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Scientists Explore Digital Saliva Testing for COVID-19

Posted: 13 Jun 2020 09:56 AM PDT

Saliva Test

Digital testing method could yield new information on virus, course of disease. “It’s like having your brain tickled through your nose.” “Longest five seconds of…

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“Goldilocks Ion” – UCLA Physicists Develop World’s Best Quantum Bits

Posted: 13 Jun 2020 08:42 AM PDT

Eric Hudson, UCLA

A team of researchers at UCLA has set a new record for preparing and measuring the quantum bits, or qubits, inside of a quantum computer…

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Melting Glaciers Cool the Southern Ocean – Might Explain the Recent Antarctic Cooling and Sea Ice Expansion

Posted: 13 Jun 2020 07:29 AM PDT

Earth Antarctic Region

Research suggests glacial melting might explain the recent decadal cooling and sea ice expansion across Antarctica’s Southern Ocean. Tucked away at the very bottom of…

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Physics Problem Deepens: Astrophysicists Puzzled for Decades Rule Out All Proposed Explanations

Posted: 13 Jun 2020 06:24 AM PDT

Cloud of Trapped Iron Ions

Two prominent X-ray emission lines of highly charged iron have puzzled astrophysicists for decades: their measured and calculated brightness ratios always disagree. This hinders good…

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Investigating the Fate of Massive Stars: Bright Explosions or Quiet Collapses Into Black Holes?

Posted: 13 Jun 2020 05:07 AM PDT

Artist's Impression of a Supernova

A team of scientists, including Chief Investigator Ilya Mandel from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav) at Monash University, recently submitted…

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Paleontologist Trackers Discover Giant Crocodile That Walked on Two Legs

Posted: 13 Jun 2020 04:06 AM PDT

South Korean Crocodile Track Makers Reconstruction

University of Colorado Denver researcher Marin Lockley was a member of the team that found the well-preserved footprints. A new study released on June 11…

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Unfathomable Miniaturization: Smallest Cavity for Light Realized by Graphene Plasmons

Posted: 13 Jun 2020 03:28 AM PDT

Light Compressed Below Silver Nanocubes Over Graphene

Miniaturization has enabled so many unfathomable dreams. Shrinking down electronic circuits has allowed us to access technology like smartphones, health watches, medical probes, nano-satellites, unthinkable…

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When Cancer Cells Can’t Make Their Own Fat, They Eat What’s Around Them

Posted: 12 Jun 2020 09:46 PM PDT

Dividing Cancer Cells

Cancer cells rewire their metabolism to compensate for a halt in fat production by importing more fat molecules from their environment. Knowing what cancer will…

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One Giant Leap for Quantum Science: Exotic Fifth State of Matter Created on Space Station

Posted: 12 Jun 2020 08:16 PM PDT

NASA Cold Atom Lab Lasers

NASA’s Cold Atom Lab Takes One Giant Leap for Quantum Science A new study describes how the mission became the first to make a fifth…

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Marijuana Concentrates Boost THC Levels but Not Impairment – Mobile Lab Offers First Glimpse of Real-World Use

Posted: 12 Jun 2020 04:20 PM PDT

Mobile Pharmacology Lab

Smoking high-potency marijuana concentrates boosts blood levels of THC more than twice as much as smoking conventional weed, but it doesn’t necessarily get you higher,…

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Standard Model of Universe Wrong? New Precision Distance Measurements Inconsistent With Theory

Posted: 12 Jun 2020 03:03 PM PDT

Water-Bearing Gas Disk Orbiting Black Hole

Observational Results Bolster Challenge to Theory A new set of precision distance measurements made with an international collection of radio telescopes have greatly increased the…

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Scientists Predict the Best Strategy for Lifting COVID-19 Lockdown

Posted: 12 Jun 2020 01:43 PM PDT

COVID-19 Lockdown Ends

Mathematical modeling shows that release from lockdown in two steps is optimal for society as a whole, while suddenly releasing everyone is a high-risk strategy….

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New Explanation for Strange Neutrino Anomalies in Antarctica That Perplexed Physicists

Posted: 12 Jun 2020 12:23 PM PDT

Neutrino Particles Artists Concept

Scientists remain perplexed by the activity, with some 40 papers so far giving wildly different answers. A new research paper co-authored by a Virginia Tech…

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