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New Genus and Species of Silesaur Unearthed in Brazil

Paleontologists from the Federal University of Santa Maria have discovered a new genus and species of silesaur, naming it Amanasaurus nesbitti. This ancient creature lived in what is now Brazil during the Carnian age of the Late Triassic epoch, approximately ..

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Deformable Mirrors in Space Telescopes: Enabling Precise Exoplanet Imaging

Deformable mirrors (DM) are emerging as critical components in space telescopes, offering the capability to achieve wavefront control and correct optical aberrations. NASA highlights the potential of deformable mirrors in enabling the direct imaging of exoplanets by addressing imperfections and ..

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Space Travel May Pose Risk of Erectile Dysfunction, Rat Study Suggests

Experiments in rats suggest that extended periods in space, characterized by microgravity and exposure to cosmic radiation, could increase the risk of erectile dysfunction in male astronauts. The study, conducted at Florida State University, simulated microgravity using a hindlimb unloading ..

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James Webb Space Telescope Uncovers “Teenage” Galaxies in Cosmic Adolescence

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), operational since last year, has revealed groundbreaking insights into galaxies that could be considered the cosmic “teenagers.” Unlike the early galaxies observed, these entities, formed about 2-3 billion years post-Big Bang, show unique characteristics ..

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Bacterial Memory Unveiled: E. Coli’s Remarkable Recall Abilities

In groundbreaking research, scientists from the University of Texas and the University of Delaware have unveiled a surprising memory system in Escherichia coli (E. coli), a single-celled organism with no apparent brain or nervous system. This newfound ability allows E. ..

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Plants’ Secret Conversations: Eavesdropping on Nature’s Defense Mechanism

If you’ve ever savored the scent of fresh-cut grass, you might have unintentionally witnessed a clandestine conversation among plants. The fragrance is attributed to green leaf volatiles (GLVs), a group of compounds released by plants when injured. While humans find ..

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