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News

Heart-muscle model could help pinpoint regions of atrial fibrillation

Research could lead to better surgical treatments for preventing strokes

Magnetic levitation spins up waxy 'tektites' in the lab

Natural glass formed in extraterrestrial impacts recreated using wax

Diamond defects coupled to photonic cavity with nanoscale accuracy

New technique could be used to develop quantum technologies, including sensors and computers

Interfering atoms measure gravity's curvature

Gravity measured at three different heights

In depth

Web life: Crystallography365

Blogging the International Year of Crystallography, one crystal structure at a time

A taste for anelloni

See why a new form of pasta invented by Davide Michieletto and Matthew S Turner can teach us about polymers

Between the lines

Books about amazing everyday materials, big-seers and the atomic age, reviewed by Margaret Harris

Physics on babies' bottoms

Mattias Schmidt talks about his work as a physicist at Procter & Gamble