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Image: Alatna wildfire complex in Alaska

The Alaska Wildland Fire Information site reports this about wildfire activity in the state as of July 15, 2016: "For the second day in a row, there were more than 40 new fires in Alaska, most of them burning in a limited ...

dateJul 19, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Astrophysicists probe theory of black-hole accretion

Utilizing the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), one of the most powerful telescopes in the world, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) astrophysicist Dr. Tracy Clarke and an international team of researchers ...

dateJun 22, 2016 in Astronomy
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How a cold gets into cells

Viruses smuggle their genetic material into our cells. How this actually works is currently being investigated at TU Wien (Vienna) using a new combination of analysis methods.

dateJun 20, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Quantum cycles power cold-atom pump

The idea of a pump is at least as old as the ancient Greek philosopher and scientist Archimedes. More than 2000 years ago, Archimedes allegedly invented a corkscrew pump that could lift water up an incline with the turn of ...

dateMay 26, 2016 in Quantum Physics
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