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Scientists unveiled new quasiparticle in the room temperature

Excitons monitor the optical properties of semiconductors. Excitons are significant because they transport energy (with no net charge) across materials, and in this manner, they assume a pivotal job in various optoelectronic devices. The ability to control the excitonic properties of semiconductors is key to broadening the range and diversity of applications. Specifically, when the…

Love the stars? Astronomers have a unique suggestion for Valentine’s Day

The Globe at Night campaign encourages couples to go out under the stars on the night of this Valentine’s Day and love the stars! Credit: NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory/AURA/P. Marenfeld Few sights are more romantic than a star-filled sky, but there are fewer and fewer places on Earth where we can still enjoy…

Ancient Antarctic Ice Melt Increased Sea Levels By Over 3 Meters, And It Could Happen Again

Mass melting of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet was a major cause of high sea levels during a period known as the Last Interglacial (129,000-116,000 years ago), an international team of scientists led by UNSW’s Chris Turney has found. The research was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).   The extreme ice loss…

Microbiome can predict a person’s chronological age -Medical.net

Our microbiomes - the complex communities of microbes that live in, on and around us - are influenced by our diets, habits, environments and genes, and are known to change with age. In turn, the makeup of our microbiomes, particularly in the gut, is well-recognized for its influence on our health. For example, gut microbiome…

New research shows how the malaria parasite grows and multiplies

Condensin in asexual cell multiplication. Credit: The University of Nottingham Scientists have made a major breakthrough in understanding how the parasite that causes malaria is able to multiply at such an alarming rate, which could be a vital clue in discovering how it has evolved, and how it can be stopped. For the first time,…

SpaceX brings on NASA’s former top spaceflight official as it prepares to launch first astronauts

William "Bill" Gerstenmaier in his former role as NASA Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations.NASA/Bill IngallsSpaceX is only a couple of months away from its first attempt at launching astronauts and the company has brought in one of the foremost experts in human spaceflight to help it do so successfully.William Gerstenmaier, the former leader…

Adapting to climate change: We’re doing it wrong

Credit: CC0 Public Domain When it comes to adapting to the effects of climate change, scientists and policymakers are thinking too small, according to a new research review. The authors argue that society should focus less on how individuals respond to such climate issues as flooding and wildfires and instead figure out what it takes…

Atom or noise? New method helps cryo-EM researchers tell the difference

Atomic map profiles in cryo-EM two maps of apoferritin. Credit: Nature Methods (2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41592-020-0731-1 Cryogenic electron microscopy, or cryo-EM, has reached the point where researchers could in principle image individual atoms in a 3-D reconstruction of a molecule—but just because they could see those details doesn't always mean they do. Now, researchers at the…

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GOP sees no reason to investigate Stone sentencing

(CNN)Congressional Republicans downplayed the involvement of President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr in the sentencing of Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone, saying they see no reason for the investigations that Democrats are demanding. …
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Moderate Democrats Fear Bernie Sanders Could Cost Them the House

Every time we have won the White House, gained seats in the House and the Senate and the state capitals, we have run based on a model that has proved itself in presidential years, and off presidential years, he said. The question is: Do you want to take that …

Trump has sparked ‘crisis in the rule of law’ over Stone case, Schumer says

Donald Trump has triggered a crisis in the rule of law in America and would turn the country into a banana republic if left unchallenged, senior Democrats warned on Wednesday as they demanded an investigation into political interference at the justice departm…

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Oscars 2020: Cynthia Erivo ‘bittersweet’ as only black actor nominee

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cynthia Erivo: "There are people who also deserve to be a part of this" Harriet star Cynthia Erivo says it feels "bittersweet" to be the only person of colour to be nominated for an Oscar in this year's acting categories.Erivo is up for a best actress Academy Award for…

’90 Day Fiancé’: Angela Says ‘Voodoo’ Is Responsible For Her Bad Luck With Michael

53-year-old Angela Deem of Hazlehurst, Georgia, and 31-year-old Michael Ilesanmi of Lagos, Nigeria, have struggled on Season 7 of TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé to find a way to be together. The couple has been together for several years after meeting online, but their road to commitment and love has been rocky.  Most recently, on the…
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