Big Bad Booty Daddy? Contest seeks names for Russian nukes – CNET

What should Russia’s advanced nuclear weapons be called? President Vladimir Putin invites the public for suggestions, and they’re rolling in online.

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Nanotechnology for Biological Sample Preservation Without Refrigeration

Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a method to preserve protein biomarkers in clinical samples, without the need for refrigeration. The technique relies on growing molecules called metal-organic frameworks around the proteins in the sample, potentially enabling clinicians in remote and low-resource settings to send patient samples long distances for analysis, using the regular mail service.

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The universe is a hologram and other mind-blowing theories in theoretical physics – Brandeis University

Brandeis UniversityThe universe is a hologram and other mind-blowing theories in theoretical physicsBrandeis UniversityThe tiniest levels of the universe are governed by the laws of quantum mechanics. Here things start to get very weird and counterintuitive. Units of information in the realm of quantum mechanics are called qubits. Headrick studies the quantum …

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Xiaomi smartphones may hit the US in late 2018 or early 2019 – CNET

The Chinese device maker edges closer to bringing its phones to the US, with CEO Lei Jun finally getting somewhat specific.

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Volkswagen’s AI-powered I.D. Vizzion doesn’t need a steering wheel – Roadshow

The newest member of VW’s I.D. family of electric concepts ditches the steering wheel, pedals and dashboard in favor of artificial intelligence and Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality.

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Nanotechnology for Biological Sample Preservation Without Refrigeration – Medgadget (blog)

Medgadget (blog)Nanotechnology for Biological Sample Preservation Without RefrigerationMedgadget (blog)Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a method to preserve protein biomarkers in clinical samples, without the need for refrigeration. The technique relies on growing molecules called metal-organic frameworks around the …

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Controlled coupling of light and matter

Researchers have built the foundations for a new field of nano-optics: they have succeeded in controlling the coupling of light and matter at room temperature.

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Comparison shows value of DNA barcoding in selecting nanoparticles

The first direct comparison of in vitro and in vivo screening techniques for identifying nanoparticles that may be used to transport therapeutic molecules into cells shows that testing in lab dishes isn’t much help in predicting which nanoparticles will successfully enter the cells of living animals.

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Six ways the Galaxy Note 9 should beat the Galaxy S9 – CNET

They aren’t out yet, but Samsung’s new phones already leave room for improvement.

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iPhone 11 and iPhone X Plus: Most-wanted features for 2018 – CNET

Once again it’s time to look forward and ruminate on what we’d like to see in the next iPhone.

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