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Hot qubits solved the biggest constraints to practical quantum computers

Most quantum computers require multi-million-dollar refrigeration to work at fractions of a degree above absolute zero. But, they start overheating once plugged into conventional...

Building blocks for life on Earth arrived much later than we thought

An international team of geologists—drove by the University of Cologne and UNSW researchers—have recently found a clue about the beginning of oceans and life...

Why men live shorter lives than women?

On average, women live longer than men. 57% of all those ages 65 and older are female. By age 85, 67% are women. The...

Scientists create new method of fusion energy

Australian scientists have recently developed a method to create a fusion with lasers that do not require radioactive fuel elements. The study has provided evidence...

Study suggests why women take sexy selfies

Women live in societies that value their appearance more than their other qualities. The argument is usually that when you see sexualization, you see...

Ultrahigh-pressure laser experiments enlightens cores of super-Earth exoplanets

Researchers have identified more than 2,000 of these "super-Earths," exoplanets that are bigger than Earth, however, smaller than Neptune. By examining how iron and...

Children of youngest and oldest mothers at higher risk of developmental vulnerabilities

According to a new study by the UNSW scientists, kids born to adolescent moms have the increased danger of developmental vulnerabilities at age 5,...

New four-stranded structure that comes and goes in the DNA

For the first time in the world, UNSW researchers have identified a new DNA structure – called the i-motif, a twisted ‘knot’ of DNA inside...

Finding lost siblings of the Sun

UNSW scientists in collaboration with European scientists demonstrated that the “DNA”, or spectra, of more than 340,000 stars in the Milky Way could aid them...

Smart technology in public spaces can help create cities that are both smart and sociable

How are shrewd urban communities intended to address subject issues? Enormous information from a system of sensors can give administrators and organizers a constant,...