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Glowing space mice show where quantum dots lodge - May 16, 2014

Fluorescent speckles, spots and clouds marking mice bodies are nanoparticles lodged within their skin and rendered visible with ultraviolet light.

published by New Scientist

Introductory Mechanics ReView Course - May 12, 2014

Registration is open for a free online MIT course in Introductory Newtonian Mechanics targeting teachers who want to improve their pedagogy, their conceptual overview of Mechanics, and their problem-solving skills. CEU credit is available from the AAPT.

Next Generation: 5 Ways Science Classes Will Change - Jan 19, 2014

Released April 2013, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) draw on decades of education research, aiming to improve U.S. students' performance in STEM (science-technology-engineering-math) subjects.

Toward Perfect Control of Light Waves - Jan 19, 2014

A team at the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics (LAP) in Garching (Germany) has constructed a detector, which provides a detailed picture of the waveforms of femtosecond laser pulses (1 fs = 10-15 seconds).

published by ScienceNews

First Video of Ball Lightning - Jan 19, 2014

Researchers in China have captured, for the first time, an instance of ball lightning, on digital video along with spectrographs.

published by Physics.org

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