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Scientists discover new type of magnet with potential to improve data storage tech

A team of physicists from New York University have discovered a brand-new type of magnet that differs from any other known to exist. Called a “singlet-based magnet,” it was found within a compound of uranium and antimony known as USb2, and because it can change between magnetized and unmagnetized states quickly and easily, it has the potential to improve data … Continue reading

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Infant protostar found with warped disk

I learned something new today. Reading through scientific research papers in Nature, I found a report about a “warped disk around an infant protostar.” Having an only minimally greater-than-average understanding of astrophysics, I assumed that planets orbited around stars along their equator – at least for the most part.

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Apple’s latest transparency report arrives as an interactive website

Apple has released its latest transparency report, one that has been redesigned compared to past disclosures to help users better sort through the information. In addition to the typical PDF transparency report, Apple has a new dedicated website that offers the data in an interactive way. Joining this year’s data is historical information highlighting changes and trends over multiple years

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Study shows why wombats poop cubes

A set of scientists in Australia studied a group of wombats that’d been run over by cars. The study, done exclusively on the digestive tracks of wombats “that has been euthanized following motor vehicle collisions” aimed to discover the truth behind a mysterious natural secret that’d plagued the minds of many for time uncounted.

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