University of Gothenburg

Making spintronic neurons sing in unison

What do fire flies, Huygens's wall clocks, and even the heart of choir singers, have in common? They can all synchronize their respective individual signals into one single unison tone or rhythm.

dateNov 16, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Shrubs more expansive than trees

Shrubs are more widespread than trees in nature and on Earth. A new study explains their global success. It turns out that the multiple stems of shrubs are of key importance. This feature contributes to both better growth ...

dateSep 26, 2016 in Environment
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Higher tax leads to better government quality

There is a positive connection between taxation of a state's citizens and how well the state's institutions works. The reason is that any ruler who wants to collect taxes must build a well-functioning bureaucracy and give ...

dateMar 11, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Land plant became key marine species

The genome of eelgrass (Zostera marina) has now been unveiled. It turns out that the plant, once land-living but now only found in the marine environment, has lost the genes required to survive out of the water. Scientists ...

dateFeb 01, 2016 in Ecology
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