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Engineering of the boundary interface between 2D and 3D materials

By David L. Chandler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology March 2, 2021 These images of the “islands” of gold atoms accumulated in the two-dimensional molybdenum sulfide layer...

Why the chemical composition of the sun varies

Linn On August 21, 2017, during a total solar eclipse, the sun's rays appeared in white. From Michael, Oregon. The moon...

Use of underwater telecommunication cables to detect earthquakes

Caltech seismologists working with optics experts at Google have developed a method for using underwater telecommunications cables to detect groundwater. The technique can...

Parents’ School Feedback Relates to Demographic and Test Scores, Not School Efficiency

Parental research reflected racial and income differences in public K-12 schools. The first type of parental feedback on US public K-12 schools, posted on GreatSchools.org,...

Innovative biofabrication of beef muscle tissue in the laboratory

Researchers at the University of Tokyo are developing a method of growing meat in the form of millimeter-sized contractile beef muscle that closely simulates...

Adjusting the Electrode to Drive the Sun-Reactive Reactions That Separate Water Into Clean Fuel

Through coupling experiments and theories, scientists have demonstrated at the atomic level how changes in the composition of the surface of a photoderode have...

Second Order Optical Meronets, or Claiming Light as a Ferromagnet

Setting the rotation of a second-order (meron) half-sky on the surface of a birefringent cavity. Credit: UW Physics, M. Krol Scientists have demonstrated how...

Quantum blocks for producing exotic electronic and magnetic properties

Transition metals form hopeful quantum blocks coated with an electron beam encrusted with graphene. Credits: Ondrej Dyck, Andrew Lupini and Jacob Swett /...

Global warming threatens food chains. “The impact can be severe”

The study looked at plankton in freshwater reservoirs that underwent seven years of experimental heating. Loan University of Exeter New research shows that...

Paleopocalypse! The ancient relics became a turning point in the history of the Earth 42,000 years ago

This dramatic ancient climate change, characterized by widespread auroras, may help explain other evolutionary mysteries, such as the extinction of the Neanderthals. Like always like...

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