# Category Archives: Science

## Validity of the inhomogeneous Kibble-Zurek mechanism in the quantum domain

On 8 October 2013, following the discovery at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider of a new particle that appeared to be the long-sought Higgs boson predicted by the theory, it was announced that Peter Higgs and François Englert had been awarded […]

## Mapping PTEN: basic research to assist precision oncology

Author: Rafael Pulido is an Ikerbasque Research Professor at the BioCruces Health Research Institute

In the last two decades, the easiness in the obtaining of genetic information from patient biological samples, together with the advanced knowledge on the physiological consequences […]

## An experimental protocol for two-probe scanning tunneling microscopy

A region containing a maximum of potential that prevents a particle on one side of it from passing to the other side is called a potential barrier. The net in a tennis court is in a certain way a potential […]

## Could excipients decrease antimicrobial properties? Citronellal oil and cyclodextrins

Authors: Adrián Matencio* & Carolina Abril-Sánchez.

Departamento de Bioquímica y Biología molecular-A, Facultad de Biología, Universidad de Murcia, E-30100 Murcia, Spain

* adrian.matencio@um.es

Antimicrobial resistance is a problem in our society. Although several authors have focused on seeking new molecules […]

## Disinformation about vaccines on Twitter

Author: Martha Villabona works at Centro Nacional de Innovación e Investigación Educativa (CNIIE) of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, where she coordinates the area of multiple literacies.

The article Weaponized Health Communication: Twitter Bots and […]

## An efficient tensor network algorithm for capturing thermal states of 2D quantum lattice systems

The concept of vector should be familiar: a quantity for which both magnitude and direction must be stated. This compares with a scalar quantity, where direction is not applicable, like temperature in a precise point. But, what if the magnitude […]

## Exiting dyscalculia

The term dyscalculia of the development was proposed for the first time in 1968 by Cohn to describe a learning problem centered in the mathematical operations and in the handling of the numbers. Affected people have serious and chronic difficulties […]

## A unique combination of properties in a van der Waals antiferromagnet

The so-called van der Waals materials consist of two-dimensional layers bound by weak van der Waals forces. After the isolation of graphene, the field of two-dimensional van der Waals materials has experienced an explosive growth and new families of […]

## Where is the mass inside a black hole?

Black holes are vacuum solutions of the Einstein equation. Hence, the energy-momentum tensor for a black hole is null at every point of space. The only place where its mass can be located is where there is no space, i.e., […]

## A Talbot carpet of electrons in nanoporous graphene

Controlling electron waves by harnessing phase-coherence and interference effects is a cornerstone for future nanoelectronics or quantum computing. To this end, design of platforms with well-defined, narrow, and low-loss propagation channels is essential. Nanoporous graphene (NPG) holds great potential for […]