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NASA Engineers and Technicians Test Mars 2020 Rover Descent-Stage Separation

Posted: 05 Oct 2019 08:12 AM PDT

Mars 2020 Rover Tests Descent Stage Separation

In this picture from September 28, 2019, engineers and technicians working on the assembly and testing of the Mars 2020 spacecraft look on as a…

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New Ultrathin Coating to Corrosion-Proof Thin Atomic Sheets

Posted: 05 Oct 2019 08:01 AM PDT

Molecular Structure of the New Coating Material

Ultrathin coating could protect 2D materials from corrosion, enabling their use in optics and electronics. A variety of two-dimensional materials that have promising properties for…

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The Fast Dance of Electron Spins – Spin-Flip Within Ten Femtoseconds

Posted: 05 Oct 2019 07:48 AM PDT

Fast Dance of Electron Spins

Chemists investigate the interactions of metal complexes and light. When a molecule is hit by light, in many cases a so-called “photoinduced” reaction is initiated….

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In Proton Collisions, More Energy Means More Effects

Posted: 05 Oct 2019 07:37 AM PDT

Jets in Proton-Nucleus Collisions

The higher the collision energy of particles, the more interesting the physics. Scientists from the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences…

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“Very Stable Genius” – Science Says Trump Tweets Were Systematic Plan of Attack in Presidential Campaign

Posted: 05 Oct 2019 06:42 AM PDT

President Trump

First detailed description of variation and change in style of 21,739 tweets posted between 2009 and 2018 on the Donald Trump Twitter account. Four general…

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Detecting Early Signs of Eye Diseases From a Photo – There’s a Free App for That

Posted: 05 Oct 2019 05:11 AM PDT

Baby Eyes

Eye Disease testing app surpasses the ‘gold standard’ of sensitivity, Baylor University researchers say. A Baylor University researcher’s prototype smartphone app — designed to help…

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As Graphene Turns 15, It Is on Track to Deliver on Its Promises

Posted: 05 Oct 2019 04:30 AM PDT

Graphene 15

The Graphene Flagship analyses the current graphene landscape and market forecast for graphene over the following decade. Graphene is light, flexible, conductive, and one of…

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Expert Says Oils Added to Vaping Products Cause Damage to Lungs

Posted: 05 Oct 2019 02:32 AM PDT

Smoke Vaping E-Cigarette

In response to a new Mayo Clinic study which found that lung damage from vaping resembles chemical burns, Geraldine R. Britton, director of the Binghamton…

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Watch the Very First Video of Viruses Assembling

Posted: 05 Oct 2019 02:24 AM PDT

3D Virus Illustration

For the first time, researchers have captured images of the formation of individual viruses, offering a real-time view into the kinetics of viral assembly. The…

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Smart Insole With Graphene: Lifesaving Technology for Diabetic Patients

Posted: 04 Oct 2019 11:56 PM PDT

Smart Insole

Stevens Institute of Technology and Bonbouton sign an exclusive license agreement to bring diabetic patients insole that could prevent ulcers. Stevens Institute of Technology has…

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Research Outcomes Can Be Affected by Anesthetizing Fish

Posted: 04 Oct 2019 11:44 PM PDT

Studying Fish

Anesthetics may alter coloration in certain fish species, influencing the traits researchers are trying to study. Fish use colorful patterns to signal to each other,…

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New Evolution-Busting Drug Overcomes Resistance in Aggressive Breast Cancers

Posted: 04 Oct 2019 09:09 PM PDT

Artists Impression Evolution Medicine

A new type of drug that blocks one of cancer’s key evolutionary escape routes from chemotherapy could be used to treat aggressive breast cancers, a…

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Astronomers Observe Two Young Suns Collecting Matter in a Binary System

Posted: 04 Oct 2019 08:27 PM PDT

Two Young Stars Feed

Food for young twin stars: Astronomers observe how two suns collect matter in a binary system Stars are born in the midst of large clouds…

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Molecular Cannabis Study Reveals How CBD Offsets the Psychiatric Side-Effects of THC

Posted: 04 Oct 2019 07:14 PM PDT

Marijuana Leaf on Coffee Foam

Researchers at Western University have shown for the first time the molecular mechanisms at work that cause cannabidiol, or CBD, to block the psychiatric side-effects…

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Say Goodbye to This Ocean-Monitoring Satellite

Posted: 04 Oct 2019 06:43 PM PDT

Jason-2/OSTM Satellite

The Jason-2/Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM), the third in a U.S.-European series of satellite missions designed to measure sea surface height, successfully ended its science…

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Is Dark Matter Warm, Cold, or ‘Fuzzy’? New Simulations Provide Intriguing Insights.

Posted: 04 Oct 2019 06:31 PM PDT

Simulation of Early Galaxy Formation

Scientists simulate early galaxy formation in a universe of dark matter that is ultralight, or “fuzzy,” rather than cold or warm. Dark matter was likely…

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