ASTRO WATCH A groundbreaking new optical device, developed at NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) to correct images of the Sun distorted by multiple layers of atmospheric turbulence, is providing scientists with the most precisely detailed, real-time pictures to date of solar activity occurring across vast stretches of the star’s surface.The observatory’s 1.6-meter New Solar Telescope can now produce simultaneous images, for example, of massive explosions such as solar flares and coronal mass ejections 6 months
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WATCH: How to keep your skin safe in the summer sun
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Tailored semiconductors for high-harmonic optoelectronics
Science Magazine The advent of high-harmonic generation in gases 30 years ago set the foundation for attosecond science and facilitated ultrafast spectroscopy in atoms, molecules, and solids. We explore high-harmonic generation in the solid state by means of nanostructured and... 1 day
Different approaches offer patients improved quality of life after ACL reconstruction
SCIENCE DAILY The most common surgical techniques used to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) offer patients improved quality of life five years after injury, according to... 8 hours
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PHYS.ORG Amazon's new ready-to-eat meal package is the perfect recipe for someone who doesn't have enough time to shop and cook, yet has a healthy appetite and a need for balanced... 6 hours
Existing drugs could offer new way to treat severe inflammatory skin conditions
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Unbalanced wind farm planning exacerbates fluctuations
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Researchers test 3-D-printed water quality sensor
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In mice, acting male depends on estrogen receptors
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Study predicts heart cells' response to dwindling oxygen
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Combining genomics with farmers' traditional knowledge to improve wheat production
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Researchers discover how wildfires create their own weather
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New Horizons’ next target caught making a star blink
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Combining genomics with farmers' traditional knowledge to improve wheat production
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First laboratory generation of astrophysical shock waves created
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What's next? Senate GOP scrambles after health care flop
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The Latest: McConnell says health care repeal vote next week
ABC NEWS Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has every expectation that Republicans will be able to begin debate on a health care bill next week 2 days
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