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News

Infrared detector to free up Internet of tomorrow

Silicon-based device would boost optical bandwidth

New maze-like beamsplitter is world's smallest

Device could be used for "light-speed" photonic computing

Nanomachine pumps molecules 'uphill'

New molecular machine is inspired by those found in nature

Spin currents endure at room temperature in germanium

Magnetic measurement could boost the fortunes of spintronics

In depth

Bringing the quantum to life

Jim Al-Khalili and Johnjoe McFadden's primer on quantum biology hits the mark with Marta Varela

Filling the world with light

Nobel laureate Shuji Nakamura on winning the prize and what comes next

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