Prof Dame Angela McLean, an expert on the spread of infectious diseases, will replace Sir Patrick Vallance as the UK government’s chief scientific adviser, becoming the first woman to hold the role. Dame Angela, who is currently the Ministry of Defence’s chief scientific adviser, played a key role in advising the government during the pandemic as Sir Patrick’s deputy. She will take up the post on 1 April, and has expressed her commitment to using science, innovation and technology to improve public services, create jobs, and grow the economy. The appointment has been widely welcomed and is hoped to inspire more women to pursue careers in STEM.
Apple recently introduced its Vision Pro headset at the Worldwide Developers Conference. The device marks Apple’s entry into the head-mounted devices market, combining virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR) technologies. The Vision Pro allows users to adjust their level of immersion and features an array of cameras, eye-tracking capabilities, and spatial […]
A recent comparative study aimed to investigate the success rates of single-thread and double-thread orthodontic miniscrews within the maxillary arch. Orthodontic miniscrews serve as temporary anchorage devices to aid in tooth movement during orthodontic treatment. Understanding which type of miniscrew achieves better outcomes is crucial for optimizing treatment effectiveness. Body: Researchers analyzed data from orthodontic […]
Scientists from the Sapienza University of Rome and the University of Ottawa have unveiled a groundbreaking technique that leverages quantum entanglement to swiftly measure multiple aspects of particles. They encoded a Chinese symbol for duality and harmony into entangled photons, demonstrating the method’s remarkable efficiency. Traditional quantum tomography, which captures numerous dimensions of particles, has […]