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Protein folding physics, nanohandles, sunscreen for algae and classical quantum weirdness

...e experiment provides a clever analogue of quantum weirdness at a scale that is much easier to study and visualize than is typical of many true quantum experiments. Photonic Crystal Sunscreen for Sea Scum R. Quintero-Torres et al. Physical Review E (forthcoming article, available to journalists on req...

Duke biologist/poet is up to 'animal mischief'

...cultivated an atmosphere of creativity and general weirdness when it came to animals," said Jacobsen. That atmosphere included giving names, voices and even political persuasions to the menagerie of stuffed animals and wild visitors to their Midwestern yard, she said. For Jackson, besides satisfying a professo...

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(Date:7/27/2014)... asteroid strike that wiped them out if it had ... say. , A fresh study using up-to-date fossil records ... a new narrative of the prehistoric creatures, demise, some ... the few million years before a 10km-wide asteroid struck ... This included extensive volcanic activity, changing sea levels and ...
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