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Aquifers water with arsenic

Why was artificially recharging the aquifers a poisonous idea?

The potable water municipalities use to recharge an aquifer can become contaminated with dangerous levels of arsenic, new research shows. To replenish groundwater, many municipalities inject reclaimed water into depleted...

Astronomers announced Monday two new ‘Tatooine’ planetary systems

Astronomers announced Monday the first discovery made by NASA's TESS mission of a two-star planetary system. Led by researchers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and San Diego State...
Carbon coal plant

Shutdown of coal-fired plants in US saves lives and improves crop yields

The decommissioning of coal-fired power plants in the continental United States has reduced nearby pollution and its negative impacts on human health and crop yields,...
Ice on the river

Global warming is also causing ice to disappear from rivers

The amount of ice in the Earth’s rivers has declined rapidly over the past three decades, and the trend is likely to continue, researches report. Rivers that seasonably freeze over...
Woman doing stretching exercises outdoors

New study shows exercising is good for brain’s gray matter

Cardiorespiratory exercise -- walking briskly, running, biking and just about any other exercise that gets your heart pumping -- is good for your body, but can it also slow...
Sodla lakes

Were ‘soda lakes’ the source of life on Earth?

Life as we know it requires phosphorus. It’s one of the six main chemical elements of life, it forms the backbone of DNA and RNA molecules, acts as the...
Rocky exoplanets with atmosphere

Why there’s no big exoplanets with atmosphere in the Universe?

A new study suggests a reason why exoplanets rarely grow larger than Neptune: the planets’ magma oceans begin to eat their skies. In 2014, NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope handed scientists...

Do you believe marketing and political campaigns use advanced psychology to change your behaviors?

A new study has shown that whilst people think advertising and political campaigns exploit psychological research to control their unconscious behaviours, ultimately they feel the choices they make are...
Internet from space race

The internet-from-space race takes a step forward with laser-linked satellites

A new design could double the network capacity of future “internet from space” systems. Satellites do not yet play a major role in the world’s internet infrastructure. However, this may...
Cheerios attraction

Why Cheerios stick together when there are just a few bits of cereal left...

Researchers have developed a way to measure the forces that cause small objects to cluster together on the surface of a liquid, a phenomenon known as the “Cheerio effect.” The...
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5 tips on how to avoid accidents in construction work

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the authority in workplace safety in the UK, reports that 57% of fatal and non-fatal injuries in 2019...
Man dreaming

Tech tips to drive business success

In the last decade, there have been many incredible technological developments that have completely transformed the business world. As a business owner, it is...
Tik Tok

The child grooming, the dark side of Tik Tok

The 15-second music video application Tik Tok was the fourth most downloaded social application last year, but it proved to be a difficult year...
Frozen car

What you should never do to remove ice from your car’s windshield

With the arrival of the cold weather it is very important to have the windshield and wiper blades in perfect condition, especially in areas...
Collision Milky Way

When did the Milky Way engulf the Gaia-Enceladus galaxy?

Researchers have pinpointed an early galactic merger that helped shape the Milky Way. The merger—a collision, actually—happened 11.5 billion years ago. That’s when a small...
Chinese Comunist Party

China is increasingly gaining control on media all around the world

Over the past decade, Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leaders have overseen a dramatic expansion in the regime’s ability to shape media content and narratives...
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New to League of Legends is a game, but not a video game

Riot Games is diversifying its offering to be much more than the authors of a popular and almost mythical MOBA like League of Legends....

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