Examining rocking shadows in protoplanetary disks

Astronomers from the University of Warwick reveal a new phenomenon dubbed the "rocking shadow" effect that describes how disks in forming planetary systems are oriented, and how they move around their host star. The effect ...

Scientists shed light on the emergence of pathogenic bacteria

Pathogenic bacteria are highly specialized micro-organisms that are a leading cause of human, livestock and crop disease, resulting in significant health and economic loss worldwide. How these pathogens, which sometimes even ...

Another Webb telescope instrument gets the 'go for science'

The second of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope's four primary scientific instruments, known as the Mid-Infrared instrument (MIRI), has concluded its postlaunch preparations and is now ready for science.

Understanding how microbiota thrive in their human hosts

A research team lead by scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Biology, TĂĽbingen, Germany, has now made substantial progress in understanding how gut bacteria succeed in their human hosts on a molecular level. They ...

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