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"We proved that women could certainly stand the rigors of Antarctica"

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As the world watches the first all-female spacewalk, looking back at another glass-ceiling-busting milestone: The first all-female research expedition to Antarctica.

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18-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720958

A simpler way to make some medicines

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Organic chemists have figured out how to synthesize the most common molecule arrangement in medicine, a scientific discovery that could change the way a number of drugs – including one most commonly used to treat ovarian cancer – are produced. Their discovery, published today in the journal Chem, gives drug makers a crucial building block for creating medicines that, so far, are made with complex processes that result in a lot of waste.

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17-Oct-2019 3:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720889

How partisan hate leads people to believe falsehoods

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Researchers now have a better idea of why people who rely on partisan news outlets are more likely to believe falsehoods about political opponents.

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16-Oct-2019 3:25 PM EDT
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Vaccine against RSV could be in sight, researchers say

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A vaccine for the common and sometimes deadly RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) has been elusive, but scientists say a new discovery puts them much closer to success.

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8-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720389

Flagging False Facebook Posts as Satire Helps Reduce Belief

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If you want to convince people not to trust an inaccurate political post on Facebook, labeling it as satire can help, a new study finds.

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8-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Study: More behavioral health care linked to small drop in gun-related suicides

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An increase in behavioral health providers is associated with a slight decrease in gun-related suicides, but the difference is small and points to a need to tackle gun violence in other ways, according to the authors of a new study.

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2-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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How the Texas puma saved the Florida panther

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Scientists have pieced together the first complete picture of the Florida panther genome – work that could serve to protect that endangered population and other endangered species going forward.

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3-Oct-2019 9:50 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720045

Finding the “magic angle” to create a new superconductor

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Researchers have made a discovery that could provide new insights into how superconductors might move energy more efficiently to power homes, industries and vehicles.

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2-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719653

Scientists Watch a Black Hole Shredding a Star

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A NASA satellite searching space for new planets gave astronomers an unexpected glimpse at a black hole ripping a star to shreds. The milestone was reached with the help of a worldwide network of robotic telescopes headquartered at The Ohio State University called ASAS-SN (All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae). Astronomers from the Carnegie Observatories, Ohio State and others published their findings today in The Astrophysical Journal.

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26-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719581

New satellite may make flood prediction easier

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A satellite on schedule to launch in 2021 could offer a more comprehensive look at flooding in vulnerable, under-studied parts of the world, including much of Africa, South America and Indonesia, a new study has found.

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25-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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