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Accessed on 16 June 2019, 1605 UTC.
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Hubble observes tiny galaxy with big heart
New quantum dot microscope shows electric potentials of individual atoms
Earth’s heavy metals result of supernova explosion, University of Guelph research reveals
Encouraging critically necessary blood donation among minorities
NASA’s Fermi mission reveals its highest-energy gamma-ray bursts
Growing life expectancy inequality in US cannot be blamed on opioids alone
Research reveals liquid gold on the nanoscale
NEWS RELEASES BY SUBJECT
MEDICINE & HEALTH
Identifying the risk of recurrence of developmental disorder in future pregnancies
Discovery of new mutations may lead to better treatment
More Medicine & Health
Modified enzyme can increase second-generation ethanol production
What drives Yellowstone’s massive elk migrations?
TECH & ENGINEERING
Beyond Queen’s stomp-stomp-clap: Concerts and computer science converge in new research
Researchers take two steps toward green fuel
More Tech & Engineering
SOCIAL & BEHAVIOR
American football: The first quarter is crucial
USC study finds e-cigarette cartoon ads may increase likelihood of vaping
More Social & Behavior
CHEMISTRY & PHYSICS
Electron (or ‘hole’) pairs may survive effort to kill superconductivity
Using waves to move droplets
More Chemistry & Physics
The origins of cannabis smoking: Marijuana use in the first millennium BC
Ancient pots from Chinese tombs reveal early use of cannabis as a drug
SPACE & PLANETARY
Hubble sets sights on an explosive galaxy
The formative years: Giant planets vs. brown dwarfs
More Space & Planetary
High tunnels for specialty crops: The hope and the hinderance
Controlling temperatures for inexpensive plant experiments
‘Power shift’ needed to improve gender balance in energy research, report says
No direct link between north Atlantic currents, sea level along New England coast
More Earth Science
Can we still have fun if the UK goes carbon neutral?
Using prevalent technologies and ‘Internet of Things’ data for atmospheric science
More Atmospheric Science
Clarifying the economic value of adjusting the power consumption
Modelling reveals new insight into the electrical conductivity of ionic liquids
Language-savvy parents improve their children’s reading development, Concordia study shows
Monitoring educational equity
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
How Sweden went from ‘least democratic’ to welfare state
Bitcoin causing CO2 emissions comparable to Hamburg
More Business & Economics
POLICY & ETHICS
The current Norwegian Barents Sea risk governance framework would need considerable
Clarifying the fictional science of prophetic patents: Labels needed?
More Policy & Ethics
BUSINESS, INNOVATION & SOCIETY ANNOUCEMENTS
Integral Molecular reaches milestone in I-O target discovery collaboration with Daiichi Sankyo
USDA upheaval of research arm not in best interest of rural America, US food & agriculture
More Business, Innovation & Society
McGill receives its largest gift for Indigenous education
How do engineers form subjective opinions from objective data?
Energy department to invest $32 million in computer design of materials
Iowa State’s Geetu Tuteja selected for Pew Scholars Biomedical Research Program
Crossing Experiences in Digital Epigraphy
New book sings carbon’s praises
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