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Articles by Yuen Yiu

What links a wildfire raging across a forest to the electric signals rippling through our hearts? Enter the world of waves in excitable media.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Study identifies having a fat tongue as a primary factor in the common sleep disorder.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

New design is able to stabilize itself.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

International efforts, including the Paris agreement, may not be able to solve the climate change crisis on their own.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Researchers create a 10-qubit register that can hold its quantum state for more than a minute.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Astrophysicists devised a new theory that may explain the formation of black holes with masses exceeding 50 times that of our own sun.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Researchers found that when we fall from different heights, our bodies move differently to absorb the impact.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Instead of packing more pixels into displays, engineers are learning how to trick our eyes and brains to see higher resolutions in the virtual world.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

A next-generation atom smasher would cost billions of dollars. Europe and China both plan to build one, but scientists are debating if it's worth it.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Several exoplanets were found before the 1995 discovery that netted Mayor and Didier this year’s physics Nobel. Why weren’t the others honored?

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer