PHYS.ORG Researchers from Michigan State University and the RIKEN Nishina Center in Japan discovered eight new rare isotopes of the elements phosphorus, sulfur, chlorine, argon, potassium, scandium and, most importantly, calcium. 3 days
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Heaviest known calcium atom discovered
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered eight new rare isotopes of the elements phosphorus, sulfur, chlorine, argon, potassium, scandium and, most importantly, calcium. These are the heaviest isotopes of these elements ever found. 3 days
Optimizing pulsed electric fields to target cancer with calcium ions
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ISOLDE mints isotopes of chromium
PHYS.ORG CERN's nuclear physics facility, ISOLDE, has minted a new coin in its impressive collection of isotopes. The facility has forged neutron-rich isotopes of the element chromium for the first time, and in prodigious quantities. These isotopes were measured by... 1 week
Scattering of W and Z bosons: Rare process like 'tiny lightsabers'
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NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the Human Microbiology Institute and Tetz Laboratories have discovered thousands of prion-like domains in human viruses, prompting research that opens new ways... 3 days
New data for understanding how heavier elements are made in the cosmos
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Children with rare skin conditions often get inconsistent and costly treatments
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Cosmic Double Take: Rare Binary Asteroid Discovered Near Earth
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5,300-year-old Iceman's last meal reveals remarkably high-fat diet
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Books That Kill: 3 Poisonous Renaissance Manuscripts Discovered in School Library
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Researchers couple artificial atom to acoustic resonator
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Researchers discover llama-derived nanobody can be potential therapy for hard-to-treat diseases
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Scientists discover the world's oldest colors
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New vulnerability in deadly form of lung cancer discovered
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Scientists discover ‘Big Bang’ of Alzheimer's disease
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Researchers design a super catalyst to produce plastics and fuels without crude oil
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Biomarker discovered for pathogen that can blind or kill healthy young people
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