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A material way to make Mars habitable
New research suggest that regions of the Martian surface could be made habitable with a material -- silica aerogel -- that mimics Earth's atmospheric greenhouse effect. (2019-07-15)
Smoke from Canadian fires drifts into United States
Canada has been battling a very active and destructive fire season on multiple fronts this year. (2019-07-09)
New high-definition satellite radar can detect bridges at risk of collapse from space
An early warning system to identify at-risk structures using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) has been developed. (2019-07-09)
NUS scientists discover how to 'lock' heat in place using quantum mechanics
In a global first, NUS scientists have demonstrated that heat energy can be manipulated by utilising the quantum mechanical principle of anti-parity-time symmetry. (2019-07-09)
Tiny supersonic jet injector accelerates nanoscale additive manufacturing
By energizing precursor molecules using a tiny, high-energy supersonic jet of inert gas, researchers have dramatically accelerated the fabrication of nanometer scale structures. (2019-07-02)
Astronomers make first detection of polarised radio waves in Gamma Ray Burst jets
Astronomers detect polarised radio waves from a gamma-ray burst for the first time. (2019-06-19)
Astronomers uncover first polarized radio signals from gamma-ray burst
An international team of astronomers has captured the first-ever polarized radio waves from a distant cosmic explosion. (2019-06-19)
Overlooked: How pumping groundwater impacts streams and vegetation
Pumping groundwater for uses like irrigation has decreased streamflow and plant water availability in the United States, according to the first large-scale simulation of surface water systems' sensitivity to water changes below ground. (2019-06-19)
Fishing a line coupled with clockwork for daily rhythm
Cells harbor molecular clocks that generate a circadian oscillation of about 24 h. (2019-06-06)
Mapping groundwater's influence on the world's oceans
Researchers at The Ohio State University have created high-resolution maps of points around the globe where groundwater meets the oceans -- the first such analysis of its kind, giving important data points to communities and conservationists to help protect both drinking water and the seas. (2019-06-03)
Plastic water bottles may one day fly people cross-country
A research group led by Washington State University scientists has found a way to turn regular plastic waste products into jet fuel. (2019-06-03)
Physicists create stable, strongly magnetized plasma jet in laboratory
A team of scientists has for the first time created a particular form of coherent and magnetized plasma jet that could deepen the understanding of the workings of much larger jets that stream from newborn stars and possibly black holes. (2019-05-31)
The grammar of cell development branching time
One of the greatest achievements of science in recent years is the technology for obtaining information about thousands of individual cells extracted from an organism. (2019-05-29)
Fuels out of thin air: New path to capturing and upgrading CO2
Engineering researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a new electrochemical path to transform CO2 into valuable products such as jet fuel or plastics. (2019-05-29)
A warming Arctic produces weather extremes in our latitudes
Atmospheric researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have now developed a climate model that can accurately depict the frequently observed winding course of the jet stream, a major air current over the Northern Hemisphere. (2019-05-28)
Major step forward in the production of 'green' hydrogen
The first thermodynamically reversible chemical reactor capable of producing hydrogen as a pure product stream represents a 'transformational' step forward in the chemical industry. (2019-05-27)
Hospital-acquired infections may be lower in closed ICUs
Three hospital-acquired infections rates appear to be lower in patients admitted to a 'closed' intensive care unit, meaning that the ICU team has primary responsibility for the patient, rather than a primary care physician, (2019-05-22)
Warming climate threatens microbes in alpine streams, new research shows
Changes to alpine streams fed by glaciers and snowfields due to a warming climate threaten to dramatically alter the types of bacteria and other microbes in those streams, according to new research. (2019-05-15)
Two types of mid-latitude wave trains lead to extreme heat in South Korea and southern-central Japan
South Korea and southern-central Japan are frequently affected by extreme heat, and the extreme heat in these two regions tend to occur simultaneously. (2019-05-10)
999 trial shows value of live video streaming
Using live video streaming from the scene of accidents and medical emergencies to the dispatch team of a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) has public support and the potential to be rolled out across the UK's ambulance network , according to the team behind a scientific study. (2019-05-10)
Fragmented turtles
Scientists looked at how fragmentation is affecting critically endangered Dahl's toad headed turtle (Mesoclemmys dahli) a forest-stream specialist found only in Colombia. (2019-05-09)
The secrets of secretion: isolating eucalyptus genes for oils, biofuel
Close genetic analysis of 480 blue mallee eucalyptus plants provides clues to modify cultivars for greater yield, whether for essential oils or jet fuel. (2019-05-08)
Controlling primate neural activity using artwork from artificial neural networks
By showing macaques images generated by an artificial neural network, researchers were able to control the activity of specific neurons within the visual systems of these animals' brains, according to a new study. (2019-05-02)
Circadian rhythm disruption tips the cell-cycle balance toward tumor growth
Disrupting normal circadian rhythms promotes tumor growth and suppresses the effects of a tumor-fighting drug, according to a new study publishing April 30, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Yool Lee, Amita Sehgal, and colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania. (2019-04-30)
Chronic disruptions to circadian rhythms promote tumor growth, reduce efficacy of therapy
In a study published today in the journal PLOS Biology, researchers at Penn Medicine show circadian disruptions trigger an increase in cell proliferation that, ultimately, shifts the cell-cycle balance and stimulates the growth of tumors in mice. (2019-04-30)
MRC researchers discover how eating feeds into the body clock
The Medical Research Council (MRC)-funded study, published today in the journal Cell, is the first to identify insulin as a primary signal that helps communicate the timing of meals to the cellular clocks located across our body, commonly known as the body clock. (2019-04-25)
Astronomers find quasars are not nailed to the sky
Until recently, quasars were thought to have essentially fixed positions in the sky. (2019-04-24)
Study: Reducing energy required to convert CO2 waste into valuable resources
Surplus industrial carbon dioxide creates an opportunity to convert waste into a valuable commodity. (2019-04-22)
6.6 billion light years away: Neutron stars merger radiance observed
An international team led by Professor XUE Yongquan from University of Science and Technology announced their observation of a unique X-ray signal from 6.6 billion light years away, which provides new insights into the physics of neutron stars. (2019-04-17)
Deep space X-ray burst gives astronomers new signal to detect neutron star mergers
An international team of astronomers has discovered a new way to spot when collisions occur in distant galaxies between two neutron stars -- incredibly dense, city-sized celestial bodies that possess the most powerful magnetic fields in the universe. (2019-04-16)
North Atlantic warming hole impacts jet stream
The North Atlantic warming hole (NAWH), a region of reduced warming located in the North Atlantic Ocean, significantly affects the North Atlantic jet stream in climate simulations of the future, according to a team of researchers. (2019-04-15)
Cold plasma can kill 99.9% of airborne viruses, U-M study shows
Dangerous airborne viruses are rendered harmless on-the-fly when exposed to energetic, charged fragments of air molecules, University of Michigan researchers have shown. (2019-04-08)
U of G study reveals why heart failure patients suffer depression, impaired thinking
A new study by University of Guelph researchers explains why heart failure patients often have trouble with thinking and depression, pointing to ways to prevent and treat both heart and brain maladies through the emerging field of circadian medicine. (2019-04-05)
Liquid jets break up more readily on a substrate
In a new EPJ E paper, Andrew Dziedzic at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, New Jersey, USA, and colleagues, use computer simulations to study the way liquid filaments break up into smaller droplets. (2019-04-04)
Researchers pinpoint origin of photons in mysterious gamma-ray bursts
Scientists from the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research and collaborators have used simulations to show that the photons emitted by long gamma-ray bursts -- one of the most energetic events to take place in the universe -- originate in the photosphere -- the visible portion of the 'relativistic jet' that is emitted by exploding stars. (2019-04-03)
Circadian clock plays unexpected role in neurodegenerative diseases
Northwestern University researchers induced jet lag in a fruit fly model of Huntington disease and found that jet lag protected the flies' neurons. (2019-04-02)
Invasive round gobies may be poised to decimate endangered French Creek mussels
The round goby -- a small, extremely prolific, invasive fish from Europe -- poses a threat to endangered freshwater mussels in northwestern Pennsylvania's French Creek, one of the last strongholds for two species of mussels, according to researchers. (2019-04-01)
U of T Mississauga study identifies 'master pacemaker' for biological clocks
What makes a biological clock tick? According to a new study from U of T Mississauga, the surprising answer lies with a gene typically associated with stem and cancer cells. (2019-03-27)
Study shows arctic warming contributes to drought
According to new research involving a University of Wyoming scientist, changes similar to those after the ice age 10,000 years ago could be in store today because a warming Arctic weakens the temperature difference between the tropics and the poles. (2019-03-27)
House hunting for hellbenders
For young hellbenders, choosing the right home is more than a major life decision. (2019-03-25)
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