A little SQUID goes a long way

From CSIRO’s Solve magazine, February 2006:It is barely the size of a fingernail but when it comes to finding millions of tonnes of undiscovered ore, a little SQUID goes a long way. SQUIDs – Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices – are extremely sensitive magnetic sensors that are allowing mining companies to locate ore deposits missed by Continue reading A little SQUID goes a long way

It’s a worry

From Australian Doctor, 3 February 2006No microscope can see it and no assay can detect it, but stress has been linked with cancer, infertility and immune-suppression. Worried? Don’t be — you’ll only make it worse. Read more