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Pulling together the early solar system

New study finds that a strong magnetic field whipped the early solar system into shape. Infant planetary systems are usually nothing more than swirling disks of gas and dust. Over […]

Shape of things to come in platelet mimicry

Shape of things to come in platelet mimicry

Artificial platelet mimics developed by a research team from Case Western Reserve University and University of California, Santa Barbara, are able to halt bleeding in mouse models 65 percent faster […]

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Hubble Sees ‘Ghost Light’ From Dead Galaxies

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has picked up the faint, ghostly glow of stars ejected from ancient galaxies that were gravitationally ripped apart several billion years ago. The mayhem happened 4 […]