Twitter’s fight against harassment kicks into a higher gear – CNET

The social network releases more details on how it will punish those engaging in abusive and hateful behavior.

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Trump: Cybersecurity is a national defense priority – CNET

In a strategy document, the White House calls for stronger defenses against hackers from criminal enterprises and places like Russia, China and Iran.

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Designer nanoparticles destroy a broad array of viruses

Researchers have designed new anti-viral nanoparticles that bind to a range of viruses. Unlike other broad-spectrum antivirals, the new nanoparticles destroy viruses.

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Particle size matters for porous building blocks

Porous particles of calcium and silicate show potential as building blocks for a host of applications. A laboratory tested calcium-silicate particles to see how they hold up under pressure and found that size influenced the toughness of individual particles but not assemblies.

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Penn State CNEU and Its NPDP Offering Free Live Stream Nanotechnology Workshops for Educators

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Have you ever heard of nanotechnology? While it is the study and application of extremely small things, it is the next big thing.

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Using Nanotechnology, not Water, to Clean Solar Panels – UNLV NewsCenter

UNLV NewsCenterUsing Nanotechnology, not Water, to Clean Solar PanelsUNLV NewsCenterUNLV's Nano Deposition System is the site of research into making solar panels more efficient. (Photo by Biswajit Das and Sanjana Das). Editor's Note: This article, written by Jane Palmer, originally appeared on Nexus in Nevada. Although solar panels …

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Westminster Abbey windows help shine light on glass myth

Gazing through the stained-glass windows of London’s Westminster Abbey can evoke memories as diverse and vivid as the windows themselves, but to a glass researcher, the windows sparked a quest to better understand the science behind the iconic portals to history.

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Scientists Just Proved The Force Is Real Beyond ‘Star Wars’ – Outer Places

Outer PlacesScientists Just Proved The Force Is Real Beyond 'Star Wars'Outer PlacesOther realms of Quantum Physics, like wave-particle duality in Quantum Mechanics, suggest that Force Ghosts might have some grounding in reality, too. The concept of wave-particle duality suggests that protons and electrons possess both particles and …

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Penn State CNEU and Its NPDP Offering Free Live Stream Nanotechnology Workshops for Educators – Newswise (press release)

Penn State CNEU and Its NPDP Offering Free Live Stream Nanotechnology Workshops for EducatorsNewswise (press release)“Nanotechnology has an impact on so many things that are very important to our well-being and our advancement in life — in areas such as electronics, transportation, communication, the environment and health care,” said Osama Awadelkarim, director of …

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Space-time and gravity might be born from the quantum world – New Scientist

New ScientistSpace-time and gravity might be born from the quantum worldNew ScientistWe first discovered the laws of gravity, and then those of quantum mechanics. But new work suggests nature might go about it the other way around: space-time, and hence gravity, could emerge from a fundamental quantum mechanical description of the …

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