Physics

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Should we be worried about the plague?

California’s Department of Public Health announced last week that a child contracted the plague after visiting Yosemite National Park in July, the third reported case this year. With the plague’s recent return to the news, we took a look at some myths and truths about the centuries-old disease.

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Making electronics greener

Northeastern University physicist Prof. Don Heiman and researchers from MIT, Stanford, and Penn State have developed a material that could possibly lead to greener electronics. Their research was recently published in the journal Nature Materials.

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