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Early Earth May Have Absorbed Mercury-like Object

Posted by External 2 days ago General — A key ingredient of the early Earth may have been a chunk of rock much like Mercury, scientists say. This finding could help explain how Earth's magnetic field has lasted for billions of years, researchers added. Read More
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Acting Out Dreams Is Often Early Sign of Parkinson's Disease

Posted by External 4 days ago General — A rare sleep disorder that makes people act out their dreams may be an early warning of a deadly neurological illness, a new review of previous research suggests. Read More
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Earthquake! Your Smartphone Could Give an Early Warning

Posted by External 7 days ago General — Scientists have shown that jiggling GPS-equipped phones could someday deliver early warnings of earthquakes. Read More
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Early warning system to detect algal blooms being launched by EPA

Posted by External 9 days ago General — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that it is developing an early warning indicator system using historical and current satellite data to detect algal blooms. EPA researchers will develop a mobile app to inform water quality managers of changes in water quality using satellite data on cyanobacteria algal blooms from three partnering agencies-- NASA, NOAA, and the U.S. Read More
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Shortest Total Lunar Eclipse of the Century Visible Early Saturday

Posted by External 14 days ago General — Don't forget to look skyward in the early hours of the morning tomorrow (April 4), to catch a glimpse of the shortest total lunar eclipse of the century, and the third of a four-eclipse "tetrad" visible from the United States. Read More
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'Smart Bandage' Can Dectect Bed Sores Early | Video

Posted by External 15 days ago General — Engineers at the University of California-Berkely are developing sensors to detect signs of tissue damage before they fully develop. They also hope to develop a pen-sized version of the 'bandage' for nurses to use for spot checking patients. Read More
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Angelina Jolie Pitt's Surgery: What Are the Risks of Early Menopause?

Posted by External 23 days ago General — Angelina Jolie Pitt's surgery to remove her ovaries has the side effect of putting her into early menopause, a condition which itself comes with some health risks, experts say. Read More
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Iron rain fell on early Earth, new Z machine data supports

Posted by External 27 days ago General — Physical tests reveal that, at pressures rivaling those when worlds collide, iron vaporizes at far lower pressures than assumed by theoreticians, explaining why the element is distributed in Earth's mantle rather than collected at its core. Read More
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