SciTech

  • earthsky.org | 12/8/2018 | Bruce McClure
    After sunset on December 8, 9 and 10, 2018, it’ll be a challenge to spot Saturn near the young moon. Find an unobstructed horizon in the direction of sunset on these evenings, and start your search...
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  • phys.org | 12/8/2018 | Staff
    Using a 25-year record of ESA satellite data, recent research shows that the pace at which Greenland is losing ice is getting faster. The research, published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters,...
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  • phys.org | 12/8/2018 | Staff
    Scientists long believed that Earth's lower mantle was composed of Bridgmanite (Mg,Fe)SiO3 and magnesiowüstite (Mg,Fe)O, in which Fe2+ dwells. This view changed when experiments showed that Fe2+...
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  • phys.org | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    Paleontologists from Russia have described a new dinosaur, the Volgatitan. Seven of its fossilized vertebrae, buried in the ground for about 130 million years, were found on the banks of the Volga,...
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  • phys.org | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    Iran has a water problem. The reserves in many groundwater basins there have been severely depleted. For the last 40 years, the country has invested a lot in the agricultural sector, and has been...
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  • ScienceDaily | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    Bacteria rarely live alone; they are usually part of a community of species that is exposed to various stress factors. They can often react to these factors by adapting to new environmental...
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  • TechCrunch | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    Two days after Lyft submitted paperwork to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an early 2019 initial public offering, Uber has done the same, per The Wall Street Journal.
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  • phys.org | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    Diversity, be it genetic, morphological, behavioural or ecological, is at the heart of many controversies. It fascinates us or worries us, depending on the context.
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  • phys.org | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    Every few hours observing the moon, ESA's 'NELIOTA' project discovers a brilliant flash of light across its surface – the result of an object hurtling through space and striking our unprotected...
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  • phys.org | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    Spider silk is one of the toughest fibres in nature and has astounding properties. Scientists from the University of Würzburg discovered new molecular details of self-assembly of a spider silk fibre...
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  • ScienceDaily | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    The findings have significant implications for the burgeoning field of cancer immunotherapy, an approach that is focused on harnessing the remarkable power of our own immune system to seek out and...
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  • Mail Online | 12/7/2018 | Mark Prigg For Dailymail.com
    Warming oceans are changing the way sharks swim - and making them right handed, researchers have found. Australian scientists incubated eggs in tanks heated to simulate temperature changes at the...
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  • phys.org | 12/7/2018 | Staff
    Micro cracks in solar cells are a frequent challenge for manufacturers of solar photovoltaic modules. EU-funded researchers introduced an innovative pre-stressing technique to retard the growth of...
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  • MakeUseOf | 12/7/2018 | Christian Cawley
    Your Nintendo Wii is older than your new TV, and it looks as though you can’t connect it. Will you have to sacrifice progress on Super Mario Galaxy, or is there something you’re missing? Here’s how...
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