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Quantum mechanics may explain how humans smell

Scientists from the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) at University College London have newly analyzed an intriguing 10-year-old theory of smell, finding that the idea may make more sense than once thought.

Feb 01, 2007 feature
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A universe of 10 dimensions

When someone mentions "different dimensions," we tend to think of things like parallel universes – alternate realities that exist parallel to our own, but where things work or happened differently. However, ...

Dec 11, 2014
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Do classical laws arise from quantum laws?

“The physics community is mostly divided into two groups,” Johannes Kofler tells “One group believes that quantum theory is underlying the classical world, and that classical physics comes from the quantu ...

Nov 12, 2007 feature
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