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A new way to measure vibrations may eventually help detect gravitational waves and store quantum memory.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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

Physicists are exploring new ways to improve the accuracy of global clock networks essential to applications such as GPS.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Using a device typically engaged to study rockets, researchers examined how whales hear.

James Gaines, Contributor

Theorists propose a new way to find new particles in the data from the Large Hadron Collider.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The fast-growing next-gen mobile network may threaten future radio astronomers' ability to detect signals from space.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

An inexpensive handheld sensor may simplify testing for pesticides on fruits and vegetables – but won’t replace government monitoring.

Valerie Brown, Contributor

Measuring sleep cycles no longer requires complex instruments and a lab.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

An artist's rendering of the LISA satellite.

A 100-year-old theory helped open up a brand-new world of astronomy.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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