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News

UK unveils £120m quantum-technology hubs

Birmingham, Glasgow, Oxford and York universities chosen to co-ordinate new initiative to exploit quantum research

LED firm rejects Nobel laureate's olive branch

Shuji Nakamura tried to rebuild ties with Nichia

Secure quantum communications go the distance

New encryption scheme foils eavesdroppers

'Quantum reporters' measure magnetic resonance of one proton

Physicists turn quantum problem into an opportunity

In depth

Between the lines

A collection of essays about "surprising science" and a primer on quantum entanglement, cryptography and nonlocality, reviewed by Margaret Harris

Nanoscience debate rages on

Jon Cartwright looks at the debate surrounding "stripy nanoparticles"

Edible lasers and death rays

Jeff Hecht reviews an "old-fashioned cabinet of wonders" from the field of optics and photonics

Between the lines

Books about Einstein's quantum side and reductionism, reviewed by Margaret Harris