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Volume 11, Number 24
June 11, 2012


Physical sciences
Technology
Life sciences
Neuroscience, psychology, behavior
Health and medicine
Physical sciences

Quark spin correlation
Black hole growth in the early universe
Distant massive galaxy cluster

Technology

Graphene
Quantum computing

Life sciences

Danger of biological ecosystem collapse

Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior

Health and medicine

Mutation rates in mitochondrial DNA of tumors



Physical sciences


Quark spin correlation

References:
  1. May 31, 2012 - Spin correlation in top-quark pairs
Background


Black hole growth in the early universe

References:
  1. June 9, 2012 - Cosmic climate change may have stunted black holes
  2. June 11, 2012 - Researchers suggest speedy growth of early black holes may have inhibited the growth of others
Techical papers:
  1. X-ray emission from high-redshift miniquasars: self-regulating the population of massive black holes through global warming
Background, Background


Distant massive galaxy cluster

References:
  1. June 10, 2012 - The Lensing Galaxy Cluster That Shouldn’t Exist
  2. June 26, 2012 - NASA's Hubble Spots Rare Gravitational Arc from Distant, Hefty Galaxy Cluster - also here
  3. June 26, 2012 - Astronomers Spot Rare Arc From Hefty Galaxy Cluster - also here
  4. June 26, 2012 - University of Florida astronomer reports rare case of gravitational lensing - also here
Background



Technology


Graphene

References:
  1. June 4, 2012 - Graphene phototransistors get gain
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. June 6, 2012 - Trapping flying qubits in a crystal (and getting them back out)
  2. June 7, 2012 - Research helps quantum computers move closer - also here
  3. June 7, 2012 - New quantum information record set
  4. June 8, 2012 - Qubits live long, silicon quantum computers prosper
  5. June 8, 2012 - Solid-state quantum memories set endurance records
Background



Life sciences


Danger of biological ecosystem collapse

References:
  1. June 6, 2012 - Study predicts imminent irreversible planetary collapse
  2. June 6, 2012 - Earth Is Headed for Disaster, Interdisciplinary Team of Scientists Concludes
  3. June 7, 2012 - Earth may be approaching 'tipping point,' Stanford scientist says
  4. June 11, 2012 - Study predicts imminent irreversible planetary collapse
Background



Neuroscience, psychology, and behavior



Health and medicine


Mutation rates in mitochondrial DNA of tumors

References:
  1. June 7, 2012 - Fewer Mutations in Tumor Mitochondria
  2. June 8, 2012 - A sign of cancer immortality in mitochondria?
Background


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