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Paintings, Cartoons Combine to Render Biological Molecules

During the annual ACA meeting, David Goodsell, of Scripps Research and RCSB Protein Data Bank, will discuss his use of artistic methods to visualize biological data. His presentation, "Art as a Tool for Structural Biology," takes place Tuesday....
26-Jul-2022 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Improving Yields in Enhanced Oil Recovery

Nonionic surfactants are molecules with both hydrophobic and hydrophilic components, which lets them interact both with hydrophilic liquids like water as well as hydrophobic liquids like oil. This surface-active property makes them invaluable in...
29-Jul-2022 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction Captures 'Invisible' Traumatic Brain Injuries

Rama Madhurapantula, of the Illinois Institute of Technology, will describe how synchrotron X-ray diffraction can aid in diagnosing invisible traumatic brain injuries in their presentation, "X-ray fiber diffraction to elucidate tissue transition and...
27-Jul-2022 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Improving Image Sensors for Machine Vision

In Applied Physics Letters, researchers highlight the latest nanostructured components integrated on image sensor chips that are most likely to make the biggest impact in multimodal imaging and detailed a promising approach to detect multiple-band...
21-Jul-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Light Polarization Creates Art, Explains Mathematical Concepts

In the American Journal of Physics, Aaron Slepkov from Trent University explores the physics of how polarization-filtered colors emerge, how they can be controlled, and why subtle changes in viewing angle, sample orientation, and the order of layers...
15-Jul-2022 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New AIP Podcast Reveals Untold Histories Behind Scientific Discoveries, Beginning with Climate Change

AIP is launching "Initial Conditions: A Physics History Podcast" on July 21. Weekly episodes will delve into the collections of the Niels Bohr Library & Archives to uncover the unexpected stories behind physics discoveries. Co-hosts Maura Shapiro...
20-Jul-2022 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Synchronization of Firearm Background Check Data Reveals Acquisition Patterns

In Chaos, researchers explore the factors driving background checks, and whether coordination between U.S. states may exist and if one state exerts influence over others in terms of enacting gun laws or acquiring firearms. They researchers...
7-Jul-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Biomicrofluidics Announces Low-Cost, 3D-Printed Microfluidic Bioreactor as 2021 Best Paper Award Recipient

The journal Biomicrofluidics has selected Ikram Khan as the winner of its 2021 Best Paper award. The designation highlights significant contributions by emerging authors in microfluidics and nanofluidics and is determined by an expert panel of...
12-Jul-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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8-Oct-2019 6:05 AM EDT

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Reconstructing the Acoustics of Notre Dame

The April 15 fire that devastated the roof of Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral left many people around the globe wondering whether it’s possible to rebuild it in a way that can recreate the cultural icon’s complex signature acoustics. Six years...
3-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Comment Available on 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics

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

Experts Available and Audio Commentary: Nobel Prize in Physics

4-Oct-2012 4:55 PM EDT

The Spin Racket: Ping-Pong Champs Are Intuitive Masters of Fluid Dynamics

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

Experts Available: Fluid Dynamics and Ship Experts Discuss the Science of the Costa Concordia

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

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