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Rising from trees into the atmosphere, isoprene—a colorless, volatile, carbon-containing compound—smells vaguely like tires. It helped give the Blue Ridge Mountain range its name and has a profound effect upon the chemistry and …
Rising from trees into the atmosphere, isoprene—a colorless, volatile, carbon-containing compound—smells vaguely like tires. It helped give the …
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We humans have turned our faces heavenward since we can remember — no doubt at the same time as we painted animals in caves and learned to make fire. Thousands of years later, we stand at …
We humans have turned our faces heavenward since we can remember — no doubt at the same time as we painted …
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A University of California, Riverside assistant professor has combined photosynthesis and physics to make a key discovery that could help make solar cells more efficient. The findings were recently published in the journal Nano Letters.…
A University of California, Riverside assistant professor has combined photosynthesis and physics to make a key discovery that could help …
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Astronomer Eric Mamajek at the University of Rochester and his co-author from the Leiden Observatory, The Netherlands, have discovered that the ring system that they see eclipse the very young Sun-like star J1407 is of …
Astronomer Eric Mamajek at the University of Rochester and his co-author from the Leiden Observatory, The Netherlands, have discovered that …
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Germany-based photographer Johannese Huwe‘s journey to the southernmost continent is akin to a classic adventure. The expedition began traveling from Germany to Ushuaia, Argentina, the southernmost city in the world. From Ushuaia, Huwe embarked …
Germany-based photographer Johannese Huwe‘s journey to the southernmost continent is akin to a classic adventure. The expedition began traveling …
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By studying the light emitted from an extraordinarily dense and strongly magnetized neutron star using ESO's Very Large Telescope, astronomers may have found the first observational indications of a strange quantum effect, first predicted in …
By studying the light emitted from an extraordinarily dense and strongly magnetized neutron star using ESO's Very Large Telescope, astronomers …
Don't race to save that species! Instead, race to save it's genome. By Dr Graham EtheringtonConservation genomics gives endangered species a helping hand in recovering their numbers back to a sustainable size. Dr Graham …
Don't race to save that species! Instead, race to save it's genome. By Dr Graham EtheringtonConservation genomics gives endangered …
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It can be hard to pick a favourite genre. But for me, it's easy. I've always been captivated by sciencefiction. As a teen I didn't get my scifi kicks at the cinema, but instead got …
It can be hard to pick a favourite genre. But for me, it's easy. I've always been captivated by sciencefiction. …
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Mars represents something of a conundrum for scientists. In many respects, it is significantly different from Earth. It’s cold, it’s dry, there is little atmosphere or precipitation to speak of, and nothing grows …
Mars represents something of a conundrum for scientists. In many respects, it is significantly different from Earth. It’s cold, …
The Cold War was a period of misunderstanding, distrust, tension, espionage, jingoism and propaganda. This hypertensive atmosphere between the Western and Eastern blocs had variable effects on countries all over the world and came to …
The Cold War was a period of misunderstanding, distrust, tension, espionage, jingoism and propaganda. This hypertensive atmosphere between the Western …
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