Simple plastic devices can connect to Wi-Fi and transmit information with no electronics
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Simple plastic devices can connect to Wi-Fi and transmit information with no electronics

Internet of things is something we heard too many times about. It will never happen.…

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Smartphone use Decreases Enjoyment of Social Interactions Offline
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Smartphone use Decreases Enjoyment of Social Interactions Offline

Over the past decade, smartphones have transformed human social interaction in ways that researchers are…

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Scientists demonstrate one of largest quantum simulators yet, with 51 atoms
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Scientists demonstrate one of largest quantum simulators yet, with 51 atoms

Physicists at MIT and Harvard University have demonstrated a new way to manipulate quantum bits…

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Mathematical model mimics melanoma
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Mathematical model mimics melanoma

Cancer cells’ ability to tolerate crowded conditions may be one key to understanding tumor growth…

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Genes found in drought-resistant plants could accelerate evolution of water-use efficient crops
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Genes found in drought-resistant plants could accelerate evolution of water-use efficient crops

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have identified a common set…

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Researchers identify how bacterium survives in oxygen-poor environments
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Researchers identify how bacterium survives in oxygen-poor environments

Columbia University biologists have revealed a mechanism by which bacterial cells in crowded, oxygen-deprived environments…

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4-D printing could pave way to engineering human organs
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4-D printing could pave way to engineering human organs

Researchers in the University of Alberta’s Ingenuity Lab have taken the first step toward 3-D printing a…

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HIV Vaccine takes big step
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HIV Vaccine takes big step

A phase 2b clinical trial of a novel preventive HIV vaccine regimen developed by Harvard…

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How the brain keeps time
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How the brain keeps time

Timing is critical for playing a musical instrument, swinging a baseball bat, and many other…

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New nanowires are just a few atoms thick
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New nanowires are just a few atoms thick

“Two-dimensional materials” — materials deposited in layers that are only a few atoms thick —…

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