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China to launch 'hack-proof' quantum satellite next month

Posted in Science on 7th Jul, 2016 06:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Technology is first step towards building unbreakable network of communications based on cutting-edge physics.
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Bees suffer from pollution confusion, says new study

Posted in Science on 7th Jul, 2016 06:23 PM
by AlexMuller
Bees look for flowers using their enhanced sense of smell, but air pollutants could be making it harder for them to sniff out possible food sources.
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+49

Research finds a link between air pollution and mental disorders in young people

Posted in Science on 7th Jul, 2016 06:11 PM
by AlexMuller
While not proving a cause, results show a link between levels of air pollution and amounts of psychiatric medications being dispensed.
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+33

Cheap blood test can discriminate between bacterial, viral infections, study finds

Posted in Science on 7th Jul, 2016 05:59 PM
by AlexMuller
The overuse of antibiotics threatens to create a global scourge of antibiotic-resistant bacterial pathogens.
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+44

New horizons gets the green light from NASA to explore a world beyond pluto

Posted in Science on 6th Jul, 2016 04:39 PM
by AlexMuller
New Horizons, that showed us Pluto up close for the first time, received NASA approval to forge ahead to an ancient target beyond Pluto.
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+47

RemoveDebris to launch space cleanup demonstrator

Posted in Science on 6th Jul, 2016 04:12 PM
by AlexMuller
There are some 7,000 tonnes of space debris circling the Earth. Whizzing in orbit at tens of thousands of miles per hour, even a small fragment could destroy a satellite.
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Renewable energy: UK expected to miss 2020 targets

Posted in Science on 6th Jul, 2016 04:04 PM
by AlexMuller
The Climate Change Act mandates emissions cuts of 80% by 2050.
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+53

Juno probe enters into orbit around Jupiter

Posted in Science on 5th Jul, 2016 07:25 PM
by AlexMuller
The Juno satellite, which left Earth five years ago, had to fire a rocket engine to slow its approach to the planet and get caught by its gravity.
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+32

Brain in a dish to learn more about Alzheimer's disease

Posted in Science on 5th Jul, 2016 07:04 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have found a way to replicate one of the earliest changes in Alzheimer's disease in a dish. So it should now be possible to find out a lot more about why it happens.
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+52

Red Planet Impact: Huge Moons May Have Crashed Into Mars

Posted in Science on 5th Jul, 2016 06:38 PM
by AlexMuller
The moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos, may be the only survivors of a giant impact that created many short-lived, but now-absent moons.
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+28

Nanoscale discovery could push perovskite solar cells to 31% efficency

Posted in Science on 4th Jul, 2016 05:18 PM
by AlexMuller
The efficiency at which solar cells convert photons to electricity has increased more rapidly for perovskite than any other material to date.
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Cravings for high-calorie foods may be switched off in the brain by a supplement

Posted in Science on 4th Jul, 2016 03:38 PM
by AlexMuller
A supplement, based on a molecule produced by gut bacteria, reduces cravings for high-calorie foods, a new study suggests.
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+55

NASA's Super Pressure Balloon glides past flight duration record

Posted in Science on 4th Jul, 2016 02:26 PM
by AlexMuller
NASA and other researchers use what are known as zero pressure balloons to probe the mysteries of the atmosphere, and by extension our world and the universe as a whole.
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+21

'Civil war' in immune system can fight disease

Posted in Science on 3rd Jul, 2016 07:29 PM
by AlexMuller
The immune system can be trained to attack itself to reverse a devastating autoimmune disease.
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+52

Scientists Breakthrough to Better Understanding of Fatal Brain Tumor

Posted in Science on 3rd Jul, 2016 07:16 PM
by AlexMuller
Glioma is the most common form of primary malignant brain tumor in adults and is one of the most difficult cancers to treat.
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Gene Editing could destroy latent viruses in the human body like herpes

Posted in Science on 2nd Jul, 2016 03:34 PM
by AlexMuller
Herpes viruses can be implicated in blindness, birth defects and even cancer, and as yet, we can’t rid ourselves of them.
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