Archive: 15/11/2016

Imaging giant exoplanets around nearby stars

The Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) is the highest-ranked recommendation for a large space mission in the NRC 2010 decadal survey, New Worlds, New Horizons (NWNH) in Astronomy and Astrophysics. The WFIRST coronagraph ...

dateNov 15, 2016 in Astronomy
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Basic Income—from an idea to reality

Our current way of dealing with poverty is inefficient at best, with mountains of forms, paperwork, weighed down by bureaucracy and procedures. At worst, it's stigmatising and judgemental, keeping people in poverty rather ...

dateNov 15, 2016 in Social Sciences
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How cells die by ferroptosis

Ferroptosis is a recently discovered form of cell death, which is still only partially understood. Scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München have now identified an enzyme that plays a key role in generating the signal ...

dateNov 15, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Personalized antibiotic treatment

A team of researchers from the University of Freiburg has developed a system inspired by biology that can detect several antibiotics in human blood or other fluids at the same time. This biosensor system could be used for ...

dateNov 15, 2016 in Analytical Chemistry
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