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Venus

Jun 21, 2021

‘Pack Ice’ Tectonics Reveal Venus’ Geological Secrets

Venus' surface shows evidence of tectonic motion that could mean the planet is still geologically active. 

superfluorescence

Jun 21, 2021

Common Perovskite Superfluoresces at High Temperatures

A common perovskite's superfluorescent properties may make it useful for quantum computing. 

Nanodecoys bind with SARS-CoV-2 virus

Jun 17, 2021

‘Nanodecoy’ Therapy Binds and Neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 Virus

Nanodecoys can bind to SARS-CoV-2, helping clear the virus faster. 

solar farm

Jun 17, 2021

Combining Energy Storage And Solar Offers Unexpected Power Reliability Boost

This is encouraging news for renewable energy. 

Image of a racer in a virtual Zwift race

Jun 17, 2021

Health and Socializing: Why People Use Mixed-Reality Sports Platforms

The findings will inform what future versions of these technologies look like. 

a table covered in tasty foods

Jun 14, 2021

The Evolution of Good Taste

Does evolution explain why we love salty potato chips? 

illustration shows a double helix that is DNA from one angle and a computer chip from another angle

Jun 10, 2021

New Twist on DNA Data Storage Lets Users Preview Stored Files

Researchers have turned a longstanding challenge in DNA data storage into a useful tool. 

middle school boy sits by himself

Jun 7, 2021

Nobody’s Been Studying Socially Isolated Kids. That’s a Problem.

Isolated kids cause fewer problems, so get less attention than kids who act out. But they face different risks. 

a crowd of people stand looking at their smartphones

Jun 3, 2021

You’re More Likely To Fight Misinformation if You Think Others Are Being Duped

The study suggests negative emotions may also play a role in the U.S. 

wedding rings resting on top of a written document

Jun 2, 2021

Want To Talk About Prenups? Describe Them as Something Else

A recent study offers insights into how people can discuss this often taboo subject. 

Several examples of AI-generated images including identical backgrounds and the same figures, but in different poses.

Jun 1, 2021

Researchers Fine-Tune Control Over AI Image Generation

The new approach allows AI to move or alter elements in an image while keeping them identifiably the same. 

young woman in mask receives vaccine shot

May 27, 2021

How COVID-19 Will Affect North Carolina in the Months Ahead

New variants and changes in mask use may have a significant impact. 

young black man wearing a bookbag is smiling and confident

May 26, 2021

Can Racial Identity Protect Black Teens From Racism-Related Stress? It’s Complicated

94% of Black teens surveyed reported experiencing racism. 

view of a suburban street from the window of one of the homes

May 24, 2021

Helping Adults Navigate the Decision To Move Back in With Parents

A recent study offers insight into how adults can navigate the often awkward experience of moving back home. 

A B-2 Spirit (stealth) bomber is silhouetted against the clouds.

May 18, 2021

How a Tougher Skin Could Change the Shape of Stealth Aircraft

A new material promises to make stealth aircraft even stealthier.