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Researchers find a clue to how life turned left

Researchers analyzing meteorite fragments that fell on a frozen lake in Canada have developed an explanation for the origin of life's handedness – why living things only use molecules with specific orientations. The ...

dateJul 25, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Suzaku catches retreat of a black hole's disk

( -- Studies of one of the galaxy's most active black-hole binaries reveal a dramatic change that will help scientists better understand how these systems expel fast-moving particle jets.

dateDec 10, 2009 in Astronomy
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NASA measures India's deadly flooding rains

During the past week extreme rainfall from two slow moving tropical low pressure areas caused severe flooding in southeastern India. One of the lows, designated System 97B continued to linger along the southeastern Indian ...

dateNov 17, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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