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SciTechDaily: “Transformative Device Generates Energy From the Cold Night Sky, When Solar Doesn’t Work” plus 11 more

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Transformative Device Generates Energy From the Cold Night Sky, When Solar Doesn’t Work

Posted: 15 Sep 2019 09:49 AM PDT

Thermoelectric Generator

An inexpensive thermoelectric device harnesses the cold of space without active heat input, generating electricity that powers an LED at night, researchers report September 12…

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Mirroring Humans, Antibiotic Resistance Surges in Dolphins [Video]

Posted: 15 Sep 2019 08:23 AM PDT

Health and Environment Risk Assessment (HERA) Project

Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest public health challenges in the world today since many common bacterial infections are developing resistance to the drugs…

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NASA Confirms Newly Discovered Comet Is Likely Interstellar Visitor

Posted: 15 Sep 2019 07:29 AM PDT

Comet C2019 Q4 Trajectory

A newly discovered comet has excited the astronomical community this week because it appears to have originated from outside the solar system. The object –…

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Hidden Processes in Ultrafast Artificial Photosynthesis Revealed by Terahertz Waves

Posted: 15 Sep 2019 07:18 AM PDT

TR-ATR Spectroscopy

A team of researchers from Osaka University, in cooperation with Tokyo Institute of Technology, directly observed charge transfer and intermolecular interactions in artificial photosynthesis that…

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Hubble Glimpses Faint Galaxy in Sea Monster Constellation

Posted: 15 Sep 2019 07:05 AM PDT

UGC 695

This image, taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, focuses on an object named UGC 695, which is located 30 million light-years away within the…

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Striking Discovery: Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria Are Not As Recent As We Thought

Posted: 15 Sep 2019 07:00 AM PDT

Evolved Phe-rich pit of AcrB-Ec compared with that of the relatively ancient AcrB-Hi

Researchers from Osaka University find that a relatively ancient drug efflux pump in Haemophilus influenzae confers resistance to the same drugs as its more evolved…

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Stem Cell Researchers Reactivate ‘Back-Up Genes’ in the Lab in Quest for Rett Syndrome Cure

Posted: 15 Sep 2019 06:38 AM PDT

Stem Cell Researchers Reactivate Back Up Genes in the Lab

Researchers in Belgium present new findings on X chromosome reactivation. Vincent Pasque and his team have unraveled parts of a mechanism that may one day…

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Astrophysics Surprise: First Overtones Detected in the Ringing of a Black Hole [Video]

Posted: 15 Sep 2019 06:09 AM PDT

Black Hole Dance

By listening for specific tones in the gravitational waves of black hole mergers, researchers are putting Albert Einstein’s theories to new tests. When two black…

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New Breakthrough in Cancer Hair Loss Treatment Discovered

Posted: 15 Sep 2019 04:57 AM PDT

Phospho-histone H3 and Cell Nuclei

Scientists have determined a new way to protect the hair follicle from chemotherapy in an effort to prevent hair loss as a result of cancer…

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Does Oral Immunotherapy for Peanut Allergy Work & What Happens When You Stop?

Posted: 15 Sep 2019 04:02 AM PDT

Peanuts

Few people with peanut allergy tolerate peanut after stopping oral immunotherapy. Continuing with a modest dose confers more protection, NIH-funded study finds. Allergy to peanut,…

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Diet Impacts the Sensitivity of Gut Microbiome to Antibiotics

Posted: 14 Sep 2019 10:49 PM PDT

Gut Bacteria

Antibiotics change the kinds of bacteria in the mouse gut as well as the bacteria’s metabolism — but diet can exacerbate the changes, a new…

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Warning: Widely Used Chemical Linked to to Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Posted: 14 Sep 2019 09:43 PM PDT

Pet Tags Link Widely Used Flame Retardant to Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Feline hyperthyroidism is the most common endocrine-related disease of older cats, and its prevalence has skyrocketed since the first case was diagnosed in 1979. At…

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