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Science X / Best of Last Week – Teleporting a quantum gate, a mini space elevator and problems with jet-air hand dryers

It was another good week for physics as a team with members from the University of Queensland and the NÉEL Institute found quantum weirdness in the 'chicken or egg' paradox—suggesting they could both come first. And a ...

Week 37 2018 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – Evidence of matter-matter coupling, no safe level for alcohol and dehydration impact on the brain

It was a good week for physics as an international team of researchers announced that they had found evidence of matter-matter coupling, which they noted could help advance the understanding of spintronics and quantum magnetism. ...

Week 35 2018 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – Oldest galaxies in universe, solving spaghetti mystery and poor sleep impact on social life

It was a big week for space news as a team of astronomers from the Institute for Computational Cosmology at Durham University and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics identified some of the oldest galaxies in the ...

Week 34 2018 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week–Flaw in emergent gravity, Earth at risk of moving into hothouse state and probiotics causing problems

It was a good week for physics as a pair of researchers, Zhi-Wei Wang and Samuel Braunstein, found a flaw in emergent gravity—holographic screen surfaces described by the theory, they discovered, do not actually behave ...

Week 33 2018 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – Terraforming Mars not possible, ending traffic jams and a switch that controls muscle development

It was a good week for physics as a team at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory reported that a material already known for its unique behavior carries current in a way never before observed—they found that cuprates ...

Week 32 2018 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week–New way to make photons, rising ocean acidification and a neural link between depression and bad sleep

It was a good week for physics as an international team of physicists demonstrated a new method to make single photons—they named it "the unconventional photon blockade," and it involves exciting a quantum dot. Also, another ...

Week 31 2018 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – Bread made before agriculture started, a telomere breakthrough and shortcomings of omega-3

It was a good week for historical science as a team with members from the University of Copenhagen, University College London and the University of Cambridge discovered the charred remains of bread that predates agriculture ...

Week 30 2018 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – Century old physics riddle solved, world's oldest colors and eating fat is cause of weight gain

It was a good week for physics as a combined team from MIT and Harvard University asked whether gravitational waves could reveal how fast our universe is expanding. They have proposed a more accurate and independent way to ...

Week 29 2018 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – Einstein found right again, how Uranus got its shape and evidence of cannabis easing pain lacking

It was a good week for physics as an international team of researchers found that Einstein got it right again—weak and strong gravity objects fall the same way. Using data from the Green Bank Telescope, they tested the ...

Week 28 2018 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week–A battery for cold climates, complex molecules found on Enceladus and new way to measure intelligence

It was a good week for technology as a team at Pennsylvania State University announced that they had developed a self-heating, fast-charging battery that makes electric vehicles climate-immune, possibly opening the door to ...

Week 27 2018 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week–Proving Einstein right again, a drug that stops cancer from spreading and video game playing danger

It was another good week for astronomy and astrophysics as an international team of researchers reported that they had found the last of the universe's missing ordinary matter—in the space between galaxies. And it exists, ...

Week 26 2018 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – Possible new form of matter, black holes as wormholes and why hunger makes people angry

It was another good week for physics as a trio of researchers from the University of Toronto suggested that a new form of matter may lie just beyond the periodic table. Bob Holdom, Jing Ren and Chen Zhang suggested that elements ...

Week 25 2018 in Other Sciences