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04-23-2024
How the ‘hellish’ planet Venus can help us find alien life
Despite its extreme conditions, featuring surface temperatures that can melt lead, volcanoes that spew lava, and thick clouds of sulfuric acid, Venus provides invaluable insights into the search for life on other planets, according to a new study from UC Riverside. “We often assume that Earth is the model of habitability, but if you consider this planet in isolation, we don’t know where the boundaries and limitations are,” said lead author Stephen Kane, a professor of planetary astrophysics at UCR. “Venus gives us that.” Venus as a...
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04-23-2024
Influenza is considered the biggest pandemic threat
Influenza is viewed by infectious disease specialists as the pathogen...
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04-23-2024
Understanding how students learn is key to helping them succeed
Understanding how students learn is becoming crucial, particularly as school...
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04-23-2024
Bella moths use toxins to deter predators and attract mates
Pyrrolizidine alkaloids, complex and toxic compounds produced by various plant...
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04-23-2024
COVID-19 pandemic led to ‘modest’ developmental delays in children
While causing significant disruptions across various aspects of life, the...
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04-23-2024
Methane "burps" discovered on Mars could be signs of life
Mars may be a cold, desolate place, but it's a...
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04-23-2024
April's full "Pink Moon" tonight signifies the reemergence of life 
Since the 1930s, the Old Farmers' Almanac has been publishing...
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04-22-2024
Warming climate turns tundra from carbon sink to source
The tundra, a critical carbon sink, is undergoing significant changes...
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04-22-2024
Reprogramming the immune system to attack cancer cells
Cancer is a pervasive, complex disease responsible for weak immune...
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04-22-2024
Public perception of ‘old age’ has shifted to later in life
In a new study, researchers have explored how modern adults...
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04-22-2024
Cannabinol (CBN) seems to prevent cognitive decline and brain disorders
Did you know that a compound found in the cannabis...
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04-22-2024
Massive galactic explosion provides clues about galaxy evolution
Astronomers have recently created a high-resolution map showcasing a colossal...
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04-22-2024
Millions of Americans have lost years of time to poor mental health
Have you ever felt like your mental health has kept...
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