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News: July 2017

ALMA confirms Titan has membrane-forming chemical

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First Africa-led experiment switches on at CERN

Physicists hope to inspire scientists at other African institutions

Spintronic neuron recognizes speech

Tiny magnetic oscillators could emulate the human brain

Judge approves telescope go-ahead

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Ireland joins LOFAR radio-telescope network

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Cutbacks hit radio-telescope project

First phase of SKA will have fewer antennas and a smaller collecting area

Cassini provides a magnetic mystery

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Spinning black holes could grow long hair

Evidence for ultralight bosons could be found in gravitational waves

New 3D scanning method uses Archimedes' principle

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UK commits £246m to developing battery technology

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Work begins on US neutrino experiment

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How to detect gravitational waves using superfluid helium

New measurement method could focus on pulsars

Can four neutrons form a stable nucleus?

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How to make liquid drops with rings like Saturn

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Attosecond physicist honoured by Royal Society

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Roger Penrose asks if a cyclic cosmology is lurking in LIGO noise?

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Physics societies sign up for unique ORCID identifiers

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Jocelyn Bell Burnell wins President's Medal of the Institute of Physics

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Smart glove translates sign language into digital text

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Graphene bubbles measure shear forces

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Proton tomography offers better preparation for therapy

Technique shows promise as a rival to X-ray CT

Formation of other-worldly 'hot ice' observed for first time

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Hidden stars affect exoplanet measurements

Are some rocky exoplanets actually made of gas?

Type-II Dirac fermions spotted in two different materials

Experiments suggest the existence of a topological superconductor

Study reveals 'cash for papers' rewards in China

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Why abseiling spiders don't spin out of control

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Does nickel drive Earth's magnetic field?

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Research collaboration boosted by sharing workspace

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Individual atoms traced during diffusion

Study could boost understanding of interstellar space

Astronomer survey reveals gender and racial harassment

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Quantum satellites demonstrate teleportation and encryption

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ALMA reveals new molecules in famous supernova

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Quantum-computer node uses two different ion species

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Interacting lasers shed light on topological defects

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Graphene Flagship experiments explore space applications

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Experiments shed new light on iron superconductors

Studies focus on where and how Cooper pairs form

Owl wings could hold secret to noiseless aircraft

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Images of 3D objects appear on nanostructured surface

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Helium ions image bacteria-attacking virus

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First doubly charmed baryon spotted by LHCb

Discovery at CERN could lead to better QCD calculations

Magnetic scheme sharpens laser frequencies

New technique could benefit atomic timekeeping

Unusual flying fish twist and turn to soar

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Evidence for string theory could be lurking in gravitational waves

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Ghana converts obsolete telecomms dish into radio telescope

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Bubble cavitation spotted in liquid crystals

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Longest synchrotron experiment hits 1000 days at Diamond

The research looks at cement used for nuclear-waste storage

Is the proton lighter than we thought?

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Could volcanic eruptions be predicted using satellite observations?

New approach combines satellite measurements with dynamic models

Infused Antarctic ice could boost neutrino detection

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Trump revives US National Space Council

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