Researchers used a diamond anvil cell like the one shown to exert a large pressure on europium, causing the metal to become a superconductor. This view shows one of two opposing 16-faceted diamond anvils in the middle, surrounded by a coil that detects superconductivity.
Credit: Debessai, et al., Physical Review B, 2008.
Teens take home science gold at Intel ISEF
One of the most abstract fields in math finds application in the 'real' world
A change in taste cells makes glucose-baited traps repellent
Bumps stretch out as mammals drink
Coverage of the 2013 American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting
The Year in Science 2012
Three-part series on the scientific struggle to explain the conscious self
Tables of contents, columns and FAQs on SN Prime for iPad