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Mysterious pulsar with hidden powers discovered

Dramatic flares and bursts of energy - activity previously thought reserved for only the strongest magnetized pulsars - has been observed emanating from a weakly magnetised, slowly rotating pulsar. The international team ...

dateOct 14, 2010 in Astronomy
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It's raining pentagons

This week's Nature Materials (09 March 2009) reveals how an international team of scientists led by researchers at the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) at UCL have discovered a novel one dimensional ice chain structure ...

dateMar 08, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Language driven by culture, not biology

(PhysOrg.com) -- Language in humans has evolved culturally rather than genetically, according to a study by UCL (University College London) and US researchers. By modelling the ways in which genes for language might have ...

dateJan 20, 2009 in
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Unlocking the secret of the Kondo Effect

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists including researchers from the London Centre for Nanotechnology at UCL (University College London) and the IBM Almaden Research Center has forged a breakthrough in understanding an intriguing ...

dateSep 22, 2008 in General Physics
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