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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...
Panda skull

Why do pandas have teeny-tiny babies?

Some of the current theories about why giant panda cubs are so much smaller than their parents don’t hold up, according to a new study of bones across 10...

How to make deep learning into huge datasets

A new approach could make it easier to train computer for “extreme classification problems” like speech translation and answering general questions, researchers say. The divide-and-conquer approach to machine learning can...

We, the whole Earth, is really made of red giants’ stardust

The Earth is partly made from stardust from red giant stars, researchers report. They can also explain why the Earth contains more of this stardust than the asteroids or the...
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Metal factory

The benefits of working with a top precision metal supplier

Sourcing the right precision metals can make all the difference to the profitability and success of your project. You want to know you’re buying...

Is tart cherry juice concentrate the best recovery drink right now?

Montmorency tart cherry juice has gained a reputation as a recovery drink among elite and recreational exercisers, with research suggesting...

On average, there is about one ‘marsquake’ on Mars per day

On November 26 2018, the NASA InSight lander successfully set down on Mars in the Elysium Planitia region. Seventy Martian days later, the mission’s...
Wuhan coronavirus

Coronavirus is not a pandemic … yet: 77,362 cases and more than 2,600 deaths

“Does this virus have pandemic potential? Absolutely, it has. Are we there yet? From our assessment, not yet,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told...
Electric bass

Guitar tuners II

Pedal Tuners This format is the king of live performance for several reasons: first one is that it can be integrated into our pedalboard, another...
Fat around arteries

Maybe we need fat around arteries after all

New evidence suggests that the fat around our arteries may play an important role in keeping those blood vessels healthy. The finding could affect how...

Mindfulness has been shown to have benefits in treating conditions such as anxiety and...

Merely a brief introduction to mindfulness helps people deal with physical pain and negative emotions, a new study by researchers at Yale, Columbia, and...

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