Journal Club

Highlighting recently published papers selected by Academy members

Monthly Archives: July 2013

Superconducting solvent

Superconductors are extraordinary materials in which electricity flows without resistance, potentially enabling advances such as ultra-fast magnetically levitating trains. Now scientists find that even a fairly common liquid solvent can transform into a superconductor with the help of high pressure. … Continue reading

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Making decisions mindfully

We breathe in and we breathe out roughly 15 times per minute. Each day contains more than 20,000 breaths. Most escape our notice, but when we pay attention, directing our thoughts inward as in a state of meditation, we use … Continue reading

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