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Manipulating light inside opaque layers

Light propagating in a layer of scattering nanoparticles, shows the principle of diffusion - like tea particles in hot water. The deeper light is penetrating into the layer, the lower the energy density. Scientists of University ...

dateApr 22, 2016 in Nanophysics
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The hard facts about soft landing ions

When determining how complex molecules drive, hinder, or halt reactions relevant to fuel production, pollution abatement, and energy storage, scientists often contend with other unrelated molecules that obscure their studies. ...

dateApr 28, 2016 in Materials Science
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The contrarian dance of DNA

Have a close-up look at DNA; you'll see it wiggles in the oddest way. Put more scientifically, a piece of DNA's movements are often counterintuitive to those of objects in our everyday grasp. Take a rod of rubber, for example. ...

dateApr 20, 2016 in General Physics
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