Decoding an asteroid’s magnetic history

asteroidMeteorite samples show that metal asteroids exhibited dynamo activity while they solidified from the outside in.  Read more in Physics Today…

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3D printing, in the flesh

EOjul17-pp26-shutterstock_364208402Although not yet as established as other additive manufacturing applications, printing human tissue is poised to significantly advance the field of medicine.  Read more in Electro Optics…

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Continental rift exposes mantle melting at work

media_sizes_full_figure1-5.jpgChanges in the degree of melting of mantle rock explain uplift and subsidence patterns in New Zealand’s Taupo Volcanic Zone. Read more in Physics Today…

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Au foil substrates developed for flexible electronics

596cf3f41519c7f73aa41c20.jpgGrowing removable single-crystal gold foils on silicon offers an inexpensive, flexible substrate for semiconductors.  Read more in MRS Bulletin…
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Sustainable Lasers

PBW_sustainable_lasers_africa.jpgThe role of laser technologies in sustainable manufacturing processes. Read more in SPIE Professional Magazine online and in print (pg 8)

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Physical Model of Skull Growth

skullpicA model predicts skull growth patterns based on mechanical effects, rather than biology, and could help surgeons treating patients with head growth problems.  Read more in APS Physics…

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Eelgrass declines pose a mystery

Eelgrass_AlkiBeach_LisaFerrierScientists want to know why eelgrass is on the decline in some areas of Puget Sound and not others. The answer will affect future strategies for protecting one of the ecosystem’s most critical saltwater plants.  Read more in the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound…

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Proposed magnetometer design could measure atomic-scale properties

Screen Shot 2017-06-12 at 09.17.22.pngProposed technique uses probe’s magnetic field to induce measurable response in materials whose magnetic properties only occur internally at the atomic scale. Read more in MRS Bulletin (Vol 42 Issue 6)…

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Black carbon in Antarctica

bcarbonSpectral and chemical measurements highlight the local effects of pollutants on the albedo of Antarctic snow. Read more in Physics Today…

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Pinpointing the Culprit

cytofHow scientists are using CyTOF, or Cytometry by Time of Flight, to identify immune cell subsets. Read more at The Scientist…

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