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May 4, 2013
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Monitoring concrete

UD professors study microbes as potential biomarkers for damaged concrete Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world. However, many concrete roadways and bridges crack due to internal chemical reactions, temperature fluctuations or external chemical and physical … Continue reading

December 30, 2012
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JILA Physicists Achieve Elusive ‘Evaporative Cooling’ of Molecules

Achieving a goal considered nearly impossible, JILA physicists have chilled a gas of molecules to very low temperatures by adapting the familiar process by which a hot cup of coffee cools. JILA is a joint institute of the University of … Continue reading

December 7, 2012
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Search for Life Suggests Solar Systems More Habitable than Ours

SAN FRANCISCO — Scattered around the Milky Way are stars that resemble our own sun—but a new study is finding that any planets orbiting those stars may very well be hotter and more dynamic than Earth. That’s because the interiors … Continue reading

April 27, 2012
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Blood Samples Show Deadly Frog Fungus at Work in the Wild

Pathogen leads to dehydration, other ill effects The fungal infection that killed a record number of amphibians worldwide leads to deadly dehydration in frogs in the wild, according to results of a new study. High levels of an aquatic, chytrid … Continue reading

July 18, 2011
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Where the Earth’s Heat Comes From

*Berkeley Lab scientists join their KamLAND colleagues to measure the radioactive sources of Earth’s heat flow* What spreads the sea floors and moves the continents? What melts iron in the outer core and enables the Earth’s magnetic field? Heat. Geologists … Continue reading

December 8, 2010
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Fireworks Produce High Levels of Toxic Particles

Fireworks can be spectacular. However, the gas and smoke produced by the colorful explosions carry extremely high levels of toxic particles, according to a study by Audrey Smargiassi, a professor at the Université de Montreal Department of Environmental and Occupational … Continue reading

July 4, 2010
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Walnuts: Its Amazing Health Benefits

Health benefits of walnuts have been known since time immemorial. Hippocrates and Avicenna mentioned them in the treatment of various diseases. In addition, the ancients thought that they stimulate mental activity. Anna Protsenko, a nutritionist, told MedPulse.ru.   “Walnuts contain … Continue reading