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Newswise: Shake, rattle, roll: Turbulence found to disrupt the crucial magnetic fields in fusion energy devices

Article ID: 720996

Shake, rattle, roll: Turbulence found to disrupt the crucial magnetic fields in fusion energy devices

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Scientists at PPPL have discovered that turbulence may play an increased role in affecting the self-driven, or bootstrap, current in plasma that is necessary for tokamak fusion reactions.

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18-Oct-2019 10:50 AM EDT
Newswise: HAAS Alert Collision Prevention for Emergency Responders

Article ID: 720994

HAAS Alert Collision Prevention for Emergency Responders

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

In an effort to reduce first responder related crashes, DHS S&T is collaborating with “HAAS Alert,” a Chicago-based company developing and standardizing C-V2X technology that enables emergency response vehicles to send real-time digital alerts to supplement their lights and sirens.

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18-Oct-2019 10:35 AM EDT
Newswise: BISON ON THE EDGE: Scientists, Indigenous Peoples Gather to Develop Roadmap for Rewilding North America Bison

Article ID: 720995

BISON ON THE EDGE: Scientists, Indigenous Peoples Gather to Develop Roadmap for Rewilding North America Bison

Wildlife Conservation Society

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Pueblo of Pojoaque will co-host a conference to advance a bold vision: rewilding the North American continent with the American bison.

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18-Oct-2019 10:35 AM EDT
Newswise: Cornell College to celebrate completion of Science Facilities Project

Article ID: 720997

Cornell College to celebrate completion of Science Facilities Project

Cornell College

Cornell College is celebrating the completion of its Science Facilities Project with a dedication ceremony and public tours during Homecoming & Reunion Weekend of 2019. The project included the construction of Russell Science Center and the renovations of West Science Hall and Law Hall.

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18-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720998

Scientists Link Hormone Production in Baby Wallabies How Some Girls Are Born with 'Male' Genitalia

University of Birmingham

Research led by the Universities of Birmingham and Manchester has made a connection between the way baby wallabies produce male hormones and how some human girls are born with genitalia that resemble those of a boy.

Released:
18-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Big Data Technique Reveals Previously Unknown Capabilities of Common Materials

Article ID: 720989

Big Data Technique Reveals Previously Unknown Capabilities of Common Materials

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

According to research published today by Nature Journal NPG Asia Materials, a group of researchers — led by Edwin Fohtung, an associate professor of materials science and engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute — have found a new way to optimize nickel by unlocking properties that could enable numerous applications, from biosensors to quantum computing.

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18-Oct-2019 8:55 AM EDT

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Newswise: Growers Should Manage Tomato Bacterial Spot While Seedlings are in Transplant Facilities

Article ID: 720986

Growers Should Manage Tomato Bacterial Spot While Seedlings are in Transplant Facilities

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

New findings from University of Florida scientists could help tomato growers nationwide in their battle against a damaging disease.

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18-Oct-2019 8:45 AM EDT

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Article ID: 720987

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

Ohio State University

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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Newswise: ‘Flamenco dancing’ molecule could lead to better protecting sunscreen

Article ID: 720985

‘Flamenco dancing’ molecule could lead to better protecting sunscreen

University of Warwick

A molecule that protects plants from overexposure to harmful sunlight thanks to its flamenco-style twist could form the basis for a new longer-lasting sunscreen, chemists at the University of Warwick have found, in collaboration with colleagues in France and Spain.

Released:
18-Oct-2019 7:10 AM EDT

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