Studies

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When NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean early on July 28 it captured an image of a developing depression in the South China Sea, sandwiching the Philippines between two systems. Tropical Depression 12W formed to the northwest of the Philippines as Typhoon …

If it’s the thought that makes a gift count, here’s a thought that can make your gift count extra: Get a little something for yourself. Research published this month in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin by Evan Polman, marketing professor at the University …

Research scientists from Jena were successful in producing broadband laser light in the mid-infrared range with the help of liquid-filled optical fibers. With these fibers, they also provided experimental proof of a new dynamics of hybrid solitons — a new type of temporally and spectrally …

This beautiful clump of glowing gas, dark dust and glittering stars is the spiral galaxy NGC 4248, located about 24 million light-years away in the constellation of Canes Venatici (The Hunting Dogs). …read more Source: EurekAlert

A study of lead service lines in Flint’s damaged drinking water system reveals a Swiss cheese pattern in the pipes’ interior crust, with holes where the lead used to be. The findings support the generally accepted understanding that lead leached into the system because that …

Leading scientists from around the world convened this week at the International Congress for Conservation Biology in Cartagena, Colombia, to discuss how to better leverage science to combat illegal wildlife trade — both within countries and across international borders. …read more Source: EurekAlert

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