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Scientists measure the 'beauty' of coral reefs

Almost every person has an appreciation for natural environments. In addition, most people find healthy or pristine locations with high biodiversity more beautiful and aesthetically pleasing than environmentally degraded ...

dateNov 10, 2015 in Environment
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Too much blood and pain?

Photographs have long been known to spark more emotional response than news reports alone – the capacity of confronting images to shock exceeds that of text. So it is not surprising that recent photographs of American journalists ...

dateOct 07, 2014 in Social Sciences
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An ultrasensitive molybdenum-based image sensor

A new material has the potential to improve the sensitivity of photographic image sensors by a factor of five. In 2011, an EPFL team led by Andras Kis discovered the amazing semi-conducting properties of molybdenite (MoS2), ...

dateJun 12, 2013 in Nanophysics
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How quantum physics democratised music

Surprising connections between very different areas of physics and unexpected spin-offs from theory were explored by quantum physicist Prof. Sir Michael Berry in a lecture entitled "How quantum physics democratised music" ...

dateMar 07, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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