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Curing the incurable: teaching an old drug new tricks to fight ovarian cancer – The Guardian

The winning essay in the Max Perutz science writing award 2020

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In May, PhD students who are funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) were invited to enter the Max Perutzscience writing award 2020 and to tell the general public why your research matters. From the many entries received, the 10 that made the shortlist covered diverse topics, including motor neurone disease, self-harm, babies experiences of pain, and bone loss resulting from space travel.
The essays were judged by the Observers Ian Tucker, the Science Museums Roger Highfield, Prof Fiona Wa…

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For the first time, astronomers see clouds of sulfur dioxide from… – AlKhaleej Today

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For the first time, astronomers have seen clear evidence of poisonous plumes of volcanic gas emerging from the volcanoes of Io. New radio images of the Jupiter moon have finally provided some answers to longstanding questions about its atmosphere.
Io is the most volcanic place in the solar system. More than 400 active volcanoes stain its surface, a manifestation of the internal stress of the moon, which is pulled in different directions not only by Jupiter but also by the planets other three Galilean…

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For The First Time, Astronomers See Plumes of Sulfur Dioxide From The Volcanoes of Io – ScienceAlert

For the first time, astronomers have seen clear evidence of plumes of toxic volcanic gas erupting forth from the volcanoes of Io.

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For the first time, astronomers have seen clear evidence of plumes of toxic volcanic gas erupting forth from the volcanoes of Io.
New radio images of the Jovian moon have finally provided some answers to long-standing questions about its atmosphere.
Io is the most volcanic place in the Solar System. More than 400 active volcanoes speckle its surface, the manifestation of the moon’s internal stress as it is gravitationally tugged in different directions not just by Jupiter but by the planet’s other…

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This white color could reduce the need for air conditioning by… – AlKhaleej Today

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23 October 2020 (Nanowerk News) What if paint could cool a building down enough that air conditioning is not needed? Purdue University engineers developed white paint that keeps surfaces up to 18 degrees Fahrenheit cooler than their surroundings? almost like a refrigerator, but without using any energy. According to the researchers, the color would replace the need for air conditioning by absorbing almost no solar energy and directing heat away from the building. Without the building heating up,…

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