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Green tea compound helps siRNA slip inside cells

14 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Drinking green tea has been linked to health benefits ranging from cardiovascular disease prevention to weight loss. Although many of these claims still need to be verified in...
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What does it mean to be cisgender?

30 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

As a term and concept, "transgender" is now firmly embedded in common parlance and popular consciousness. In Australia in the last few weeks alone there have been major news...
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Workshy bosses breed contempt and abuse in the workforce, research shows

30 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Workshy bosses can promote a contemptuous attitude amongst their staff-leading to anger, frustration and abuse in the workplace, new research has shown.
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Mercury studies reveal an intriguing target for BepiColombo

30 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

A month before the planned launch of the joint ESA-JAXA BepiColombo mission to Mercury, two new studies shed light on when the innermost planet formed and the puzzle of its...
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Perkin Medal winner reflects on her role in the science of keeping cool

32 minutes ago   |   Chemical & Engineering

Chemical engineer Barbara Minor talks about a career that advanced environmentally safer refrigerants
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Wave-particle interactions allow collision-free energy transfer in space plasma

36 minutes ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

The Earth's magnetosphere contains plasma, an ionized gas composed of positive ions and negative electrons. The motion of these charged plasma particles is controlled by...
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Coral skeletons act as archive of desert conditions from Little Ice Age

40 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

The Sahara and Arabian deserts did not cool as much as the rest of the Northern Hemisphere during the Little Ice Age, but in fact were drier 200 years ago than they are today...
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End-Permian extinction, which wiped out most of Earth's species, was instantaneous in geological time

40 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

The most severe mass extinction in Earth's history occurred with almost no early warning signs, according to a new study by scientists at MIT, China, and elsewhere.
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Jellyfish Robot to Monitor Delicate Ocean Creatures

Jellyfish Robot to Monitor Delicate Ocean Creatures

42 minutes ago   |   Geek

It takes one to know one. Or, in this case, it takes one to study one. A team of scientists from Florida Atlantic University and the U.S. Office of Naval Research are...
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Duo of Neighboring Magellanic Clouds May Have Been Trio

Duo of Neighboring Magellanic Clouds May Have Been Trio

42 minutes ago   |   Geek

Two of the closest galaxies to our Milky Way-the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds-may have once had a third companion. New research describes a tertiary galaxy probably...
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Fitbit's moving away from a simple step counter into health coaching as it...

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Sony is launching a PlayStation Classic console this December loaded with 20...

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Announced With 6GB Of RAM & Snapdragon 660

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‘FIFA 19' review

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FIFA 19 is still a great way to play virtual soccer, but the changes made in this year's game don't push the series forward, and The Journey's story mode stumbles in its final... Read more ...

Four Galaxy S10 Codenames Leak, 5G-Ready Variant Included

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In Short: New info has just surfaced, claiming that four Galaxy S10 models are in the works. This info comes from the Galaxy S9 Plus' Android Pie update, mentions of beyond0... Read more ...

Sega's Mega Drive Mini won't arrive until 2019

Sega's Mega Drive Mini won't arrive until 2019

The retro console craze kicked off by Nintendo's NES and SNES classic systems, with Sony's miniature PS1 inbound, has proven bountiful for nostalgic gamers keen to relive their... Read more ...

Horror Game Home Sweet Home Launches On PS4 And Xbox One Just In Time For...

Horror Game Home Sweet Home Launches On PS4 And Xbox One Just In Time For Halloween

Released on PC last year, Home Sweet Home is a horror game uniquely based on Thai lore and mythology that has been floating around YouTuber videos for the last year. Now the... Read more ...