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Somebody is going to have to break the news to Darth Vader. His Death Star's planet destroying potential is going to be way behind schedule. Research scheduled to be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Physical Review Letters shows that lasers are already close to reaching their maximum ...
Calgary researchers have created a microchip that "communicates" with brain cells, a discovery that could help patients with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.
A team at the University of Calgary, led by Naweed Syed, figured out how to refine a so-called neurochip to communicate with animal brain cells.
"We have never been able to record the subtle activity from brain cells that we have now because this is actually the last frontier," Syed explained on Tuesday. ...
Scientists have found Arctic rocks that may preserve the earliest remnants of Earth.
Over billions of years, much of the material that made up the early Earth was modified by processes such as melting and mixing.
But the Arctic rocks seem to contain chemical signatures that date from just after the Earth's violent origin.
If confirmed, the discovery challenges established theories about the formation of our planet.
The solar fireworks at the weekend were recorded by several satellites, including Nasa’s new Solar Dynamics Observatory which watched its shock wave rippling outwards.
Astronomers from all over the world witnessed the huge flare above a giant sunspot the size of the Earth, which they linked to an even larger eruption across the surface of Sun.
The explosion, called a coronal mass ejection, was aimed ...
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The crew of the International Space Station have been forced to reduce power after half the cooling system suddenly shut down over the weekend.
Nasa officials insisted the three Americans and three Russians aboard were not in danger.
Urgent spacewalk repairs are being discussed for this week.
Without thermal controls, temperatures on the ISS's Sun-facing side can soar to 121C (250F), ...
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