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  • New Software Makes Science More Reproducible

    New Software Makes Science More Reproducible

    Tuesday, December 10, 2019
    SCIMAX combines the text narration function of Word with everything else that one might need when writing a research paper. The data, the code, the bibliography—there’s a place in the program for everything, already perfectly formatted and ready for input. Read More News

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  • Carbon Emissions Down in 2019, Renewables Up (But Not Enough)

    Carbon Emissions Down in 2019, Renewables Up (But Not Enough)

    Monday, December 02, 2019
    Results from carbon emissions data compared year over year have revealed the United States electricity sector is continuing to get cleaner with coal generation decreasing and renewable energy on the rise. Compared to the same time last year, total U.S. power generation fell by 4 percent in Q2 of ... Read More News
  • Underwater Telecom Cables Make Superb Seismic Network

    Underwater Telecom Cables Make Superb Seismic Network

    Monday, December 02, 2019
    Fiber-optic cables that constitute a global undersea telecommunications network could one day help scientists study offshore earthquakes and the geologic structures hidden deep beneath the ocean surface. Read More News
  • Caught on Camera: Bacterial 'Hitchhikers' on Marine Plastic Trash

    Caught on Camera: Bacterial 'Hitchhikers' on Marine Plastic Trash

    Monday, December 02, 2019
    Marine microplastics aren't floating solo- they quickly pick up a thin coating of bacteria and other microbes, a biofilm known as "The Plastisphere." These biofilms can influence the microplastics' fate - causing them to sink or float, or breaking them down into even tinier bits, for example. Read More News
  • FDA-approved Drug Shows Promise Against ALS in Mice

    FDA-approved Drug Shows Promise Against ALS in Mice

    Friday, November 29, 2019
    The cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)--a disabling neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord and leads to weakened muscles and early death--is not fully understood, but accumulating evidence suggests that inflammatory processes may play a role in the ... Read More News
  • Scientists Develop First Implantable Magnet Resonance Detector

    Scientists Develop First Implantable Magnet Resonance Detector

    Thursday, November 28, 2019
    A team of neuroscientists and electrical engineers from Germany and Switzerland developed a highly sensitive implant that enables to probe brain physiology with unparalleled spatial and temporal resolution. Read More News
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