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December 28, 2013
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Scientists solve a decades-old mystery in the Earth’s upper atmosphere

New research published in the journal Nature resolves decades of scientific controversy over the origin of the extremely energetic particles known as ultra-relativistic electrons in the Earth’s near-space environment and is likely to influence our understanding of planetary magnetospheres throughout … Continue reading

May 5, 2013
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‘Tis the Season — for Plasma Changes at Saturn

Researchers working with data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have discovered one way the bubble of charged particles around Saturn — known as the magnetosphere — changes with the planet’s seasons. The finding provides an important clue for solving a riddle … Continue reading

July 11, 2012
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The Old Primates’ Club: Even Male Monkeys Ride Their Fathers’ Coattails to Success

If you’re a male born to a father who’s a strong and enduring community leader, you’re far more likely than your less fortunate peers to become a leader yourself, due to the wide range of social advantages accruing from your … Continue reading

February 19, 2012
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Clam Fields Found at Deep, Low-Temperature Mariana Vents

Scientists have marveled at the unusual life forms thriving at high temperature hydrothermal vents of the deep ocean. Now the discovery of clam communities near lower temperature vents in the Mariana Trench is providing information about both the biogeography of … Continue reading

November 9, 2011
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Abused Students Can Return To School and Thrive With Educator Help, MU Researcher Finds

*Study of math and reading scores indicate daily focus can bring success* COLUMBIA, Mo. – A new study from the University of Missouri shows that children who are abused can return to school and do well academically if teachers can … Continue reading

July 7, 2011
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Cassini Captures Images and Sounds of Saturn Storm

PASADENA, Calif. — Scientists analyzing data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft now have the first-ever, up-close details of a Saturn storm that is eight times the surface area of Earth. On Dec. 5, 2010, Cassini first detected the storm that has … Continue reading