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The Visual Perception and Cognition Laboratory research team at the Toyohashi University of Technology has uncovered a material perception mechanism with which humans discriminate between reflective and transparent materials (mirror and glass). The research team discovered that the...
A KAIST research team has proposed a perovskite material, Cs2Au2I6 that serves as a potential active material for highly efficient lead-free thin-film photovoltaic devices. This material is expected to lay the foundation to overcome previously known limitations of...
In partnership with several institutes across Japan, scientists at Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan, report a new microscopy system that visualizes the production of metabolites in living cells. Fluorogenic aptamers that fluoresce when bound to...
A team of scientists working at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has confirmed a special property known as "chirality" -- which potentially could be exploited to transmit and store data in a new...
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have, for the first time, successfully used electric dipoles to completely suppress electron transfer in one direction while accelerating in the other. The discovery could aid development of improved solar cells...
What drives cells to live and engines to move? It all comes down to a quantity that scientists call "free energy," essentially the energy that can be extracted from any system to perform useful work. Without this available...
Quantum bits are now easier to manipulate for devices in quantum computing, thanks to enhanced spin-orbit interaction in silicon. A silicon quantum computer chip has the potential to hold millions of quantum bits, or qubits, for much faster information...
A new system devised by MIT engineers could provide a low-cost source of drinking water for parched cities around the world while also cutting power plant operating costs. About 39 percent of all the fresh water withdrawn from rivers,...
Facebook has revealed it has suspended Canadian political consultancy AggregateIQ (AIQ) after reports that the company may have improperly had access to the personal data of users of the social media network. Menlo Park, California-based Facebook says in a statement...
Facebook logs SMS texts and calls, users find as they delete accounts. Last week, some Facebook users discovered that the social network logged all calls and text messages made on their Android devices. The revelation came in the aftermath of...

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Hey ISIS, You Suck: Local Muslims Post Anti-ISIS Billboard

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