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Developing a digital twin

In the not too distant future, we can expect to see our skies filled with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) delivering packages, maybe even people, from location…

15 years of GRACE: Satellite mission flies thrice its planned time

“Revolutionary” is a word you hear often when people talk about the GRACE mission. Since the twin satellites of the NASA/German Gravity Recovery and Climate…

NASA's Operation IceBridge completes twin polar campaigns

NASA's Operation IceBridge, an airborne survey of polar ice, recently finalized two overlapping campaigns at both of Earth's poles. Down south, the mission…

New optimal screening threshold for gestational diabetes in twin pregnancies

A common complication, gestational diabetes affects approximately 6-7% of pregnant women. Currently, screening is done in two steps to help identify patients…

Analyzing Sun-Like Stars That Eat Earth-Like Planets

Trey Mack, a graduate student in astronomy at Vanderbilt University, has developed a model that estimates the effect that such a diet has on a star’s chemical…

Finding the switch: Researchers create roadmap for gene expression

Pinpointing the genetic causes of common diseases is not easy, as multiple genes may be involved with a disease. Moreover, disease-causing variants in DNA…

Olive leaf extract can help tackle high blood pressure and cholesterol

These findings came from a ‘Twins’ trial, in which different treatments were given to identical twins. By doing this, researchers could increase the power of…