The gravitational equivalent of an electrical transformer could reveal bizarre new properties of space-time.
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A soft, flexible fiber with a 1000 times more capacitance than a co-axial cable could lead to smarter textiles, say its inventors.
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Up-to-date media reports about the way an infectious disease is spreading could dramatically reduce the severity of an outbreak, according to a new mathematical model.
When biomass burns to form charcoal, it stores carbon rather than releasing it as carbon dioxide. So could triggering forest fires save the planet?
The techniques for indexing Chinese language websites could dramatically improve the speed of bioinformatic searches, according to research by SOSO, the third-largest Chinese search engine.
A new theoretical model suggests that quantum entanglement helps prevent the molecules of life from breaking apart.
Bacteria communicate with molecules, and now computer scientists want to copy them. Their first task: to derive a mathematical theory of molecular communication.
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Levitate a flake of graphene and set it spinning; then this wonder material begins to reveal its truly extraordinary properties