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Acoustics

Nanodiamonds feel the heat

An international team of researchers created nanodiamond sensors that can act as both heat sources and thermometers, and is using them to measure the thermal conductivity inside living cells, which may lead to new diagnostics tools and…

Spreading the sound

Scientists at the University of Tsukuba study the motion of sound waves in glassy materials using a new theoretical model, and find that they can diffuse like fluids, which may lead to the design of more resilient touchscreens Tsukuba,…

Singing a tumor test song

Monitoring the stiffness of the tissue near a patient's thyroid while they sing a note can allow medical professionals to determine the presence of a tumor.Credit: Steve Beuve WASHINGTON, January 12, 2021 -- Singing may be the…