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How deadly would a nearby gamma ray burst be?

Despite the obvious doom and gloom associated with mass extinctions, they have a tendency to capture our imagination. After all, the sudden demise of the dinosaurs, presumably due to an asteroid strike, is quite an enthralling ...

dateOct 10, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Travelling through the body with graphene

For the first time researchers succeeded to place a layer of graphene on top of a stable fatty lipid monolayer. Surrounded by a protective shell of lipids graphene could enter the body and function as a versatile sensor. ...

dateSep 28, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Measuring ozone from space

Today is the UN's International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer โ€“ the perfect opportunity to look at how and why measurements of this molecule are taken from space.

dateSep 16, 2016 in Environment
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