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How do Plants Make Oxygen? Ask Cyanobacteria

Oxyphotobacteria in microbial mats in Yellowstone. Credit: Fischer Laboratory/Caltech Click for a full size image   How do Plants Make Oxygen? Ask Cyanobacteria Researchers reveal the family tree of the group of microorganisms responsible for “inventing” the oxygen-producing photosynthesis that ...

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Stretching the boundaries of neural implants

Researchers have developed a rubber-like fiber, shown here, that can flex and stretch while simultaneously delivering both optical impulses, for optoelectronic stimulation, and electrical connections, for stimulation and monitoring. Image: Chi (Alice) Lu and Seongjun Park Click for a full ...

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Inventing Tools for Detecting Life Elsewhere

Artist’s rendering of the future Thirty Meter Telescope. Credit: Caltech/IPAC-TMT Click for a full size image   Inventing Tools for Detecting Life Elsewhere Caltech astronomers develop new strategy for future telescopes Recently, astronomers announced the discovery that a star called ...

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Nanobeacon lights up colon tumors

  Nanobeacon lights up colon tumors by Bill Snyder The advent of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening, notably colonoscopy, has reduced deaths from this common and deadly malignancy by 30 percent. Unfortunately, colonoscopy misses about 24 percent of small and flat ...

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Spicy Asian Vegetable Soup

  Spicy Asian Vegetable Soup This spicy Asian soup is a real explosion of flavors – roasted garlic and onions, to cloves, cinnamon and chili. Ingredients: For spicy vegetable broth: 1 head of garlic; 2 red onions; Vegetable oil; 1 ...

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سروده ای از صوفی عشقری : ‫‫‫‫بی اتاقم زير اين نيلی رواق‬‬

‫‫‫‫‫ ‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫‫ ‫بی اتاقم زير اين نيلی رواق‬ ‫نی چپن دارم نه برزو نی تياق‬ ‫جان من از خود ستايی در گذر‬ ‫خجلت آرد آخر اين لاف و پتاق‬ ‫زندگانی جهان هرسر غم است‬ ‫جفت و طاق و جفت وطاق ...

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Prolific Mars Orbiter Completes 50,000 Orbits

The Context Camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been taking images of Mars since 2006. This animation shows, at one frame per month, how these observations have accumulated to cover more than 99 percent of Mars. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS ...

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