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Mapping the landscape of research funding

(Phys.org)—It usually goes unspoken, but science research is highly resource dependent. Working scientists are largely preoccupied with applying for grants, deepening their networks, enhancing ties with funding organizations, ...

dateNov 04, 2015 in Social Sciences report
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New glass almost as tough as steel

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with The University of Tokyo and Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute has created a type of glass that is stronger than many metals. In their paper published in the journal Scientific ...

dateNov 04, 2015 in Condensed Matter report
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CubeSats in deep space

(Phys.org)—Tiny spacecraft have their ambitions of space exploration too. The small-sized satellites called CubeSats, made of box-shaped four-inch units, are successfully operating in the low Earth orbit, conducting a variety ...

dateNov 03, 2015 in Space Exploration report
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