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Radiofrequency electromagnetic waves can power wireless brain implants in mice!

Wireless Neural Implants
Radiofrequency electromagnetic waves can power brain implants in mice

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3D and Polarization at Home
Grab some 3D glasses for this home experiment

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People in Physics


James Roche
James Roche is part artist, part skateboarder, part physicist, and full time funny man. This physicist and APS project coordinator knows how to make any experience fun and exciting. Physics after all, can be funny.

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Physics Buzz

"Cancer Glasses" Help Surgeons See Tiny Tumors
Some people need them to see, others just to read, but a new pair of high-tech glasses could save your life."This is what we call cancer glasses," said Suman Mondal, a graduate student of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, Miss...

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Writer's Gallery


Death From the Skies
Philip Plait
"The Universe is trying to kill you. It's nothing personal. It's trying to kill me too" Astronomer, Phil Plait, describes how everything from asteroids to gamma ray burst would end impact the Earth.

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