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Inactivity, excess weight linked to hard-to-treat heart failures

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Lack of exercise and excessive weight are strongly associated with a type of heart failure that has a particularly poor prognosis. Image credit:Flickr/Sharon Sinclair Lack...

Mathematician breaks down how to defend against quantum computing attacks

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The encryption codes that safeguard internet data today won't be secure forever. Future quantum computers may have the processing power and algorithms to crack them. Nathan...

Optical generation of ultrasound via photoacoustic effect

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This schematic illustrates how tailored surface profiles can create patterned optically generated acoustic fields in 3-D. Credit: Brown et al. Limitations of the piezoelectric array...

See how Zika infection changes a human cell

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This visual abstract depicts the findings of Cortese et al., who show that Zika virus infection in both human hepatoma and neuronal progenitor cells...

ZeitZeiger: Computer tells the time according to your body clock

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A computer method called ZeitZeiger that uses a sample of blood to accurately predict circadian time - the time of day according to a...

Spontaneous ‘dust traps:’ Astronomers discover a missing link in planet formation

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An image of a protoplanetary disk, made using results from the new model, after the formation of a spontaneous dust trap, visible as a...

Scientists reach back in time to discover some of the most power-packed galaxies

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In the heart of an active galaxy, matter falling toward a supermassive black hole generates jets of particles traveling near the speed of light.Credit:...

Deuterium and tritium separated using a functionalized metal-organic framework compound

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Reservoir for heavy hydrogen: Molecules of the heavy hydrogen isotopes deuterium and tritium preferentially bind to copper atoms in a metal-organic framework compound. The...

Shining a light on the darkness of soot in air pollution

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Researchers are a step closer to understanding the relationship between the colour of soot particles and the effect of such atmospheric pollution on climate....

Breakthrough research for testing and arranging vertical axis wind turbines

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Image credit:Flickr/richardghawley The sight of propeller-like rotating blades positioned high up the pole of a tall horizontal-axis wind turbine (HAWT) may be familiar to many....

Volcanic hydrogen spurs chances of finding exoplanet life

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Hunting for habitable exoplanets now may be easier: Cornell University astronomers report that hydrogen pouring from volcanic sources on planets throughout the universe could...
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