News tagged with quantum nature

A new read on DNA sequencing

A new technique for reading the DNA code relies on a fundamental property of matter known as quantum tunneling, which operates at the subatomic scale. The current paper shows that single bases inside a DNA ...

Nov 14, 2010 4.8 / 5 (22) 3 | with audio podcast

Quantum physics: Flavors of entanglement

The entanglement of quantum objects can take surprising forms. Quantum physicists at the University of Innsbruck have investigated several flavors of entanglement in four trapped ions and report their results ...

Sep 27, 2010 4.6 / 5 (15) 0 | with audio podcast