“Light squeezer” reduces quantum noise in lasers, could enhance quantum computing and gravitational-wave detection.
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Study shows LIGO’s 40-kilogram mirrors can move in response to tiny quantum effects, revealing the “spooky popcorn of the universe.”
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To spy on worms for days on end, Picower Institute scientists invent a new open-source microscopy platform.
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Removable adhesive could make it easier for surgeons to close up internal wounds.
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Ion-based technology may enable energy-efficient simulations of the brain’s learning process, for neural network AI systems.
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New model answers longstanding question of how these sudden flows happen; may expand understanding of Antarctic ice sheets.
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Exotic states called Kohn anomalies could offer clues to why some materials have the electronic properties they do.
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The design could advance the development of small, portable AI devices.
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Solar geoengineering proposals will weaken extratropical storm tracks in both hemispheres, scientists find.
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Material inspired by Japanese paper-cutting art could help to prevent falls in icy or slippery conditions.
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