Cheap radio frequency antenna printed with graphene ink

Washington DC (SPX) May 21, 2015
Scientists have moved graphene – the incredibly strong and conductive single-atom-thick sheet of carbon – a significant step along the path from lab bench novelty to commercially viable material for new electronic applications.

Researchers from the University of Manchester, together with BGT Materials Limited, a graphene manufacturer in the United Kingdom, have printed a radio frequency an —> Read More

36-percent increase in pediatric patients treated with proton therapy, new survey shows

Results from an American survey indicate a steady increase in the number of pediatric patients who are being treated with proton radiation therapy for cancerous and non-cancerous tumors. Based on a survey of all proton therapy centers in the United States, the number of pediatric patients treated with proton therapy grew to 722 in 2013, a 36-percent increase from the 465 patients treated in 2010. —> Read More

Russell Crowe Reacts To Death Of John Nash, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ Mathematician

John Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician who was depicted in the 2001 film “A Beautiful Mind,” died Saturday in a car accident. Russell Crowe, who portrayed Nash in the film, tweeted on Sunday about the Nobel laureate.

Stunned…my heart goes out to John & Alicia & family.
An amazing partnership. Beautiful minds, beautiful hearts. https://t.co/XF4V9MBwU4

— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) May 24, 2015

Soon after, “A Beautiful Mind” director Ron Howard tweeted about the death of Nash and his wife, Alicia, and how it was “an honor” to tell their story.

RIP Brilliant #NobelPrize winning John Nash & and his remarkable wife Alicia. It was an honor telling part of their story #ABeautifulMind

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) May 24, 2015

John Nash, 86, and Alicia Nash, 82, were ejected from a taxi when the car crashed into the guardrail on the New Jersey Turnpike, according to the New Jersey State Police. NJ.com reported that the two were not wearing seat belts.

“A Beautiful Mind,” which won four Oscars, followed Nash’s pioneering work in game theory. The film also recounted Nash’s struggle with mental illness.

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Physicist Finds Mysterious Anti-electron Clouds Inside Thunderstorm

Durham NH (SPX) May 22, 2015

A terrifying few moments flying into the top of an active thunderstorm in a research aircraft has led to an unexpected discovery that could help explain the longstanding mystery of how lightning gets initiated inside a thunderstorm.

University of New Hampshire physicist Joseph Dwyer and lightning science colleagues from the University of California at Santa Cruz and Florida Tech describe t —> Read More

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