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Physicists record ‘lifetime’ of graphene qubits

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Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have recorded, for the first time, the "temporal coherence" of a graphene qubit—meaning how long it can maintain a...

Researchers discover a metamaterial with inherently robust sound transport

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Researchers at the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York and at the City College...

Earliest records of three plant groups uncovered in the Permian of Jordan

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A "hidden cradle of plant evolution" has been uncovered in Jordan. In Permian sedimentary rocks exposed along the east coast of the Dead Sea,...

Description of rotating molecules made easy

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Feynman diagrams are applied in condensed matter physics. By turning highly complex equations into sets of simple diagrams, the method has established itself as...

Reliable tropical weather pattern to change in a warming climate

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Every month or two, a massive pulse of clouds, rainfall and wind moves eastward around the Earth near the equator, providing the tropics their...

Gene variations linked to higher risk of diabetes and heart attacks

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People who are less likely to put on excess fat around their hips due to their genes are at higher risk of type 2...

How dietary fiber and gut bacteria protect the cardiovascular system

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The fatty acid propionate helps defend against the effects of high blood pressure, including atherosclerosis and heart tissue remodeling, a study on mice has...

New optogenetic technique could help restore limb movement, treat muscle tremor

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For the first time, MIT researchers have shown that nerves made to express proteins that can be activated by light can produce limb movements...

Getting a glimpse inside the moon

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New research from University of Alberta physicists provides the first-ever model of our Moon's rotational dynamics, taking into consideration its solid inner core. Their...

Newly discovered adolescent star seen undergoing ‘growth spurt’

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Astronomers have discovered a young star undergoing a rare growth spurt -- giving a fascinating glimpse into the development of these distant stellar objects. A...

Some prehistoric horses were homebodies

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Unlike today's zebras, prehistoric horses in parts of North America did not make epic migrations to find food or fresh water, according to a...
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