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Another step forward on universal quantum computer

Researchers have demonstrated holonomic quantum gates under zero-magnetic field at room temperature, which will enable the realization of fast and fault-tolerant universal quantum computers. A...

Taking a pill can effectively treat brutal lung disease

Researchers report in Nature Communications they figured out why air sacs in the lungs clog up with a thick substance called surfactant in a...

China could face deadly heat waves due to climate change

A region that holds one of the biggest concentrations of people on Earth could be pushing against the boundaries of habitability by the latter...

On-chip optical filter processes wide range of light wavelengths

MIT researchers have designed an optical filter on a chip that can process optical signals from across an extremely wide spectrum of light at...

Splitting Water: Nanoscale Imaging Yields Key Insights

In the quest to realize artificial photosynthesis to convert sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into fuel – just as plants do – researchers need...
Insight into Cells that Convey Data from Eye to Brain

Insight into Cells that Convey Data from Eye to Brain

A team of researchers identified molecular differences between retinal ganglion cell subtypes, information which could lead to a better understanding as to why some...

A new way to enhance nerve growth following injury

New research published today out of the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) uncovers a mechanism to promote growth in damaged nerve cells...

Excitons observed in action for the first time

Technique developed at MIT reveals the motion of energy-carrying quasiparticles in solid material. A quasiparticle called an exciton — responsible for the transfer of energy...

Information storage for the next generation of plastic computers

Inexpensive computers, cell phones and other systems that substitute flexible plastic for silicon chips may be one step closer to reality, thanks to research...

Splice Variants Reveal Connections Among Autism Genes

A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Center for Cancer Systems Biology (CCSB) at the...

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