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  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 22, 2018

    FOR CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS ON LIFE SUPPORT, CHEMISTRY COULD HELP THEM SURVIVE

    Smoke inhalation, pneumonia, and combat-related trauma are just a few causes of acute respiratory distress syndrome-a condition where...

  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 22, 2018

    FIRST TO RED PLANET WILL BECOME MARTIANS: CANADA ASTRONAUT

    Astronauts traveling through space on the long trip to Mars will not have the usual backup from mission control on Earth and will need...

    Space Exploration
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 22, 2018

    TITANIC BATTLE FOR SKY CULMINATES IN AUCTION

    A titanic takeover battle for European TV operator Sky between Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and US cable giant Comcast culminates...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 22, 2018

    CANADA REGULATOR TO RECONSIDER TRANS MOUNTAIN PIPELINE TO PACIFIC

    The Canadian government on Friday ordered a new review of the Trans Mountain pipeline to the Pacific taking into account the impact...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 22, 2018

    NEW NANOTHERAPY OFFERS HOPE IN TREATING DRUG-RESISTANT RENAL CELL CARCINOMA

    A research team led by Arun Iyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy...

    Science, Bio & Medicine
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    OCEAN ACIDIFICATION MAY REDUCE SEA SCALLOP FISHERIES

    Each year, fishermen harvest more than $500 million worth of Atlantic sea scallops from the waters off the east coast of the United...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    OKLAHOMA ASTRONAUT CORN MAZE PHOTOGRAPHED FROM SPACE

    It's apt that a maze cut into an Oklahoma cornfield featuring the likeness of a former NASA astronaut can be seen from space-and has...

    Space Exploration
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    SPRAY-ON ANTENNAS COULD UNLOCK POTENTIAL OF SMART, CONNECTED TECHNOLOGY

    The promise of wearables, functional fabrics, the Internet of Things, and their "next-generation" technological cohort seems tantalizingly...

    Nanomaterials
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    ORIGAMI OPENS UP SMART OPTIONS FOR ARCHITECTURE ON THE MOON AND MARS

    Origami and high-performance textiles are transforming architecture plans for smart human habitats and research stations on the Moon...

    Science, Space Exploration
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    NEW BATTERY GOBBLES UP CARBON DIOXIDE

    A new type of battery developed by researchers at MIT could be made partly from carbon dioxide captured from power plants. Rather than...

    Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    QUESTIONS RAISED ABOUT US MUSEUM'S ABRAHAM LINCOLN HAT

    It has been a question plaguing the museum dedicated to one of America's greatest presidents: Is the hat real?

    Archaeology & Fossils
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    NASA SEES AREAS OF STRENGTH IN TROPICAL STORM TRAMI

    NASA's Terra satellite provided an infrared look at Tropical Storm Trami, located just over 100 miles from Guam on Sept. 21. Infrared...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    SPACE-RELATED START-UP TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES CREATE SYNERGISTIC INNOVATION

    Researchers have developed innovative business models underlying the successful launch of space-related start-up technology companies...

    Space Exploration
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    THREE NASA MISSIONS RETURN FIRST-LIGHT DATA

    NASA's continued quest to explore our solar system and beyond received a boost of new information this week with three key missions...

    Science, Space Exploration
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    DEEP NEURAL NETWORKS HELP TO IDENTIFY THE NEUTRINOLESS DOUBLE BETA DECAY SIGNAL

    A group of researchers from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Peking University greatly improved the discrimination power of tracks...

    General Physics
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    CONGRESSMEN QUESTION GOOGLE OVER KIDS' PRIVACY ON YOUTUBE

    Two members of Congress are calling on Google to address concerns that YouTube might violate children's privacy.

    Google, Internet
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    IS $1,100 TOO MUCH FOR AN IPHONE? GET AN OLDER ONE FOR LESS

    The $1,100 price tag on Apple's latest iPhone turned heads when the company announced it last week. But for less than half as much,...

    iPhone, Apple, Consumer & Gadgets
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    EMISSIONS FROM MOST DIESEL CARS IN EUROPE GREATLY EXCEED LABORATORY TESTING LEVELS

    In September 2015, the German automaker Volkswagen was found to have illegally cheated federal emissions tests in the United States,...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    GOOD RHINO NEWS IN SOUTH AFRICA, WHERE KILLING RATE DROPS

    South Africa is reporting some cautiously good news for rhinos after years in which poachers killed them in record numbers.

    Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2018

    PHILLY REFINERY FAILS TO INCLUDE PUBLIC INPUT IN CLEANUP EFFORTS

    Over a decade of remediation planning and regulatory approvals at Philadelphia's neighborhood refinery has occurred without the benefit...

    Environment