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We Asked for Impactful Social Science. The World Responded

We Asked for Impactful Social Science. The World Responded

1 day ago   |   Social Science Space

Our debut writing contest for impactful social and behavioral research drew entries from around the globe, both institutionally and where fieldwork occurred. With entries...
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Volcano apocalypse: ‘Blobs' beneath Pacific and Africa could coat Earth in 100km of lava

Volcano apocalypse: ‘Blobs' beneath Pacific and Africa could coat Earth in 100km of lava

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

GIANT blobs which sit beneath Africa and the Pacific ocean could contain enough matter to cover the entire planet in 100 kilometres of lava, scientists have revealed in a...
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Hubble finds evidence for widely held ‘cold dark matter' theory

Hubble finds evidence for widely held ‘cold dark matter' theory

4 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

Eight gravitationally lensed quasars were used to indirectly detect the smallest clumps of dark matter yet found. Image: NASA, ESA, A. Nierenberg and T. Treu Using the Hubble...
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Gisele Bündchen: a model life?

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

For more than a decade, Gisele Bündchen was the world's highest-paid supermodel. But it hasn't always been so simple. She talks about anxiety and hitting rock bottom, ethical...
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Dark Matter: NASA confirms ‘Cold Dark Matter' theory with Hubble telescope

Dark Matter: NASA confirms ‘Cold Dark Matter' theory with Hubble telescope

7 days ago   |   Daily Express

DARK MATTER is the universe's most prevalent and elusive substance, providing the gravitational “glue” holding galaxies together. Now NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has...
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STAT Plus: Regeneron drug reduces bone growth for patients with ultra-rare skeletal disease

8 days ago   |   STAT

Patients with the ultra-rare disease FOP grow bone where it doesn't belong, creating a life-threatening second skeleton. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals believes it can offer hope: A...
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Trail-blazing astronomer Vera Rubin honoured

Trail-blazing astronomer Vera Rubin honoured

9 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

Vera Rubin, working with a spectrograph designed by Kent Ford, at the business end of the 2.1-metre telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory. Image: NSF's Optical-Infrared...
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STAT Plus: Florida becomes the latest state to examine Sun Pharma licenses for distributing samples

10 days ago   |   STAT

The state of Florida is examining whether Sun Pharmaceuticals has distributed samples of medicines without the proper permits, the third U.S. state to take such a step in the...
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‘Godzilla' galaxy, one of largest observed, hosts a trillion suns

‘Godzilla' galaxy, one of largest observed, hosts a trillion suns

10 days ago   |   Astronomy Now   |   2 articles

The “Godzilla Galaxy,” otherwise known as UGC 2885, dwarfs the Milky Way, hosting 10 times as many stars. Image: NASA, ESA, and B. Holwerda The largest spiral galaxy in the...
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The search for Eden: in pursuit of humanity's origins

12 days ago   |   The Guardian

Our species, Homo sapiens, evolved in Africa over hundreds of thousands of years. Now we are beginning to understand how Underneath our skins, we are all Africans. That is the...
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Lost in Space season 3 on Netflix | Release date, episodes and cast

Lost in Space season 3 on Netflix | Release date, episodes and cast

Danger, Will Robinson! Netflix's popular Lost in Space reboot has thrown viewers into the depths of space, following the adventures of the hapless Robinson family. Adapted from... Read more ...

New European satellite design to debut on Ariane 5 launch Thursday

New European satellite design to debut on Ariane 5 launch Thursday

The Ariane 5 rocket with the Eutelsat Konnect and GSAT 30 communications satellites rolled to its launch pad in French Guiana on Wednesday. Credit: ESA/CNES/Arianespace - Photo... Read more ...

Black hole shock: Astronomers find ‘strange' objects lurking near Milky...

Black hole shock: Astronomers find ‘strange' objects lurking near Milky Way's centre

STRANGE objects have been lurking near to the supermassive black hole at the heart of the Milky Way, leaving experts baffled. Read more ...

Earthquake prediction: Engineers are one step closer to predicting when...

Earthquake prediction: Engineers are one step closer to predicting when Earthquakes hit

EARTHQUAKE prediction is a tricky field but engineers at Duke University in the US are taking the “necessary steps” to help prevent future disasters. Read more ...

Investors are pouring trillions into the alternative plastics industry - and...

Investors are pouring trillions into the alternative plastics industry - and these companies are racing to deliver

There are more than 5 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the oceans, and companies are racing to find solutions. More than $30 trillion in global investments are driving... Read more ...

Power Line: Introducing a new clean-energy newsletter from Business Insider...

Power Line: Introducing a new clean-energy newsletter from Business Insider, and a look at the top clean-energy startups

And welcome to Power Line, a weekly clean-energy newsletter from Business Insider. I'm Benji Jones , a science-turned-energy reporter based in our New York office. I collected... Read more ...

Dinosaur extinction breakthough: Killer ASTEROIDS ended the dinosaurs. not...

Dinosaur extinction breakthough: Killer ASTEROIDS ended the dinosaurs. not volcanoes

DINOSAURS have not roamed the world for more than 65 million years now, with questions around the method of their extinction far outlasting the Earth's former dominant species... Read more ...

CE and HPLC applications for rAAV characterisation

CE and HPLC applications for rAAV characterisation

Despite recent advances in the gene therapy field, significant challenges lie ahead for the consistent manufacturing and release of these medicines. Analytical methods and... Read more ...

Clarivate Analytics to Acquire Decision Resources Group, Creating a Leading...

Clarivate Analytics to Acquire Decision Resources Group, Creating a Leading Global Provider of Data-Driven Solutions to the Life Sciences Industry

Deal expands Life Sciences services and solutions portfolio to enable customers worldwide to accelerate life-changing innovations and improve patient outcomes and... Read more ...

Halo Infinite's Launch on Xbox Series X and Xbox One Is a Microsoft Masterstroke

Halo Infinite's Launch on Xbox Series X and Xbox One Is a Microsoft Masterstroke

The beloved science-fiction shooter is headed to Microsoft's current and next-generation consoles. Despite the online fan bickering, this is a smart move. Read more ...