March Meeting 2010 Abstracts in the News

News stories based on sessions at March Meeting 2010.


Topological Insulator Excitement
July 14, 2010
Materials that conduct electricity only on their surfaces are inspiring researchers.
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Did Vermeer Trace Paintings?
March 29, 2010
Some 16th c. artists may have used lenses or mirrors to paint more accurately.
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Best Refrigerator Magnet Ever
March 19, 2010
Newly discovered compound is 18% more magnetic than the most magnetic material currently known.
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Hydrogen Parking Garage
March 19, 2010
Multi-storey graphene structure traps 100 times more hydrogen than a single layer.
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Songbirds and Speech Therapy
March 18, 2010
Songbirds offer insight into human brain function, which may help treat speech disorders.
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Superchilly Chemistry
March 18, 2010
Physicists control chemical reactions at temperatures colder than the depths of outer space.
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How Worms Wriggle
March 18, 2010
Biophysicists discover the choreography of C. elegans and control genetically engineered worms with lasers.
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Body Heat Captures Particles
March 17, 2010
In small rooms, body heat may draw particles to all the wrong places.
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Quantum Effects in a Visible Object
March 17, 2010
The first ever quantum superposition in an object visible to the naked eye has been observed.
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Bursting Fiscal Bubbles
March 15, 2010
Big crashes may hurt more, but small market bubbles obey the same mathematical laws as massive economic crises.
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Portable TB Detector
March 10, 2010
New device can detect tuberculosis microbes in the field.
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