Loopy photons clarify 'spookiness' of quantum physics

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Joint Quantum Institute (NIST/University of Maryland) have developed a new method for creating pairs of entangled photons, particles of light whose ...

Team Finds 'Metafilms' Can Shrink Radio, Radar Devices

Recent research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology has demonstrated that thin films made of “metamaterials”—manmade composites engineered to offer strange combinations of electromagnetic properties—can ...

Natural Selection and the Human Skull

New research led by UC Davis anthropologist Tim Weaver adds to the evidence that chance, rather than natural selection, best explains why the skulls of modern humans and ancient Neanderthals evolved differently. The findings ...

Need New Look? Online Makeover is fan-taaz-tic

Thanks to a Jacobs School startup company whose site, Taaz.com went live today, the cosmetics counter isn't the only place to try out the latest makeup trends. The new way is easier, faster, and much more private. Anyone ...

Logo Can Make You 'Think Different'

Whether you are a Mac person or a PC person, even the briefest exposure to the Apple logo may make you behave more creatively, according to recent research from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the University ...

Indian economic miracle bypasses rural poor

A study of disadvantaged groups in rural India - which make up over 24 per cent of the population - has shed light on why the country' s economic success has largely passed them by.

Researchers say Arctic sea ice still at risk despite cold winter

Using the latest satellite observations, NASA researchers and others report that the Arctic is still on “thin ice” when it comes to the condition of sea ice cover in the region. A colder-than-average winter in some regions ...

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