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Global warming eclipses nuclear war as top concern: Nobel laureate  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
The threat of climate change has overtaken the prospect of nuclear war as the most pressing concern facing humanity, a former Colombian president and Nobel peace laureate warned... more
Common bug repellent may chemically 'cloak' humans from malaria-carrying mosquitos  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Since its invention during the Second World War for soldiers stationed in countries where malaria transmission rates were high, researchers have worked to pinpoint precisely how DEET actually... more
Deet gives humans an 'invisibilty cloak' to fend off mosquito bites  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Since its invention during the Second World War for soldiers stationed in countries where malaria transmission rates were high, researchers have worked to pinpoint precisely how... more
Radioactive chlorine from nuclear bomb tests still present in Antarctica  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Antarctica's ice sheets are still releasing radioactive chlorine from marine nuclear weapons tests in the 1950s, a new study finds. This suggests regions in Antarctica store and vent... more
US, critics split on whether tech made nuke shipments safer  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The plutonium core for the first atomic weapon detonated in 1945 was taken from Los Alamos National Laboratory to a test site in the New Mexico desert in... more
Does technology make moving nukes safe? Depends whom you ask  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The plutonium core for the first atomic weapon detonated in 1945 was taken from Los Alamos National Laboratory to a test site in the New Mexico desert in... more
Unlocking the biochemical treasure chest within microbes  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Secondary metabolites—the compounds produced by microbes to mediate internal and external messaging, self-defense, and chemical warfare—are the basis for hundreds of invaluable agricultural, industrial, and medical products. And given the increasing pace of discovery... more
An India-Pakistan nuclear war could kill millions, threaten global starvation  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A nuclear war between India and Pakistan could, over the span of less than a week, kill 50-125 million people -- more than the death toll during all... more
North American seismic networks can contribute to nuclear security  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The International Monitoring System is the top global seismic network for monitoring nuclear weapon tests around the world. To expand the system's detection capabilities, however, international monitors should seek out... more
An India-Pakistan nuclear war could kill millions, threaten global starvation  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A nuclear war between India and Pakistan could, over the span of less than a week, kill 50-125 million people—more than the death toll during all six years... more
Using nanomachines to help fight the war on diabetes  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists have used advanced biological and chemical engineering to create a simpler, cleaner, and more cost-effective process for manufacturing the anti-diabetic drug D-fagomine. more
Why You Shouldn't Worry About China’s New 'Hypersonic' Nuclear Death Machine  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
China already had the power to kill you with nukes. This doesn't change anything, but it could fan the flames of an arms race. more
How to dismantle a nuclear bomb  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
MIT team successfully tests a new method for verification of weapons reduction. more
How to dismantle a nuclear bomb  MIT · 3 weeks
MIT team successfully tests a new method for verification of weapons reduction. more
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