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  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    TEACHER TREATMENT OF STUDENTS FACTORS INTO RACIAL GAP IN SCHOOL SUSPENSIONS

    Elementary schools tend to discipline black students more harshly than white students, leading to a considerable racial gap in expulsion...

    Education
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    TAGGED WHALE SHARK PART OF ONGOING STUDY BY NSU'S GUY HARVEY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

    When it comes to finding one's way, Garmin, Tom-Tom and Google Maps have got nothing on Mother Nature.

    Google, Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    MAKING CATENANES AND A MOLECULAR TREFOIL KNOT OUT OF PARA-CONNECTED BENZENE RINGS

    A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Japan has developed a way to create catenanes and a molecular trefoil...

    Science, Nanomaterials
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    QUANTUM INTERFERENCE IN THE SERVICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

    Scientists from the Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, in collaboration with the University of Oxford and NIST, have shown that...

    Science, Quantum Physics
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    VIRGIN ORBIT IN LAUNCH DEAL WITH UK'S ROYAL AIR FORCE

    Virgin Orbit says it has been selected by the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force to provide launches of small satellites on short notice.

    Space Exploration
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    BRIDGING THE NANOSCALE GAP: A DEEP LOOK INSIDE ATOMIC SWITCHES

    A team of researchers from Tokyo Institute of Technology has gained unprecedented insight into the inner workings of an atomic switch....

    Analytical Chemistry Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    COAL-DEPENDENT POLAND TO COMPENSATE INDUSTRY FOR CARBON COSTS

    Poland's parliament on Friday adopted measures to compensate its industry struggling to cope with surging electricity bills triggered...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    STUDY REVEALS UNUSUALLY HIGH CARBON STOCKS AND TREE DIVERSITY IN PANAMA'S DARIEN FOREST

    Forests in Darien, an eastern province of Panama, are crucial for carbon storage, biodiversity conservation and the livelihoods of...

    Earth Sciences Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    GEOSCIENTISTS DISCOVER MECHANISMS CONTROLLING GREENLAND ICE SHEET COLLAPSE

    Greenland's more than 860,000 square miles are largely covered with ice and glaciers, and its melting fuels as much as one-third of...

    Earth Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    NASA SEES TROPICAL STORM DANAS TRACK THROUGH THE EAST CHINA SEA

    NASA's Aqua satellite provided a visible image of Tropical Storm Danas moving through the East China Sea on July 19, 2019.

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    NEWLY DISCOVERED BIOSYNTHETIC PATHWAY IN BACTERIA RECIPE FOR DRUG DISCOVERY AND PRODUCTION

    Microbes are master chefs of the biomolecular world; collectively, they harbor the ability to produce a vast array of unknown substances,...

    Biotechnology Molecular & Computational Biology
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    AN AIR-STABLE AND WATERPROOF LITHIUM METAL ANODE

    Lithium metal anode offers a promising pathway to upgrade the energy density of lithium ion batteries for its high specific capacity...

    Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    SUCCESSFUL APPLICATION OF MACHINE LEARNING IN THE DISCOVERY OF NEW POLYMERS

    A joint research group including Ryo Yoshida (Professor and Director of the Data Science Center for Creative Design and Manufacturing...

    Science, Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    X-RAY LASER SIGHT REVEALS DRUG TARGETS

    Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have published a review on serial femtosecond crystallography, one...

    Biochemistry Analytical Chemistry
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    ATOMICALLY PRECISE MODELS IMPROVE UNDERSTANDING OF FUEL CELLS

    Simulations from researchers in Japan provide new insights into the reactions occurring in solid-oxide fuel cells by using realistic...

    Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    GIANT HAWAII TELESCOPE TO FOCUS ON BIG UNKNOWNS OF UNIVERSE

    Is there life on planets outside our solar system? How did stars and galaxies form in the earliest years of the universe? How do black...

    Astronomy
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    X-RAY MAPPING ENHANCES POTENTIAL OF LIGHTWEIGHT MAGNESIUM

    A world-first study led by Monash University has discovered a technique and phenomenon that can be used for creating stronger, lightweight...

    Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    STUDY FINDS HUGE DISPARITIES IN PARTICIPATION IN EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES DEPENDING ON SOCIAL BACKGROUND

    Children from the wealthiest backgrounds are three times more likely to take music classes out of school hours than those from the...

    Social Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    FRANCE REVISES JUNE TEMPERATURE RECORD UP TO 46 DEGREES

    An area in southern France in June recorded the country's first ever 46 degree temperature, the French state weather service said on...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 19, 2019

    TURKESTAN COCKROACH SELLING ONLINE IS A COMPANION OF THE COMMON HOUSEHOLD COCKROACH

    Many nocturnal animals including insects use a species-specific smell, that is, a sex pheromone, to locate and attract potential mates....

    Plants & Animals Evolution