Researchers use satellite imaging to map groundwater use in California’s central valley

New work from UC San Diego could be revolutionary for managing groundwater use in agricultural regions around the world, as groundwater monitoring and management have been notoriously difficult to carry out due to lack of ....

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Police use of excessive force influences core beliefs of civilians, study shows

Credit: Wikimedia Commons With the city of Louisville still reeling from a grand jury's recent findings about Breonna Taylor's shooting, the ongoing debate about the limits of excessive force continues to divide the nation. But ....

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Tunable free-electron X-ray radiation from van der Waals materials

X-ray emission by free electrons impinging on a van der Waals material. Credit: Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Technion researchers have developed accurate radiation sources that are expected to lead to breakthroughs in medical ....

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A brutal war and rivers poisoned with every rainfall: How one mine destroyed an island

Locals living downstream of the abandoned mine pan for gold in mine waste. Credit: Matthew Allen, Author provided This week, 156 people from the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, in Papua New Guinea, petitioned the Australian ....

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How to prevent disruptions in food supply chains after COVID-19

The smallest of snowballs can cascade into a devastating avalanche when it comes to food supply chains. Credit: Piqsels Almost all businesses involved in the food supply chain have experienced effects ranging from a mild ....

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Mud-slurping chinless ancestors had all the moves

Life restoration of Cephalaspis, a typical osteostracan, swimming over the substrate. Credit: Hugo Salais (Metazoa Studio) A team of researchers, led by the University of Bristol, has revealed our most ancient ancestors were ecologically diverse, ....

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Hubble watches exploding star fade into oblivion

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured the quick, fading celebrity status of a supernova, the self-detonation of a star. The Hubble snapshots have been assembled into a telling movie of the titanic stellar blast ....

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Carbon-carbon covalent bonds far more flexible than presumed

The molecules synthesized and analysed by the research group. In green and blue is the flexible C-C single bond (Takuya Shimajiri, Takanori Suzuki, Yusuke Ishigaki, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, September 30, 2020). Credit: Takuya Shimajiri, ....

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