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Uncovering How Friction Leads to Static Electricity

Professor Laurence Marks finds that tiny deformations in the rubbed materials’ surfaces give rise to voltages.Read more

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Gemlike Nanoparticles Shine as Catalysts

Heated particles of precious metal shift shape, become highly active catalytically.Read more

Brazil's Right-wing WhatsApp Users: Louder, More Effective

Professor Larry Birnbaum led the first large-scale analysis of partisan WhatsApp groups during 2018 Brazil presidential election.Read more

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Big Cities Breed Partners in Crime

New model developed by Professor Daniel Abrams shows it is easier to find partners in high population areas.Read more

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