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Wildfires Pose Threat to Important Night-Time Pollinators

Researchers have shown how wildfires have a detrimental impact on moths and the plants they pollinate at night.

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World-class diagnostics for low-income communities in sub-Saharan Africa

Genevieve Barnard Oni’s iPhone lights up with the same notifications dozens of times each day — but they aren’t from a popular Instagram account or an overactive group chat.

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Backed in Black: How to Get People to Buy More Produce

Researchers from BYU and the Netherlands’ Delft University of Technology may have figured out a secret to get people to buy more fresh produce: dress veggies up in black.

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Treating Stroke Patients Just 15 Minutes Earlier Can Save Lives

Initiating stroke treatment just 15 minutes faster can save lives and prevent disability, according to a new UCLA-led study, published today in JAMA.

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Supernova Observation First of Its Kind Using NASA Satellite

When NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite launched into space in April 2018, it did so with a specific goal: to search the universe for new planets.

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Cancer Device Created at Rutgers to See if Targeted Chemotherapy is Working

Rutgers researchers have created a device that can determine whether targeted chemotherapy drugs are working on individual cancer patients.

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Flies May Also Spread Disease Among Monkeys and Apes

People the world over have a good sense that flies are filthy and that we do not want them landing on our food during our summer picnics. 

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NASA Looks at Barry’s Rainfall Rates

After Barry made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, NASA’s GPM core satellite analyzed the rate in which rain was falling throughout the storm. 

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Joshua Trees Facing Extinction

They outlived mammoths and saber-toothed tigers. But without dramatic action to reduce climate change, new research shows Joshua trees won’t survive much past this century.

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Gaia Starts Mapping the Galactic Bar in the Milky Way

The first direct measurement of the bar-shaped collection of stars at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy has been made by combining data from the Gaia mission (European Space Agency, ESA) with complementary observations by ground- and space-based telescopes.

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