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Surgeon Simulator review: Entertainingly grisly iPad game

One key factor when evaluating PC and console games ported to iPad or iPhone is how well the controls have been adapted from keyboard, mouse and/or joypad to a touchscreen.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

Studies from University of Maine Provide New Data on Physics Research

The model system is obtained by the juxtaposition of two semi-infinite harmonic bcc lattices."

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Business Journal

Jacksonville researchers receive grant to make innovations in nanotechnology

Christos Lampropoulos and Daniel Santavicca each received $35,000 grants from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement, with the university kicking in another $10,000 each.

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Hispanic Business

Bae Systems -British Scientists Defy the Laws of Physics to Create a...

This breakthrough could revolutionise the design of aircraft, ships, radios and satellite dishes - potentially any product which uses an antenna.

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Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Top 10 Things You Didn't Know about Brookhaven National Laboratory

This article is part of the Energy.gov series highlighting the " Top Things You Didn't Know Abouta " Founded on the former site of the U.S. Army's Camp Upton in New York in 1947, the Energy Department's Brookhaven National Laboratory was originally created out of a post-war desire to explore the peaceful applications of atomic energy.

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Defect Chemistry and Plasmon Physics of Colloidal Metal Oxide Nanocrystals

Sebastien D. Lounis is a Graduate Student Researcher in the Milliron group and a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Group in Applied Science & Technology at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Hispanic Business

Findings on Medical Physics Discussed by Investigators at Stanford University

Editor at Biotech Week -- Fresh data on Health and Medicine are presented in a new report.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Free Republic

Could this particle rewrite modern physics? Discovery of 4-quark hadron...

Scientists at CERN have confirmed the existence of a new 'exotic' particle International team used the Large Hadron Collider beauty detector The particle was first detected in 2007 but it has only now been confirmed Dubbed Z , the discovery challenges existing models of physics It may also indicate that a new type of neutron star, a quark star, ... (more)

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Find A Mentor, Be A Mentor

Today I pay tribute to my mentors. You know, those rare people in life who take the time to help you, quite often redefining the path ahead.

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Scientific American

It's the end of fundamental physics. Again.

Ashutosh Jogalekar is a chemist interested in the history and philosophy of science.

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ECNmag

At Yale, progress in the fight against quantum dissipation

Scientists at Yale have confirmed a 50-year-old, previously untested theoretical prediction in physics and improved the energy storage time of a quantum switch by several orders of magnitude.

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R & D

Scientists capture ultrafast snapshots of light-driven superconductivity

A new study pins down a major factor behind the appearance of superconductivity-the ability to conduct electricity with 100% efficiency-in a promising copper-oxide material.

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Live Science

'LIGO: A Passion for Understanding' - The Minds Behind the Film

Kai Staats is an entrepreneur, writer, filmmaker and now student at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cosmology Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa where he is working to earn his masters degree in applied mathematics.

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Detroit Free Press

Upcoming movies: 'Only Lovers Left Alive,' 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

Paul Walker stars. Rated PG-13 for gunplay, violence and action, language, sexual menace and drug content.

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Live Science

'Clever Editing' Warps Scientists' Words in New Geocentrism Film

Four prominent cosmologists say they were misquoted in a documentary trailer promoting a claim debunked more than 450 years ago: that the Earth is in a privileged spot in the universe.

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Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Cosmic Slurp: Using Supercomputers to Predict Black Holes Swallowing Stars

Somewhere out in the cosmos an ordinary galaxy spins, seemingly at slumber. Then all of a sudden, WHAM! A flash of light explodes from the galaxy's center.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Government Executive

Algorithm May Enable Common X-Rays to Identify Tiny Amounts of Uranium and Plutonium

Los Angeles International Airport Enforcement Special Unit police officers use a bomb-sniffing dog to check baggage.

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Lansing State Journal

MSU physics professors to hold Q&A after 'Particle Fever' showing at Studio C

The universe seems to tuck its details into distant, hard-to-find places. So does CERN, the international project designed to find those details.

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Christian Science Monitor

Exotic hadron particles detected at CERN: Bizarre matter defies known physics

Exotic hadron particles: Scientists at CERN have confirmed the detection of exotic hadrons, a type of matter whose existence is not predicted by the Standard Model of particle physics.

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Business Journal

Learn physics with an app a at an art museum?

A new iPad app created by a Drexel University professor is hoping to change the way we think about art.

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