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Jan 19, 2014

A special free-to-read digital edition containing 10 of our very best feature articles on the science and applications of light

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Photons simulate time travel in the lab

Protocol could break quantum-encryption systems

New optical fibre shortens laser pulses the easy way

Kagome structure and noble gas work together to create short, powerful infrared bursts

Galactic dust sounds death knell for BICEP2 gravitational wave claim

Joint analysis of Planck, BICEP2 and Keck data finds no cosmological B-mode signal

Ultrasound puts a new twist on light

System sculpts and guides Bessel beams

Nailing the half-life of iron-60

New measurements tune up million-year "astronomical clock"

How to twist light into a Möbius strip

Topological curiosity created from laser beam

Laser pioneer Charles Townes dies aged 99

Physicist shared the 1964 Nobel prize for his work on the microwave laser

Climate-change denier given top Brazilian science job

Appointment of Aldo Rebelo gets mixed response from Brazil's scientific community

Heart-muscle model could help pinpoint regions of atrial fibrillation

Research could lead to better surgical treatments for preventing strokes

Rosetta data deluge reveals dynamic comet with sand dunes and jets

Measurements show 67P differs from previously studied comets in same class

Structured photons slow down in a vacuum

Speed of light drops slightly when photons are shaped by a mask

Cellular model of tissue growth could shed light on metastasis

Physicists model how cells push and pull one another

Magnetic levitation spins up waxy 'tektites' in the lab

Natural glass formed in extraterrestrial impacts recreated using wax

Women shun fields that are perceived to require 'innate ability'

New survey casts light on gender imbalance in physics

Lost Beagle 2 spacecraft found intact on Martian surface

New images from Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spot lander