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NASA prepares to launch Parker Solar Probe, a mission to touch the Sun

“We’ve been studying the Sun for decades, and now we’re finally going to go where the action is,” said Young.

Mobile phone radiation may affect memory performance in adolescents, study finds

Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile phone use. These are the findings of a study involving nearly 700 adolescents in Switzerland.

Researchers are one step closer to developing eye drops to treat age-related macular degeneration

Scientists at the University of Birmingham are one step closer to developing an eye drop that could revolutionise treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

First fossilized snake embryo ever discovered rewrites history of ancient snakes

The first-ever discovery of an ancient snake embryo, preserved in 105-million-year-old amber, provides important new information on the evolution of modern snakes, according to a new study led by University of Alberta paleontologists.

X-ray data may be first evidence of a star devouring a planet

New data may explain star’s mysterious dimming.

Study finds climate determines shapes of river basins

Results may help identify ancient climates on Earth or other planets.