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Climate Change, SNOW, Snowmelt , Humidity, Ablation, Sublimation

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blockchain technology, cryptocurrency, digital ledger technology

Blockchain Research Lab Director Explains Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Applications

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Previous Influenza Virus Exposures Enhance Susceptibility in Another Influenza Pandemic

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New data analysis suggests that people born at the time of the 1957 H2N2 or Asian Flu pandemic were at a higher risk of dying during the 2009 H1N1 Swine Flu pandemic as well as the resurgent H1N1 outbreak in 2013-2014. And it is not the first time this has happened.

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NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, Universe of Learning, Orion nebula, science visualization, 3D astronomy visualization, fly-through, Multiwavelength, visible light, infrared light, Spitzer Space Telescope

NASA Space Telescopes Provide a 3D Journey Through the Orion Nebula

By combining the visible and infrared capabilities of the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes, astronomers and visualization specialists from NASA's Universe of Learning program have created a new three-dimensional fly-through movie of the Orion nebula, a nearby stellar nursery.

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Meteorite, Asteroid, Amino Acids, Ceres, Dwarf Planet, Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, LBNL, Berkeley Lab, Advanced Light Source, X-rays, Synchrotron, Hydrocarbons, Chemistry, Asteroid Belt

Ingredients for Life Revealed in Meteorites That Fell to Earth

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A detailed study of blue salt crystals found in two meteorites that crashed to Earth – which included X-ray experiments at Berkeley Lab – found that they contain both liquid water and a mix of complex organic compounds including hydrocarbons and amino acids.

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Magnetoresistance, magnetoresistive random access memories

New Discovery Could Improve Brain-Like Memory and Computing

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A new discovery, led by researchers at the University of Minnesota, demonstrates the existence of a new kind of magnetoresistance involving topological insulators that could result in improvements in future computing and computer storage.

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Stem Cells, Heart, Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Disease

New Stem Cell Method Sheds Light on a Telltale Sign of Heart Disease

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While refining ways to grow arterial endothelial cells in the lab, a regenerative biology team at the Morgridge Institute for Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison unexpectedly unearthed a powerful new model for studying a hallmark of vascular disease.

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Ut Southwestern, Exercise, Cardiology

Proper Exercise Can Reverse Damage From Heart Aging

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Exercise can reverse damage to sedentary, aging hearts and help prevent risk of future heart failure – if it’s enough exercise, and if it’s begun in time, according to a new study by cardiologists at UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources.

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Chemists Discover Plausible Recipe for Early Life on Earth

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Following the chemistry, scientists develop fascinating new theory for how life on Earth may have begun.

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pluripotent stem cells, Stem Cells, Hair Follicle, skin organoids, Organoids, skin, Epidermis, Dermis, 3D culture

In Scientific First, Researchers Grow Hairy Skin In A Dish

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Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have successfully developed a method to grow hairy skin from mouse pluripotent stem cells—a discovery that could lead to new approaches to model disease and new therapies for the treatment of skin disorders and cancers.







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