Magnon-based computation could signal computing paradigm shift

Like electronics or photonics, magnonics is an engineering subfield that aims to advance information technologies when it comes to speed, device architecture, and energy consumption. A magnon corresponds to the specific amount ...

Researchers use tiny diamonds to create intracellular sensors

Researchers have developed a new way to study the intricate dynamics within living cells by using optically trapped nanodiamond particles as intracellular sensors. Using custom built optical tweezers, the research team trapped ...

New study shows how Chicago pollution varies by neighborhood

If you live along one of the major interstate highways running through Chicago or directly next to Lake Michigan, you are regularly exposed to more air pollution than the rest of the city, a new Northwestern University study ...

Can cities make room for woodpeckers?

Researchers are deploying the latest mapping techniques to identify the most important suburban habitat for North America's largest woodpecker.

Study takes stock of pandemic food policy in New York

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted food systems across the United States, prompting governments to design policies both to mitigate short-term disruptions and improve food systems long-term, making them more equitable and resilient. ...

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