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Evidence Pluto Started Out With Liquid Oceans That Slowly Froze Over Time
Evidence Supports ‘Hot Start’ Scenario and Early Ocean Formation on Pluto A new study suggests that Pluto and other large Kuiper belt objects started out…
Pathbreaking Platform for Quantum Simulation: A Metal-Like Quantum Gas
Biologists Unravel Tangled Mystery of Plant Cell Growth – Insight Could Lead to Bigger Crops and Better Yields
New High-Precision Technology Cuts Atom-Sized Patterns Into 2D Materials
MIT Automated Tabletop Fast Protein Synthesis Machine May Accelerate Drug Development
The Far Side of the Moon Has a Strange Asymmetry – Scientists Think They Finally Understand Why
Hubble Spies “Knife Edge Galaxy” About 50 Million Light-Years From Earth
Open Source All-Atom Models of Full-Length COVID-19 ‘S’ Protein Produced by Scientists
New Processing Technology for Maximizing Energy Densities of High-Capacity Lithium-Ion Batteries
Potentially Deadly Heart Rhythm Disturbance Induced by Chloroquine Therapy for COVID-19
Clinicians should carefully monitor patients treated with chloroquine therapy, particularly elderly women and others at higher risk for heart rhythm abnormalities, investigators caution in the…
After Two Years of Drought Ends, Southeastern Australia Turns Green
As the 2019–2020 summer brought record heat to Australia, New South Wales appeared to be heading into its third year of severe drought. From January…
Dancing Stars and Black Holes in a Cosmic Cloud of Gas: Investigating the “Common Envelope Phase”
Most massive stars are born in binaries (and sometimes triples, quadruples, and so on—being single isn’t common for such rock stars!) As stars age, they…
“Intelligent Concrete” Heals Itself – Enabling Highways and Bridges to Prevent Their Own Damage
‘Intelligent concrete’ could cut down on road repairs and traffic. Roads always seem to need repairs. Luna Lu is giving concrete the ability to “talk”…
Scientists Uncover Immune Cells That May Help Those Suffering From Allergies and Asthma
Study opens up new path to research to fighting allergic diseases. The world is full of house dust mites. Do some cleaning, and you’ll probably…
Learning the Ropes and Throwing Lifelines at MIT
PhD student Geeticka Chauhan draws on her experiences as an international student to strengthen the bonds of her MIT community. In March, as her friends…
What the New Discovery of Ancient Super-Eruptions Indicates for the Yellowstone Hotspot
Throughout Earth’s long history, volcanic super-eruptions have been some of the most extreme events ever to affect our planet’s rugged surface. Surprisingly, even though these…
First Detection of X-Rays From a Newborn Star – Clues to Our Sun’s Earliest Phase of Evolution
Astronomers have reported the first detection of X-rays from the earliest phase of evolution of a star like our Sun. This discovery from NASA’s Chandra…
NASA Satellite Watches as Bush Fire Scorches Land Near Phoenix
On the afternoon of June 13, 2020, a vehicle fire near the intersection of Bush Highway and State Route 87 ignited the brush and grass…
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