Discovery of a new magnetic order


Physicists at Forschungszentrum Jülich and the universities of Kiel and Hamburg are the first to discover a regular lattice of stable magnetic skyrmions – radial spiral structures made up of atomic-scale spins – on a…

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Arctic snow can harbor deadly assassin: Killer fungal strains


ScienceDaily (June 19, 2011) — Heavy and prolonged snowfall can bring about unexpected conditions that encourage fungal growth, leading to the death of plants in the Arctic, according to experts. A new international study confirms…

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