Electrons move like light in three-dimensional solid

Electrons were observed to travel in a solid at an unusually high velocity, which remained the same independent of the electron energy. This anomalous light-like behavior is found in special two-dimensional materials, such ...

Smart watches might not fit millennials' needs, expert says

Young adults tend to be early adopters of new technology. But as Samsung Electronics Co. reportedly prepares to unveil its Gear smart watch next month, it could run into a barrier among young users who have grown up with ...

Starbucks teams with Square for mobile payments

Starbucks is pouring $25 million into electronic payments start-up Square in a partnership that expands mobile payment options at the coffee chain, the companies announced Wednesday.

Manipulating the texture of magnetism

Knowing how to control the combined magnetic properties of interacting electrons will provide the basis to develop an important tool for advancing spintronics: a technology that aims to harness these properties for computation ...

Missouri lawmakers vote to repeal Facebook limits

Missouri lawmakers passed and sent to the governor Friday a bill designed to refriend Facebook and other electronic media for thousands of Missouri's teachers and students.

Discovering how microbes cooperate

Ever wonder what microorganisms do on a Saturday night? In professor Derek Lovley's lab at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, doctoral candidate Zarath Summers and her colleagues made a point to find out. In the process, ...

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