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NASA’s NICER Catches Record-Setting X-Ray Burst From Massive Thermonuclear Blast
NASA’s Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) telescope on the International Space Station detected a sudden spike of X-rays at about 10:04 p.m. EDT on…
NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover Heads Into Huge Vacuum Chamber for Testing
Cosmic Order Emerging From Chaos: Galactic Fountains and Carousels Unveiled
NASA: Amazon Fires Were Fueled by Drought-Stressed Forest
Human Activities Are Drying Out the Amazon – Ecosystems Vulnerable to Fires and Drought
Map to the Stars – Astronomers Trace Most Common Molecule in the Universe
Anorexia Nervosa Comes in Plus Size – Higher BMI Does Not Guard Against Dangerous Heart Risks
Plants and Fungi Together Could Slow Climate Change by Removing CO2 From the Atmosphere
Mystery in Global Carbon Cycle Uncovered by Investigation of Oceanic ‘Black Carbon’
Watch This Blacksmith Forge a Sword Using Chemistry
In this episode of American Chemical Society Reactions, they head to Portland, Oregon, to learn how blacksmithing is just as much chemistry as it is…
The Technology of Enchantment – Investigating the Human Dimensions of Interacting With Technologies
In a new anthropology and studio art course, Massachusetts Institute of Technology students investigate the human dimensions of interacting with technologies. An audible gasp goes…
New Tools to Advance Biomedical Research Created by Biological Engineer at MIT
Paul Blainey’s technology platforms have benefited genomics, diagnostics, and drug screening. Microfluidics — the science of manipulating tiny amounts of fluid through channels — has…
Mapping Millet Genetics to Enable Better Varieties for Farmers in Developing Countries
In the semi-arid tropics of Asia and Africa, conditions can be difficult for crops. Plants need to have short growing seasons, survive on poor soils…
Voters Skeptic of Media-Reported Polls – Agree With Polls That Favor Their Candidates
With the presidential election a year away, pollsters will barrage the country with poll questions to get the pulse of the voters about the candidates….
Best Available Research: Electronic Cigarettes Are Not Worth the Risk
There is growing evidence that electronic cigarettes have adverse effects on the cardiovascular system, reports a paper published November 7, 2019, in Cardiovascular Research, a…
Smarter UAVs Fall Into Formation
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are getting smarter with the help of an international team of researchers. They developed a way for multiple UAVS to fall…
Spiders and Ants Inspire Metal So Water Repellent, It Won’t Sink [Video]
University of Rochester researchers, inspired by diving bell spiders and rafts of fire ants, have created a metallic structure that is so water repellent, it…
Physicists Get Closer to Solving the Proton Radius Puzzle With Unique New Measurement
Physicists get closer to solving the proton radius puzzle with unique new measurement of the charge radius of the proton. New measurement yields smaller proton…
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