New magnetic building blocks, which the scientists call modules, are not dipolar but quadrupolar. That gives the tiny components possibility in soft robotics.
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"Accidental exploration" helped physicists discover a new kind of magnetism in graphene, one that had been predicted but not yet observed.
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A spintronic memory device that uses ferrimagnets could accelerate the commercial growth of spin-based memory.
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A new therapy that relies on a moth-infecting virus and nanomagnets could repair genes that cause diseases like cystic fibrosis and sickle cell.
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