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Children in households with firearms have higher lead levels

Child lead levels in the U.S. tied to firearm exposure (2012-2018).

Soap-inspired electrolyte for designing longer-lasting batteries

The secret to longer-lasting batteries might be in how soap works, a new study says.

Choosing heart-healthy foods with mindfulness

Improving interoception and DASH diet compliance with mindfulness.

Venus had plate tectonics like Earth billions of years ago

A finding that opens the door for the possibility of early life on the planet and insights into its history.

Elephants have diverse diets, just like humans

Individual elephants' diets revealed by DNA metabarcoding.

A new explanation for the two-faced Moon

Differences between the Moon’s two sides linked to colossal ancient impact.

Generating truly random numbers using tiny magnetic swirls

A technique that can potentially generate millions of random digits per second by harnessing the behavior of skyrmions.

A new study could help understand strange metal

Understanding these so-called “strange metals” could provide fundamental insights into the quantum world.

A new strategy to detect anyons

Understanding whether the strange behavior of anyons can be harnessed for topological quantum computing.

Fastest Orbiting Asteroid Discovered

The fastest Orbiting Asteroid Discovered at NOIRLab’s CTIO is About a kilometer across, space rock 2021 PH27 is the Sun’s nearest neighbor.

Martian subsurface might be a good place to look for present-day microbial life

Mars has the right ingredients for present-day microbial life beneath its surface.

New ultra-sensitive magnetometer to detect magnetic fields

Almost everything around us produces a magnetic field—from our electronic gadgets to our pulsating hearts—and we can utilize those fields to pick up data...

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