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UC Irvine astronomers’ simulations support dark matter theory
University of California, Irvine

Computer simulations by astronomers support the idea that dark matter – matter that no one has yet directly detected but which many physicists think must be there to explain several aspects of the observable universe – exists, according to the researchers, who include those at the University of California, Irvine.

Newswise: Greater Good Charities And GreaterGood.com Join Forces With WCS to Protect Argentina Land, Home to Vulnerable Species
Released: 29-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Greater Good Charities And GreaterGood.com Join Forces With WCS to Protect Argentina Land, Home to Vulnerable Species
Wildlife Conservation Society

Today, Greater Good Charities and GreaterGood.com announce they have awarded a grant to WCS in a dedicated two-part effort to protect more than 150,000 acres by donating it to the province of Mendoza in Argentina. This land, located in the Natural Protected Area La Payunia, is inhabited by endemic, endangered, and threatened species.

Newswise:Video Embedded better-plants-program-leads-to-carbon-reduction-cost-savings-for-us-manufacturing
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Released: 29-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Better Plants program leads to carbon reduction, cost savings for US manufacturing
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Helping hundreds of manufacturing industries across the United States increase energy efficiency requires a balance of teaching and training, blended with scientific guidance and technical expertise. It’s a formula for success that researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been providing to the Department of Energy’s Better Plants program for more than a decade.

Newswise:Video Embedded scientists-harness-the-wind-as-a-tool-to-move-objects
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Released: 29-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Scientists harness the wind as a tool to move objects
Aalto University

Researchers have developed a technique to move objects around with a jet of wind. The new approach makes it possible to manipulate objects at a distance and could be integrated into robots to give machines ethereal fingers.

Newswise: WCS Library and Archives Unveils Digitized Historic Film Collection
Released: 29-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
WCS Library and Archives Unveils Digitized Historic Film Collection
Wildlife Conservation Society

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Library and Archives, based at the Bronx Zoo, is proud to announce the completion of its Shelby White and Leon Levy Film Initiative.

Newswise: How artificial intelligence can transform U.S. energy infrastructure
Released: 29-Apr-2024 2:15 PM EDT
How artificial intelligence can transform U.S. energy infrastructure
Argonne National Laboratory

A groundbreaking report from the DOE’s national laboratories provides an ambitious framework for using artificial intelligence to accelerate U.S. clean energy deployment in the face of climate change.

Newswise: Three Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Faculty Members Honored by AAAS
Released: 29-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Three Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Faculty Members Honored by AAAS
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Boleslaw Szymanski, Ph.D., and Chunyu Wang, M.D. Ph.D., have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement Science (AAAS). Steven Cramer, Ph.D., who was elected AAAS Fellow in 2017, was elected Council Member of the Section on Engineering.

Newswise: Researchers reveal how protein modifications power T cells
Released: 29-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Researchers reveal how protein modifications power T cells
La Jolla Institute for Immunology

This method is a major leap forward for scientists investigating how proteins do their jobs in the immune system. “This method basically creates an entire new kind of world of experiments that people can do..."

Newswise: Desde Chile descubren causas de la diversidad estelar en estrellas binarias
25-Apr-2024 12:00 PM EDT
Desde Chile descubren causas de la diversidad estelar en estrellas binarias
NSF's NOIRLab

Utilizando el telescopio de Gemini Sur, ubicado en la Región de Coquimbo en Chile, un equipo de astrónomos confirmó por primera vez que las diferencias observadas en las estrellas binarias se deben a las diferencias químicas en la nube de material estelar de la cual se formaron. Los resultados ayudan a explicar por qué las estrellas que nacieron de la misma nube molecular pueden tener una composición química distinta y sistemas planetarios tan diferentes, además de plantear nuevos retos a los modelos actuales de formación estelar y planetaria.

Newswise: Gemini South Reveals Origin of Unexpected Differences in Giant Binary Stars
25-Apr-2024 12:00 PM EDT
Gemini South Reveals Origin of Unexpected Differences in Giant Binary Stars
NSF's NOIRLab

Using the Gemini South telescope a team of astronomers have confirmed for the first time that differences in binary stars’ composition can originate from chemical variations in the cloud of stellar material from which they formed.

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Released: 29-Apr-2024 11:00 AM EDT
Berkeley Lab Scientists Invent Novel Microdevice Array for Energy Efficient Optical Computing
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed a breakthrough technology that could greatly develop the field of optical computing and devices utilizing all- optical control.

Newswise: How can forests be reforested in a climate-friendly way?
26-Apr-2024 1:00 AM EDT
How can forests be reforested in a climate-friendly way?
University of Vienna

Europe's forests have already been severely affected by climate change. Thousands of hectares of trees have already died due to drought and bark beetles. Scientists from the University of Vienna and the Technical University of Munich have now investigated which trees can be used for reforestation.

Newswise: Electric vehicle drivers can estimate their personalized fuel savings with new Argonne tool
Released: 29-Apr-2024 10:10 AM EDT
Electric vehicle drivers can estimate their personalized fuel savings with new Argonne tool
Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne National Laboratory's new tool lets drivers estimate personalized fuel savings for electric vehicles, based on local factors.

Newswise: Pioneering plant science research paves the way for deeper understanding of how the plant immune system functions
Released: 29-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Pioneering plant science research paves the way for deeper understanding of how the plant immune system functions
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Researchers in the laboratory of Tessa Burch-Smith, PhD at the Danforth Plant Science Center and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are conducting pioneering work to discover how plants transmit information, important molecules and viruses between cells.

Newswise: UWF student team places second at National Robotics Challenge
Released: 29-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
UWF student team places second at National Robotics Challenge
University of West Florida

Congratulations to the UWF Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering student team who recently placed second in the Sumo Robot category of the National Robotics Challenge.

   
Newswise: New insights into tree canopy light absorption and its climate implications
Released: 29-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
New insights into tree canopy light absorption and its climate implications
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Recent research has successfully quantified the directional characteristics of the clumping index (CI) in various vegetation canopies using the large-scale remote sensing data and image simulation framework (LESS) model. This study enhances our understanding of radiative transfer processes and could significantly improve ecological modeling and climate predictions.

Newswise: Innovative Approach: KITECH Suggests Microplastic-Free Transparent Mask
Released: 29-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Innovative Approach: KITECH Suggests Microplastic-Free Transparent Mask
National Research Council of Science and Technology

The Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH) has introduced a new solution in the form of : a transparent mask, addressing concerns surrounding microplastic pollution and harmful solvents of conventional fibrous masks.

   
Newswise:Video Embedded details-of-hurricane-ian-s-aftermath-captured-with-new-remote-sensing-method
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Released: 29-Apr-2024 8:30 AM EDT
Details of Hurricane Ian’s Aftermath Captured with New Remote Sensing Method
Florida Atlantic University

Using aerial imagery data and LiDAR, a study remotely identified the hardest-hit areas of Southwest Florida’s Estero Island in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. Researchers estimated the extent of structural damage and compared pre- and post-storm beach structural changes.

Released: 29-Apr-2024 8:05 AM EDT
The Real Facts about Regener-Eyes®: A Commitment to Safety and Compliance
Regener-Eyes

Regener-Eyes® LLC, a leading name in the ophthalmic industry, is registered, regulated, inspected and in full compliance with all FDA regulations. Regener-Eyes® is dedicated to safety, quality, and compliance.

   
Newswise: Satellite maps boost mangrove conservation in china
Released: 29-Apr-2024 8:05 AM EDT
Satellite maps boost mangrove conservation in china
Chinese Academy of Sciences

In a recent study, researchers utilized time-series imagery from Sentinel-2 satellites to map the distribution of the mangrove species Kandelia obovata across China. This study represents a significant advancement in mangrove management and conservation, aligning with sustainable development goals.

Newswise:Video Embedded orion-s-erupting-star-system-reveals-its-secrets
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24-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Orion’s Erupting Star System Reveals Its Secrets
National Radio Astronomy Observatory

An unusual group of stars in the Orion constellation have revealed their secrets. FU Orionis, a double star system, first caught astronomers’ attention in 1936 when the central star suddenly became 1,000 times brighter than usual.

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Newswise:Video Embedded researchers-develop-a-new-way-to-instruct-dance-in-virtual-reality
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Released: 29-Apr-2024 6:05 AM EDT
Researchers develop a new way to instruct dance in Virtual Reality
Aalto University

Virtual reality dance made easier with crowd wave technique. Open source code can be downloaded for Quest 2 and 3

   
Newswise: Webb Captures Top of Iconic Horsehead Nebula in Unprecedented Detail
Released: 29-Apr-2024 5:05 AM EDT
Webb Captures Top of Iconic Horsehead Nebula in Unprecedented Detail
Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

The Horsehead Nebula is prancing across the cosmic stage in new infrared views from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Extreme close-ups of the horse’s “mane” from Webb’s Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam) and Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) showcase a dynamic region that transitions from a mostly neutral, warm area of gas and dust within the nebula (represented in blue) to surrounding hot, ionized gas (red).

Newswise: T. rex not as smart as previously claimed, scientists find
26-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT
T. rex not as smart as previously claimed, scientists find
University of Bristol

Dinosaurs were as smart as reptiles but not as intelligent as monkeys, as former research suggests.

Newswise: Probing the effects of interplanetary space on asteroid Ryugu
25-Apr-2024 8:05 PM EDT
Probing the effects of interplanetary space on asteroid Ryugu
Hokkaido University

Samples reveal evidence of changes experienced by the surface of asteroid Ryugu, some probably due to micrometeoroid bombardment.

Newswise: Scientists have mathematically simulated an epileptic seizure for the first time
Released: 27-Apr-2024 3:05 AM EDT
Scientists have mathematically simulated an epileptic seizure for the first time
Scientific Project Lomonosov

Scientists at Immanuel Kant BFU have developed a mathematical model that describes human brain condition in epilepsy. The system reproduced changes in brain activity during a seizure, as well as taking into account multiple interactions among neurons and other brain cells.

   
Newswise: Scientists are shaking up lithium extraction with a different kind of chemistry
Released: 26-Apr-2024 5:05 PM EDT
Scientists are shaking up lithium extraction with a different kind of chemistry
Ames National Laboratory

Scientists at the Critical Materials Innovation (CMI) Hub, led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames National Laboratory, have developed a new process, mechanochemical extraction of lithium at low temperatures, or MELLT, to increase and diversify the supply of lithium in the United States.

Newswise: ORNL's Curran named Fellow of SAE, ASME
Released: 26-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
ORNL's Curran named Fellow of SAE, ASME
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Scott Curran, group leader for Fuel Science and Engine Technologies Research at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named a Fellow of SAE International and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, or ASME.

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Newswise: Computer Scientists Unveil Novel Attacks on Cybersecurity
Released: 26-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Computer Scientists Unveil Novel Attacks on Cybersecurity
University of California San Diego

Researchers have found two novel types of attacks that target the conditional branch predictor found in high-end Intel processors, which could be exploited to compromise billions of processors currently in use.  The multi-university and industry research team led by computer scientists at University of California San Diego will present their work at the 2024 ACM ASPLOS Conference that begins tomorrow.

Newswise: New circuit boards can be repeatedly recycled
Released: 26-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
New circuit boards can be repeatedly recycled
University of Washington

A team led by researchers at the University of Washington developed a new PCB that performs on par with traditional materials and can be recycled repeatedly with negligible material loss. Researchers used a solvent that transforms a type of vitrimer — a cutting-edge class of polymer — into a jelly-like substance without damage, allowing solid components to be plucked out for reuse or recycling.

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Released: 26-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Roivios Secures FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for JuxtaFlow® RAD, Showcases Pioneering Data at Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting
Roivios, ltd

NASSAU, Bahamas, April 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Roivios, a pioneering clinical-stage medical device company dedicated to transforming kidney health, is thrilled to announce it has been awarded the prestigious Breakthrough Device Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its cutting-edge JuxtaFlow® Renal Assist Device (RAD). This landmark recognition, fueled by the encouraging outcomes of the BIPASS-AKI feasibility study, coincides with the unveiling of pioneering research at the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) Annual Meeting. It marks a significant leap forward in safeguarding kidney function for patients undergoing cardiac surgeries, addressing a key challenge in cardiothoracic surgery and critical care.

   
Released: 26-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Imaging technique shows new details of peptide structures
Washington University in St. Louis

In a paper published in ACS Nano, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis outline how they used a chemical probe to light up interlocking peptides. Their technique will help scientists differentiate synthetic peptides from toxic types found in Alzheimer’s disease.

Newswise: DOE Under Secretary for Science and Innovation Visits Jefferson Lab
Released: 26-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
DOE Under Secretary for Science and Innovation Visits Jefferson Lab
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

On April 1Jefferson National Accelerator Facility welcomed Under Secretary for Science and Innovation Geraldine (Geri) Richmond for a tour of the lab and briefing on its research mission, innovation and STEM programs.

Released: 26-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Barcodes expand range of high-resolution sensor
Washington University in St. Louis

A technique developed by Washington University researchers vastly expands the range of optical sensors used in measuring chemical signatures and molecules.

Newswise: UWF students earn award from NASA at Human Exploration Rover Challenge
Released: 26-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
UWF students earn award from NASA at Human Exploration Rover Challenge
University of West Florida

Congratulations to UWF Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering students who received the Ingenuity Award at the 30th NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge.

Newswise: Eco-friendly nanobiolubricants set to transform industrial grinding practices
Released: 26-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Eco-friendly nanobiolubricants set to transform industrial grinding practices
Chinese Academy of Sciences

A review recently published underscores substantial advancements in employing nanobiolubricants within grinding operations, presenting a sustainable and efficient methodology that perfectly combines environmental awareness with enhanced industrial performance. This approach promises to set new standards in manufacturing processes by optimizing resource efficiency and minimizing ecological impact.

Newswise: More Than 2 Million Gazelle Still Roam the Mongolian Steppe
Released: 26-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
More Than 2 Million Gazelle Still Roam the Mongolian Steppe
Wildlife Conservation Society

A new publication in FirstView in Oryx sheds light on the status of Mongolian gazelle populations across Mongolia, Russia, and China, revealing both successes and challenges in the conservation efforts of this iconic species

Released: 26-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Study details a common bacterial defense against viral infection
Ohio State University

In a new study, researchers report on the molecular assembly of one of the most common anti-phage systems – from the family of proteins called Gabija – that is estimated to be used by at least 8.5%, and up to 18%, of all bacteria species on Earth.

   
Newswise: ETRI Develops An Automated Benchmark for Language-based Task Planners
Released: 26-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
ETRI Develops An Automated Benchmark for Language-based Task Planners
National Research Council of Science and Technology

ETRI research team has developed a technology that automatically evaluates the performance of task plans generated by Large Language Models (LLMs), which paves the way for fast and objective assessment of task planning AIs.

Newswise: New Sodium-ion battery tech boosts green energy storage affordability
Released: 26-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
New Sodium-ion battery tech boosts green energy storage affordability
Chinese Academy of Sciences

In significant advances for energy-storage technologies, researchers have developed high--ionic-conductivity solid-state electrolytes for sodium-ion batteries that dramatically enhances at room temperature. This breakthrough not only paves the way for more efficient and affordable energy storage solutions but also strengthens the viability of sodium-ion batteries as a sustainable alternative to traditional lithium-ion systems.

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Newswise: Divining peak groundwater
Released: 26-Apr-2024 8:05 AM EDT
Divining peak groundwater
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

New research predicts peak groundwater extraction for key basins around the globe by the year 2050. The map indicates groundwater storage trends for Earth’s 37 largest aquifers using data from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory GRACE satellite.

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Newswise: Automated machine learning robot unlocks new potential for genetics research
Released: 26-Apr-2024 7:00 AM EDT
Automated machine learning robot unlocks new potential for genetics research
University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering

University of Minnesota Twin Cities researchers have constructed a robot that uses machine learning to fully automate a complicated microinjection process used in genetic research.

Newswise: Researchers advance detection of gravitational waves to study collisions of neutron stars and black holes
Released: 26-Apr-2024 7:00 AM EDT
Researchers advance detection of gravitational waves to study collisions of neutron stars and black holes
University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering

Researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities College of Science and Engineering co-led a new study by an international team that will improve the detection of gravitational waves—ripples in space and time.

Newswise: Recovering phosphorus from sewage sludge ash
Released: 26-Apr-2024 2:00 AM EDT
Recovering phosphorus from sewage sludge ash
Hokkaido University

Chemical and heat treatment of sewage sludge can recover phosphorus in a process that could help address the problem of diminishing supplies of phosphorus ores.

Newswise: Genetic hope in fight against devastating wheat disease
Released: 25-Apr-2024 9:05 PM EDT
Genetic hope in fight against devastating wheat disease
University of Adelaide

Fungal disease Fusarium head blight (FHB) is on the rise due to increasingly humid conditions induced by climate change during the wheat growing season, but a fundamental discovery by University of Adelaide researchers could help reduce its economic harm.



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