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A Machine-Learning Assist to Predicting Hurricane Intensity

NASA research could help to improve forecasts of whether a hurricane will suddenly intensify, which could give people in its path more time to...
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Producing a NASA-Designed COVID-19 Ventilator

Brazilian Partnership to Begin Producing NASA-Designed COVID-19 Ventilator The Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency has approved the commercial manufacture of VITAL, a breathing device designed specifically...
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A rush is on to mine the deep seabed

A rush is on to mine the deep seabed, with effects on ocean life that aren't well understood Elizabeth M. De Santo, Franklin & Marshall...
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Turning bricks into batteries

Clever chemistry turns ordinary bricks into electricity storage devices Julio M. D'Arcy, Washington University in St Louis The Research Brief is a short take about interesting...
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NASA heading back to Mars

NASA's big move to search for life on Mars – and to bring rocks home Briony Horgan, Purdue University and Melissa Rice, Western Washington University This...
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Understanding a leading vaccines progress

An infectious disease expert explains the results from Moderna's latest vaccine trials Sanjay Mishra, Vanderbilt University Biotech company Moderna, one of many organizations developing a vaccine...
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Studying the affects of microgravity on human cell growth.

Why are scientists trying to manufacture organs in space? Alysson R. Muotri, University of California San Diego Gravity can be a real downer when you are...
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Touching asteroid Ryugu

Touching the asteroid Ryugu revealed secrets of its surface and changing orbit Paul K. Byrne, North Carolina State University On Feb. 21, 2019, we shot an...

Microalgae – the next super food?

More protein and good for the planet: 9 reasons we should be eating microalgae Martina Doblin, University of Technology Sydney; Donna Sutherland, University of Technology...
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Compost programs turn garbage into ‘black gold’

City compost programs turn garbage into 'black gold' that boosts food security and social justice Kristen DeAngelis, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Gwynne Mhuireach, University of...

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