IMAGE: Lead author Pablo Bonilla Ataides, now a fourth year undergraduate physics student at the University of Sydney. view more  Credit: Louise Cooper/The University of Sydney What started out as a second-year physics project is making its way into Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) quantum computing program. University of Sydney science undergraduate Pablo Bonilla Ataides has tweaked
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Loop Hero was once derailed as unplayable, but turned out to be an unexpected indie sensation. “Being trapped in a repetitive loop might not sound like escapism right now. But for many among its half-a-million strong player base, the indie sensation Loop Hero is an all-consuming obsession. On paper, it’s a mash-up of genres that
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Studio Ghibli’s latest feature film animation Earwig And The Witch, directed by Goro Miyazaki (From Up On Poppy Hill, Tales From Earthsea), will arrive in UK and Irish cinemas in May. Check out the fun the trailer for the film here… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Based on the
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Like any good space opera, part of the appeal of Star Wars are the beautiful alien vistas. From the wonder of AT-AT’s marching over a snowfield to a massive city floating among the clouds of a gas giant, Star Wars has long transported fans to strange new worlds. Over the last few decades, the movies
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Director: Oliver Milburn Writer: Oliver Milburn Cast: Alex Macqueen, Anthony Head, Samantha Bond, Oscar Kennedy, Liam Lau Fernandez Distributor: Rebellion Young Lee Keegan (Oscar Kennedy) thinks the world is over when he’s expelled from St. Mark’s School for Boys, after pulling a practical joke involving a locker cabinet. However, little does he know the world
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IMAGE: An array of multi-colored LEDs periodically arranged to give off visible light as shown above; a combination of InGaN based red, blue, and green LEDs is essential to cover lighting… view more  Credit: Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Singapore, 12 April 2021 – Researchers from the Low Energy Electronic Systems (LEES) Interdisciplinary Research
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In an industry dependent on ever-changing technology, there’s no video game company quite like Nintendo. They made a name for themselves as the company so synonymous with gaming that parents called every game console “Nintendos” for years to come, and they’re still the source of some of gaming’s greatest modern experiences. There have been a
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Author: Clay McLeod Chapman Publisher: Quirk Books Released: Out Now Price: £15.99 Hardback When five-year-old Sean comes home from school with suspicious bruises on his thigh it’s not long before his teacher is under suspicion. That suspicion soon turns sensational when rumours of a satanic cult infiltrating the town start to take root and Sean
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Origami may sound more like art than science, but a complex folding pathway that proteins use to determine their shape has been harnessed by molecular biologists, enabling them to build some of the most complex synthetic protein nanostructures to date. Using EMBL Hamburg’s world-class beamline P12 at DESY’s PETRA III synchrotron, a team of Slovenian
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IMAGE: Figure. (A) Schematic illustration of the centrifugal multispinning polymer nanofiber production process. (B) The polymer nanofibers spun by the system. The increase of the number of sub-disk shows the proportional… view more  Credit: Professor Do Hyun Kim, KAIST KAIST researchers have developed a novel nanofiber production technique called ‘centrifugal multispinning’ that will open the door
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This The Nevers review contains spoilers. The Nevers Episode 1 Who is The Nevers for? Not kids, clearly. The frolicsome humour, cartoony performances and grade school social commentary might suggest so, but the nudity, cursing and blood say no. It’s meant for adults then, those of us happy to go along with the essential YA-ness of its ‘Victorian orphanage
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Warning: contains spoilers for Line of Duty series 6 episode 4 Nothing is standalone in this Line of Duty series six; everything is linked back to what’s gone before. Ryan Pilkington, Terry Boyle, Steph Corbett, Ian Buckells, Jimmy Lakewell, Blackthorn Prison, Lee Banks, even Jackie Laverty… all of them ‘previously on’ characters who’ve made a reappearance and dragged the
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IMAGE: Reductive amination of carbonyl compounds view more  Credit: Osaka University Osaka, Japan – Catalysts are crucial to making industrial processes viable. However, many of the non-precious metal catalysts used for synthesis have low activity, are difficult to handle, and/or require harsh reaction conditions. Osaka University researchers have developed a single-crystal cobalt phosphide nanorod catalyst that
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IMAGE: Using an atmosphere switching strategy followed by electrochemical dealloying, researchers have synthesized composition-graded PtCu3@Pt3Cu@Pt nanodendrites exposing high index surfaces, which exhibited excellent ORR activity and stability in acidic electrolytes…. view more  Credit: Chinese Journal of Catalysis Alloying is a general and efficient strategy to boost the catalytic activity of Pt catalysts toward oxygen reduction reaction
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IMAGE: Electron microscopy images show the degradation in action. view more  Credit: University of Sydney Ferroelectric materials are used in many devices, including memories, capacitors, actuators and sensors. These devices are commonly used in both consumer and industrial instruments, such as computers, medical ultrasound equipment and underwater sonars. Over time, ferroelectric materials are subjected to repeated
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