Love can make you feel different things –- sometimes happy, sometimes fixated, and sometimes down right sick. And it turns out that drugs almost work in the same way.
But how close are love and addictive drugs related? To the brain, love and...
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Have you ever noticed that when heated a film of oil in a pan doesn’t remain completely flat? Instead, it forms a wavy pattern that resembles the exterior of an orange. These sorts of deformations inspired a group of researchers at the Technical...
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Researchers at the French National Centre for Scientific Research, CNRS, and the University of Lorraine have recently developed a design for a coiled-up acoustic metasurface which can achieve total acoustic absorption in very low-frequency ranges.
9-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Ole Peters and Murray Gell-Mann asked: Might there be a foundational difficulty underlying our current economic theory? Is there some hidden assumption, possibly centuries old, behind not one but many of the current scientific problems in economic...
28-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
A group of smart materials known as "electrostrictive polymers" have been explored for years by researchers at the INSA de Lyon for their potential mechanical energy harvesting abilities.
25-Jan-2016 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers in Germany studied how a multitude of electronic interactions govern the encounter between a molecule called porphine and copper and silver surfaces – information that could one day be harnessed to make molecular building blocks...
14-Jan-2016 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers have developed a speedy, controllable way to get two or more ingredients into the same tiny capsule and only have them mix when triggered by a signal like vibrations or heat
11-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers from Research Institute for Nuclear Problems of Belarusian State University in Belarus and Institut Jean Lamour-Université de Lorraine in France have developed a novel, low-cost, ultra-lightweight material that could be used as an...
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6-Oct-2015 6:05 AM EDT
Under the Microscope: 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry; AIP Congratulates Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and William Moerner
8-Oct-2014 10:45 AM EDT
Shedding Light on 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics: AIP CEO Fred Dylla Available for Comment on Significance of Blue LEDs for Science and Society
7-Oct-2014 6:00 AM EDT
4-Oct-2012 4:55 PM EDT
Curve balls may help a pitcher strike out batters in baseball; and some nasty spin can make an opponent sweat to return a tennis serve. But more so than in any other ball game, in table tennis – where the ball is so light and so small –dedicated...
8-Aug-2012 10:00 AM EDT
When the cruise liner Costa Concordia drew too close to shore near the Italian island of Giglio, a large rocky outcrop quickly sliced through the ship’s hull. While many questions about the dynamics at play during that disaster remain unanswered,...
27-Feb-2012 8:00 AM EST
The Nobel Prize in Physics will be announced Tuesday, October 4. The prize is given for the most groundbreaking and influential research. Its history chronicles many of the discoveries that underpin not only modern technology, but also our...
30-Sep-2011 11:00 AM EDT