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Advancing quantum computing

European researchers have made important advances in understanding the major stumbling block to realisation of quantum computers, a phenomenon known as decoherence.

May 30, 2012
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Let the sun shine and the plants will follow

Leonardo da Vinci, the Italian Renaissance scientist and artist extraordinaire, in the 15th century was the first to record his observation that some plants appeared to follow the Sun, and he was not the last. ...

May 30, 2012
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Magnetic fields can send particles to infinity

Researchers from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM, Spain) have mathematically shown that particles charged in a magnetic field can escape into infinity without ever stopping. One of the conditions ...

Apr 17, 2012
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Angry Birds fly to Facebook

"Angry Birds", the most-downloaded mobile app of 2011, was catapulted to the world of Facebook on Tuesday in a bid by its Finnish maker Rovio to get one billion people playing the addictive game.

Feb 14, 2012
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