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Free-electron laser targets fat

Fat may have finally met its match: laser light. Researchers at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator ...

dateApr 09, 2006 in
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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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Superheavy element 117 confirmed

( —The stage is set for a new, super-heavy element to be added to the periodic table following research published in the latest Physics Review Letters. Led by researchers at Germany's GSI laboratory, the team created ...

dateMay 02, 2014 in General Physics
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