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i.Dummy: New breakthrough in mannequin technology

At its first glance, the mannequin 'i.Dummy' developed by researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) looks no different from an ordinary dummy but it is no plain stuff - this sophisticated mannequin can change ...

dateMar 21, 2013 in Engineering
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Atoms with quantum memory

Order tends towards disorder. This is also true for quantum states. Measurements at the Vienna University of Technology show that in quantum mechanics this transition can be quite different from what we experience in our ...

dateFeb 28, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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Physicist develops new silicone rubber

(—If anything bothers University of Virginia physicist Lou Bloomfield, it's a wobbly table. So much so that he actually invented a material to eliminate the problem. The material, a type of silicone rubber that ...

dateFeb 28, 2013 in Materials Science
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