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The Birth of Topological Spintronics

23 July 2014 — The discovery of a new material combination that could lead to a more efficient approach to computer memory and logic will be described in the journal Nature on July 24, 2014. The research, led by Penn State University and Cornell University physicists, studies "spintorque" in devices that combine a standard magnetic material with a novel material known as a "topological insulator." 

Burst of Mutations During Initial Infection Allows Bacteria To Evade Human Immune Response (13 June 2014)

Rescue of Alzheimer's Memory Deficit Achieved by Reducing 'Excessive Inhibition' (13 June 2014)

Until Death Do Us Part: Genetics Reveal that Threatened Reef Corals and Their Symbiotic Algae Live Together but Evolve Independently (10 June 2014)

NASA Ranks Swift Satellite Number One (28 May 2014)

Harry Allcock Elected a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (27 May 2014)

Norman Freed Memorial Celebration on June 12 (Event Date: 12 June 2014) (Hintz Family Alumni Center, from 12 June 2014 03:00 PM to 12 June 2014 05:00 PM)

Groh Receives Two Major Schreyer Honors College Awards (14 May 2014)

Frank Pugh Honored as an Evan Pugh Professor at Penn State (9 May 2014)

Andrew Read Honored as an Evan Pugh Professor at Penn State (9 May 2014)

X-Ray Satellite Delivers Surprising New Clues about Formation of Clusters of Sun-like Stars (7 May 2014)

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