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Materials Science

Tiny biodegradable circuits for releasing painkillers inside the body

Patients fitted with an orthopedic prosthetic commonly experience a period of intense pain after surgery. In an effort to control the pain, surgeons inject painkillers into the tissue during the operation. When that wears …

Astronomy

ALMA dives into black hole’s ‘sphere of influence’

What happens inside a black hole stays inside a black hole, but what happens inside a black hole’s “sphere of influence”—the innermost region of a galaxy where a black hole’s gravity is the dominant force—is of intense …

Astronomers identify dozens of new Beta Cephei stars

Using the Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope (KELT), astronomers have detected 86 new Beta Cephei (β Cep) stars in the Milky Way galaxy. The discovery, detailed in a paper published July 26 on the arXiv pre-print repository, …

Astrophysical shock phenomena reproduced in the laboratory

Vast interstellar events where clouds of charged matter hurtle into each other and spew out high-energy particles have now been reproduced in the lab with high fidelity. The work, by MIT researchers and an international team …

Natural gas storage research could combat global warming

To help combat global warming, a team led by Dr. Mert Atilhan from Texas A&M University and Dr. Cafer Yavuz at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), is working on a new porous polymer that can store …

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Psychology & Psychiatry
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