New concept for creating quantum states in many-body systems

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the online edition of Nature Physics, theoretical physicists from the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) and the University of Innsbruck today are presenting a completely new ...

How plants fine tune their natural chemical defenses

Even closely related plants produce their own natural chemical cocktails, each set uniquely adapted to the individual plant's specific habitat. Comparing anti-fungals produced by tobacco and henbane, researchers at the Salk ...

A new 'Pyrex' nanoparticle

Researchers in Switzerland have developed a new method to fabricate borosilicate glass nanoparticles. Used in microfluidic systems, these "Pyrex"-like nanoparticles are more stable when subjected to temperature fluctuations ...