Mark Ruffalo, Hugh Laurie Board All the Light We Cannot See at Netflix

Mark Ruffalo Hugh Laurie Board All the Light We Cannot

Hulk and Dr. House join the ensemble for the Netflix adaptation of Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller. Hugh Laurie and Mark Ruffalo are set to star in Netflix’s upcoming mini-series All The Light We Cannot See. The four-part series will adapt Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name to the screen. Joining Ruffalo … Read more

Nits on ancient mummies shed light on South American ancestry

Journal Reference: Mikkel W Pedersen, Catia Antunes, Binia De Cahsan, J Víctor Moreno-Mayar, Martin Sikora, Lasse Vinner, Darren Mann, Pavel B Klimov, Stuart Black, Catalina Teresa Michieli, Henk R Braig, M Alejandra Perotti. Ancient human genomes and environmental DNA from the cement attaching 2,000 year-old head lice nits. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 2021; DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msab351 … Read more

In Nantes, fashion is exhibited under the light of the Enlightenment

In Nantes fashion is exhibited under the light of the

By Sophie Abriat Posted today at 07h00 Reserved for our subscribers FactualThe Nantes Arts Museum compares outfits and pictorial works from the 18th century, emphasizing the dialogue and reciprocal influence between painters and creators. An era which saw the desire to please and to appear to be exacerbated. English dress (circa 1780-1785). PARIS MUSEUMS / … Read more

Quantum marbles in a bowl of light

Journal Reference: Gal Ness, Manolo R. Lam, Wolfgang Alt, Dieter Meschede, Yoav Sagi, Andrea Alberti. Observing crossover between quantum speed limits. Science Advances, 2021; 7 (52) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abj9119 Quantum computers are highly sophisticated machines that rely on the principles of quantum mechanics to process information. This should enable them to handle certain problems in the … Read more

IT safety: Computer attacks with laser light

Journal Reference: Niclas Kühnapfel, Stefan Preußler, Maximilian Noppel, Thomas Schneider, Konrad Rieck, and Christian Wressnegger. LaserShark: Establishing Fast, Bidirectional Communication into Air-Gapped Systems. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), 2021 DOI: 10.1145/3485832.348591 Hackers attack computers with lasers. This sounds like a scene from the latest James Bond movie, but it actually … Read more

“The most beautiful of gifts”: doctors welcome the green light from the HAS to the vaccination of children

The most beautiful of gifts doctors welcome the green light

While the High Authority for Health gave its approval for the vaccination of 5-11 year olds on Monday, specialists encourage parents to follow this recommendation. A decision to protect the little ones, and their loved ones. The decision was awaited. On Monday, the High Authority for Health (HAS) spoke out in favor of the vaccination … Read more

A quantum view of ‘combs’ of light

Journal Reference: Melissa A. Guidry, Daniil M. Lukin, Ki Youl Yang, Rahul Trivedi, Jelena Vučković. Quantum optics of soliton microcombs. Nature Photonics, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41566-021-00901-z Each “tooth” of the comb is a different color of light, spaced so precisely that this system is used to measure all manner of phenomena and characteristics. Miniaturized versions of … Read more

Tuning flexible circuits with light

Journal Reference: Koki Taguchi, Takafumi Uemura, Naoko Namba, Andreas Petritz, Teppei Araki, Masahiro Sugiyama, Barbara Stadlober, Tsuyoshi Sekitani. Heterogeneous Functional Dielectric Patterns for Charge‐Carrier Modulation in Ultraflexible Organic Integrated Circuits. Advanced Materials, 2021; 2104446 DOI: 10.1002/adma.202104446 While the integrated circuits inside your smart phone are quite impressive, they lack certain important features. Because the electronics … Read more

‘Loopy’ light emitters: Physicists see an unusual quantum phenomenon

Journal Reference: Koloman Wagner, Jonas Zipfel, Roberto Rosati, Edith Wietek, Jonas D. Ziegler, Samuel Brem, Raül Perea-Causín, Takashi Taniguchi, Kenji Watanabe, Mikhail M. Glazov, Ermin Malic, Alexey Chernikov. Nonclassical Exciton Diffusion in Monolayer WSe2. Physical Review Letters, 2021; 127 (7) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.127.076801 The results of this work have been published in the journal Physical Review … Read more

PCR: Activated by light

Journal Reference: Merve-Zeynep Kesici, Philip Tinnefeld, Andrés Manuel Vera. A simple and general approach to generate photoactivatable DNA processing enzymes. Nucleic Acids Research, 2021; DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkab1212 For diagnostics tests based on PCR, such as the above mentioned test for COVID-19, the solution is the development of a hot-start enzyme, which shows no activity until a … Read more