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May 13, 2015
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Mikromechanik und Schaltkreis im Gleichklang

Einen neuen Vorschlag für die Kopplung eines mikromechanischen Oszillators an einen supraleitenden Quantenschaltkreis präsentieren Physiker um Oriol Romero-Isart und Gerhard Kirchmair. Das Experiment soll demnächst umgesetzt werden und neue Einblicke in die Quanteneigenschaften von makroskopischen mechanischen Systemen liefern. Nicht nur … Continue reading

July 1, 2012
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Melting Sea Ice Threatens Emperor Penguins, Study Finds

At nearly four feet tall, the Emperor penguin is Antarctica’s largest sea bird—and thanks to films like “March of the Penguins” and “Happy Feet,” it’s also one of the continent’s most iconic. If global temperatures continue to rise, however, the … Continue reading

June 29, 2011
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Rare Deep-Water Giant Squid from South Florida Brought to UF for Research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers received a rare 25-foot-long, deep-water giant squid Monday, the only one of its kind in the collections of the Florida Museum of Natural History. Recovered by recreational fishermen who found the creature floating … Continue reading

October 17, 2010
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Squid Studies Provide Valuable Insights Into Hearing Mechanisms

The ordinary squid, Loligo pealii—best known until now as a kind of floating buffet for just about any fish in the sea—may be on the verge of becoming a scientific superstar, providing clues about the origin and evolution of the … Continue reading