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Mars' thin atmosphere may have led to its cold, dry conditions

The results are important because they shed light on how habitable Mars was billions of years ago, and how long any surface water persisted.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Science Daily

For cells, internal stress leads to unique shapes

A cell's unique shape results from an internal tug-of-war: the cell needs to maintain structural integrity while also dynamically responding to the pushes and pulls of mechanical stress, researchers have discovered.


Hispanic Business

Depp, Pfister Are Tech Philosophers

Actors and directors work together for all kinds of reasons: similar senses of humor, long-standing friendships, money.


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The Times

Louisiana Tech welcomes Cal Tech researcher for lecture on infrared astronomy

RUSTON - Luisa Rebull, associate research scientist with the Spitzer Science Center at the California Institute of Technology will visit Louisiana Tech University, April 28 to discuss her work in infrared astronomy as part of the Wallace Herbert Memorial Astronomy Lecture Series.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Louisiana Tech University

Control Engineering

How electrodes charge and discharge: new findings from MIT

The electrochemical reactions inside the porous electrodes of batteries and fuel cells have been described by theorists, but never measured directly.


Related Topix: Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Washington Times

Calif. biologist awarded $500K NY medical prize

A California scientist whose discoveries related to cell biology have led to new treatments for blood cancer has been selected to receive one of the richest prizes in medical and scientific research.


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Mon Apr 14, 2014

BBC News

Asia pollution drives Pacific storms

Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is having far-reaching impacts on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, a study suggests.


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Mars' warm and wet days may have been fleeting

Johannesburg, April 14 : Researchers have suggested that Mars may have been warm and wet once but the time would not have lasted for long.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

Neighborhoods & Metro South Plus Just Folks: Academic honors for...

Adam Jermyn , a junior studying physics at the California Institute of Technology, has been selected by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation as a 2014 Goldwater Scholar in Mathematics, Science and Engineering.


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Overclockers Club

Plasmons Shown to have Important Quantum Property

Some day we want to see quantum computers running advanced algorithms no modern computer is capable of.


Wed Apr 09, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers from California Institute of Technology Report Findings in Electrolytes

Editor at Biotech Week -- Research findings on Electrolytes are discussed in a new report.


Tue Apr 08, 2014

Cavalier Daily

U.Va. tops list of best colleges based on annual return on investment

The University recently ranked number one on a list of the best dollar-for-dollar investments in higher education.


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Mon Apr 07, 2014


Scientists find missing piece of air particle equation hiding in the walls

Laboratory chamber walls have been stealing vapors, causing researchers to underestimate the formation of secondary organic aerosol in the atmosphere.


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How Stuff Works

Rover Curiosity Discovers 'Australia' on Mars

Image captured by Curiosity's Navcam camera on Sol 593 of the mission. The flat-topped rock resembles Australia.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Pasadena, CA

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Curiosity's View From Arrival Point at 'The Kimberley' Waypoint

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has reached its next study area and is now scoping out rocks that it will take an up-close look at over the next few weeks.


Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, Science / Technology

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Discovers Possible Ocean on One of Saturn's Moons

When NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew over the frozen ice cap of Enceladus, one of Saturn's 60 moons, and encountered water vapor issuing from its south pole, scientists began suspecting the existence of an ocean, according to an article in Science magazine.


Clarksville Online

NASA's Mars Curiosity rover stops to survey next Observations area

On Wednesday, NASA's Curiosity Mars rover drove the last 98 feet feet needed to arrive at a site planned since early 2013 as a destination for studying rock clues about ancient environments that may have been favorable for life.


Related Topix: NASA, Pasadena, CA, Opinion

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Clarksville Online

NASA's Cassini spacecraft data reveals Saturn's moon Enceladus has underground Ocean

Evidence that Saturn's moon Enceladus harbors a large underground ocean has been uncovered by NASA's Cassini spacecraft and Deep Space Network, furthering scientific interest in the moon as a potential home to extraterrestrial microbes.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Pasadena, CA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Voice of America

Water Found On a Saturn Moon

Scientists' hunch that there is liquid water on one of Saturn's moons proved to be right.


Science Blog

NASA's OCO-2 Brings Sharp New Focus on Global Carbon

Simply by breathing, humans have played a small part in the planet-wide balancing act called the carbon cycle throughout our existence.


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