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The Quantum Computer Lurking Inside Your Brain

When a particle gets small enough, it starts to behave strangely, like having the ability to be in two places at once. Protons, electrons and even whole atoms can exhibit these quantum effects and perform logic-defying acts. By studying these...

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Liquid Phase Exfoliation of Graphite to Obtain Pure Graphene

Although graphene has some fascinating properties that have real-life applications, pure forms of this ‘wonder material’ is elusive. Although a multitude of manufacturing techniques are available, many of them have poor control over the shapes, sizes or quantity of graphene...

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Insulin: From Inspiring Discovery to Deadly Expense

Half a billion people today suffer from diabetes – a disease that causes high blood glucose levels. While many diseases remain untreatable, this isn’t the case with diabetes. The remarkable discovery and subsequent development of insulin injections has saved and...