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Chasing the black holes of the ocean

According to researchers from ETH Zurich and the University of Miami, some of the largest ocean eddies on Earth are mathematically equivalent to the mysterious black holes of space. These eddies are so tightly shielded by ...

dateSep 23, 2013 in Soft Matter
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Starting fire with water

When firefighters want to extinguish a blaze, they often douse it with water. Astronauts on board the ISS, however, are experimenting with a form of water that does the opposite. Instead of stopping fire, this water helps ...

dateJan 13, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Ecologists find another cause of antibiotic resistance

While the rapid emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria has prompted the medical community, non-profit organizations, public health officials and the national media to educate the public to the dangers of misusing and ...

dateDec 23, 2015 in Ecology
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A spoonful of fat makes the medicine go down

For years scientists and dieticians have argued over the health benefits of dietary fat. Research published this week, however, shows that piggybacking onto natural fat absorption pathways can dramatically enhance the utility ...

dateAug 10, 2016 in Bio & Medicine
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