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Science X / Best of Last Week: New state of matter, synthesizing a cyclocarbon and calcium connection to age-related memory loss

It was a good week for physics as a team with members from New York University, the University of Buffalo and Wayne State University announced that they had discovered a new state of matter—topological superconductivity.

Week 34 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week: Electricity-free coolers, dark matter older than big bang and health effects of eating marijuana

It was a good week for technological innovation as an international team of engineers described how in the future, an electricity-free tech could help cool buildings in metropolitan areas. It is based on special material ...

Week 33 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week: A major nuclear release, a 3-D model of the Universe and exercises that overcome obesity genes

It was a good week for physics as a team with members from Rutgers University, the National Institute for Materials Science and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, made a graphene discovery that could help develop ...

Week 32 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week: Counting sound particles, drones that might fly for days, and doubts about safety of aspartame

It was a good week for physics, as a team led by UCLA's Andrea Ghez reported that though Einstein's general relativity theory has been questioned, it still stands for now; they conducted what they described as the most detailed ...

Week 31 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week: Printing magnetic drops, tattoos for sensing biomarkers and broken heart syndrome linked to cancer

It was a big week for technology development as a team at the University of Kansas developed a breakthrough material that could lead to cheaper, more widespread solar panels and electronics—an inorganic semiconductor combined ...

Week 30 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week: Image of quantum-entanglement, breaching a carbon threshold and cutting calories in slim adults

It was another good week for physics as a team at the University of Glasgow unveiled the first-ever image of quantum entanglement—they captured an image of Bell entanglement using a special super-sensitive camera. A team ...

Week 29 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week: A loose thread in string theory, e-cigarettes harm brain stem, and diet's role in obesity pandemic

It was a good week for physics as a team at the University of Chicago combined light and matter to make particles with new behaviors—the particles, which are part atom and part light, were found to also interact with each ...

Week 28 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of last week: A new property of light, nucleation captured in 4-D, and drugs that increase dementia risk

It was a good week for physics research, as a pair of researchers, one with Kyoto University, the other the Instituto Balseiro, Centro Atómico de Bariloche found an optimal quantum computation linked to gravity. Paweł ...

Week 27 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week: Boosting solar desalination, DNA microscopy and anti-aging effects of pomegranate compound

It was a good week for technology, as a team of engineers at Rice University announced that they boosted the output of a solar desalination system by 50 percent using sunlight and nanoparticles.

Week 26 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – New candidate for dark matter, first female on moon and health benefits of being in nature

It was another good week for physics as a pair of researchers at the University of California proposed a new candidate for dark matter and a way to detect it. John Terning and Christopher Verhaaren suggested it might be a ...

Week 25 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week: Predicting Schrodinger cat jumps, solving a solar cell defect, boosting gut biome to improve health

It was a good week for physics as a team at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias announced that they had solved the mystery of the galaxy with no dark matter. They showed that the galaxy is actually much closer to Earth ...

Week 24 2019 in Other Sciences
Science X / Best of Last Week – Revisiting cold fusion, a better drug to treat breast cancer and a health benefit of eating red meat

It was another good week for physics as a pair of researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Alice Di Tucci and Jean-Luc Lehners, found that stabilizing the no-boundary proposal shed light on the universe's ...

Week 23 2019 in Other Sciences