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One minus 1 does not always equal 0 in chemistry
In 1848, Louis Pasteur showed that molecules that are mirror images of each other had exactly opposite rotations of light. (2016-04-26)
Advanced 3-D imaging technique applied for the first time to deadly lung disease
Doctors and scientists at the University of Southampton have used advanced 3-D X-ray imaging technology to give new insight into the way an aggressive form of lung disease develops in the body. (2016-04-21)
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Amos intensifying
Tropical Cyclone 20P, now named Amos, has continued to organize and strengthen in the Southern Pacific and is now threatening Pago Pago. (2016-04-21)
NASA sees Fantala's eye wide open north of Madagascar
Tropical Cyclone Fantala continued to spin northeast of Madagascar when NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean on April 20. (2016-04-20)
Chapman University research on media disclaimers' effects on body image
Researchers at Chapman University tested if adding disclaimers or 'subvertisements' to these images counteracts the negative effects of this media. (2016-04-18)
Is my brand image green or healthy? No need for costly surveys, just ask Twitter!
What do Toyota, Aveda, and Clif Bar have in common? (2016-04-18)
RNA in stop-motion
Using an original technique based on experimental data, SISSA scientists have created short animations predicting the transition of RNA strands from one conformation to another. (2016-04-18)
Dwarf dark galaxy hidden in ALMA gravitational lens image
Subtle distortions hidden in ALMA's stunning image of the gravitational lens SDP.81 are telltale signs that a dwarf dark galaxy is lurking in the halo of a much larger galaxy nearly 4 billion light-years away. (2016-04-14)
Professor from Saarland University receives prestigious French research award
Joachim Weickert, professor of mathematics and computer science at Saarland University, is to receive the Jean Kuntzmann Prize 2016. (2016-04-14)
Surveillance camera to identify criminals in street crowd online
An algorithm for surveillance cameras to automatically detect faces in the video stream has been developed at Tomsk Polytechnic University. (2016-04-14)
Prehistoric peepers give vital clue in solving 300 million year old 'Tully Monster'
University of Leicester researchers identify ancient 'Tully Monster' was a vertebrate. (2016-04-13)
A new roundworm species from India is a link between 2 genera
The unique features and blending characters of a new roundworm species, discovered in India, make the nematode an intermediary or connecting link between two supposedly distant genera. (2016-04-13)
How the brain produces consciousness in 'time slices'
EPFL scientists propose a new way of understanding of how the brain processes unconscious information into our consciousness. (2016-04-12)
Researchers identify tissue biomarker for dementia with lewy bodies and Parkinson's disease
Accurate diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, and the related disease 'dementia with Lewy bodies,' can be difficult in the early stages of both conditions. (2016-04-11)
Minimally invasive treatment could freeze out phantom limb pain
A pioneering technique significantly reduces phantom limb pain -- chronic pain emanating from the site of amputated limbs -- according to findings presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting. (2016-04-06)
NASA's Aqua satellite sees Tropical Cyclone 18P form West of Vanuatu
NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone 18P soon after it formed west of Vanuatu in the Southern Pacific Ocean and captured a visible image of the storm. (2016-04-05)
BEAT hunger with safe, nonsurgical weight loss treatment
A safe, new, minimally invasive treatment, developed by interventional radiologists, led to sustained weight loss in severely obese people, according to research presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting. (2016-04-03)
Journey to the center of our galaxy
Peering deep into the heart of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope reveals a rich tapestry of more than half a million stars. (2016-03-31)
Hubble's journey to the center of our galaxy
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope peered deep into the Milky Way's nuclear star cluster, the most massive and densest star cluster in our galaxy. (2016-03-31)
Suomi NPP satellite spots remnants of Tropical Cyclone 17S
Former Tropical Cyclone 17S was battered by northerly vertical wind shear and reduced to a remnant low pressure area in the Southern Indian Ocean. (2016-03-30)
New class of molecular 'lightbulbs' illuminate MRI
Duke scientists have discovered a new class of molecular tags that enhance MRI signals by 10,000-fold and generate detectable signals that last over an hour. (2016-03-25)
New open source software for high resolution microscopy
Bielefeld physicists report their new development in Nature Communications. (2016-03-24)
Suomi NPP satellite spots ex-Tropical Cyclone Emeraude's remnants
Former Tropical Cyclone Emeraude was battered by northeasterly vertical wind shear and reduced to a remnant low pressure area in the Southern Indian Ocean. (2016-03-23)
Brain to foot: Come in, foot!
Injuries to the spinal cord partially or completely disrupt the neural pathways between the brain and the limbs. (2016-03-22)
How 'salt' MRI scans could give a clearer picture of disease
MRI experts at The University of Nottingham win £1 million grant to adapt scanning techniques to pick up sodium in the body. (2016-03-17)
Drones revolutionize ecological monitoring
New Monash University research has paved the way for drones to revolutionize ecological monitoring. (2016-03-17)
2016 Cool Science Image contest: Amazing pictures tell tales of science, nature
Ten images and two videos by University of Wisconsin-Madison students, faculty and staff have been named winners of the 2016 Cool Science Image contest. (2016-03-17)
VLA shows earliest stages of planet formation
VLA reveals details of the inner, thickest portion of a dusty disk surrounding a young star and provides new insight on the earliest stages of planet formation. (2016-03-17)
Paying attention to words not just images leads to better image captions
A team of University and Adobe researchers is outperforming other approaches to creating computer-generated image captions in an international competition. (2016-03-17)
Less than meets the eye
How do computers -- or our brains -- recognize images? (2016-03-10)
New imaging method makes gall bladder removals, other procedures more safe
UCLA researchers have discovered an optimal way to image the bile ducts during gallbladder removal surgeries using a tested and safe dye and a real-time near-infrared florescence laparoscopic camera, (2016-03-10)
Chapman University researcher examines body satisfaction in national study of men
A Chapman University psychologist has just published the results of a national study examining how men feel about their bodies and their attractiveness. (2016-03-08)
SIR 2016: Presenting breakthrough treatments that improve lives
You are invited to attend the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR's) Annual Scientific Meeting, the world's most comprehensive meeting dedicated to education and research that directly benefits patients with innovative, image-guided, minimally invasive medicine. (2016-03-04)
Photoshop filters for safer bridges
Thanks to the work done by EPFL's Group for Fibre Optics, distributed optical fiber sensors can get much more precise than they are now -- allowing a 1 cm resolution on 10 km of fiber. (2016-03-01)
NASA's Terra satellite sees Tropical Cyclone Yalo coming to a quick end
Tropical Cyclone Yalo formed yesterday and is expected to come to an end today, Feb. (2016-02-26)
Mirror mirror: Snail shells offer clue in unravelling common origins of body asymmetry
An international team of researchers has discovered a gene in snails that determines whether their shells twist clockwise or anti-clockwise -- and could offer clues to how the same gene affects body asymmetry in other animals including humans. (2016-02-25)
This week from AGU: Dubai, 'Blue Marble', #OSM16 press conferences & Arctic monitoring
Norman Kuring created the 2012 'Blue Marble' image, an incredibly detailed, true-color image of Earth that's featured in a new series of US Postal Service space-themed stamps. (2016-02-24)
Can virtual reality help fight obesity?
Virtual reality offers promising new approaches to assessing and treating people with weight-related disorders, and early applications are revealing valuable information about body image. (2016-02-23)
Television exposure directly linked to a thin body ideal in women
For the first time experts have been able to eliminate external factors and specifically pinpoint television as having a direct link with female body ideals. (2016-02-22)
Algorithm makes hyperspectral imaging faster
Researchers have developed an algorithm that can quickly and accurately reconstruct hyperspectral images using less data. (2016-02-18)
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