The strong nuclear force is the nuclear binding force, the force that provides the attraction between protons and neutrons and holds an atom’s nucleus together.
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Over the decades, computer chips have been getting faster and faster, but a speed limit is looming.
Scientists from MIT and other institutions have developed a microfluidic device that uses sound waves to isolate cellular packets called exosomes from blood samples, which could be used to diagnose diseases such as cancer or fetal abnormalities.
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Physicists at the University of California, Riverside have developed a photodetector – a device that senses light – by combining two distinct inorganic materials and producing quantum mechanical processes that could revolutionize the way solar energy is collected.
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Researchers have at last been able to model the behaviour of electrons under extreme densities and temperatures, similar to those found inside stars and planets.
A series of complicated experiments involving one of the least understood elements of the Periodic Table has turned some long-held tenets of the scientific world upside down.
At Stanford and Google, Fei-Fei Li is leading the development of artificial intelligence-and working to diversify the field.
It doesn’t even break the laws of physics.
Measurements suggest dark energy may fluctuate, throwing current models of the universe into doubt. Andrew Masterson reports.
This should settles the debate…
One of the biggest biological mysteries is how life arose out of non-living molecules. To find out, a Georgia Tech team has recreated some of the conditions common to a pre-life Earth, and discovered that drying and rewetting the primordial soup lets key peptides form quickly and relatively easily.
A team of physicists have just demonstrated a proof-of-principle for a quantum system, a breakthrough that may mean quantum supremacy is months away.
Neonicotinoids often occur at levels that can harm bees, but not people
Scientists increase the resolution of so-called topology optimization
Light Fidelity, known as LiFi, will help transfer data faster than Wifi and could be available in just six years.
Scientists at Copenhagen’s Niels Bohr Institute have raised doubts about the first detection of gravitational waves by the Laser InterferometerGravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) in 2015. The all…
When an infectious illness sickens multiple people, they often respond in different ways; researchers have shown genes underpin those differences.
A vaccine for yellow fever was first developed in 1937, using a strain of the yellow fever virus that was just a few amino acids away from being a carbon c
Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Ohio State’s College of Engineering have developed a new technology, Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), that can generate any cell type of interest for treatment within the patient’s own body. This technology may be used to repair injured tissue or restore function of aging tissue, including organs, blood vessels and nerve cells.
Researchers at the University of Manchester have used graphene to produce an efficient, cost-effective method of making seawater potable.
New observations of stars orbiting the Milky Way’s central giant black hole confirm Einstein’s theory yet again
A study by MIT researchers shows that collections of ultracold molecules can retain the information stored in them for hundreds of times longer than previously achieved in these materials. These clusters might thus serve as “qubits,” the basic building blocks of quantum computers.
Aging. We all face it. Nobody’s immune and we’ve long tried to reverse it, stop it or just even slow it down. While advances have been made, true age-reversal at a cellular level remains difficult to achieve. By taking a different approach, however, researchers at Houston Methodist made a surprising discovery leading to the development of technology with the ability to rejuvenate human cells. And that couldn’t be more important for the small population of children who are aging too quickly – children with progeria.
An intricate relationship between the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and the part of the brain that senses smell contributes to human longevity, a new study s
Life was no accident; it arose as a result of physics just doing its thing, according to a remarkable new theory – one that’s now backed up by two groundbr
Tiny flecks of gold could be used in the fight against cancer, new research has suggested. Scientists at Edinburgh University have just completed a study which shows the precious metal increased the effectiveness of drugs used to treat lung cancer cells. Minute fragments, known as gold nanoparticles, were encased in a chemical device by the research team.