Ultrafast, Tunable Nanoparticle-Array Laser Could Speed Optical Switching

Scientists combined organic dye material with metallic nanostructures to demonstrate ultrafast lasing with short, rapidly appearing laser pulses. Such ultrafast modulation speeds could be utilized in sensors and optical switches.

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Yanny vs. Laurel illusion: Why we hear different words – CNET

You’re not crazy. There’s an explanation for this audio phenomenon.

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Russia tried to help elect Trump, Senate intel committee says – CNET

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s findings clash with a House report last month that found “no evidence” of Trump campaign collusion​.

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Senate votes to restore net neutrality: Here’s how every senator voted – CNET

How did your senator vote on the successful last-ditch effort to maintain net neutrality? Find out below.

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Vape pen explosion led to death of Florida man, autopsy finds – CNET

The explosion reportedly sent pieces of the pen into the man’s head and started a fire in his house.

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World’s Strongest bio-material outperforms steel and spider silk

At DESY’s X-ray light source PETRA III, researchers have produced the strongest bio-material that has ever been made. The artificial, but biodegradable cellulose fibers are stronger than steel and even than dragline spider silk, which is usually considered the strongest bio-based material.

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Honest Trailers has trouble finding fault with Black Panther – CNET

Black Panther is the best superhero who never quips, says Honest Trailers.

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Samsung beefs up the Galaxy S9′s color pallet with red and gold – CNET

Its flagship handset will soon be available in Burgundy Red and Sunrise Gold.

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Mission Impossible: Fallout gets a new trailer – CNET

IMF is back in the sixth and so in Henry Cavill’s mustache.

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The Royal Wedding is using facial recognition tech for all those Suits – CNET

You could see Meghan Markle’s Suits co-stars, including Sarah Rafferty, Patrick J Adams and Gabriel Macht, in the tech-savvy broadcast.

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