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Spotlight Science News. 03 December 2018.

Spotlight Science News. 03 December 2018.

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Comment:  Here are today’s top science news stories from https://phys.org.  Views expressed in this science news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

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Mars new home ‘a large sandbox’

With InSight safely on the surface of Mars, the mission team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, is busy learning more about the spacecraft’s landing site. They knew when InSight landed on Nov. 26 …
18 hours ago in Space Exploration
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Black hole ‘donuts’ are actually ‘fountains’

Based on computer simulations and new observations from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), researchers have found that the rings of gas surrounding active supermassive black holes are not simple donut …
Nov 30, 2018 in Astronomy
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Vaporized pot means a higher high

(HealthDay)—A smokeless method of vaporizing and then inhaling pot packs a much more powerful punch than simply smoking weed, researchers say.
Nov 30, 2018 in Health
715  4

Bringing MOFs into the industrial light

Researchers from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, are part of an international collaboration which has made a major breakthrough that could change the way gases, liquids and chemicals are collected and filtered …
Nov 30, 2018 in Materials Science
83  3

Cracking open a cold one with the flies

Crack open a beer outside and it is a safe bet that you will soon be defending it from a few unwelcome drinking buddies. Fruit flies have a knack for appearing whenever someone opens up a can of beer or a bottle of wine, …
Nov 30, 2018 in Biotechnology
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