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NASA observations reshape basic plasma w Washington, Mar 31 (IBNS): When NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale — or MMS — mission was launched, the scientists knew it would answer questions fundamental to the nature of our universe — and MMS hasn’t disappointed. 31-Mar-2017
Canada: NASA-style Stopwatch measures pu Toronto, Mar 31 (IBNS): Engineers from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, for the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) had built a timer to measure pulse of laser light. 31-Mar-2017
NuSTAR probes puzzling galaxy merger Washington, Mar 28 (IBNS): A supermassive black hole inside a tiny galaxy is challenging scientists' ideas about what happens when two galaxies become one. 28-Mar-2017
The social costs of smell loss in older Washington, Mar 23 (IBNS): A new study of older U.S. adults conducted by researchers from the Monell Center and collaborating institutions reports that a woman’s social life is associated with how well her olfactory system functions. 23-Mar-2017
Mixing alcohol with energy drinks increa Toronto, Mar 23 (IBNS): People who mix highly caffeinated energy drinks with their alcoholic beverages may be at increased risk for injury—both intentional (fights, violence and attempted suicide) and unintentional (falling, tripping and motor vehicle accidents)—according to a new study by the University of Victoria’s Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC) published in the March issue of Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 23-Mar-2017
Mixing alcohol with energy drinks increa Toronto, Mar 23 (IBNS): People who mix highly caffeinated energy drinks with their alcoholic beverages may be at increased risk for injury—both intentional (fights, violence and attempted suicide) and unintentional (falling, tripping and motor vehicle accidents)—according to a new study by the University of Victoria’s Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC) published in the March issue of Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 23-Mar-2017
Arctic sea ice maximum at record low for Washington, Mar 23 (IBNS): Arctic sea ice was at a record low maximum extent for the third straight year, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and NASA. 23-Mar-2017
Ice in Ceres' shadowed craters linked to Washington, Mar 23 (IBNS): Dwarf planet Ceres may be hundreds of millions of miles from Jupiter, and even farther from Saturn, but the tremendous influence of gravity from these gas giants has an appreciable effect on Ceres' orientation. 23-Mar-2017
New class of androgens play key role in Birmingham, Mar 13 (IBNS): Scientists led by the University of Birmingham have discovered that a new class of male sex hormones known as androgens plays a key role in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). 13-Mar-2017
NASA's Kepler provides another peek at u Washington, Mar 8 (IBNS): On Feb. 22, astronomers announced that the ultra-cool dwarf star, TRAPPIST-1, hosts a total of seven Earth-size planets that are likely rocky, a discovery made by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope in combination with ground-based telescopes. 08-Mar-2017
Deadly raccoon roundworm can infect huma Athens, May 8 (IBNS): A deadly raccoon parasite that can cause severe neurological problems in infected hosts has been popping up in the South, and seven new cases of human infection in the U.S. have been documented in the last two years alone. 08-Mar-2017
NASA wants to create coolest spot in Uni Washington, Mar 7 (IBNS): This summer, an ice chest-sized box will fly to the International Space Station, where it will create the coolest spot in the universe. 07-Mar-2017
Flashy first images arrive from NOAA’s Washington, Mar 7 (IBNS): Detecting and predicting lightning just got a lot easier. The first images from a new instrument onboard NOAA’s GOES-16 satellite are giving NOAA National Weather Service forecasters richer information about lightning that will help them alert the public to dangerous weather. 07-Mar-2017
Probing seven worlds with NASA's James W Washington, Mar 4 (IBNS): With the discovery of seven earth-sized planets around the TRAPPIST-1 star 40 light years away, astronomers are looking to the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope to help us find out if any of these planets could possibly support life. 04-Mar-2017
Mind-controlled toys and electronic nose London, Mar 3 (IBNS): Members of the local community will have the chance to get their hands on the toys of the future and cutting-edge technology - at the University of Warwick’s Engineering Day this month. 03-Mar-2017
Desk jobs are bad for your heart and you London, Mar 3 (IBNS) A new study shows further evidence for the view that spending too much time sitting down is bad for our health and our waistline. 03-Mar-2017
Three rockets launched within hours expl Washington, Mar 3 (IBNS): Three NASA rockets carrying instruments into active auroras over Alaska to aid scientists studying the northern lights and the interactions of the solar wind with Earth’s upper atmosphere and ionosphere were launched within a nearly two-hour period Mar 2, 2017. 03-Mar-2017
NASA study improves forecasts of summer Washington, Mar 3 (IBNS): The Arctic has been losing sea ice over the past several decades as Earth warms. 03-Mar-2017
Do we look like our names? new research Jerusalem, Mar 1 (IBNS): Study suggests that people “live up to their name” with their facial appearance 01-Mar-2017
NASA study hints at possible change in w Washington, Mar 1 (IBNS): A trip past the sun may have selectively altered the production of one form of water in a comet – an effect not seen by astronomers before, a new NASA study suggests. 01-Mar-2017
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