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New year, new science : Nature News & Comment

New year, new science : Nature News & Comment | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
Latest science news and analysis from the world's leading research journal...
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Virtual Particles: Not Particles At All

Virtual Particles: Not Particles At All | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
Among the many tricky concepts which the layperson has to grapple with when learning about particle physics is something called "virtual particles", which show up in cute pictures called "Feynman d...
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About time: Why does time's arrow fly only one way? - physics-math - 10 October 2011 - New Scientist

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Life Goes On at Normal Speed

Life Goes On at Normal Speed | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
[If you are a layperson interested in the faster-than-light neutrino claim, and you haven't yet looked at yesterday's ``open-space’’ post and the list of excellent questions laypeople have aske...
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Fermilab stops hunting Higgs, starts neutrino quest - physics-math - 28 September 2011 - New Scientist

Fermilab stops hunting Higgs, starts neutrino quest - physics-math - 28 September 2011 - New Scientist | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
Once top dog, the Tevatron particle accelerator is shutting down – from now on, the US lab that houses it will focus on neutrinos...
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Quantum teleportation analysed by mathematical separation tool

Quantum teleportation analysed by mathematical separation tool | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
Scientists recently gave a theoretical description of teleportation phenomena in sub-atomic scale physical systems.
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Memory contaminates perception

Memory contaminates perception | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
Mo Costandi: Imagery retained in the mind's eye can influence visual perception, according to a new study...
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Habits form when brainwaves slow down - life - 26 September 2011 - New Scientist

Habits form when brainwaves slow down - life - 26 September 2011 - New Scientist | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
Insight into brainwaves suggest it may be possible to boost the rate at which habits are learned...
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Rat cyborg gets digital cerebellum - tech - 27 September 2011 - New Scientist

Rat cyborg gets digital cerebellum - tech - 27 September 2011 - New Scientist | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
An artificial cerebellum has restored lost brain function in rats, bringing the prospect of cyborg-style brain implants a step closer to reality...
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Light pulses keep heart cells beating - health - 25 September 2011 - New Scientist

Light pulses keep heart cells beating - health - 25 September 2011 - New Scientist | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
The beating rhythm of human heart cells can be controlled using light – the discovery could lead to a new generation of photon pacemakers...
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Neutrinos caught 'shape shifting' in new way - physics-math - 16 June 2011 - New Scientist

Neutrinos caught 'shape shifting' in new way - physics-math - 16 June 2011 - New Scientist | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
The ghostly particles have been caught spontaneously flip-flopping from one type to another in a way never previously seen...
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This Extraordinary Claim Requires Extraordinary Evidence! : Starts With A Bang

This Extraordinary Claim Requires Extraordinary Evidence! : Starts With A Bang | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it

"Nothing travels faster than light, with the possible exception of bad news, which follows its own rules."

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Did quake or tsunami cause Fukushima meltdown? - tech - 19 August 2011 - New Scientist

Did quake or tsunami cause Fukushima meltdown? - tech - 19 August 2011 - New Scientist | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
Japanese nuclear safety watchdog rejects claims that the earthquake itself, not the tsunami, triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant...
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10 Unsolved Mysteries in Chemistry: Scientific American

10 Unsolved Mysteries in Chemistry: Scientific American | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
Many of the most profound scientific questions—and some of humanity's most urgent problems—pertain to the science of atoms and molecules...
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About time: Countdown to the theory of everything - physics-math - 10 October 2011 - New Scientist

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The transformation of academic publishing

A presentation by Peter Binfield (p_binfield), Publisher, PLoS

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London, LHC, and Neutrino Questions

London, LHC, and Neutrino Questions | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
London, it seems, has much better weather this week than my home town of New York. Too bad I had to spend most of the day at a desk, working on my 20-minute Powerpoint presentation for tomorrow's s...
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'Light-speed' neutrinos point to new physical reality - physics-math - 28 September 2011 - New Scientist

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Those faster-than-light neutrinos. Four things to think about

Those faster-than-light neutrinos. Four things to think about | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
Jon Butterworth: Having read the paper, seen the seminar and watched the excitement over evidence from the Opera experiment that neutrinos violate the speed limit of the universe, here are four things to ponder.
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The joy of statistics

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Lily Asquith on the boson and fermion issue and Satyendra Bose's letter to Einstein.

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Henning Dekant's comment, August 2, 2012 1:55 PM
A translation of Einstein's seminal paper where the Bose statistic was first made explicit is now available at

http://wavewatching.net/lost-papers/quantum-theory-of-ideal-monoatomic-gases-final-draft/
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A brief history of the brain - life - 26 September 2011 - New Scientist

A brief history of the brain - life - 26 September 2011 - New Scientist | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
David Robson tracks the evolution of our brain from its origin in ancient seas to its dramatic expansion in one ape – and asks why it is now shrinking...
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Sterile neutrino back from the dead - physics-math - 22 June 2010 - New Scientist

Sterile neutrino back from the dead - physics-math - 22 June 2010 - New Scientist | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
A ghostly particle that is showing signs of life could be the stuff of dark matter – and help explain why more matter than antimatter arose in our...
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How Life Arose on Earth, and How a Singularity Might Bring It Down | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network

How Life Arose on Earth, and How a Singularity Might Bring It Down | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
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Faster-than-light neutrinos show science in action | Basic Space, Scientific American Blog Network

Faster-than-light neutrinos show science in action | Basic Space, Scientific American Blog Network | Physics and Co. | Scoop.it
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