New photonic chip for isolating light may be key to miniaturizing quantum devices – NovLink

Journal Reference: Donggyu B. Sohn, Oğulcan E. Örsel, Gaurav Bahl. Electrically driven optical isolation through phonon-mediated photonic Autler–Townes splitting. Nature Photonics, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41566-021-00884-x Given its broad utility, it’s no surprise that light plays a critical role in enabling 21st century quantum information applications. For example, scientists use laser light to precisely control atoms, turning … Read more

Novel sugar detector system in the human mouth has implications for designing tastier, healthier beverages and foods – NovLink

Novel sugar detector system in the human mouth has implications for designing tastier, healthier beverages and foods – NovLink Home Mash G Novel sugar detector system in the human mouth has implications for designing tastier, healthier beverages and foods Novel sugar detector system in the human mouth has implications for designing tastier, healthier beverages and … Read more

Identifying key drivers of the evolution of military technology in pre-industrial societies – NovLink

Rise of the war machines: Identifying key drivers of the evolution of military technology in pre-industrial societies – NovLink Home Mash N Rise of the war machines: Identifying key drivers of the evolution of military technology in pre-industrial societies Rise of the war machines: Identifying key drivers of the evolution of military technology in pre-industrial … Read more

Guidance on supplemental breast cancer screening for women with dense breast tissue – NovLink

Journal Reference: Suneela Vegunta, Juliana M. Kling, Bhavika K. Patel. Supplemental Cancer Screening for Women With Dense Breasts: Guidance for Health Care Professionals. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 2021; DOI: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2021.06.001 Breast cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in women. Although 1 in 8 women will be affected by breast cancer, early detection … Read more

Arctic krill use twilight to guide their daily rhythms through the polar winter – NovLink

Journal Reference: Jonathan H. Cohen, Kim S. Last, Corie L. Charpentier, Finlo Cottier, Malin Daase, Laura Hobbs, Geir Johnsen, Jørgen Berge. Photophysiological cycles in Arctic krill are entrained by weak midday twilight during the Polar Night. PLOS Biology, 2021; 19 (10): e3001413 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3001413 The researchers measured midday light intensity during winter months in the … Read more

Brain activation in sleeping toddlers shows memory for words – NovLink

Journal Reference: Elliott Gray Johnson, Lindsey Mooney, Katharine Graf Estes, Christine Wu Nordahl, Simona Ghetti. Activation for newly learned words in left medial-temporal lobe during toddlers’ sleep is associated with memory for words. Current Biology, 2021 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.09.058 “We can now leverage sleep to look at basic mechanisms of learning new words,” said Simona Ghetti, … Read more

Climate change affects animal behavior – NovLink

Journal Reference: Rachel L. Gunn, Ian R. Hartley, Adam C. Algar, Petri T. Niemelä, Sally A. Keith. Understanding behavioural responses to human‐induced rapid environmental change: a meta‐analysis. Oikos, 2021; DOI: 10.1111/oik.08366 With the help of data collected on a little over one hundred animal species, researchers from the University of Helsinki and Lancaster University studied … Read more

Targeted interventions to contain pandemics, minimize societal disruption – NovLink

Journal Reference: Hanchu Zhou, Qingpeng Zhang, Zhidong Cao, Helai Huang, Daniel Dajun Zeng. Sustainable targeted interventions to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic: A big data-driven modeling study in Hong Kong. Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 2021; 31 (10): 101104 DOI: 10.1063/5.0066086 Given the slow rollout of vaccination programs worldwide and the rise of several … Read more

Better silicon solar panels – NovLink

Journal Reference: Abigail R. Meyer, P. Craig Taylor, Michael B. Venuti, Serena Eley, Vincenzo LaSalvia, William Nemeth, Matthew R. Page, David L. Young, Paul Stradins, Sumit Agarwal. Atomic structure of light-induced efficiency-degrading defects in boron-doped Czochralski silicon solar cells. Energy & Environmental Science, 2021; 14 (10): 5416 DOI: 10.1039/D1EE01788H Light-induced degradation, or LID, shaves the … Read more