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Ecology 7 hours ago

Key factors that orchestrate mysterious synchronized coral spawning revealed

Corals play an essential role in ocean ecosystems, and like many organisms, they are under threat from climate change and other human activities. To better protect coral, it's first necessary to understand them, in particular ...

Planetary Sciences 15 hours ago

New approach enhances accelerator's capability to uncover clues from supernovae in lunar dust

Researchers at the China Institute of Atomic Energy (CIAE) have significantly enhanced the method of detecting iron-60 (60Fe), a rare isotope found in lunar samples, using the HI-13 tandem accelerator. This achievement paves ...

Ecology May 27, 2024

Your smartphone might be linked to crocodile attacks in Indonesia

What's the connection between your smartphone and crocodile attacks? It's quite straightforward.

Space Exploration May 27, 2024

NASA's Europa Clipper makes cross-country flight to Florida

Assembled at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, the spacecraft arrived at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 23 for launch preparations.

Astronomy May 27, 2024

Rethinking the sun's cycles: New physical model reinforces planetary hypothesis

Researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) and the University of Latvia have posited the first comprehensive physical explanation for the sun's various activity cycles. It identifies vortex-shaped currents ...

Planetary Sciences May 27, 2024

Scientists report unified framework for diverse aurorae across planets

The awe-inspiring aurorae seen on Earth, known as the Northern and Southern Lights, have been a source of fascination for centuries. Between May 10 and 12, 2024, the most powerful aurora event in 21 years reminded us of the ...

Ecology May 26, 2024

The secret is out: The world found the Owyhees—Advocates say it's time to protect the land

Just southwest of Boise lies one of the last vast swaths of solitude in the United States.

Space Exploration May 24, 2024

3D-MAT, a thermal protection material for the Artemis Generation

The 3-Dimensional Multifunctional Ablative Thermal Protection System (3D-MAT) is a thermal protection material developed as a critical component of Orion, NASA's newest spacecraft built for human deep space missions. It is ...

Space Exploration May 24, 2024

SpaceX mega rocket Starship's next launch on June 5

Starship, the world's most powerful rocket, is set for its next test flight on June 5, SpaceX announced on Friday.

Molecular & Computational biology May 23, 2024

New 'atlas' provides unprecedented insights on how genes function in early embryo development

Although the Human Genome Project announced the completed sequencing of 20,000 human genes more than 20 years ago, scientists are still working to grasp how fully formed beings emerge from basic genetic instructions.

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