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First discovery of a natural topological insulator

( —In a step toward understanding and exploiting an exotic form of matter that has been sparking excitement for potential applications in a new genre of supercomputers, scientists are reporting the first identification ...

dateMar 06, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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TED Talks take wing online as enclave ends

As a week of mind-bending TED Conference talks ranging from animal necrophilia to fighting poverty ended Friday, inspiring presentations from the renowned gathering were spreading.

dateMar 02, 2013 in Other
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Aging cells lose their grip on DNA rogues

(—Transposable elements are mobile strands of DNA that insert themselves into chromosomes with mostly harmful consequences. Cells try to keep them locked down, but in a new study, Brown University researchers ...

dateJan 30, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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