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Nanophysics

Observing chiral edge states in gapped nanomechanical graphene

Edge states are an emerging concept in physics and have been explored as an efficient strategy to manipulate electrons, photons and phonons for next-generation hybrid electro-optomechanical circuits. Scientists have used ...

Materials Science

Single atoms as a catalyst

For years, the metal nanoparticles used in catalysts have been getting smaller and smaller. Now, a research team at TU Wien in Vienna, Austria have shown that everything is suddenly different when you arrive at the smallest ...

Biotechnology

Regulating the ribosomal RNA production line

The enzyme that makes RNA from a DNA template is altered to slow the production of ribosomal RNA (rRNA), the most abundant type of RNA within cells, when resources are scarce and the bacteria Escherichia coli needs to slow ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

When will the world be vaccinated against COVID-19?

The global effort to find vaccines for COVID-19 has been incredibly successful, with multiple vaccines demonstrating high efficacy in clinical trials less than a year after the disease was discovered.