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Released: 24-Feb-2020 3:50 PM EST
The seismicity of Mars
ETH Zürich

On 26 November 2018, the NASA InSight lander successfully set down on Mars in the Elysium Planitia region.

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Released: 24-Feb-2020 3:40 PM EST
Solar storms could scramble whales' navigational sense
Duke University

When our sun belches out a hot stream of charged particles in Earth's general direction, it doesn't just mess up communications satellites.

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Released: 24-Feb-2020 3:30 PM EST
How the urban environment affects the diet of its citizens
University of the Basque Country

Previous studies have revealed the influence of unhealthy food environments on the population's eating behaviour.

Released: 24-Feb-2020 3:20 PM EST
Many older adults face new disabilities after hospital stays for serious illnesses
American Geriatrics Society

Older adults often face new disabilities after a hospital stay for a serious illness.

Released: 24-Feb-2020 3:05 PM EST
Gemini South Telescope Captures Exquisite Planetary Nebula
Gemini Observatory

The latest image from the international Gemini Observatory showcases the striking planetary nebula CVMP 1. This object is the result of the death throes of a giant star and is a glorious but relatively short-lived astronomical spectacle. As the progenitor star of this planetary nebula slowly cools, this celestial hourglass will run out of time and will slowly fade from view over many thousands of years.

Released: 24-Feb-2020 3:05 PM EST
New in the Hastings Center Report: A call to confront mistrust in the US health care system
Hastings Center

"For those who have faced exploitation and discrimination at the hands of physicians, the medical profession, and medical institutions, trust is a tall order and, in many cases, would be naïve," writes Laura Specker Sullivan in "Trust, Risk, and Race in American Medicine."

Newswise: Trusting strangers: Details matter to millennials using Uber, Airbnb
Released: 24-Feb-2020 2:50 PM EST
Trusting strangers: Details matter to millennials using Uber, Airbnb
University of Notre Dame

Modern marketplaces like Uber and Airbnb necessitate trust among complete strangers, and new research from the University of Notre Dame examines that trust and the ways in which it differs among platforms.

Newswise: UIC receives NSF grant to increase number of minorities in Ph.D. STEM programs
Released: 24-Feb-2020 2:45 PM EST
UIC receives NSF grant to increase number of minorities in Ph.D. STEM programs
University of Illinois at Chicago

The grant will help create a new multi-disciplinary educational program of self-advocacy at UIC



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