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Report: Oldest surviving light reveals the universe's true age

Report: Oldest surviving light reveals the universe’s true age

Using known distances of 50 galaxies from Earth to refine calculations in Hubble's constant, a research team led by a University of Oregon astronomer...
Sharks 'Functionally Extinct' At 20 percent Of World's Coral Reefs (Study)

Sharks ‘Functionally Extinct’ At 20 percent Of World’s Coral Reefs (Study)

A massive global study of the world's reefs has found sharks are 'functionally extinct' on nearly one in five of the reefs surveyed. Professor Colin...
Study: Breakthrough method for predicting solar storms

Study: Breakthrough method for predicting solar storms

Extensive power outages and satellite blackouts that affect air travel and the internet are some of the potential consequences of massive solar storms. These...
First imaging and spectral research on a solar fan-spine

First imaging and spectral research on a solar fan-spine

Fan-spine magnetic topology is favorable for the occurrence of solar flares through null-pointreconnection. Using the high-resolution imaging and spectral observations from the New Vacuum...
Phelix beamline to be soon opened at the JU synchrotron

Phelix beamline to be soon opened at the JU synchrotron

In late July 2020 the last components of the Phelix end station were delivered to the SOLARIS Synchrotron Radiation Centre in Kraków. The delivery...
Freshwater sponges provide insight into human health and evolution

Freshwater sponges provide insight into human health and evolution

Scientists have completed the first chromosomal-level genome sequence for a freshwater sponge. The research provides invaluable insight into the evolution of the 600 to...
Study: Quantum Negativity Could Improve Metrology Precision

Study: Quantum Negativity Could Improve Metrology Precision

Scientists have found that a physical property called ‘quantum negativity’ can be used to take more precise measurements of everything from molecular distances to...
Research Highlights Mental Health Risks Facing Healthcare Workers During Pandemic

Research Highlights Mental Health Risks Facing Healthcare Workers During Pandemic

A new study finds that healthcare workers in the United States are struggling with a suite of mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
Research finds rare dolphins are thriving in waters off Townsville

Research finds rare dolphins are thriving in waters off Townsville

Initial data from a monitoring project to help preserve two dolphin species has found almost 250 healthy individuals in stable populations near Townsville. Led by...
Study could save years of breeding for new Miscanthus hybrids

Study could save years of breeding for new Miscanthus hybrids

As climate change becomes increasingly difficult to ignore, scientists are working to diversify and improve alternatives to fossil-fuel-based energy. Renewable bioenergy crops, such as...

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