Rare superconductor may be vital for quantum computing

Research led by the University of Kent and the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory has resulted in the discovery of a new rare topological superconductor, LaPt3P. This discovery may be of huge importance to the future operations ...

Wider applications for the 'unboil an egg' machine

Wider clean chemistry applications of the extraordinary Vortex Fluidic Device—invented by Flinders University's Professor Colin Raston—are likely in the wake of new research that has been published outlining the seemingly ...

Emoji reveal whiteness as driver of technology

Even though they may seem benign ways to communicate emotions in text conversations, emoji reveal technology is shaped by cultural ideologies about race, according to research from the University of Alabama.

Cryptocurrencies could eliminate banking's easiest moneymaker

If the measure of a currency's importance is how much it's used to actually buy and sell things, digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have barely gotten off the ground. And Facebook's proposed entry, Libra, has run ...

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