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U. research could lead to speed-of-light computing

02/18/2013 11:46am
Computer engineering is already hard enough — few of us out there know how that laptop we carry around all day actually works. Add Dirac fermions moving around a two dimensional electron gas in a spin-momentum locked state and boy, you've got a bit of a computational pickle on your hands.

UNC researchers curing peanut allergies with peanuts

02/18/2013 4:23pm
Young Stormer Freeman was just a little guy when was diagnosed with a peanut allergy. Now, thanks to his participation in a University of North Carolina study, he can have any kind of peanut product he wants.

Photos show solar halo above Northern Utah

02/18/2013 4:36pm
A large part of Utah was covered in an even layer of clouds Monday, leading to a noticeable solar halo in cities throughout the Wasatch Front.

Folic acid before pregnancy could help prevent autism, study says

02/18/2013 7:07pm
An important new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that women who expand the use of folic acid may reduce the risk of autism for their babies.