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Graphene Enables Room Temperature Terahertz Detection

Graphene Enables Room Temperature Terahertz Detection

Scientists have built a terahertz radiation detector that has a range 100 times larger than the visible spectrum and can operate even at room temperature.

Attacking Superbugs With New Drug Cocktails

Attacking Superbugs With New Drug Cocktails

A Singaporean team has discovered new ways to enhance the efficacy of drugs used to treat respiratory infections and antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

Innate Cooperation Can Kill Tumors

Innate Cooperation Can Kill Tumors

Scientists have found that the innate immune system also participates in the killing of tumor cells.

When It Comes To Risk, Grey Matter Matters

When It Comes To Risk, Grey Matter Matters

The volume of grey matter could be used as a biomarker for financial risk attitudes, researchers say.

Microbes Evolve Faster Than Oceans Can Disperse Them

Microbes Evolve Faster Than Oceans Can Disperse Them

A genomic study of marine bacteria reveals how localized biogeographic patterns form in the open oceans.

Spotting Refractory Epilepsy Early With Scalp EEG

Spotting Refractory Epilepsy Early With Scalp EEG

Scientists have developed an automated and quantitative method of diagnosing epilepsy in children based on scalp EEG.

Jurassic “Squirrels” Push Back Evolution Of Mammals

Jurassic “Squirrels” Push Back Evolution Of Mammals

The discovery of three squirrel-like fossils in China suggests that mammals first appeared much earlier than previously thought.

Single-Crystal Gold Nanowire Probes Reach Subcellular Dimensions

Single-Crystal Gold Nanowire Probes Reach Subcellular Dimensions

The single-crystal gold nanowire probe is 50 times smaller and 1,000 times more sensitive than existing nerve probe needles.

Dynamic Snapshots Of Sugar Chains

Dynamic Snapshots Of Sugar Chains

Scientists have successfully combined NMR spectroscopy with an ingenious molecular dynamics simulation technique to model rapidly moving sugar chains.

The Last Piece Of The Supernova Puzzle: A Lurking Blue Companion

The Last Piece Of The Supernova Puzzle: A Lurking Blue Companion

With the discovery of a companion blue star, scientists have a better understanding of how supernovas form.