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Research group takes down controversial Indonesia fire analysis – Nature.com

Fires ravaged vast swathes of Indonesia this year.Credit: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty How much did Indonesia burn this year? An international research organization has taken down an online report that suggested fires burnt more than 1.6 million hectares of ...

Research shows ramping up carbon capture could be key to mitigating climate change – Phys.org

New research shows that capturing carbon dioxide under the ocean floor, as depicted in this graphic, could help meet emission reduction goals and fight climate change. Credit: UK Department of Energy & Climate Change As the world gathers in ...

New Research Into Early Life on Earth Offers Explanation to Carl Sagan’s ‘Faint-Young-Sun’ Paradox – SciTechDaily

How ancient microbes created massive ore deposits, set the stage for early life on Earth. New research in Science Advances is uncovering the vital role that Precambrian-eon microbes may have played in two of the early Earth’s biggest mysteries. ...

Research unravels mystery of how early animals survived ice age – Phys.org

Credit: CC0 Public Domain How did life survive the most severe ice age? A McGill University-led research team has found the first direct evidence that glacial meltwater provided a crucial lifeline to eukaryotes during Snowball Earth, when the oceans ...

Clean air research converts toxic air pollutant into industrial chemical – Phys.org

MFM-520. Credit: The University of Manchester A toxic pollutant produced by burning fossil fuels can be captured from the exhaust gas stream and converted into useful industrial chemicals using only water and air thanks to a new advanced material ...

Research sheds light on the underlying mechanics of soft filaments – Phys.org

A filament is clamped at the top end and prestretched by a small amount by applying a downward axial load to the bottom end. The bottom end is then twisted, keeping the axial load on the bottom end constant. After a critical amount of twist is ...

Research reveals new state of matter: a Cooper pair metal – Phys.org

Tiny holes punched into a high-temperature superconducting material revealed that Cooper pairs, electron duos that enable superconductivity, can also conduct electricity the way metals do. Credit: Valles lab / Brown University For years, physicists ...

Scientists seek pet dogs for research on aging – The Times of India

Published on Nov 14, 2019Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. They hope to shed light on human longevity too. The $23 million government-funded project will collect a pile of pooch data: vet records, ...

Microsoft’s A.I. and research chief Harry Shum is leaving – CNBC

Harry Shum, executive vice president of artificial intelligence and research at Microsoft Corp., speaks during the Microsoft Developers Build Conference in Seattle, Washington, U.S., on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.David Ryder | Bloomberg | Getty ...

HKU astronomy research team unveils one origin of globular clusters around giant galaxies – India Education Diary

A study led by Dr Jeremy Lim and his Research Assistant, Miss Emily Wong, at the Department of Physics of The University of Hong Kong (HKU), utilizing data from the Hubble Space Telescope, has provided surprising answers to the origin of some ...

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