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Cold weather associated with higher risk of severe heart attack
Cold weather is associated with a higher risk of severe heart attack, according to research presented at ESC Congress today by Dr. (2015-08-30)
Lab experiments question popular measure of ancient ocean temperatures
The membranes of sediment-entombed archaea are an increasingly popular way to determine ocean surface temperatures back to the age of the dinosaurs. (2015-08-26)
James Webb Space Telescope backplane arrives at NASA Goddard for mirror assembly
One of the most crucial pieces of the James Webb Space Telescope, the flight backplane, arrived on Aug. (2015-08-26)
NASA finds vegetation essential for limiting city warming effects
According to a new NASA study that makes the first assessment of urbanization impacts for the entire continental United States, the presence of vegetation is an essential factor in limiting urban heating. (2015-08-25)
Hydrogen sulfide loses its electrical resistance under high pressure at minus 70° Celsius
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany observed that hydrogen sulfide becomes superconductive at minus 70 degree Celsius -- when the substance is placed under a pressure of 1.5 million bar. (2015-08-18)
University of Missouri neurobiologists awarded NSF 'Early Concept' grant
Troy Zars, Mirela Milescu, and Lorin Milescu, faculty members of the Division of Biological Sciences and the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program at the University of Missouri, have been awarded an Early Concept Grant for Exploratory Research from the National Science Foundation to expand the use of a temperature-activated protein switches in neurons. (2015-08-13)
Satellite sees a fan-shaped Tropical Storm Molave
When NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite flew over Tropical Storm Molave in the North Pacific early on Aug. (2015-08-13)
Suomi NPP satellite sees Molave on the move
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite flew over Tropical Storm Molave as it was moving away from Japan. (2015-08-12)
Portable ultra-broadband lasers could be key to next-generation sensors
Northwestern University professor Manijeh Razeghi and her team created a custom-tailored, compact laser diode by integrating multiple wavelength emitters into a single device. (2015-08-10)
New hydrogel stretches and contracts like a heat-driven muscle
A team led by scientists from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science in Japan has developed a new hydrogel that works like an artificial muscle -- quickly stretching and contracting in response to changing temperature. (2015-08-10)
Fish go deep to beat the heat
A James Cook University study shows fish retreating to deeper water to escape the heat, a finding that throws light on what to expect if predictions of ocean warming come to pass. (2015-08-06)
Flexible dielectric polymer can stand the heat
Easily manufactured, low cost, lightweight, flexible dielectric polymers that can operate at high temperatures may be the solution to energy storage and power conversion in electric vehicles and other high temperature applications, according to a team of Penn State engineers. (2015-08-06)
This week from AGU: Climate models, Earth's elasticity & 5 new research papers
Scientists have matched the output of climate models to the way the Earth's temperature record is constructed in a new study in Geophysical Research Letters. (2015-08-05)
Successful European project to minimize the environmental problems caused by coal waste
The ECOAL-MGT project, designed to minimize the environmental problems caused by coal waste piles beside forests, has successfully been completed following tests carried out in San Pedro da Cova, Portugal. (2015-08-04)
New clinical practice guidelines address temperature management during heart surgery
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and the American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology have released a set of clinical practice guidelines to address management of a patient's temperature during open heart surgery. (2015-08-04)
World's quietest gas lets physicists hear faint quantum effects
Bose-Einstein Condensates have been cooled to a record 0.5 nanoKelvin, but the entropy of these gases are relatively high, meaning half the gas is normal, not quantum. (2015-08-04)
Butterflies heat up the field of solar research
The humble butterfly could hold the key to unlocking new techniques to make solar energy cheaper and more efficient, pioneering new research has shown. (2015-07-31)
Gold-diamond nanodevice for hyperlocalized cancer therapy
Precise targeting biological molecules, such as cancer cells, for treatment is a challenge, due to their sheer size. (2015-07-31)
New study narrows the gap between climate models and reality
A new study led by a University of York scientist addresses an important question in climate science: how accurate are climate model projections? (2015-07-30)
New study exposes negative effects of climate change on Antarctic fish
Scientists at University of California Davis and San Francisco State University have discovered that the combination of elevated levels of carbon dioxide and an increase in ocean water temperature has a significant impact on survival and development of the Antarctic dragonfish (Gymnodraco acuticeps). (2015-07-30)
Mild hypothermia in deceased organ donors improves organ function in kidney transplant
Mild hypothermia in deceased organ donors significantly reduces delayed graft function in kidney transplant recipients when compared to normal body temperature, according to UC San Francisco researchers and collaborators. (2015-07-29)
New study data show reduced intracranial pressure
Results from a European clinical trial comparing therapeutic hypothermia to standard treatment for patients with elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) as a result of severe traumatic brain injury demonstrate a significant mean decrease in ICP with body cooling to 32-35oC, which did not occur in the absence of therapeutic hypothermia. (2015-07-28)
An easy, scalable and direct method for synthesizing graphene in silicon microelectronics
Graphene has been studied intensively for its unique properties, and now researchers have developed a microelectronics-compatible method to grow it and have synthesized wafer-scale, high-quality graphene on silicon substrates. (2015-07-21)
Warming slow-down not the end of climate change, study shows
A slow-down in global warming is not a sign that climate change is ending, but a natural blip in an otherwise long-term upwards trend, research shows. (2015-07-20)
Study sheds light on the ability of different marine species to respond to climate warming
In Eastern Australia, the ocean has been warming at a rate that's four times that of the global average. (2015-07-20)
Oceans slowed global temperature rise, scientists report
A new study of ocean temperature measurements shows that in recent years, extra heat from greenhouse gases has been trapped in the subsurface waters of the Pacific and Indian oceans, thus accounting for the slowdown in the global surface temperature increase observed during the past decade, researchers say. (2015-07-16)
Body temperature may trigger sudden cardiac death
Simon Fraser University professor Peter Ruben found when studying the proteins that underlie electrical signaling in the heart, and subjecting those proteins to conditions that are similar to the stress of exercise, in some cases, temperature can cause changes that trigger arrhythmia (2015-07-15)
CFC most likely major driver of climate change, not CO2: Expert
In his forthcoming book, 'New Theories and Predictions on the Ozone Hole and Climate Change,' Professor Lu quantifies the contributions of the cosmic-ray-driven electron-induced-reaction mechanism to the ozone hole and of the CFC-warming mechanism to global surface temperature change. (2015-07-15)
Law governing anomalous heat conduction revealed
How heat travels, matters. Yet, there is still no consensus on the exact physical mechanism that causes anomalous heat conduction -- despite the existence of previous numerical simulation, theoretical predictions and experimental observations. (2015-07-14)
Ocean warming leads to stronger precipitation extremes
Due to climate change, not only atmospheric, but also oceanic, temperatures are rising. (2015-07-13)
Study: Temperature a dominant influence on bird diversity loss in Mexico
A wide-ranging study of gains and losses of populations of bird species across Mexico in the 20th century shows shifts in temperature due to global climate change are the primary environmental influence on the distributions of bird species. (2015-07-07)
NIH awards Indiana University $900,000 to study link between body temperature and autism
A $900,000 grant to Indiana University from the National Institutes of Health's Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development will fund one of the first basic science investigations into potential connections between fever and the relief of some symptoms of autism. (2015-07-07)
Biogas to biomethane upgrading by water absorption column at low pressure and temperature
A technology based on the absorption of carbon dioxide using water is reported in this paper. (2015-07-07)
Does that 'green' plasticizer make my PVC flexible enough for you?
What gives plastic objects their flexibility and reduces their brittleness is the concentration of plasticizer. (2015-07-06)
Structural shift elucidated with large-scale atomic simulations
Iron-nickel alloys are found at the earth's core and in meteorites. (2015-07-06)
NASA looks at Tropical Depression 10W's most powerful storms
Infrared date from NASA's Aqua satellite spotted the strongest storms within newborn Tropical Depression 10W over the Philippine Sea today, July 2. (2015-07-02)
Temperature reproduces good and bad effects in mammals
Contradictory temperature effects on reproductive success in mammals pose a dilemma, with cooler temperatures causing increased milk output, but slower development in young and higher temperatures having the opposite effect. (2015-07-01)
Soil water, microbes influence carbon in world's coldest desert, ASU-Dartmouth study finds
Soil water and microbes' respiration contribute to fluctuations of carbon dioxide in the world's coldest desert, where climate change is expected to increase underground moisture and microorganisms, an Arizona State University and Dartmouth College study finds. (2015-06-29)
New formula expected to spur advances in clean energy generation
Researchers from the University of Houston have devised a new formula for calculating the maximum efficiency of thermoelectric materials, the first new formula in more than a half-century, designed to speed up the development of new materials suitable for practical use. (2015-06-22)
Jet contrails affect surface temperatures
High in the sky where the cirrus ice crystal clouds form, jet contrails draw their crisscross patterns. (2015-06-18)
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