Physicists develop ideal testing conditions of solar cells for space applications

Journal Reference: Ahmad R. Kirmani, Brandon K. Durant, Jonathan Grandidier, Nancy M. Haegel, Michael D. Kelzenberg, Yao M. Lao, Michael D. McGehee, Lyndsey McMillon-Brown, David P. Ostrowski, Timothy J. Peshek, Bibhudutta Rout, Ian R. Sellers, Mark Steger, Don Walker, David M. Wilt, Kaitlyn T. VanSant, Joseph M. Luther. Countdown to perovskite space launch: Guidelines to … Read more

Exercise holds even more heart health benefits for people with stress-related conditions

The research findings add to mounting evidence that exercise improves cardiovascular health by helping to activate parts of the brain that counteract stress. Overall, the study found that people who achieved the recommended amount of physical activity per week were 17% less likely to suffer a major adverse cardiovascular event than those who exercised less. … Read more

Le Royaume-Uni assouplit légèrement les conditions d’accueil des réfugiés ukrainiens

Le Royaume Uni assouplit legerement les conditions daccueil des refugies ukrainiens

Des manifestants pro-Ukraine à Londres, le 6 mars 2022. HENRY NICHOLLS / REUTERS Le Royaume-Uni reste le seul pays européen à demander un visa aux Ukrainiens fuyant la guerre : lundi 14 mars au matin, seuls 4 000 d’entre eux avaient réussi à décrocher ce sésame, à l’issue de plusieurs jours d’attente et de fastidieuses démarches administratives. Cependant, face … Read more

‘Healthspan’ increasing even for people with common chronic conditions

Journal Reference: Holly Q. Bennett, Andrew Kingston, Ilianna Lourida, Louise Robinson, Lynne Corner, Carol Brayne, Fiona E. Matthews, Carol Jagger. A comparison over 2 decades of disability-free life expectancy at age 65 years for those with long-term conditions in England: Analysis of the 2 longitudinal Cognitive Function and Ageing Studies. PLOS Medicine, 2022; 19 (3): … Read more

History of neurological or psychiatric conditions increases the likelihood of developing more

History of neurological or psychiatric conditions increases the likelihood of developing more – NovLink Home Mash I History of neurological or psychiatric conditions increases the likelihood of developing more We want to say thanks to the writer of this article for this amazing content History of neurological or psychiatric conditions increases the likelihood of developing … Read more

196 lasers help scientists recreate the conditions inside gigantic galaxy clusters

Journal Reference: Jena Meinecke, Petros Tzeferacos, James S. Ross, Archie F. A. Bott, Scott Feister, Hye-Sook Park, Anthony R. Bell, Roger Blandford, Richard L. Berger, Robert Bingham, Alexis Casner, Laura E. Chen, John Foster, Dustin H. Froula, Clement Goyon, Daniel Kalantar, Michel Koenig, Brandon Lahmann, Chikang Li, Yingchao Lu, Charlotte A. J. Palmer, Richard D. … Read more

New dental tool prototype can spot the acidic conditions that lead to cavities

Journal Reference: Manuja Sharma, Lauren K. Lee, Matthew D. Carson, David S. Park, Se W. An, Micah G. Bovenkamp, Jess J. Cayetano, Ian A Berude, Zheng Xu, Alireza Sadr, Shwetak N. Patel, Eric J. Seibel. O-pH: Optical pH Monitor to Measure Oral Biofilm Acidity and Assist in Enamel Health Monitoring. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, … Read more

A new tool for 3-D measurement of the aorta may identify fatal heart conditions earlier

Journal References: Zhangxing Bian, Jiayang Zhong, Jeffrey Dominic, Gary E. Christensen, Charles R. Hatt, Nicholas S. Burris. Validation of a robust method for quantification of three‐dimensional growth of the thoracic aorta using deformable image registration. Medical Physics, 2022; DOI: 10.1002/mp.15496 Nicholas S. Burris, Zhangxing Bian, Jeffrey Dominic, Jianyang Zhong, Ignas B. Houben, Theodorus M. J. … Read more

Researchers recreate deep-Earth conditions to see how iron copes with extreme stress

Journal Reference: Sébastien Merkel, Sovanndara Hok, Cynthia Bolme, Dylan Rittman, Kyle James Ramos, Benjamin Morrow, Hae Ja Lee, Bob Nagler, Eric Galtier, Eduardo Granados, Akel Hashim, Wendy L Mao, Arianna E Gleason. Femtosecond Visualization of hcp-Iron Strength and Plasticity under Shock Compression. Physical Review Letters, 2021; 127 (20) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.127.205501 Earth’s planetary core is thankfully … Read more

Study reveals more hostile conditions on Earth as life evolved

Journal Reference: G. J. Cooke, D. R. Marsh, C. Walsh, B. Black, J.-F. Lamarque. A revised lower estimate of ozone columns during Earth’s oxygenated history. Royal Society Open Science, 2022; 9 (1) DOI: 10.1098/rsos.211165 Using a state-of-the-art climate model, researchers now believe the level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation reaching the Earth’s surface could have been … Read more