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Article ID: 717688

Researchers realize world’s thinnest optical hologram with 2-D material monolayer

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri S&T researchers are demonstrating a new concept to reconstruct holographic images by using a single two-dimensional material monolayer with the thickness of less than one nanometer. Their work could lead to the creation of smart watches with holographic displays, printed security cryptograms on bank notes and credit cards, and new possibilities for data storage.

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19-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717396

UM School of Medicine Researcher Warns of Need for Malaria Drug to Treat Severe Cases in U.S.

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Each year there are more than 200 million cases of malaria worldwide, a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite that brings on fever and body aches and, in some cases, more serious conditions such as coma and death. While the vast majority of these cases occur in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, the U.S. each year sees more than 1,500 cases, and currently there is limited access to an intravenously-administered (IV) drug needed for the more serious cases, according to a top malaria researcher at the University of Maryland School Medicine (UMSOM).

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13-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Drawing inspiration from natural marvels to make new materials

Article ID: 717681

Drawing inspiration from natural marvels to make new materials

University of Delaware

The shape-shifting bristle worm has the unique ability to extend its jaw outside of its mouth and ensnare surprised prey. The metal coordination chemistry that makes this natural wonder possible can also be the key to creating new materials for use in sensors, healthcare applications, and much more.

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19-Aug-2019 4:30 PM EDT
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Newswise: Fermilab’s newest accelerator delivers first results

Article ID: 717687

Fermilab’s newest accelerator delivers first results

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab)

IOTA is designed to develop technologies to increase the number of particles in a beam without increasing the beam’s size and thus the size and cost of the accelerator. IOTA researchers are investigating a novel technique called nonlinear integrable optics. The technique was a winner: Scientists observed that these specialized magnets significantly decreased the instability.

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19-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: A Glimpse Into the Future: Accelerated Computing for Accelerated Particles

Article ID: 717680

A Glimpse Into the Future: Accelerated Computing for Accelerated Particles

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab)

A team of scientists led by Fermilab has prototyped a method to use machine learning to analyze data from the Large Hadron Collider.

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19-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717641

Glacier-Fed Rivers May Consume Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

University of Alberta

Study shows chemical weathering is the cause of CO2 consumption in glacier-fed freshwater systems

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19-Aug-2019 11:20 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717678

How Ergonomic Is Your Warehouse Job? Soon, an App Might Be Able to Tell You

University of Washington

Researchers at the UW have used machine learning to develop a new system that can monitor factory and warehouse workers and tell them how ergonomic their jobs are in real time.

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19-Aug-2019 3:55 PM EDT
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Newswise: First Major Superconducting Component for New High-Power Particle Accelerator Arrives at Fermilab

Article ID: 717679

First Major Superconducting Component for New High-Power Particle Accelerator Arrives at Fermilab

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab)

The first cryomodule for Fermilab's new PIP-II superconducting accelerator has arrived from Argonne National Laboratory.

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19-Aug-2019 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717677

Online Brain Games Can Extend in-Game ‘Cognitive Youth’ Into Old Age, UCI-Led Study Finds

University of California, Irvine

A University of California, Irvine-led study has found that online brain game exercises can enable people in their 70s and even 80s to multitask cognitively as well as individuals 50 years their junior. This is an increasingly valuable skill, given today’s daily information onslaught, which can divide attention and be particularly taxing for older adults.

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19-Aug-2019 3:40 PM EDT
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Newswise: Huntsman Cancer Institute Introduces Cancer Screening and Education Bus to the Community

Article ID: 717676

Huntsman Cancer Institute Introduces Cancer Screening and Education Bus to the Community

Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah

Today Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah unveiled the Cancer Screening and Education bus. This new, state-of-the-art mobile outreach clinic brings HCI’s clinical and educational expertise and the latest screening technology to residents across Utah, including those who live in distant geographic areas and rural communities.

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19-Aug-2019 3:30 PM EDT
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