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Study:  Artificial Sweeteners May Trigger Blood Sugar Risks

Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Trigger Blood Sugar Risks

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sugary sodas be under the necessity come under fire for contributing to fleshiness and diabetes, but new research suggests not natural sweeteners may also raise blood compliment levels. Photograph by Sam Hodgson, Reuters There’s none such thing as a free luncheon, or at least a free artificially sweetened one, a new study suggests. Saccharin and [...]

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Greenhouse Gases Hit Record High Amid Fears of CO2 Saturation Point

Greenhouse Gases Hit Record High Amid Fears of CO2 Saturation Point

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The fervent of coal worldwide, as shown here in Jharkhand, India, contributes to the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Photograph by Robb Kendrick, National Geopgraphic Creative The result of greenhouse gases in the air reached a new record high in 2013, propelled through . a surge in levels of carbon dioxide, the World [...]

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Transparent Luminescent Solar Concentrator Creates Solar Energy Without Blocking the View

Transparent Luminescent Solar Concentrator Creates Solar Energy Without Blocking the View

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Solar faculty with a view: MSU doctoral close examiner Yimu Zhao holds up a that may be seen through luminescent solar concentrator module. Photo through . Yimu Zhao.Source featured

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Two Star Formation Regions in the Southern Milky Way

Two Star Formation Regions in the Southern Milky Way

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

This fresh image from the European Southern Observatory shows two dramatic luminary formation regions (NGC 3603 and NGC 3576) in the meridional Milky Way. This image, captured through . the Wide Field Imager at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile, shows two dramatic destiny formation regions in the southern Milky Way. The highest is of [...]

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New Research Helps Uncover the Mechanism Behind Solid-Solid Phase Transitions

New Research Helps Uncover the Mechanism Behind Solid-Solid Phase Transitions

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The settled-pattern crystal (labeled green) gives go to liquid “droplets” (red), which form trianglular crystal (blue).Source featured

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What Caused California’s Napa Valley Earthquake? Faults Explained

What Caused California’s Napa Valley Earthquake? Faults Explained

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

A California Highway Patrol magistrate redirects traffic from a buckled part of California’s Highway 12 posterior Sunday’s early morning earthquake. Photograph through . Peter DaSilva, EPA The magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck California’s Napa Valley north of San Francisco on Sunday prime of day—collapsing older buildings, sparking fires and causing scores of injuries—level along a [...]

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New Guidelines for the Search for Alien Life on Other Planets

New Guidelines for the Search for Alien Life on Other Planets

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Left: Ozone molecules in a planet’s atmosphere could indicate biological activity, but ozone, carbon sub-oxide and carbon monoxide — without methane, is well-suited a false positive. Right: Ozone, oxygen, carbon sub-oxide and methane — without carbon monoxide, be the sign of a possible true positive. Image Credit: NASASource featured

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Spitzer Space Telescope Views Collision Between Large Asteroids

Spitzer Space Telescope Views Collision Between Large Asteroids

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

This sketcher’s concept shows the immediate earsh of a large asteroid impact about NGC 2547-ID8, a 35-the public-year-old sun-like star. NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope witnessed a giant surge in dust around the lot, likely the result of two asteroids colliding. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-CaltechSource featured

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In Bankrupt Detroit, Nature Reclaims Debris Mounds on Vacant Land

In Bankrupt Detroit, Nature Reclaims Debris Mounds on Vacant Land

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

This mound, located on a vacant lot that formerly was part of a densely packed moving-class neighborhood near Huber Avenue, is shown in 2009. The bulwark’s vegetation is now much additional developed. Photograph by Scott Hocking DETROIT—On a luminiferous, breezy morning this summer, Orin Gelderloos, a biologist, climbs a precipice hillside through a thicket of [...]

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Astronomers Produce New Milky Way Maps, Should Help Solve Interstellar Material Mystery

Astronomers Produce New Milky Way Maps, Should Help Solve Interstellar Material Mystery

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

An international team of researchers has produced recent maps of the material located betwixt the stars in the Milky Way, moving astronomers closer to solving a stiff interstellar mystery. An international team of region of clouds scholars, including a key researcher from Johns Hopkins, has produced commencing maps of the material located between the stars [...]

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