5780 Stability of perovskite solar cells reaches next milestone
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Stability of perovskite solar cells reaches next milestone
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Perovskite semiconductors promise highly efficient and low-cost solar cells. However, the semi-organic material is very sensitive to temperature differences, which
5774 Qubits on strong stimulants
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Qubits on strong stimulants
[unable to retrieve full-text content]In the global push for practical quantum networks and quantum computers, an international team of researchers has demonstrated a leap in preserving the quantum coherence
5768 Mercury helps to detail Earth's most massive extinction event
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Mercury helps to detail Earth's most massive extinction event
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Scientists are working to understand the cause and how the events of the LPME unfolded by focusing on mercury from Siberian volcanoes that ended up in sediments in
5762 Wearable sensor uses ultrasound to provide cardiac imaging on the go
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Wearable sensor uses ultrasound to provide cardiac imaging on the go
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Engineers and physicians have developed a wearable ultrasound device that can assess both the structure and function of the human heart. The portable device, which
5728 Darkest view ever of interstellar ices
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Darkest view ever of interstellar ices
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Astronomers used observations from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) to achieve the darkest ever view of a dense interstellar cloud. These observations have revealed
5722 Researchers uncover 92 fossil nests belonging to some of India's largest dinosaurs
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Researchers uncover 92 fossil nests belonging to some of India's largest dinosaurs
[unable to retrieve full-text content]The discovery of more than 250 fossilized eggs reveals intimate details about the lives of titanosaurs in the Indian subcontinent, according to a new study.
5716 Plague trackers: Researchers cover thousands of years in a quest to understand the elusive origins of the Black Death
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Plague trackers: Researchers cover thousands of years in a quest to understand the elusive origins of the Black Death
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Seeking to better understand more about the origins and movement of bubonic plague, in ancient and contemporary times, researchers have completed a painstaking granular
5710 Stars disappear before our eyes
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Stars disappear before our eyes
[unable to retrieve full-text content]A startling analysis from Globe at Night — a citizen science program — concludes that stars are disappearing from human sight at an astonishing rate. The
5704 Massive fuel-hungry black holes feed off intergalactic gas
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Massive fuel-hungry black holes feed off intergalactic gas
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Research has revealed how supermassive black holes (SMBHs) are feeding off gas clouds which reach them by traveling hundreds of thousands of light years from one galaxy
5693 Jumpin' Jehoshapat! New grasshopper-like material can leap 200 times its own thickness
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Jumpin' Jehoshapat! New grasshopper-like material can leap 200 times its own thickness
[unable to retrieve full-text content]If you plop these thin wafers, made up of several layers of a stretchy material called ‘liquid crystal elastomers,’ onto a hot plate, they will begin to
5687 Researchers measure size-luminosity relation of galaxies less than a billion years after Big Bang
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Researchers measure size-luminosity relation of galaxies less than a billion years after Big Bang
[unable to retrieve full-text content]A team has studied the relation between galaxy size and luminosity of some of the earliest galaxies in the universe taken by the James Webb Space Telescope, less than
5681 Ten-minute scan enables detection and cure of the commonest cause of high blood pressure
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Ten-minute scan enables detection and cure of the commonest cause of high blood pressure
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Doctors have used a new type of CT scan to light up tiny nodules in a hormone gland and cure high blood pressure by their removal. The nodules are discovered in one-in-twenty
5670 Why chocolate feels so good -- it is all down to lubrication
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Why chocolate feels so good — it is all down to lubrication
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Scientists have decoded the physical process that takes place in the mouth when a piece of chocolate is eaten, as it changes from a solid into a smooth emulsion that
5664 When migrating birds go astray, disturbances in magnetic field may be partly to blame
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When migrating birds go astray, disturbances in magnetic field may be partly to blame
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Disturbances to Earth’s magnetic field can lead birds astray — a phenomenon scientists call ‘vagrancy’ — even in perfect weather, and
5658 Swarm intelligence caused by physical mechanisms
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Swarm intelligence caused by physical mechanisms
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Seemingly spontaneously coordinated swarm behavior exhibited by large groups of animals is a fascinating and striking collective phenomenon. Experiments conducted
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