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Welcome to the Sunday evening update from “Hawaii Science Digest”.  This Hawaii Island blog focuses on science, technology, medicine, health, the environment, cyber security, and artificial intelligence (AI).  Views expressed in this science news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Topics cited in this post are taken from the current edition of “Spotlight Science News”–a publication of and the Science X Network.

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Making stars when the universe was half its age

The universe is about 13.8 billion years old, and its stars are arguably its most momentous handiwork. Astronomers studying the intricacies of star formation across cosmic time are trying to understand whether stars and the …

dateJan 18, 2019 in Astronomy

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Classic double-slit experiment in a new light

An international research team led by physicists from the University of Cologne has implemented a new variant of the basic double-slit experiment using resonant inelastic X-ray scattering at the European Synchrotron ESRF …

dateJan 18, 2019 in Optics & Photonics

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Taking medicine for a cold? Be mindful of your heart

Flu has so far infected more than 6 million Americans this season, and winter colds are making their rounds. If you’ve been hit by either, you may be thinking about heading to your local pharmacy to relieve your aches, pains …

dateJan 18, 2019 in Cardiology

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