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Physicists confirm quantum entanglement persists between top quarks, the heaviest known fundamental particles

An experiment by a group of physicists led by University of Rochester physics professor Regina Demina has produced a significant result related to quantum entanglement—an…

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25 years of massive fusion energy experiment data open on the 'cloud' and available to everyone

High-temperature fusion plasma experiments conducted in the Large Helical Device (LHD) of the National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS), have renewed the world record for…

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Exploring the origin of polaron formation in halide perovskites

Halide perovskites are a class of materials with an underlying structure resembling that of mineral perovskites, but with X sites occupied by halide ions, while…

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Sharks have depleted functional diversity compared to the last 66 million years, study finds

New research by Swansea University and the University of Zurich has found that sharks retained high levels of functional diversity for most of the last…

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High-speed baby stars circle the supermassive black hole Sgr A* like a swarm of bees

Observational astronomy shows that newly discovered young stellar objects (YSOs) in the immediate vicinity of the supermassive black hole Sagittarius A* located in the center…

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A fully edible robot could soon end up on our plate, say scientists

A fully edible robot could soon end up on our plate if we overcome some technical hurdles, say EPFL scientists involved in RoboFood—a project which…

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Quantum entangled photons react to Earth's spin

A team of researchers led by Philip Walther at the University of Vienna carried out a pioneering experiment where they measured the effect of the…

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Chimpanzees understand that they are sometimes relying on luck when making guesses, research suggests

Psychologists Benjamin Jones and Josep Call at the University of St Andrews, in the U.K., have found via behavioral experiments that chimpanzees know that they…

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Antarctic cold spells shatter records amid global heat waves in late winter 2023

While 2023 is noted for breaking global temperature records (State of the Global Climate 2023), the year also brought an unexpected twist with extreme cold…

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Scientists warn of coral reef decline due to ocean acidification

The French Polynesian island Moorea is the most beautiful isle in the world, some say. Its lagoons are surrounded by reefs dominated by Porites corals.