Diffraction-controlled laser-driven proton acceleration

A targeted way to manipulate beams of protons accelerated using ultrashort and ultraintense laser pulses has been demonstrated by a team of researchers led at the University of Strathclyde.

Bacteria avoid age defects through collective behaviour

As they age, more and more defects arise in most organisms. Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have discovered that microorganisms like bacteria can keep a colony young by practicing a common strategy for propagation. ...

New bandicoot species among museum treasures

Many people visit the WA Museum to see displays without being aware of its vast research collection that can help us to understand and conserve endangered species.

Bartering for science—using mobile apps to get research data

There's a transaction that happens every time you load a website, send an email, or click "like" on a friend's post: You get something you want in exchange for some data about your actions and interests. Entire business models ...

Analyzing how ISIS recruits through social media

A team of University of Miami researchers has developed a model to identify behavioral patterns among serious online groups of ISIS supporters that could provide cyber police and other anti-terror watchdogs a roadmap to their ...

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