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Found 68 articles for March 2017.
 
"Super-deep" diamonds may hold new information about Earth's interior
2-March-2017

Researchers in Japan believe that it is possible for natural diamonds to form at the base of the Earth's mantle.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Making new plant hormones that alter shape ~ Generation of synthetic bifunctional peptides by amino acid swapping ~
9-March-2017

A group of plant biologists and theoretical chemists at ITbM, Nagoya University, has rearranged the amino acid sequence of plant hormones to generate a synthetic peptide hormone that can alter plant shape.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University Category: Science
 
First Public Data Released by the Hyper Suprime-Cam Subaru Strategic Program
5-March-2017

The first massive data set of a “cosmic census” has been released using the largest digital camera on the Subaru Telescope. With its beautiful images now available for the public at large, figuring out the fate of the Universe has come one step closer.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) Category: Science
 
Improving connections for spatial analysis
5-March-2017

A statistical model that accounts for common dependencies in spatial data yields more realistic results for studies of temperature, wind and pollution levels.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
A simple nose for noxious gases
5-March-2017

Tunable porous MOF materials interface with electrodes to sound the alarm at the first sniff of hydrogen sulfide.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
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