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Researchers Teleported A Photon 25 Kilometres

Researchers Teleported A Photon 25 Kilometres

Physicists at the University of Geneva have succeeded in teleporting the quantum state of a photon to a crystal over more than 25 kilometres of optical fibre. The experiment, carried out in the laboratory of Professor Nicolas Gisin, smashes the previous long distance record of 6 kilometres achieved ten years ago by the same team. Read More »

Shellfish-inspired glue sticks even in water : research

Shellfish-inspired glue sticks even in water : research

Inspired by natural adhesives secreted by shellfish, MIT engineers have created a new stronger waterproof glue that can be used to repair ships and even heal wounds and surgical incisions. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) engineered bacteria to produce a hybrid material that incorporates naturally sticky mussel proteins as well as a bacterial protein found in biofilms ... Read More »

Simple Test Can Help Detect Alzheimer’s, Study

Simple Test Can Help Detect Alzheimer's, Study

A simple assessment of thought-based movements can help identify Alzheimer’s risk in people long before dementia symptoms set in, new research has found. The findings were presented by researchers at York University in Toronto based on study of people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and those with a family history of Alzheimer’s disease. Read More »

Antarctic sea ice set for record high, Report

Antarctic sea ice set for record high, Report

For the third year in a row, the growth of Antarctica’s sea ice will likely hit a new record this month. But, enigmatically, at the opposite end of the world, Arctic sea ice remains depleted and is expected to show the sixth lowest September minimum ice extent on record, according to Climate Central. Read More »