Emerging research suggests a new paradigm for 'unconventional superconductors'
An international team of scientists has reported the first experimental observation of the quantum critical point (QCP) in the extensively studied "unconventional superconductor" TiSe2, finding that it does ...
A faster internet for your smartphones
Most of us spend a significant portion of our time on our phones. So when the Internet connection slows or stalls, it can interrupt our lives to a maddening degree. We complain about the network, shut down apps, and double-check ...
Domain walls in nanowires cleverly set in motion
Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have achieved a major breakthrough in the development of methods of information processing in nanomagnets. Using a new trick, they have been able to ...
Internet lords keep .wine bottled for now
Internet overseers are keeping .WINE and .VIN online addresses bottled in the hope a few months of aging will make them more palatable.
Global support for reduction in govt control of web domain names
A plan to give control of the Internet's technical operations to a diverse range of groups, including governments and businesses, instead allowing the state sole power, is gathering international support, ...
Scientists find a molecular clue to the complex mystery of auxin signaling in plants
Wikipedia lists 65 adjectives that botanists use to describe the shapes of plant leaves. In English (rather than Latin) they mean the leaf is lance-shaped, spear-shaped, kidney-shaped, diamond shaped, arrow-head-shaped, ...
Singapore talks on Internet's future hear plea for freedom
Control of the Internet should be handed from US supervision to a diverse group of stakeholders, and not to governments that could limit freedoms, a meeting on the web's future heard Monday.
Control of Internet in spotlight at Singapore talks
Stakeholders meet in Singapore Monday to discuss the future of the Internet after the US said it will hand over stewardship of its technical operations to a global group including businesses and governments.
Berlin takes world lead with own domain name
Berlin became the world's first city on Tuesday to have its own Internet domain name under plans to cater for Internet expansion.
Web domain name revolution could hit trademark defence
The mass expansion of Internet domain names could cause havoc for the defence of trademarks in cyberspace, the UN's intellectual property body warned on Monday.
Security firm finds 300,000 home routers hacked
Researchers generate electron spin vortex state "skyrmion molecules"
RIKEN, the University of Tokyo, and the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS; President: Sukekatsu Ushioda) succeeded for the first time in generating and visualizing electron spin vortex state ...
Amazon pulls mangled ebooks from Kindle shelves
Amazon on Friday yanked gibberish translations of classic works from the shelves of its online ebooks shop.
Imaging ferroelectric domains
(Phys.org) —When thin films of ferroelectric materials are grown on single-crystal substrates, they can develop regions of aligned polarization—called "domains"—that often adopt complex patterns. Manipulation ...