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ViewRay to Showcase its MRIdian System in Booth 639 at 2014 Medical Physics Meeting

With continuous soft-tissue imaging, clinicians can clearly see the cancer target, monitor where the actual radiation dose is being delivered, and adapt to changes in the patient's anatomy - all in real time, providing a more precise and personalized cancer treatment option.

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Related Topix: Science, Cancer, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Twin Cities Daily Planet

University of Minnesota celebrates completion of world-class NOvA detector

Members of a tour group take photos while observing the NOvA far detector on July 24, 2014, in Ash River, Minn.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Minnesota, University of Minnesota, Science

ZPEnergy.com

Theorists propose way to amplify force of vacuum fluctuations

From ScienceDaily : Boosting the force of empty space: Theorists propose way to amplify force of vacuum fluctuations Source: Vienna University of Technology, TU Vienna Summary: Vacuum fluctuations may be among the most counter-intuitive phenomena of quantum physics.

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Newswise

Finding Quantum Lines of Desire

Groundskeepers and landscapers hate them, but there is no fighting them. Called desire paths, social trails or goat tracks, they are the unofficial shortcuts people create between two locations when the purpose-built path doesn't take them where they want to go.

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Related Topix: Science, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Chemistry

Outlook

Superman's Solar-Powered Feats Break Laws of Physics

Your favourite superhero Superman can accomplish some pretty spectacular feats but he may be breaking a fundamental law of physics while doing so! Superman would not be able to get all the energy he needs to fly from the sun alone, as suggested in the DC Comics, researchers have found.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, DC Comics

Science Daily

Beyond invisibility cloaks? Flexible metamaterial absorbers developed

Scientists have created flexible metamaterial absorbers designed to suppress electromagnetic radiation from mobile electronics.

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Wireless Design & Development

Optimum Inertia for Snowman-like Nanorobot

A new study investigates the effects of small but finite inertia on the propulsion of micro and nano-scale swimming machines Scale plays a major role in locomotion.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Science

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Quantum Cheshire Cat: Scientists Separate A Particle From Its 'Grin'

In Lewis Caroll's novel "Alice in Wonderland", the Cheshire Cat could disappear but its grin remained.

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ECNmag

The quantum Cheshire cat: Scientists separate a particle from its properties

The Quantum Cheshire Cat: Can a particle be separated from its properties? On July 29, the prestigious journal, Nature Communications , published the results of the first Cheshire Cat experiment, separating a neutron from its magnetic field, conducted by Chapman University in Orange, CA, and Vienna University of Technology.

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Related Topix: Chapman University, Orange, CA, Alice in Wonderland, Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Science

ECNmag

Mysterious molecules in space

Over the vast, empty reaches of interstellar space, countless small molecules tumble quietly though the cold vacuum.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

The Washington Post

Why both parties are so worked up about impeachment

But for several years , Republicans have been indulging and even encouraging that fantasy on the part of the more extreme edges of their base.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Governors, Sarah Palin, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Science, Newt Gingrich

Cal Coast News

Cuesta students travel world studying global climate change

Led by Cuesta College physics instructor Dr. James Eickemeyer, two groups of Cuesta College students recently traveled to multiple countries around the world to study physics and climate change.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Science

RedOrbit

ESA Welcomes Arrival Of Pharao Space Clock

Image Caption: The Pharao atomic space clock arriving at Airbus Space and Defence in Friedrichshaffen, Germany.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Science

Daily Mail

Mystery of the 'Cheshire Cat' of quantum physics solved: Scientists ...

Brave Abigail Hernandez stares down alleged kidnapper in court after it's revealed she may have been held captive in a shipping container next to his house for nine months Girlfriend called cops on child molester who was killed after shooting two US Marshals and an NYPD detective in West Village after two years on the run Massive security alert ... (more)

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Project Syndicate

The Dark Side of Physics

Almost a century ago, the first galaxy beyond our own was discovered, and within a decade the theory that the universe is expanding was first proposed.

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RedOrbit

Spinach Could Lead To Alternative Energy

Spinach gave Popeye super strength, but it also holds the promise of a different power for a group of scientists: the ability to convert sunlight into a clean, efficient alternative fuel.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Purdue University, Science, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Medical News Today

Improved picture of the gut provided by new imaging agent

A multi-institutional team of researchers has developed a new nanoscale agent for imaging the gastrointestinal tract.

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Related Topix: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Medicine, Health, Science, South Korea, World News, Asia, Crohn's Disease

Mon Jul 28, 2014

ZPEnergy.com

The Dayside : The Federal Bureau of Physics

By: Charles Day : Since July 2013, the comic series FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics has been telling the story of Adam Hardy, whose job at the titular agency is to fix anomalies in the physics of reality.

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KISU-TV Pocatello

Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The

This series helps teachers demystify physics by showing students what it looks like.

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Wireless Design & Development

Physicists Unlock Nature of High-Temperature Superconductivity

Physicists have identified the "quantum glue" that underlies a promising type of superconductivity -- a crucial step towards the creation of energy superhighways that conduct electricity without current loss.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Illinois Chicago, Illinois, Cornell University

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