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Binge drinking may quickly lead to liver damage

(University of California - San Francisco) Alcohol consumed during just seven weeks of intermittent binge drinking harms the liver in ways that more moderate daily drinking does not, according to researchers at UC San Francisco.

Snap, digest, respire

(University of Freiburg) Scientists show how the Venus flytrap uses its prey's nitrogen compounds to extract energy.

Discovered one of the brightest distant galaxies so far known

(Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC)) researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and the University of La Laguna (ULL) has discovered one of the brightest 'non-active' galaxies in the early universe.

The Large Hadron Collider -- the greatest adventure in town

(World Scientific) World Scientific's latest book, The Large Hadron Collider homes in on the ATLAs Experiment to illustrate how and why this process happens, why it has an importance well beyond traditional spin-off and how it adds new meaning to the cost of this research and to the value of international collaboration.

Important Current Affairs 23rd January 2017 with PDF

Here is an update containing all the important current affairs for 23rd January 2017. You can download the Important Current Affairs 23rd January 2017 with pdf capsule too. National Girl Child Day The National Girl Child Day will beShow More Summary

Limited window to change commuting habits

Over 128 million daily commuters in the U.S. and 75% report they drive alone. From improving traffic flow to air quality, convincing people to choose a possibly "greener" mode of transportation presents many challenges. Psychology researcher...Show More Summary

New mouse model helps in search for better COPD and CF treatments

(Kumamoto University) Researchers from Kumamoto University, Japan have succeeded in producing a mouse model that faithfully reproduces the pathologies of two intractable lung diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cystic fibrosis (CF). Show More Summary

Electrocatalysis can advance green transition

The world population is growing, as is energy demand, and we have long been able to see the consequences of climate change caused by the world's consumption of fossil resources. The IEA reports that global demand for energy was around 18 terawatts (TW) in 2013. Show More Summary

VTT develops raw materials for meatballs and falafel from mealworms and crickets

(VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland) VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed food ingredients from mealworms and crickets which, due to their promising structure and flavour, have the potential to be used in the manufacture of foods such as meatballs and falafel.

Editing wars at London Bridge Street

As of the time of writing, you only get one hit if you ask Google to show you all the pages on the web containing the word sequence in order legally to minimise. That lone hit leads you to an anonymous leader in The Times (there is a paywall) in which this sentence occurs: Companies […]

More on Digital and Paper Picking the President

I spent a little time this weekend doing some finishing touches on the paper version of the most recent book from The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota: Picking the President: Understanding the Electoral College edited by Eric Burin. With any luck, the paper version of the book should be out by the… Read More ?

Curiosity Finds an(other) Alien Visitor on Mars

The Curiosity rover has been on Mars since Aug. 6, 2102. In the more than four years it’s been there, it’s seen wonders beyond our Earthly reckoning: evidence of ancient flowing water, evidence of ancient standing water, methane in the...Show More Summary

Image: Frost build-up near Mars north pole

This animated gif shows the build up of frosts in a 73 x 41 km section of the north polar ice cap of Mars between November and December 2004.

Democracy weakens when workers have less power

From Viktor Orban to Nigel Farage and Donald Trump, populist leaders around the world have redefined democratic politics. Some observers have asked whether the result will be the demise of democratic institutions. History can help us understand some of the factors that drive political change. In a recent article, I argue that politicians opt for […]

SSC CHSL Analysis 23rd January 2017 – Tier I (All Slots)

SSC CHSL 2017 exam began on 7th January. The Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) exam took place across the country in two shifts until the 9th January. After that, the SSC CHSL exam 2017 is taking place unitl 8th February 2017 in 3 shifts. Show More Summary

Important Current Affairs Quiz 21st January 2017

Here is a quiz for upcoming Banking, Insurance and Government exams. This quiz contains expected questions which match the exam pattern of Govt Job Exams and other Banking Exams. So make sure you attempt Important Current Affairs Quiz 21st January 2017 to check your preparation level. Show More Summary

Camera able to capture imagery of an optical Mach cone

(—A team of researchers at Washington University in St. Louis has built a camera apparatus capable of capturing moving imagery of an optical Mach cone. In their paper published in the journal Science Advances, the team describes their image capturing system and other possible applications of the technology.

reserach Associate (Postdoc) in marine biogeochemistry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA

Deadline for applications: 15 February 2017! Position summary The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Research Associate (Post Doc) (RAPD) position. Show More Summary

Air Force missile reconnaissance satellite SBIRS GEO 3 launched

A vital missile reconnaissance satellite for the U.S. Force soared to space atop an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral at dinnertime Friday night, Jan. 20, 2017.

Gender Gaps and the Stalled Gender Revolution

Gender gaps are everywhere.  When we use the term, most people immediately think of gender wage gaps.  But, because we perceive gender as a kind of omni-salient feature of identity, gender gaps are measured everywhere.  Gender gaps refer to discrepancies between men and women in status, opportunities, attitudes, demonstrated abilities, and more. A great deal […]

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