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Astronomers Reveal Secrets of Most Distant Supernova Ever Detected


An international team of astronomers led by the University of Southampton has confirmed the discovery of the most distant supernova ever detected – a huge cosmic explosion that took place 10.5 billion years ago, or three-quarters the age of the...
19-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Oklahoma’s Earthquakes Strongly Linked to Wastewater Injection Depth, Finds Study


A huge increase in the number of man-made earthquakes in Oklahoma, USA, is strongly linked to the depth at which wastewater from the oil and gas industry is injected into the ground, according to a new study involving the University of Southampton.
31-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Develop New Technology Standard That Could Shape the Future of Electronics Design


Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered a way of enhancing the capabilities of an emerging nanotechnology that could open the door to a new generation of electronics.
24-Jan-2018 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Pinpoint Gene to Blame for Poorer Survival Rate in Early-Onset Breast Cancer Patients

A new study led by scientists at the University of Southampton has found that inherited variation in a particular gene may be to blame for the lower survival rate of patients diagnosed with early-onset breast cancer.
14-Dec-2017 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Decline in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Key to Ancient Climate Transition


A decline in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels led to a fundamental shift in the behaviour of the Earth’s climate system around one million years ago, according to new research led by the University of Southampton.
27-Nov-2017 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Versatile Marine Bacteria Could Be an Influence on Global Warming, Scientists Discover


Scientists have discovered that a ‘rare’ type of marine bacteria is much more widespread than previously thought – and possesses a remarkable metabolism that could contribute to greenhouse gas production.
1-Nov-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Penetrate Mystery of Raging Black Hole Beams

They are nature’s very own Death Star beams – ultra-powerful jets of energy that shoot out from the vicinity of black holes like deadly rays from the Star Wars super-weapon. Now a team of scientists led by the University of Southampton has moved...
30-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Peatland Plants Adapting Well to Climate Change, Suggests Study


They account for just three per cent of the Earth’s surface but play a major role in offsetting carbon dioxide emissions – and now a team of scientists led by the universities of Southampton and Utrecht has discovered that the plants that make...
26-Oct-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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