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Controlling magnetism with an electric field

There is a big effort in industry to produce electrical devices with more and faster memory and logic. Magnetic memory elements, such as in a hard drive, and in the future in what is called MRAM (magnetic random access memory), ...

dateFeb 18, 2014 in General Physics
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The power of packaging in consumer choices

When it comes to deciding what food to eat, one might expect that people's choices will be driven by past experience and personal preference, but how does the general appearance of the package impact buying decisions of consumers?

dateJan 07, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Ocean acidification as a hearing aid for fish?

Ocean acidification, which occurs as CO2 is absorbed by the world's oceans, is known to negatively impact a wide variety of marine animals ranging from massive corals to microscopic plankton. However, there is much less information ...

dateApr 19, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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