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Plasma flow near sun’s surface explains sunspots, other solar phenomena — ScienceDaily

For 400 years people have tracked sunspots, the dark patches that appear for weeks at a time on the sun’s surface. They have observed but…

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Antimicrobial resistance is drastically rising — ScienceDaily

The world is experiencing unprecedented economic growth in low- and middle-income countries. An increasing number of people in India, China, Latin America and Africa have…

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Electric tech could help reverse baldness — ScienceDaily

Few things on earth strike fear into the hearts of men more profoundly than hair loss. But reversing baldness could someday be as easy as…

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Why is Earth so biologically diverse? Mountains hold the answer — ScienceDaily

What determines global patterns of biodiversity has been a puzzle for scientists since the days of von Humboldt, Darwin, and Wallace. Yet, despite two centuries…

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‘Soft tactile logic’ tech distributes decision-making throughout stretchable material — ScienceDaily

Inspired by octopuses, researchers have developed a structure that senses, computes and responds without any centralized processing — creating a device that is not quite…

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Brain-inspired computing could tackle big problems in a small way — ScienceDaily

While computers have become smaller and more powerful and supercomputers and parallel computing have become the standard, we are about to hit a wall in…

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By exploiting a feature of the immune system, researchers open the door for stem cell transplants to repair the brain — ScienceDaily

In experiments in mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have developed a way to successfully transplant certain protective brain cells without the need for…

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New route to carbon-neutral fuels from carbon dioxide — ScienceDaily

If the idea of flying on battery-powered commercial jets makes you nervous, you can relax a little. Researchers have discovered a practical starting point for…

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Carp aquaculture in Neolithic China dating back 8,000 years — ScienceDaily

In a recent study, an international team of researchers analyzed fish bones excavated from the Early Neolithic Jiahu site in Henan Province, China. By comparing…

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Most massive neutron star ever detected, almost too massive to exist — ScienceDaily

Neutron stars — the compressed remains of massive stars gone supernova — are the densest “normal” objects in the known universe. (Black holes are technically…

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