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Arecibo observatory scientists help unravel surprise asteroid mystery

When asteroid 2019 OK suddenly appeared barreling toward Earth on July 25, 2019, Luisa Fernanda Zambrano-Marin and the team at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico jumped into action......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJun 23rd, 2022

Keeping the energy in the room

It may seem like technology advances year after year, as if by magic. But behind every incremental improvement and breakthrough revolution is a team of scientists and engineers hard at work......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Scientists investigate temperature effect on semiconductor optical amplifiers

The effect of temperature on the performance of the semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) is an important research point. Amer Kotb and his colleagues from the Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics of the Chinese Academy of Scie.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Research shows need to improve prediction of Arctic melt ponds

New research shows two widely used computer models that predict summer melt pond formation on sea ice greatly overestimate their extent, a key finding as scientists work to make accurate projections about Arctic climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

A new method for predicting the 11-year solar cycle strength

Scientists from Skoltech and their colleagues from the University of Graz & the Kanzelhöhe Observatory (Austria), Hvar Observatory (Croatia), and the Belgian Solar-Terrestrial Center of Excellence—SILSO, Royal Observatory of Belgium presented a ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Scientists decipher, catalog the diverse origins of Earth"s minerals

A 15-year study led by the Carnegie Institution for Science details the origins and diversity of every known mineral on Earth, a landmark body of work that will help reconstruct the history of life on Earth, guide the search for new minerals and ore.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Study begins to unravel the mysterious evolution of fatherless male insects

It's not often that you see genetic systems described as "bizarre" in the title of a scientific research paper. That is unless it's from the lab of San Francisco State University Associate Professor of Biology Scott Roy, who has a particular penchant.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

The Secrets of Covid ‘Brain Fog’ Are Starting to Lift

Scientists are getting closer to understanding the neurology behind the memory problems and cognitive fuzziness that an infection can trigger......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

A gentler, more precise laser cutting technique

Laser cutting techniques are usually powered by high energy beams, so hot that they melt most materials. Now scientists from McGill University have developed a gentler, more precise technique using low-power visible light......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Horseshoe crabs: "Living fossils" vital for vaccine safety

On a bright moonlit night, a team of scientists and volunteers head out to a protected beach along the Delaware Bay to survey horseshoe crabs that spawn in their millions along the US East Coast from late spring to early summer......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Image: Tenoumer Crater, Mauritania

Deep within the Sahara Desert lies one of the best-preserved craters on Earth. On Asteroid Day, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the almost-perfectly circular Tenoumer Crater in Mauritania......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

New 3D model will help guide exploration for rare earth element deposits in alkaline igneous systems

Scientists from the University of Exeter and the British Geological Survey (BGS), alongside a team of institutions across Europe, have developed a new 3D geological model designed to guide exploration for rare earth elements (REE), which are critical.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Scientists engineer synthetic DNA to study "architect" genes

Researchers at New York University have created artificial Hox genes—which plan and direct where cells go to develop tissues or organs—using new synthetic DNA technology and genomic engineering in stem cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

A married couple uncovers a mystery in Peacock’s The Resort

Cristin Milioti and William Jackson Harper play a married couple on vacation in The Resort, and they soon stumble across a 15-year old missing persons case......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

5 best movies and TV shows like Only Murders in the Building

Can't get enough of Hulu's hit show Only Murders in the Building? Try out these five films and TV shows to get your murder mystery fix......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Study reveals powerful links between methane and climate change

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have shown that recent record-breaking increases in the atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gas methane can be explained by year-on-year changes in the climate. They show.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Why the Search for Life on Mars Is Happening in Canada’s Arctic

Scientists show how microbes living in a salty spring near the North Pole might resemble those that could have survived on the Red Planet—or in ocean worlds......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Scientists Achieve Photosynthesis Without Sunlight

A novel artificial photosynthesis system is capable of producing yields up to 18 times quicker than nature. The post Scientists Achieve Photosynthesis Without Sunlight appeared first on ExtremeTech......»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Minor Software Bug Delays NASA’s Psyche Asteroid Mission by a Year

The motion of the planets is working against NASA here, so even a small delay means Psyche won't be able to launch in 2022 at all, and that puts the science phase of the mission toward the end of the decade.  The.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

New functional protein measuring technology could advance drug discovery research

A new biomedical research tool that enables scientists to measure hundreds of functional proteins in a single cell could offer new insights into cell machinery. Led by Jun Wang, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Stony Brook University,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Monitoring COVID-19: Could medicine found in wastewater provide an early warning?

In a pilot project exploring ways to monitor COVID-19, University at Buffalo scientists hunted for pharmaceuticals and viral RNA simultaneously in wastewater in Western New York......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022