Irvine, Calif., March 14, 2018 — Using data from NASA missions observing Earth, researchers at the University of California, Irvine have created new maps of the bed topography beneath a score of glaciers in southeast Greenland, thereby gaining a much better understanding of why some are undergoing rapid retreat and others are relatively stable. “The undersides
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Researchers at Griffith University working with Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) have unveiled a stunningly accurate technique for scientific measurements which uses a single atom as the sensor, with sensitivity down to 100 zeptoNewtons. Using highly miniaturised segmented-style Fresnel lenses – the same design used in lighthouses for more than a century
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Whenever I post something here at ImaGeo involving climate change, it’s a good bet that I’ll get a spectrum of critical responses in the comments section. These range from skepticism about the urgency of the problem to outright dismissal of humankind’s influence on climate through our emissions of greenhouse gases. A recent post here about thawing permafrost releasing
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Results of tomographic reconstruction. a Reconstructed three-dimensional (3D) optical density volumes at 708.2 (left) and 710.2 eV (right). The size of reconstructed voxels is 6.7 × 6.7 × 6.7 nm3. b Resolution estimation of the 3D volume at 708.2 eV in a by Fourier shell correlation (FSC, blue solid line with scatter) with 1/2-bit (red solid line) and 0.5 (magenta dashed-line) threshold criteria. c Representative cross-section of the tomogram at
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Neurology researchers investigating a rare but devastating neurological regression in infants have discovered the cause: gene mutations that severely disrupt crucial functions in mitochondria, the energy-producing structures within cells. The specific disease mechanism, in which mutations disrupt a critical mitochondrial enzyme, has not previously been implicated in a human disease. “We uncovered the cause of
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