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Scientists find mysterious galaxies that don't have any dark matter

True to its name, dark matter has long been one of the universe’s biggest mysteries. It is, after all, invisible, emitting no light whatsoever. And yet, we know it exists by the gravitational strings it pulls. Stars, literally, dance to…

Climate Change Is Accelerating: ‘Things Are Getting Worse’ – The New York Times

More devastating fires in California. Persistent drought in the Southwest. Record flooding in Europe and Africa. A heat wave, of all things, in Greenland. Climate change and its effects are accelerating, with climate related disasters piling up, season after season….

Achernar is the End of the River

Achernar is the 9th brightest star and flattest star known. It’s famous as the southernmost bright star in the constellation Eridanus the River. Here’s why much of Earth never sees it … and how you can.

How to control global warming – Putman Media

A recent column dealt with the control of global warming and Pat Dixon, P.E, PMP, southwest region engineering manager (pdixon@global-business.net) brought up this logical question: „Why not just control the temperature by throttling the rate of CO2 emission?” To control…

NASA gets an eyeful of Typhoon Fengshen

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA’s Terra satellite captured an image of Typhoon Fengshen after its eye opened as Fengshen had strengthened from a tropical storm to a typhoon and developed an eye.

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Researchers unravel protective properties of telomere t-loops

Loops at the ends of telomeres play a vital protective role preventing damage to chromosomes, according to new research. The study showed how the winding and unwinding of ‘t-loops’ at the end of telomeres prevents chromosomes from being recognized as DNA damage. The study also uncovered how this process is regulated.

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Researchers unravel protective properties of telomere t-loops

Loops at the ends of telomeres play a vital protective role preventing damage to chromosomes, according to new research. The study showed how the winding and unwinding of ‘t-loops’ at the end of telomeres prevents chromosomes from being recognized as DNA damage. The study also uncovered how this process is regulated.

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By targeting flu-enabling protein, antibody may protect against wide-ranging strains

A team of researchers has found an antibody that protects mice against a wide range of potentially lethal influenza viruses, advancing efforts to design of a universal vaccine that could either treat or protect people against all strains of the virus.