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Earth Science

Researchers use hot springs to map where continental plates collide beneath Tibet

March 21, 2022
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By analyzing the chemistry of over 200 geothermal springs, researchers have identified where the Indian Plate ends beneath Tibet

Environmental Science

Study reveals how inland and coastal waterways influence climate

March 21, 2022
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New research details how carbon is stored and transported through the intricacy of inland and coastal waterways. 

Biomedical Science

Toxin-producing yeast strains in gut fuel IBD

March 21, 2022
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The findings suggest a possible way to tailor treatments to individual patients in the future.

Biomedical Science

Getting a grip on hand function

March 21, 2022
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The study brings new understanding about neural control and evolution of the human hand, and potentially new ways to aid disabilities

Geological Science

The oxidation of volcanoes — a magma opus

March 21, 2022
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Study unlocks the science behind a key ingredient — namely oxygen — in some of the world’s most violent volcanoes.

Environmental Science

The meaning, implications of drought in light of a changing world

March 21, 2022
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Researchers found that many regions of the world will enter permanent dry or wet conditions in the coming decades, under modern definitions.

Chemical Engineering

Electron powers a weak but significant bond for building complex structures

March 21, 2022
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New strategies can be designed to fine-tune to create new forms of complex matter for use in fields ranging from regenerative medicine to electronics.

Chemical Engineering

Methane-eating bacteria convert greenhouse gas to fuel

March 21, 2022
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State-of-the-art method reveals never-before-seen atomic structures controlling the process

Biomedical Science

Close the blinds during sleep to protect your health

March 21, 2022
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Even moderate light exposure during sleep harms heart health and increases insulin resistance

Chemical Engineering

Study answers questions about an elusive tiny molecule

March 21, 2022
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Supercomputer simulations reveal findings that can apply to climate science, human health and more

Engineering Science

Tiny battery-free devices float in the wind like dandelion seeds

March 21, 2022
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Wireless sensors can monitor how temperature, humidity or other environmental conditions vary across large swaths of land, such as farms or forests

Plant Science

Discovery uncovers a new leaf for redwoods

March 21, 2022
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Redwood trees have 2 types of leaves, and they do totally different things

Microbiology

Could there be a link between the enteric neurons, gut microbiome and ALS?

March 21, 2022
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Study suggests a potential role of intestinal inflammation and microbiome in the development and/or the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Study suggests a potential role of intestinal inflammation and microbiome in the development and/or the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.  

Chemical Engineering

Paper discs that can pick up hydrogen peroxide

March 14, 2022
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The chemical is used widely in household and healthcare products, in rocket fuel as a propellant, and is also found in biological cells.

Astrophysics

A simple image-processing technique to unravel the dynamics of Solar Corona

March 14, 2022
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The approach of subtracting the constant background can improve efficiency of identification of Coronal Mass Ejections (CME)

Chemical Engineering

Novel strategy to synthesize solid adsorbents for CO2 capture and utilization discovered

March 14, 2022
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Scientists have discovered a strategy to synthesize novel solid adsorbents for CO2 capture and utilization

Material Science

Energy-efficient hydrogen production by urea electrolysis

March 14, 2022
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The urea electrolysis is helpful towards urea-based waste treatment with low-cost hydrogen production.

Astrophysics

Science behind jets of plasma occurring all over Sun’s chromosphere unravelled

March 14, 2022
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The study challenges this widespread belief to show that solar convection can by itself form all kinds of jets - short as well as tall.

Material Science

Ultra-low thermal conductivity in crystalline solid

March 14, 2022
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Scientists have cracked the origin of ultralow thermal conductivity in silver antimony selenide (AgSbSe2) having promising thermoelectric applications.

Neuroscience

Dementia patients struggle to cope with change

March 14, 2022
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Because of damage to areas of the brain known as ‘multiple demand networks’, highly evolved areas of the brain that support general intelligence.