Scientists "squeeze" light one particle at a time
1 September 2015
A team of scientists have measured a bizarre effect in quantum physics, in which individual particles of light are said to have been “squeezed” – an achievement which at least one textbook had written off as hopeless.
New glass manufacturing technique could enable design of hybrid glasses and revolutionise gas storage
28 August 2015
A new method of manufacturing glass could lead to the production of ‘designer glasses’ with applications in advanced photonics, whilst also facilitating industrial scale carbon capture and storage. An international team of researchers, writing today in the journal Nature Communications , report how they have managed to use...
Differences in brain structure and memory suggest adolescents may not ‘grow out of’ ADHD
27 August 2015
Young adults diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adolescence show differences in brain structure and perform poorly in memory tests compared to their peers, according to new research from the University of Cambridge, UK, and the University of Oulu, Finland.