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Paradoxical pigeons are the latest quantum conundrum

Electron interferometry could test new quantum effect

CERN accelerators come alive for LHC restart

Multitude of experiments will be switched on during the next four months

Plasmonic chip diagnoses diabetes

Gold nanoparticles could help with early disease detection

New medical probe combines sound and electromagnetic induction

Technique could give doctors a “feel” for internal organs

How to avoid earthquakes when storing carbon dioxide underground

Mapping faults and monitoring seismicity could make storage less risky

Charging up with jumping droplets

Energy-harvesting device taps into atmospheric humidity

Scattered neutrons could mimic DAMA-LIBRA's 'dark matter' modulation

New model proposes muons and neutrinos produce neutron signal

Portugal slashes funding for physics research

Government plans to prioritize excellent research

Dark-matter searches get US government approval

Three experiments will close the net on dark matter

Hydrogel matrix makes superhydrophobic surface

Film could be used as coating on any substrate

Gluons get in on proton spin

Force-carrying particles might solve "spin crisis"

Plasmons excite hot carriers

Research could help enhance solar-energy conversion in photovoltaic devices

Static electricity helps geckos get a grip

Contact electrification was wrongly ignored for decades, say researchers

Carbon nucleus seen spinning in triangular state

Discovery could help solve mystery of nucleosynthesis

Modelling molecular magnets

New calculations crucial for industry and fundamental phenomena like magnetic tunnelling