cataclysmic "Great Event" is approaching which will occur in or around the year 2014 and determine the course of the rest of the 21st century, according to a startling new thesis published this week.

dateJun 17, 2010 in Economics & Business
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