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Energetics and forces in living cells

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Proteins can act as exquisite nanomachines to produce or sense the motion associated with cell division, intercellular trafficking, muscle contraction, and countless other activities.
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Turning nuclear waste into glass

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Vitrification has emerged as the treatment option of choice for the most dangerous radioactive waste. But dealing with the nuclear waste legacy of the Cold War will require state-of-the-art facilities and advanced glass formulations.
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Pakistan’s nuclear Taj Mahal

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Inspired by the promise of Atoms for Peace, the Pakistan Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology eventually succumbed to the demands of the country’s nuclear weapons program.
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Two-dimensional materials let protons pass

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Graphene and its cousin, boron nitride, may find new applications in hydrogen-based technologies.
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An ultrafast camera films light at light speed

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Exploiting a strategy known as compressed sensing, the camera can capture video at 100 billion frames per second.
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The heat is on in concentrated emulsions

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To understand the propagation of sound through a scattering medium, it’s necessary to account for the conversion of energy from acoustic to thermal and back again.
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Cytoskeleton rheology

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The search for an underground nuclear test

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In a month-long exercise, the on-site inspection capabilities of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization were put to the test.
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US nuclear scientists hash out priorities for their field

Physics Today - 16 hours 20 min ago
Education, computing, experiments, and facilities jostle for position in a grassroots exercise that seeks to maintain a nuclear-physics workforce and scientific leadership.
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Taking the next steps in fusion ignition quest

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Researchers focus on improving the hohlraum, the cylinder that surrounds the fusion fuel capsule.
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Lick’s fortunes look up

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Discovering the ozone layer

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