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British Team Cancels Geoengineering Experiment

Jon Cartwright Science Insider A U.K. project that is examining the feasibility of geoengineering the Earth’s climate to reduce global warming will no longer involve an outdoor experiment that was scheduled to take place later this year. The Stratospheric Particle … Continue reading

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Variation in the internalization of differently sized nanoparticles induces different DNA-damaging effects on a macrophage cell line.

Zhang et al. PubMed Abstract Although researchers have expended considerable effort on studying the cytotoxicity of nanomaterials, it is possible that there has been insufficient attention paid to their genotoxic potential. Here, we describe a test model that we have … Continue reading

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New twist in antimatter mystery

Paul Rincon BBC News Physicists have taken a step forward in their efforts to understand why the Universe is dominated by matter, and not its shadowy opposite antimatter. A US experiment has confirmed previous findings that hinted at new phenomena … Continue reading

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Faster than light neutrinos – Q&A

Source: Guardian Tentative new evidence suggests Einstein’s rule that nothing can travel faster than the speed of light may be wrong. What are the implications for our understanding of the world? What has been discovered? A fundamental subatomic particle, the … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Atom Smasher May Have Detected ‘God Particle’

Source: Fox News A rumor is floating around the physics community that the world’s largest atom smasher may have detected a long-sought subatomic particle called the Higgs boson, also known as the “God particle.” The controversial rumor is based on … Continue reading

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