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Fake Facebook accounts: the never-ending battle against bots

The staggering figure of more than three billion fake accounts blocked by Facebook over a six-month period highlights the challenges faced by social networks in curbing automated accounts, or bots, and other nefarious efforts ...

A step toward fully electric ferries

Hybrid and electric vessels are under the spotlight lately, thanks to intensified efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions from global shipping, a significant source of CO2 and other pollutants. There are already several ...

Energy storage in the Midwest and beyond: A timely analysis

As the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released an update to last year's order on energy storage, MRS Energy & Sustainability today publishes a timely collection of papers that unpack the issue of energy storage ...

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Space Exploration
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Astronomy
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General Physics
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Social Sciences
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Nanophysics
Study investigates how spin-orbit interaction protects Majorana nanowires
Materials Science
Comet inspires chemistry for making breathable oxygen on Mars
Archaeology & Fossils
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Nanomaterials
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Superconductivity
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General Physics
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Nanophysics
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Astronomy
Hubble spies curious galaxy moving a little closer
Cell & Microbiology
Scientists discover signalling circuit boards inside body's cells
Earth Sciences
Scientists discover ancient seawater preserved from the last Ice Age
General Physics
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Materials Science
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Analytical Chemistry
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Molecular & Computational Biology
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