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First ever observation of Higgs Boson particle decay announced by CERN

First ever observation of Higgs Boson particle decay announced by CERN

The subatomic Higgs Boson particle has finally been observed decaying to bottom quarks six years after its discovery. CERN have presented the first ever evidence...
‘Green’ synthesis method for high-tech dyes

‘Green’ synthesis method for high-tech dyes using water and crystallisation

High-tech dyes that are of great interest in the study around organic electronics have recently been prepared and crystallised at TU Wien, Austria, all...
SPINTEC extends the scalability of magnetic memory below 10nm

SPINTEC extends the scalability of magnetic memory below 10nm

SPINTEC in Grenoble has proposed and demonstrated a new concept of magnetic memory thermally stable and electrically switchable at diameters down to 4nm. Positioned at...
Magnetic antiparticles offer new opportunities for data storage

Magnetic antiparticles offer new opportunities for data storage

Nanosized magnetic particles known as skyrmions are considered highly promising candidates for new data storage and information technologies. Physicist have revealed new behaviour involving the...
Mini antimatter accelerator could rival the likes of the LHC

Mini antimatter accelerator could rival the likes of the LHC

Researchers have discovered a mini antimatter accelerator that could allow particles to be accelerated in a 1000x smaller space than current accelerators, boosting the...
Can nanomedicine be used to deliver cancer therapy direct to cancer cells?

Can nanomedicine be used to deliver cancer therapy direct to cancer cells?

New research into nanomedicine from the University of East Anglia (UEA), UK, means a new cancer therapy using nanoparticles to deliver combination therapy directly...
Can graphene be used to control electronic devices using molecules?

Can graphene be used to control electronic devices using molecules?

A team of researchers from Denmark, Italy and Portugal recently discovered a new mechanism that allows graphene to be used to control electronic devices...
Strong near-infrared emissive materials with earth-abundant metal ions

Strong near-infrared emission with earth-abundant metal ions

Katja Heinze, from the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, explains a successful approach for the design of sustainable near-infrared emissive materials with earth-abundant elements. Red...
Looking for symmetrons and dark matter

Looking for symmetrons and dark matter

A high-precision experiment led by Vienna’s Technical University has set its sights on pinpointing the so-far hypothetical ‘symmetron fields’ using the PF2 ultra-cold neutron...
Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory is close to developing a Si-based quantum computer

Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory is close to developing a Si-based quantum computer

A research team led by Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory has developed a highly-sensitive readout detector for Si-CMOS based quantum computer. Hitachi Europe Ltd. has announced that...

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