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    Student tackles labeling RNA without genetic modification

    Inoue, who this September enters his fourth year toward his PhD, originally started his experimental work in an atomic physics lab, where he worked on an imaging setup to trap extremely cold atoms in a vacuum.

    Sep 21, 2015

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    Arkansas-led team receives $750,000 NASA grant to develop SiGeSn solar devices for space missions

    The researchers grow and characterize silicon-germanium-tin materials on silicon substrates using ultra-high-vacuum chemical vapor deposition.

    Sep 18, 2015

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    Electronic 'ear' aims to pick up gravitational waves in real time.

    Each observatory comprises a pair of L-shaped vacuum systems, four kilometres long with mirrors at each end, along which laser beams are fired.

    Sep 09, 2015

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    First superconducting graphene created.

    The researchers, which include colleagues at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research through the joint Max-Planck-UBC Centre for Quantum Materials, prepared the Li-decorated graphene in ultra-high vacuum conditions and at ultra-low temperatures (5 K or -449 F or -267 C), to achieve this breakthrough.

    Sep 08, 2015

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    Researchers use laser to levitate, glowing nanodiamonds in vacuum.

    Researchers have, for the first time, levitated individual nanodiamonds in vacuum.

    Sep 07, 2015

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    Five myths about gravitational waves.

    It works by splitting a laser beam in two perpendicular directions and sending each down a long vacuum tunnel.

    Sep 04, 2015

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    The fate of the universe-heat death, Big Rip or cosmic consciousness?

    Bodies that are gravitationally bound (such as our local supercluster, our own Milky Way galaxy, our solar system, and eventually ourselves) become ripped apart and all that is left is (probably) lonesome patches of vacuum.

    Sep 03, 2015

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    IfM students to benefit from 3D printing lab.

    The lab is funded by an Engineering teaching grant to support the Manufacturing Engineering Tripos (MET) Design modules, and will allow students to convert product design ideas quickly into prototyped products.

    Aug 27, 2015

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