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Space mission first to observe key interaction between magnetic fields of Earth and sun

Most people do not give much thought to the Earth's magnetic field, yet it is every bit as essential to life as air, water and sunlight.

Ingestible robot operates in simulated stomach

In experiments involving a simulation of the human esophagus and stomach, researchers at MIT, the University of Sheffield, and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have demonstrated a tiny origami robot that can unfold itself from a swallowed capsule and, steered by external magnetic fields, crawl a

Pre-Clovis civilization in Florida; settlement 1,500 years earlier than previously believed

The discovery of stone tools alongside mastodon bones in a Florida river shows that humans settled the southeastern United States as much as 1,500 years earlier than scientists previously believed, according to a research team led by a Florida State University professor.

90% Decline in Starfish Population Due to Wasting Disease in Oregon

90% Decline in Starfish Population Due to Wasting Disease in Oregon

Oregon has recorded death of up to 90% of starfish due to wasting disease from June to August 2014. Since then, it has been two years and the starfish population is constantly under danger in Oregon.

Flight times across Atlantic to be impacted by alterations to jet stream caused by climate change, research suggests

Flight times across Atlantic to be impacted by alterations to jet stream caused by climate change, research suggestsPublished on Wednesday, a latest study suggested that flight time

Generating Up-scaled Reactions, Hunt Denied Return by UCL for his ‘Sexist’ Comments

Generating Up-scaled Reactions, Hunt Denied Return by UCL for his ‘Sexist’ Comments Barely would have Tim Hunt imagined that his casual comment on women's place in a laboratory will leash such far-fetched reactions. The Nobel Prize-winners comments which have been tagged as 'sexist', have now invited action from the University College London (UCL) which has blocked Hunt's return.

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