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Breakthrough in understanding rare lightning-triggered gamma-rays
SCIENCE DAILY The Telescope Array detected 10 bursts of downward terrestrial gamma-ray flashes (TGFs) between 2014 and 2016, more events than have been observed in rest of the world combined. They are the first to detect downward TGFs... 4 days
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Lightning in the eyewall of a hurricane beamed antimatter toward the ground
SCIENCE DAILY Hurricane Patricia, which battered the west coast of Mexico in 2015, was the most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. Amid... 8 hours
Lightning in the eyewall of a hurricane beamed antimatter toward the ground
PHYS.ORG Hurricane Patricia, which battered the west coast of Mexico in 2015, was the most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. Amid... 8 hours
lightning in the eyewall of a hurricane beamed antimatter toward the ground Lightning in the Eyewall of a Hurricane Beamed Antimatter Toward the Ground
ASTRO WATCH Hurricane Patricia, which battered the west coast of Mexico in 2015, was the most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. Amid... 4 hours
Issues still to be addressed for Breakthrough Starshot project
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers at the California Institute of Technology has taken a hard look at the challenges facing efforts to carry out the Breakthrough Starshot project. In their Perspective... 2 weeks
Scientists make breakthrough in visualizing human brain tissue at microscopic level
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Aw, Shucks: How Oysters Gave One Man a Rare Bacterial Infection
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Lightning strikes kill dozens across Bangladesh
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Ghostly 'Lightning' Waves Discovered Inside a Nuclear Reactor
LIVE SCIENCE Whistler waves are normally produced in the atmosphere by lightning. They could help protect nuclear fusion reactors from runaway electrons. 3 days
Scientists identify mutation that makes tumor cells resistant to breast and ovarian cancer drug
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Elastic microspheres expand understanding of embryonic development and cancer cells
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Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome: How HCP’s can Support Patients with Rare Diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Dr Robert Cramb gives an introduction to the rare disease FCS, and how HCP's can best advise and support patients with the condition. 7 days
Researchers reveal mechanisms of periodic paralysis in people with rare genetic disorder
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Recommendations on screening newborns for rare diseases do not review evidence on benefits, harms
NEWS MEDICAL Many national recommendations on whether to screen newborn babies for rare conditions do not assess the evidence on the key... 2 weeks
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Breakthrough Listen begins survey of the plane of the Milky Way at Parkes
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Rare bottles of whisky fetch record $1m each at Hong Kong auction
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Annotation tool provides step toward understanding links between disease, mutant RNA
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a computer program that represents a key step toward better understanding the connections between mutant genetic material and disease. 3 days
Scientists uncover a new face of a famous protein, SWI2/SNF2 ATPase
SCIENCE DAILY A team of scientists now have a deeper understanding of a large switch/sucrose non-fermentable (SWI/SNF) protein complex that plays a pivotal role in plant and human... 4 days
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New insights regarding challenges in rare disease diagnosis, drug approval, and patient access
NEWS MEDICAL Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR, announced today the publication of a series of articles offering important insight regarding the... 5 days
Vitamin B12 breakthrough for more complete Vegetarian and Vegan diets
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have made a significant discovery about how the vitamin content of some plants can be improved to make vegetarian and vegan diets more complete. Vitamin B12 (cobalamin)... 3 days
Facebook makes major management overhaul
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Scientific understanding of PSTD points to new treatment and prevention strategies
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FutureNeuro and GreenLight Medicines team up to develop cannabis-based treatments for epilepsies
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NASA's new planet hunter snaps initial test image, swings by Moon toward final orbit
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Researchers are creating a spot colder than the vacuum of space inside the International Space Station
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Investigation seeks to create self-assembling materials
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Satellite study finds major shifts in global freshwater
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A Quiet Place: the science behind how filmmakers made aliens hear using distractions and deviant sounds
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A space ant fires its lasers
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Tiny satellite's first global map of ice clouds
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Review of common construction practice finds environmental contamination, need for improved oversight and monitoring
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