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July 17, 2014
Very recently ADMX was selected in the NSF/DOE "Generation 2" dark-matter competition, which means ADMX Gen 2 is the only university-managed major dark-matter project. Click the link to see more... Read more
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June 27, 2014
A low-cost technology may make it possible to read long sequences of DNA far more quickly than current techniques. The research advances a technology, called nanopore DNA sequencing. If perfected it could someday be used to create handheld devices... Read more
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March 11, 2014
Most modern electronics, from flat-screen TVs and smartphones to wearable technologies and computer monitors, use tiny light-emitting diodes, or LEDs. These LEDs are based off of semiconductors that emit light with the movement of electrons. As... Read more
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February 4, 2014
The same physics that gives tornadoes their ferocious stability lies at the heart of new University of Washington research, and could lead to a better understanding of nuclear dynamics in studying fission, superconductors and the workings of neutron... Read more
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January 17, 2014
UW professor Andreas Karch's research suggests wormholes can remain open and stable without undermining the rule that no particle can move faster than light. Read more
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November 22, 2013
By examining the holographic dual of two entangled quarks, Professor Andreas Karch of the UW Department of Physics has shown an equivalence between the physics of the entangled quarks and the physics of nontraversable wormholes... Read more
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November 7, 2013
Leslie Rosenberg and his colleagues are about to go hunting. Their quarry: A theorized-but-never-seen elementary particle called an axion. The search will be conducted with a recently retooled, extremely sensitive detector that is currently in a... Read more
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October 16, 2013
Researchers led by University of Washington physicist Jens Gundlach have developed a nanopore sequencing technology capable of reading the sequence of a single DNA molecule, technology that has led to a patent-licensing deal between UW and Illumina Inc Read more
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August 23, 2013
It is well known to scientists that the three common phases of water – ice, liquid and vapor – can exist stably together only at a particular temperature and pressure, called the triple point. Also well known is that the solid form of many materials.. Read more
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February 27, 2013
There are compelling philosophical reasons to consider the possibility that our universe is a numerical simulation. Presently, there is no... Read more

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