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General Physics 27 minutes ago

Insights to better characterize the nuclear physics and extreme environments of cosmic explosions

Michigan State researchers have helped peer inside a nova—a type of astrophysical nuclear explosion—without leaving Earth.

Materials Science 28 minutes ago

New material can 'capture toxic pollutants from air'

Researchers at University of Limerick have developed a new material that has the ability to capture toxic chemicals from the air.

Environment 4 hours ago

Global pollution kills 9 million people a year, study finds

A new study blames pollution of all types for 9 million deaths a year globally, with the death toll attributed to dirty air from cars, trucks and industry rising 55% since 2000.

Earth Sciences 4 hours ago

Method used to track ants underground could revolutionize how we measure snow depth from space

Ants may be the unlikely heroes when it comes to better understanding the health of our planet in the midst of a climate crisis. In a paper published to Frontiers in Remote Sensing, a team of scientists, including those from ...

Space Exploration 4 hours ago

Astronauts may one day drink water from ancient moon volcanoes

Billions of years ago, a series of volcanic eruptions broke loose on the moon, blanketing hundreds of thousands of square miles of the orb's surface in hot lava. Over the eons, that lava created the dark blotches, or maria, ...

Archaeology 14 hours ago

Child's tooth could offer clues to ancient human relative

A child's tooth at least 130,000 years old found in a Laos cave could help scientists uncover more information about an early human cousin, a study said on Tuesday.

Plants & Animals 15 hours ago

Researchers glean new insights on skin aging from naked mole-rats

A new research paper published in Aging Volume 14, Issue 9, is titled "Single-cell transcriptomics reveals age-resistant maintenance of cell identities, stem cell compartments and differentiation trajectories in long-lived ...

Economics & Business 18 hours ago

Self-fulfilling rankings boost agencies' power, influence

Agencies that rate and rank nations, corporations and colleges wield enormous power, influencing investment flows and prompting leaders to pursue policies that might improve their standing.

Plants & Animals 19 hours ago

Scientists find new and mysterious DDT chemicals accumulating in California condors

When Christopher Tubbs joined an ambitious multinational effort to save California condors from the brink of extinction, he knew the odds of success were long.

Condensed Matter 19 hours ago

A new law unchains fusion energy

Physicists at EPFL, within a large European collaboration, have revised one of the fundamental laws that has been foundational to plasma and fusion research for over three decades, even governing the design of megaprojects ...

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