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Sunday, December 19, 2021
Carbon Dioxide Cold Traps Offer Potential Lunar Resource
South polar region of the Moon. Areas that act as CO2 cold traps are colored. Black contours show the boundaries of H2O cold traps. The back...
Retinal immune cells may hold key to preventing diabetes-related vision loss
New research could form the basis for developing life-changing therapies that limit the impact of diabetic eye disease – a condition that co...
Saturday, December 18, 2021
Deforestation-fueled heat already affecting millions of outdoor workers in the tropics
Population in deforested areas with heat exposure corresponding to greater than two hours of safe work time lost at present (top) and with a...
Coronal rain on a cold star
Coronal rain on the sun with Earth superimposed for scale. New high-resolution spectrographic observations of a flare on a faint distant sta...
Friday, December 17, 2021
Fire and Ice
How could ice loss in the Arctic contribute to wildfire weather in the western United States? Shifts in atmospheric circulation patterns, it...
Understanding cobalt’s human cost
Miners at a cobalt cleaning site in Lualaba Province, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Credit Northwestern University While driving an ...
Using sparse data to predict lab quakes
Stick-slip events in the earth cause damage like this, but limited data from these relatively rare earthquakes makes them difficult to model...
New Device Advances Commercial Viability of Solar Fuels
A model solar fuels device called a photoelectrochemical cell. A research team led by Francesca Toma, a staff scientist at the Liquid Sunlig...
Drug could more effectively treat patients hospitalized with COVID-19 pneumonia
A proof-of-concept trial led by the University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has identified a drug ...
Gene mutation leads to epileptic encephalopathy symptoms, neuron death in mice
A study led by Illinois postdoctoral researcher Eung Chang Kim and professor Hee Jung Chung found that mice with a genetic mutation associat...
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