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Articles by Yuen Yiu

Scientists have developed a way to encourage a single electron to hop atop a silicon atom, a feat that may find applications in future nanoscale electronics.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The revolutionary discovery allowed engineers to build cheaper hard drives with higher storage capacity.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

New research finds the optical effect previously produced using strictly quantum techniques may have broader applications.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Scientists use something that comes from space to peer into large objects like pyramids

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

New fabrication technique using porous graphene may result in cheaper and better capacitors in the future.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The operating principles of ordinary magnetic stirrers may help create better microfluidic pumps for applications ranging from inkjet printing to drug delivery.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Certain types of research and people have been historically underrepresented in the ranks of Nobel winners.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Defects in crystals may be useful for designing spintronic devices, which use the magnetic properties of electrons for processing information.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The physics of tumbling fibers may be useful for applications from paper manufacturing to the study of plankton in the ocean.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

With civility and democracy on the line, bots, trolls, and their hunters are waging a cat-and-mouse game on the internet.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer