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‘Out of control’: Rise in STDs, including 26% syphilis spike, triggers alarm in US

The sharp rise in cases of some sexually transmitted diseases, including a 26% increase in new syphilis infections reported last year, is prompting US health officials to call for new prevention and treatment efforts. “It is imperative that we … work to rebuild, innovate and expand (STD) prevention in the United States,” Leandro Mena of …

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Metasurface Entangled Photons

New Invention Triggers One of Quantum Mechanics’ Weirdest and Most Useful Phenomena

In this artist’s rendering of a metasurface, light passes through tiny rectangular structures – the building blocks of the metasurface – and creates pairs of entangled photons at different wavelengths. The device was designed, manufactured and tested through a partnership between Sandia National Laboratories and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light. Credit: …

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