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Scientists perform world’s smallest MRI on single atoms

Scientists perform world’s smallest MRI on single atoms

Science
July 1 (UPI) -- Scientists have successfully measured the spins of a single atom, executing the world's smallest MRI. Magnetic resonance imaging measures the density of atomic spins, the electromagnetic properties of electrons and protons, inside the human body. Most MRI scans measure millions of spins. For the latest feat, detailed Monday in the journal Nature Physics, scientists detected the spins of individual atoms. Researchers combined MRI technology with a scanning tunneling microscope to image a single atom. For the experiment, scientists used a tiny sample of iron and titanium. Using the atomically sharp metal tip of the microscope, scientists successfully isolated a collection of atoms. Researchers were able to create a three-dimensional map of the atoms' magnetic fields. Scien...
Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel despite boycott calls

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel despite boycott calls

Entertainment
Madonna will perform during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, it has been confirmed, despite calls for her and other stars to boycott the event.She will sing two songs in Tel Aviv on Saturday night including her 1989 hit Like A Prayer, with a 35-strong choir. The US pop superstar will also showcase her new single Future, featuring American rapper Quavo.There had been speculation about whether she would sing but has now signed a contract this week to appear on the TV show, despite her publicists announcing last month that she would be there.It will be the first time 60-year-old Madonna has performed on the Eurovision stage, and the third where she has visited and sung in Israel. Advertisement ...
Walsh and Jones to perform 'dance of shame'

Walsh and Jones to perform 'dance of shame'

Entertainment
Seann Walsh and Katya Jones will be performing a "Dance of Shame" on Strictly Come Dancing this weekend, judge Craig Revel Horwood said. The comedian, who was publicly dumped by his girlfriend, and his professional dance partner both apologised after they were pictured kissing in the street.But after the BBC said it would not cut them they will be back in the spotlight on Saturday with a Charleston.Horwood told The Jonathan Ross show: "My take was keep them in the show, make them do the Dance of Shame, if you like."It's really important that, if this does happen to you, you face up to it. Image: Craig Revel-Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Shirley Ballas and Bruno Tonioli are the Strictly judges "You either, as they've done, a...
Perform and get paid: Public sector banks plan to link pay with performance

Perform and get paid: Public sector banks plan to link pay with performance

Finance
Senior management of public-sector banks (PSBs) may now have to perform to earn more. In a first-of-its-kind move for PSBs, State Bank of India (SBI), Punjab National Bank (PNB) and Bank of Baroda (BoB) are planning to introduce performance-linked salary structure for the senior management, according to a Business Standard report. "The bank is seriously thinking of introducing a system of performance-based incentives for officers above the general manager grade. There will be a component of fixed and variable pay. But it will evolve slowly,” PNB Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Sunil Mehta told the paper. SBI and BoB may also follow a similar model and are working on a compensation framework, says the report. Performance-linked pay is widely used in the private sector t...
Carrie Underwood to perform new song at ACM Awards

Carrie Underwood to perform new song at ACM Awards

Entertainment
April 9 (UPI) --Carrie Underwood is confirmed as a performer for Sunday's 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards gala in Las Vegas.Underwood will give the world-television premiere of a soon-to-be-released single at the MGM Grand Garden Arena ceremony, which Reba McEntire is set to host and CBS is scheduled to air live.Previously announced ACM Awards show performers include Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Kelly Clarkson, Florida Georgia Line, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Midland, Maren Morris, Jon Pardi, Bebe Rexha, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Brett Young.Among the celebrities to serve as presenters are David Boreanaz, Drew Brees, AJ Buckley, Cam, Sam Elliott, Eve, Ashto...