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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Scientists break the record for data transfer efficiency by using photons and quantum communication techniques.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

How an angry encounter with a total stranger helped to identify the cause of Legionnaires’ disease.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

"Deep learning" finds telltale arcs of light that indicate massive objects.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

A special coating might one day repair ragged clothes with a little pressure, heat and water.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

A stellar explosion in the constellation Cygnus could be visible to the naked eye.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

An experiment half a century ago created an industry that specializes in freezing the dead. Many scientists think the chance of reviving them is slim.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

A special imaging technique takes pictures of blood flow under the skin, revealing how and why some elderly suffer poor blood flow.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

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