March Meeting 2012 Abstracts in the News

News stories based on sessions at March Meeting 2012.
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Spider Silk Electronics
May 11, 2012
Adding gold or nanotubes to spider silk creates microscopic wires
Gray arrow Article: IEEE Spectrum
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Soft Robots for Hard Problems
March 27, 2012
Squishy robots may move and manipulate objects in new ways.
Gray arrow Article:  IEEE Spectrum
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Diamond Data Storage
March 12, 2012
Researchers store quantum data at room temperature, in diamond, for record-setting time.
Gray arrow Article: Scientific American
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Finding Lost Mines
March 10, 2012
New metal detector tells buried bombs from harmless junk.
Gray arrow Article: New Scientist
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Nanostructured Anti-Icing
March 8, 2012
Nanoscopically structured surfaces resist ice formation.
Gray arrow Article: IB Times
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A US Fukushima?
March 6, 2012
One Year after Fukushima: Could It Happen in the U.S.?
Gray arrow Article:  Scientific American
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Majorana Particles Created
March 6, 2012
First compelling evidence of self-annihilating entities in a semiconductor.
Gray arrow Article:  Nature News
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The Death of Words
March 1, 2012
Analysis identifies lexical victims of shifting social, technological influences.
Gray arrow Article:  Science News
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Quantum Computing Advance
March 1, 2012
Physicists develop robust quantum computing technique.
Gray arrow Article:  Yahoo News
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Solid State Higgs
February 29, 2012
Spin ice may harbor Higgs-like particles.
Gray arrow Article:  New Scientist
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