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Likely Crash Site of Mystery Space Junk Spotted on Moon’s Far Side

Likely Crash Site of Mystery Space Junk Spotted on Moon’s Far Side

The newly formed double crater, spotted on the far side of the Moon near Hertzsprung crater. Image: NASA/Goddard/Arizona State University Observations made by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter have allowed scientists to identify the spot where a mystery object—likely a discarded rocket body—smashed into the Moon several months ago. The crash site is located near Hertzsprung …

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A Pharmaceutical Scientist Explains How Drugs Know Where to Go in The Body

A Pharmaceutical Scientist Explains How Drugs Know Where to Go in The Body

When you take aspirin for a headache, how does the aspirin know to travel to your head and alleviate the pain? The short answer is, it doesn’t: Molecules can’t transport themselves through the body, and they don’t have control over where they eventually end up.   But researchers can chemically modify drug molecules to make …

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New Side Effects of Popular Medicines Discovered: Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Could Cause Chronic Pain

New research from McGill University reveals blocking inflammation may lead to chronic pain. Findings may change how we treat acute pain Whenever you have a headache, your back hurts, your arthritis flares up, or you have a fever, odds are you will be taking some anti-inflammatory medicine. NSAIDs, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, are the most prevalent …

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Graduate Student’s Side Project Proves Prime Number Conjecture | Quanta Magazine

Graduate Student’s Side Project Proves Prime Number Conjecture | Quanta Magazine

Over the decades, mathematicians made partial progress toward a proof. They showed, for instance, that the conjecture was true for particular types of primitive sets. Still, “it felt like we weren’t really all that close to it before Jared started working on it,” said Greg Martin, a mathematician at the University of British Columbia who …

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On your back? Side? Face-down? Mice show how we sleep may trigger or protect our brain from diseases like ALS

On your back? Side? Face-down? Mice show how we sleep may trigger or protect our brain from diseases like ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is the most common form of motor neuron disease. People with ALS progressively lose the ability to initiate and control muscle movements, including the ability to speak, swallow and breathe. There is no known cure. But recently, we studied mice and identified a new target …

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Inside the Chelsea Sale: Deep Pockets, Private Promises and Side Deals

Inside the Chelsea Sale: Deep Pockets, Private Promises and Side Deals

LONDON — The British government on Tuesday moved closer to giving its blessing to the purchase of Chelsea F.C., one of European soccer’s blue-ribbon teams, by an American-led investment group after deciding it had sufficient assurances that none of the proceeds from the record sale price — $3.1 billion — would flow to the club’s …

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Scherzer exits start vs. Cards with left side discomfort

Scherzer exits start vs. Cards with left side discomfort

Max Scherzer exits start vs. Cardinals with injury \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”max-scherzer-exits-start-vs-cardinals-with-injury\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”max-scherzer-exits-start-vs-cardinals-with-injury\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”max-scherzer-exits-start-vs-cardinals-with-injury\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.3″:{“content”:”Making his eighth start since joining the Mets on a three-year, $130 million contract, Scherzer appeared to grimace upon throwing an 85-mph slider in the dirt to Albert Pujols. Almost immediately, Scherzer called for trainer Joe Golia, who came to the mound alongside manager Buck Showalter and …

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Patricia explains why transition to offensive side makes sense for Patriots

Patricia explains why transition to offensive side makes sense for Patriots

It’s been a while since Matt Patricia focused his efforts on the offensive side of the ball. He was an offensive assistant under Bill Belichick in 2004 and 2005 in New England, spending time under longtime offensive line coach Dante Scarnechhia, before transitioning to the defensive side of the ball.  Why then, he was asked …

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