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News: September 2014

US targets novel fusion research

Technologies falling between tokomaks and lasers will be funded

Quantum data are compressed for the first time

Physicists manage to squeeze three qubits into two

Japan seeks to splurge on big-science facilities

Education ministry asks for 18% increase in annual spending

Photons weave their way through a triple slit

Path-integral analysis reveals flaw in interpretation of beloved experiment

India's Mangalyaan satellite successfully in orbit around Mars

Triumphant maiden mission carried out on a shoestring budget

Nuclear spins control electrical currents

Room-temperature technique could be used in spin-based memories

BICEP2 gravitational wave result bites the dust thanks to new Planck data

Planck and BICEP2 to carry out a joint analysis of data for definitive answer

CERN celebrates 60 years of science

Particle physics lab hosts huge variety of events to mark diamond jubilee

Gargantuan black hole found at the heart of dwarf galaxy

Many previously hidden black holes may lie in compact star systems

New plasmonic nanolaser is cavity-free

Proposed device could improve optical telecommunications

Tiny scaffolds toughen ceramics

Lightweight material springs back after being deformed

Rosetta reveals its target landing site

Mission will aim for comet's head this November

Synchrotron X-rays track fluids in the lungs

New non-invasive technique could help monitor cystic-fibrosis treatments

Divergent quasars fall in line

Diverse properties of cosmic behemoths based on only two parameters

Fractal-like honeycombs take the strain

Strong yet lightweight structures inspired by nature

Visualizing helium's interacting electrons

New experiments control correlations, switching them on and off

Graphene drum could store quantum information

Carbon resonator is coupled to superconducting microwave cavity

Works starts on new European neutron source

Spallation facility in Sweden should be up and running in 2023

Shape-shifting vesicles mimic living cells

Taking a bottom-up approach to recreating biological complexity

Superabsorbing rings could lead to better cameras and solar cells

Quantum effect could be put to work in a range of optical technologies

Big Bang ruled out as origin of lithium-6

Observed over-abundance of key isotope could point to new physics

New physics department opens in the UK

University of Lincoln expands as interest in physics grows