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Thanks to a unique "ballistic study" that combines data from ESO's Very Large Telescope and NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have now solved a long-standing mystery of the Milky Wayâ€™s particle accelerators.
Scientists have developed a three-dimensional model of a virus that causes SARS, which they believe will assist future efforts to battle the disease.
Often experiments are needed to make scientific progress, but sometimes the answers lie in data already collected, requiring new analysis tools to unlock the secrets. This applies to infectious disease transmission, main topic of a recent workshop organised by the European Science Foundation (ESF), which called for development of new mathematical and statistical tools capable of probing deeper into existing databases relating to human contact and pathogens. "One of the most exciting...
Researchers from the United States and the Netherlands report that several formations on Mars indicate incidents of rapid release of water from the planetâ€™s interior.
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