Warning: contains Enola Holmes plot spoilers Netflix film Enola Holmes is a revolutionary parable about rejecting the status quo and choosing your own destiny. In it, Stranger Things’ Millie Bobby Brown plays the sixteen-year-old sister of Mycroft and Sherlock Holmes (Sam Claflin and Henry Cavill), a bright spark raised in splendid isolation by their mother Eudoria (Helena Bonham
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Infamous DC Comics character Harley Quinn (née Harleen Frances Quinzel) changes out of her manic pixie dream girl role for Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn. This latest film in the DC Universe begins immediately after the Joker dumps Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie). The end of their relationship marks the
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Based on the Valiant comic book series of the same name, Bloodshot is about a US Marine, Ray Garrison (Vin Diesel), who is brought back from the dead through the application of nanotechnology, which endows him with superhuman abilities. The film initially follows all the standard sci-fi action fare as Garrison pieces together what has
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IMAGE: Dr. Danila Barskiy, winner of a 2020 Sofja Kovalevskaja Award view more  Credit: Danila Barskiy The diverse work of Mainz-based physicists in the field of nuclear magnetic resonance is being boosted by a new highly application-oriented approach: In October 2020, Dr. Danila Barskiy will join Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) to set up a group
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IMAGE: Illustration of a prospective biocompatible interface shows that hydrogels (green tubing), which can be generated by an electron or X-ray beam 3D-printing process, act as artificial synapses or junctions, connecting… view more  Credit: A. Strelcov/NIST Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new method of 3D-printing gels and other
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IMAGE: When the energy levels of a quantum system are filled, fermionic particles exclude each other, whereas bosonic matter can accumulate in the lowest level. In contrast, anyons behave in an… view more  Credit: ICFO While in a three-dimensional world, all particles must be either fermions or bosons, it is known that in fewer dimensions, the
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Physicists at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, together with colleagues in Russia and Poland, have managed to achieve ultrastrong coupling between light and matter at room temperature. The discovery is of importance for fundamental research and might pave the way for advances within, for example, light sources, nanomachinery, and quantum technology. A set of
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IMAGE: Magnetically propelled microbots can clean biofilms and kill bacteria. view more  Credit: American Chemical Society Biofilms — microbial communities that form slimy layers on surfaces — are difficult to treat and remove, often because the microbes release molecules that block the entry of antibiotics and other therapies. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Applied Materials &
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IMAGE: An electron micrograph of the artificial neuron. The niobium dioxide layer (yellow) endows the device with neuron-like behavior. view more  Credit: Dr. R. Stanley Williams In the September issue of the journal Nature, scientists from Texas A&M University, Hewlett Packard Labs and Stanford University have described a new nanodevice that acts almost identically to a
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IMAGE: Scanning tunneling microscope image of wide-band metallic graphene nanoribbon (GNR). Each cluster of protrusions corresponds to a singly-occupied electron orbital. The formation of a pentagonal ring near each cluster leads… view more  Credit: UC Berkeley image by Daniel Rizzo Transistors based on carbon rather than silicon could potentially boost computers’ speed and cut their power
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IMAGE: Paul Maierhofer with the result of his dissertation at the Institute for Electrical Measurement and Sensor Technology at Graz University of Technology: the 12 x 9 x 3 millimetre small… view more  Credit: © Lunghammer – TU Graz It is slightly smaller than two one-cent coins stacked on top of each other, is particularly energy-efficient
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IMAGE: The table in front of the COVID-19 team at the Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine contains 1,5 million tests. From left, Erlend Ravlo, staff engineer; Hilde Lysvand, senior engineer;… view more  Credit: Photo: Geir Mogen/NTNU A highly sensitive COVID-19 test, developed by researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), relies on
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If you were concerned about there being a content drought in August due to the coronavirus pandemic shutting down Hollywood, you were…absolutely right in those concerns. For its new releases in August 2020, Hulu is following Apple, Disney, and even Peacock’s lead in taking things nice and slowly. The vast majority of the notable offerings
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Syfy has been …how to put this delicately… ‘a little more commitment-phobic’ in regards to its own series over the last handful of years, so a first teaser trailer for Child’s Play TV show Chucky gently noting that USA Network remains firmly on board is not only reassuring, but of course tremendously exciting for fans
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Certificate: U Director: Kim Hagen Jensen, Tonni Zinck Distributor: Signature Entertainment Running Time: 81 mins Inspired by Pixar’s Inside Out and Monsters, Inc, Dreambuilders follows the journey of Minna. Living with her father and pet hamster – bizarrely named Viggo Mortensen, (we’ll assume that’s down to his Danish heritage, not that they felt inspired after watching
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Captain America — otherwise known as Chris Evans — and other members of the Avengers, along with other actors who have spent time in the superhero genre, took time out this week to pay tribute to a real-life hero. That hero is six-year-old Bridger Walker of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and according to an Instagram post by
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