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The surprising conclusion of a study of contacts between Brazilian prostitutes and their clients is that the network is unlikely to support the spread of HIV.
Liquid mirrors are cheaper and easier to make than glass ones. A new prototype shows how they can also make adaptive optics systems.
Two third of the world's languages are endangered. Now a new mathematical model of language competition suggests how to combat the threat
Entangled photons can dramatically reduce the feature sizes possible with lithography. At least, that's what physicists had hoped.
The equivalence principle is one of the corner stones of general relativity. Now physicists have used quantum mechanics to show how it fails.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week:
Astrophysicists think they know how to destroy a black hole. The puzzle is what such destruction would leave behind
How do you devise an experiment that can detect exotic extraterrestrial lifeforms on the surface of other planets? Now physicists have unveiled a new piece of kit that could do the job
Studying the interactions between people in ever increasing detail reveals entirely new patterns of human behaviour--and poses challenges for network science