Pune telescope discovers most distant radio galaxy ever

Astronomers have used an Indian telescope to discover the most distant radio galaxy ever known, located at a distance of 12 billion light-years. Radio...

Scientists discover new shape called scutoid

Scientists have discovered a new shape called scutoid while studying a natural way of moulding tissue to form the skin, cavity linings and the building blocks of organs....
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Huge underground lake discovered on Mars

A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising hopes that more water - and maybe even life -...

Scientists develop 3D print self-folding materials

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed 3D print self-folding materials. The technique, known as Thermorph, could be the first step towards products like...

Rare Earth minerals could change the global economy

A small island located 790 miles off the coast of Japan is home to roughly 16 million tons of mud, which contain massive amounts...
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Gene boosts rice growth and yield in salty soil

Around 20% of the world's irrigated land is considered to contain elevated concentrations of salt. The soil continues to get saltier as the climate...
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Researchers detect a new reaction path in the atmosphere

Researchers from Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS) and Universities of Innsbruck and Helsinki have observed a particularly rapid type of pair production in...
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New insights reveal helium’s role of ‘nanny’ in forming chemical compounds under pressure

A team of scientists of California State University, Northridge (CSUN) was led by chemistry professor Maosheng Miao and University Of Buffalo chemistry professor Eva...

New gallium alloy helps in the advances of 3D printed, stretchable electronics

A team from Oregon State University’s College of Engineering have created a highly conductive gallium alloy by putting nickel nanoparticles into Galinstan, a liquid metal...

Massive reserves of mercury found hidden in permafrost

Researchers have discovered permafrost in the northern hemisphere that stores massive amounts of natural mercury. In the new study, scientists measured mercury concentrations in permafrost...

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