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Metamaterial Superconductor Hints At New Era of High Temperature Superconductors KentuckyFC writes: Superconductors allow current to flow with zero resistance when cooled below some critical temperature. They are the crucial ingredients in everything from high-power magnets and MRI machines to highly sensitive magnetometers and magnet
Slashdot | 5 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Global warming pause 'may last for another decade', scientists suggest Heat is being stored deep in the Atlantic and Southern Oceans but is likely to return to the surface in a decade, triggering more warming, scientists say
Telegraph.co.uk | 5 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Earliest stars lived short, fiery lives The chemical fingerprint of an ancient star suggests its predecessors were more massive than thought, ending up as huge supernovae
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Impact of race, ethnicity in motor complete spinal cord injury Researchers have examined racial and ethnic influences in the outcomes of patients with motor complete spinal cord injury (SCI). Findings included small but significant differences in self-care and mobility at discharge.
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Sea plankton 'found living outside International Space Station' Russian cosmonauts claim to have discovered tiny marine creatures thriving in zero-gravity on the outside of the International Space Station
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Boeing says completed key design review for space taxi WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co has completed a key review of its design for a new commercial venture to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, making it the only one of four rival bidders to finish the NASA work on time, company officials sa
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Difficulty assessing effort drives motivation deficits in schizophrenia, study finds Individuals with schizophrenia often have trouble engaging in daily tasks or setting goals for themselves, and a new study suggests the reason might be their difficulty in assessing the amount of effort required to complete tasks. The research can assist
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Hacking Gmail with 92 percent success Computer scientists have identified a weakness believed to exist in Android, Windows and iOS mobile operating systems that could be used to obtain personal information from unsuspecting users. They demonstrated the hack in an Android phone.
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Alternate mechanism of species formation picks up support, thanks to a South American ant A newly discovered species of ant supports a controversial theory of species formation. The ant, only found in a single patch of eucalyptus trees on the So Paulo State University campus in Brazil, branched off from its original species while living in the
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How cellular guardians of the intestine develop New research sheds light on the development of a unique class of immune cells known as intraepithelial lymphocytes found in the thin layer of tissue lining the intestine. This work may help lead to new insights into inflammatory diseases of the gut, inclu
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