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News: June 2015

Bringing the human eye into focus

New imaging technique resolves the rods and cones at the back of the eye

Quantum cryptography set for lift-off

Satellite transmits qubits to the Earth's surface

Could lasers guide and control the path of lightning?

New method to steer electric discharges around an obstacle uses laser beams

Frequency combs smooth out optical-fibre signals

Research could mean higher bandwidth for optical fibres, and so more data

Thin semiconductors go through the Mott transition

Research could help build photonic devices from novel 2D transition metals

Kirigami patterns make composite materials more stretchy, while staying strong

Method could be used to make flexible electronics and optoelectronic devices

Upgraded LIGO will begin hunt for gravitational waves soon

First data from Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory expected in September

Does time dilation destroy quantum superposition?

Interplay between gravity and quantum mechanics should be observable on Earth

Graphene light bulb shines bright

Devices could be used to make transparent, flexible displays of the future

Getting the best glimpse of first-generation stars in the universe

VLT sees the brightest distant galaxy and signs of 'population III' stars

US cosmic-ray observatory set for expansion

Telescope Array in the Utah desert plans to quadruple in size

Philae comet lander wakes up from hibernation mode

Probe could restart science operations soon

New study could help predict floods caused by atmospheric rivers

"Amazon rivers in the sky" could be driven by coherent structures in the wind

Physicists blow magnetic bubbles

Skyrmions on demand could enable ultra-dense memory

How to make a better quantum thermometer

Physicists develop theoretical framework for measuring heat in tiny objects

Table-top spectroscopy technique tracks phonons

Ultrafast optical measurements could lead to cooler computer chips

Liquid droplets create logic circuits

Magnetic fluids could drive large-scale parallel chemical analysis

Ultracold ions put friction to the test

Experiment shows how "stick–slip" processes can be finely tuned

Single-molecule diode has record-breaking current

Highest rectification ratio ever measured for such a device

Lasers reveal previously unseen fossil details

New palaeontological imaging method is cheap and non-destructive

Tiny probe reveals electrical conductance of individual atoms

Measurements could boost our understanding of superconductivity

Improving PET monitoring of proton therapy

New model could provide a patient-specific way to improve proton therapy