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The study uncovered key clues about the solar system’s history

New clues lead to a better understanding of the evolution of the solar system and the origin of Earth as a habitable planet.

Using quantum properties of light to transmit information

Building a quantum network one node at a time.

The world’s first room-temperature superconductor

First room-temperature superconductor excites — and baffles — scientists.

Tracking the interactions of microscopic immune cells in a living eye

Imaging the secret lives of immune cells in the eye.

Controlling light as it moves through integrated circuits

Photonics researchers report breakthrough in miniaturizing light-based chips.

New research sets record for shortest laser pulse

The project creates a more powerful, versatile ultrafast laser pulse.

Teleportation is possible in the quantum world

Teleportation has been demonstrated in many experimental quantum information processing platforms, and it is an essential tool for quantum error correction, measurement-based quantum computing,...

Shedding light on the formation of Earth’s crust

In a new study, scientists studied the isotopes of the element zirconium that can give better insight into the geological processes responsible for the formation of Earth's crust.

Researchers create artificial mother-of-pearl using bacteria

One natural substance scientists have looked to in creating synthetic materials is nacre, also known as mother-of-pearl. An exceptionally tough, stiff material produced by...