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  1. 27/03/2015

    Figure 1 from Pondrelli et al. (A) Location map of the study area on MOLA-based shaded relief map. Topographic contours (in black, 1000 m spacing) are indicated. (B) High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) mosaic of the mapped area. Topographic contours (in white, 500 m spacing) are indicated. (C) Excerpt of the geological map by Scott and Tanaka (1986) on an HRSC mosaic. Geologic units (see text for more details): Npl1—Noachian cratered unit of the plateau sequence; Npl2—Noachian subdued crater unit of the plateau sequence; Hr—Hesperian ridged plains material. (D) Footprints of High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) coverage on an HRSC mosaic. The white fi lling indicates stereo pairs. The area is fully covered by Context Camera (CTX) imagery. Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) scenes used in this study are recognizable by the hourglass shape. Credit: GSA Bulletin and Pondrelli et al.

    More Evidence for Groundwater on Mars

    Boulder, Colo., USA – Monica Pondrelli and colleagues investigated the Equatorial Layered Deposits (ELDs) of Arabia Terra in Firsoff crater area, Mars…

    Geological Society of America, The (GSA)


  2. 27/03/2015

    Boston was hit by extraordinary cold snaps in the past two winters (Photo: iStock.com – mjbs).

    Climate change does not cause extreme winters

    Journal reference

    Cold snaps like the ones that hit the eastern United States in the past winters are not a consequence of climate change. Scientists at ETH Zurich and…

    ETH Zürich


  3. 27/03/2015

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    Son ninis 5.9 millones de mexicanas mayores de 15 años

    El analfabetismo de las mujeres adultas mayores y de las indígenas alcanza tasas del 28.7 y 35.1 por ciento, respectivamente, señala impactante estudi…

    Investigación y Desarrollo


  4. 27/03/2015

    Die Arbeit am Jenaer Zentrum für Innovationskompetenz Septomics - wie hier von Antje Häder - kann weitergehen, da jetzt die zweite Förderphase vom BMBF bewilligt wurde. (Foto: Anna Schroll/HKI)

    Sepsisforschung in Jena wird ausgebaut

    Die Forschung am Jenaer Zentrum für Innovationskompetenz (ZIK) Septomics wird für weitere fünf Jahre vom Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (…

    Friedrich Schiller University Jena


  5. 27/03/2015

    Harvesting Energy From Wastewater Treatment Plants

    The EU project SOFCOM is coordinated by Politecnico di Torino. The project developed a break-through solution to transform the organic waste collected…

    Politecnico di Torino


  6. 27/03/2015

    C. difficile doubles hospital readmission rates, lengths of stay

    Journal reference

    Patients with Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) are twice as likely to be readmitted to the hospital as patients without the deadly diarrheal infe…

    « Elsevier »


Forthcoming events

  1. 28/03/2015

    Early mug shots such as this one of James Rigby, from Dorchester Prison in the 1890s, served a practical purpose (by permission of the Dorset History Centre)

    Mundane mug shot hides a sinister secret

    A more sinister side to the seemingly mundane mug shot will be explored by Brunel Journalism lecturer Paul Lashmar and a panel of experts this weekend…

    « Brunel University »


  2. 19/09/2015 — 21/09/2015

    3rd Helmholtz-Nature Medicine Diabetes Conference

    We are pleased to announce the 3rd Helmholtz-Nature Medicine Diabetes Conference.  This meeting will be held on September 19-21, 2015, at the Lenbach…

    Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen - German Research Centre for Environmental Health


  3. 08/04/2015 — 09/04/2015

    Gaming giants to visit Tallinn, Estonia

    Baltic Film and Media School of Tallinn University, the biggest game developer and publisher Creative Mobile and gaming accelerator GameFounders host…

    Tallinn University


  4. 30/03/2015

    Facing the challenges of 21st-century science

    Embracing revolutionary new techniques and answering questions about research funding are just two of the challenges facing the scientific community i…

    « Brunel University »


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