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1. Treutlein, P., Genes, C., Hammerer, K., Poggio, M. & Rabl, P. In Cavity Optomechanics: Nano- and Micromechanical Resonators Interacting with Light (eds Aspelmeyer, M., Kippenberg, T. J. & Marquardt, F.) 327–351 (Springer, 2014). 2. Rabl, P. et al. Strong magnetic coupling between an electronic spin qubit and a mechanical resonator. Phys. Rev. B 79,
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Non-learner: the white-tipped plantcutter. (Courtesy: Allan Drewitt/ CC BY 2.5) The characteristics of the white-tipped plantcutter’s song are directly linked to its body size, a new study shows. A team of physicists and ornithologists in Argentina and Germany, including Gonzalo Uribarri at the University of Buenos Aires, discovered the relationship through a detailed analysis of
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WINNIPEG, Manitoba/OTTAWA (Reuters) – After failing to grow wheat in Canada’s subarctic Yukon territory 15 years ago, farmer Steve Mackenzie-Grieve gave it another shot in 2017. Farmer Steve Mackenzie-Grieve holds some of his wheat yield at the Yukon Grain Farm near Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada February 19, 2020. Picture taken February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Crystal Schick Thanks
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Hello Nature readers, would you like to get this Briefing in your inbox free every day? Sign up here Artist’s reconstruction of the world’s oldest known modern bird, Asteriornis maastrichtensis, in its original environment.Phillip Krzeminski An extraordinary fossil skull belonged to the oldest modern bird ever found. The duck-sized Asteriornis maastrichtensis lived 66.7 million years
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The future of clothing is electronic. Along with color and size, you’ll probably be able to choose clothes based on what they do—as determined by the sensors, indicators, and power sources embedded within them. Many researchers expect that such “smart clothing” will revolutionize at least some aspects of medicine and fashion. But in the age
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SAN FRANCISCO – Demand is growing for satellite imagery to gauge the economic impact of the new coronavirus and to conduct remote monitoring of facilities and infrastructure. Ursa Space Systems, a satellite data and analytics firm in Ithaca, New York, can see the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global oil inventories. Ursa offers customers
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As COVID-19 pandemic keeps governments on their toes, NASA and other space agencies have added stringent measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus among astronauts so that they do not carry the deadly virus into space. NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and Russian cosmonauts Nikolai Tikhonov and Andrei Babkin are likely to be launched for the International
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(Photo : Pixabay)Dog owners were in a panic last week from two reported cases of pet dogs being tested positive for COVID-19 in China and Hongkong. Public health and animal experts maintain there is little evidence that dogs get COVID-19. There is also no evidence indicating that these pets transmit COVID-19 to humans or animals.
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Currently, live views from the International Space Station (ISS) are streaming from an external camera mounted on the ISS module called Node 2. Node 2 is located on the forward part of the ISS. The camera is looking forward at an angle so that the International Docking Adapter 2 (IDA2) is visible. If the Node
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As of Monday morning, the novel coronavirus has infected more than 343,421 people across 167 countries and territories, resulting in over 14,790 deaths. In the U.S., all 50 states plus the District of Columbia have reported confirmed cases of COVID-19, tallying over 35,224 illnesses and at least 471 deaths. More than 176 people in the U.S. have recovered. CORONAVIRUS: WHAT YOU
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Pengfei Song, an assistant professor at the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois, used ultrasound localization microscopy to visualize oxygen levels in tumours. (Courtesy: Doris Dahl, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) The centres of tumours often experience oxygen deprivation as the blood supply struggles to keep up
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In a great example of what can happen when smart, technically-oriented people come together in a time of need, an open-source hardware project started by a group including Irish entrepreneur Colin Keogh and Breeze Automation CEO and co-founder Gui Calavanti has produced a prototype ventilator using 3D-printed parts and readily available, inexpensive material. The ventilator
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A pumpjack near the Yamashinskoye rural settlement in the Almetyevsk District. Yegor Aleyev | TASS | Getty Images Oil prices fell on Monday as governments escalated lockdowns to curb the spread of the global coronavirus outbreak that has slashed the demand outlook for oil and threatened a global economic contraction. Brent crude futures fell $1.09, or
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Estimating the proportion of people who’ve been infected with the coronavirus but don’t have symptoms is a priority for researchers.Credit: Feature China/Barcroft Media/Getty As coronavirus outbreaks surge worldwide, research teams are racing to understand a crucial epidemiological puzzle — what proportion of infected people have mild or no symptoms and might be passing the virus
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Ongoing coverage of the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the global space industry. Scroll down for daily updates. Follow our reporters on Twitter for updates. Sign up for our newsletters. For full stories, click here. Space events delayed or canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic MARCH 22 Rocket Lab is proceeding with upcoming launches after being classified as an
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It turns out our economic systems are more fragile than we thought.  As locations across the world implement “shelter-in-place” orders in an effort to flatten the coronavirus contagion curve, we’re getting a real-time lesson in how intertwined our transportation and distribution systems are. It’s staggering to see how efforts to curb the human toll of
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In 2017, aerial photos of Île aux Cochons, an island between Madagascar and Antarctica showed vast spaces of rocks. A few years before, king penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) stand flipper to flipper on the same island with an estimated crowd of some 500,000 pairs of nesting king penguin and their chicks. It appears that 90 percent of
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ZAGREB (Reuters) – A large earthquake struck near the Croatian capital Zagreb on Sunday, leaving a teenager critically injured after an apartment building in the city collapsed, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences and a hospital official said. Croatia’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic walks at an area affected by an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia
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The flood of status symbol content into Instagram Stories has run dry. No one is going out and doing anything cool right now, and if they are, they should be shamed for it. Beyond sharing video chat happy hour screenshots and quarantine dinner concoctions, our piece-by-piece biographies have ground to a halt. Oddly, what remains
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The novel coronavirus responsible for the current pandemic has only been known for a few months but scientists have already gained a vast amount of information about it. Some of this knowledge has been gained by structural biologists who use techniques first developed by physicists. In this podcast episode, the science journalist Jon Cartwright explains
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Credit: Dag W. Grundseth/Aftenposten/NTB scanpix There was something of the Viking about Per Andersen. The intrepid and steadfast Norwegian was renowned for his attacks on the deepest puzzle of the brain: how its wiring and electrical activity give rise to behaviour and experience. When he was a student in the 1950s, most neuroscientists studied accessible
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Virgin Orbit spokesman: “Unavoidably, this will have some impact on our launch date, and on the launches that immediately follow.” WASHINGTON — Virgin Orbit announced March 20 that it will continue operations at its facility in Long Beach, California, after state officials categorized the work as an essential service that should not be completely shut
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Staphylococcus aureus bacteria (yellow, artificially coloured), a leading cause of hospital-acquired infections, succumb when exposed to a light-activated disinfectant. Credit: NIAID/SPL Materials science 20 March 2020 Ordinary lighting can activate a compound that attacks bacteria lurking on hospital surfaces. Disinfecting the surfaces in a hospital room could be as easy as flicking on the lights,
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WASHINGTON — The next meeting of the National Space Council, already scaled back because of the coronavirus pandemic, has been postponed, the White House announced March 21. In a brief statement, the White House said that the March 24 meeting of the council, chaired by Vice President Mike Pence, had been postponed to a date
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Taken from the March 2020 issue of Physics World. Members of the Institute of Physics can enjoy the full issue via the Physics World app. Is “biodynamic wine” is stuff or nonsense? In this article (originally published in Lateral Thoughts, Physics World’s regular column of humorous and offbeat essays, puzzles, crosswords, quizzes and comics, which
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FILE PHOTO: Logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the annual results news conference of the German drugmaker in Leverkusen, Germany February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo (Reuters) – Negotiations between Bayer AG and plaintiff lawyers to settle claims its glyphosate-based weedkillers cause cancer have been slowed by the coronavirus outbreak, according to the mediator
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Reporter Lizzie Gibney caught up with Rosamund Pike to discuss the new film Radioactive, learning science for the role, and Marie Curie herself. Download MP3 Radioactive is a new biopic on Marie Skłodowska Curie with Rosamund Pike taking on the role of Curie. This Podcast Extra is an extended version of reporter Lizzie Gibney’s interview
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