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Jul 31, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers and engineers, led by Dr Kyu-Jin Cho of Seoul National University in Korea, has created an insect-like robot that can jump on water surfaces. This image shows a water strider together with robotic insects that can jump on water. Image credit: Seoul National University. As Dr Cho and co-authors watched the water strider jump on water surfaces using high-speed cameras, they noticed that the long legs accelerate gradually, so that...

Jul 20, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The Weyl fermion – an elusive massless particle theorized 85 years ago – has been confirmed by direct observations for the first time. A detector...

Jul 14, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Physicists from CERN’s LHCb experiment announced today the observation of a pentaquark, a hadron consisting of five quarks. Illustration of the possible...

Jul 13, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Physicists at the DoE’s Los Alamos and Oak Ridge national laboratories have made the first direct measurements of a unique characteristic of plutonium’s...

Jul 8, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new study led by Dr Thomas Szkopek of McGill University suggests that black phosphorus could help researchers surmount one of the big challenges for...

Jun 12, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of physicists led by Prof Martin Zwierlein from Massachusetts Institute of Technology has cooled molecules of sodium-potassium (NaK), each consisting...

Jun 10, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The hottest pile of burning fuel occurs when the height of the pile is roughly the same as its base diameter, according to a new study authored by Prof...

Jun 9, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of bioengineers led by Dr Manu Prakash of Stanford University has developed a synchronous computer that operates using the physics of moving water...

May 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists from Finland has conducted computer simulations that predict the existence of an atomically thin, free-standing 2D liquid phase. Atomically...

May 21, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of researchers headed by Dr Jacob Adams of North Carolina State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has created a...

May 14, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid) and LHCb (Large Hadron Collider beauty) collaborations at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland report the first...

May 13, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Prof Martin Zwierlein of MIT-Harvard Center for Ultracold Atoms and Research Laboratory of Electronics has built a microscope...

May 7, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Onion artificial muscles can either expand or contract to bend in different directions depending on the driving voltage applied, says a group of scientists...

May 6, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Scientists at the Southwest Research Institute say they have visually captured the sound waves created by lightning. Acoustic signature of thunder. Image...

May 4, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of researchers headed by Brett Hokr of Texas A&M University has demonstrated that a newly emerging technique known as random Raman lasing emission...

Apr 27, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists from Northwestern University and Duke University has found a way to manufacture a liquid nanoscopic laser whose emission properties...

Apr 22, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The experimental strontium lattice clock at JILA, a joint institute of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Colorado...

Apr 22, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists from the Project 8 Collaboration has developed a new particle detector that is able to detect the frequency of cyclotron radiation...

Apr 13, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Scientists led by Dr Abram Clark of Duke University and Yale University developed a novel technique which enabled them to simulate accurately high-speed...

Apr 10, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed an ultrasensitive magnetic-field detector that could lead to smaller devices...