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Enhanced detection of nuclear events, thanks to deep learning
12:13am, 21st June, 2018

Enhanced detection of nuclear events, thanks to deep learning

(DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) A deep neural network running on an ordinary desktop computer is interpreting highly technical data related to national security as well as -- and sometimes better than -- today's best automated method...
Chameleon-inspired nanolaser changes colors
2:05pm, 20th June, 2018

Chameleon-inspired nanolaser changes colors

(Northwestern University) Chameleons change color by controlling the spacing among nanocrystals on their skin. Northwestern University's nanolaser changes color similarly -- by controlling the spacing among metal nanoparticles.
Modern laser science brightened by 2,300-year-old technology
11:33am, 20th June, 2018

Modern laser science brightened by 2,300-year-old technology

(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) Scientists at Tel Aviv University have harnessed a 2,300-year-old water displacement technology to develop a novel laser beam that traps and moves particles in specific directions. It is a significant contrib...