Manipulating electron spin mechanically
(Phys.org) —Contrary to many textbook illustrations, electrons aren't just balls floating around an atom. In quantum theory, they're more like little tops, exhibiting "spin," and each creating its own tiny ...
Snapshots differentiate molecules from their mirror image
(Phys.org) —Small difference, large effect: Most biological molecules occur in two variants, an original and its mirror image. As a result, they are related to one another like the left hand to the right. ...
New chip provides better bioimaging performance
A microelectromechanical system developed in Singapore provides the 360-degree view that is critical in diagnostic imaging.
NASA iPad app shows startling environmental changes
Human activities, a changing climate and natural disasters are rapidly altering the face of our planet. Now, with NASA's Images of Change iPad application, users can get an interactive before-and-after view ...
Student develops portable X-ray system
(Phys.org) —An X-ray imaging system developed by Victoria University researcher Nicola Winch could open the way for X-rays to be carried out in a range of new environments.