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General neutron star structure revealed

Neutron stars are incredibly compact objects that can form after the death of a star. However, little is known about their interiors. Since their discovery, scientists have been trying to decipher their structure. Since they can barely be duplicated on Earth in a laboratory, the biggest obstacle is simulating the severe circumstances inside neutron stars.

New, heat-efficient nanoparticles for treating cancer

Due to the limited heating efficiency of available magnetic nanoparticles, it is difficult to achieve therapeutic temperatures above 44 °C in relatively inaccessible tumors during magnetic hyperthermia following systemic administration of nanoparticles at clinical dosage. To address this, scientists at Oregon State University have invented a way to make magnetic nanoparticles that get hotter than

Study of polluted white dwarfs reveals that stars and planets grow together

The mechanism of planetary accretion and the evolution of the planets’ geophysics and composition are all influenced by the timing of the first planetesimals’ formation. Planetesimal formation during molecular cloud collapse is demonstrated by astronomical studies of circumstellar discs and Solar System geochronology far earlier than previously thought. A new study by the University of

Solar snake spotted slithering across Sun’s surface

New observations made by Solar Orbiter on 5 September 2022 reveal a solar snake snaking its way through the Sun’s magnetic field. The orbiter spotted a ‘tube’ of cooler atmospheric gases moving like a snake in long curves. It is a tube of cool plasma suspended by magnetic fields in the hotter surrounding plasma of

Trump’s 2024 Announcement Makes Clear He Has No Idea Why He Lost

This article is part of The D.C. Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox. Most of us have bombed an assignment, be it a spelling test we forgot to cram for back in elementary school, a college exam that we just didn’t understand, or a work

Musk Tells Staff to Accept ‘Hardcore’ Twitter or Leave in Email

Elon Musk sent an email to Twitter Inc. employees requiring them to pledge to stay with the company, working long hours at “high intensity” during its transformation, or to accept a buyout. Staff will have to complete the online form by 5 p.m. New York time on Thursday or accept three months severance. For Twitter

Experts Fear a Shortage of Forensic Pathologists Will Leave Deaths Unexplained

Makeshift morgues were necessary back in 2020, when COVID-19 lacked a vaccine and was killing so many people that hospitals and funeral homes couldn’t keep up. But two years later, they were still in use in Baltimore—for a different reason. In February, according to news stories at the time, at least 200 bodies from the

Senate Committee Finds Medical Abuse of Detained Women at Georgia ICE Facility

More than two years have passed since whistleblower Dawn Wooten alleged that a gynecologist at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Georgia was performing unnecessary and unwanted medical procedures on women in custody at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) in Ocilla, Ga., including performing hysterectomies without consent. Several governmental investigations followed

For Camp Lejeune Victims Exposed to Toxic Water, a New Law Promises Compensation—and Closure

Many of Ann Johnson’s life milestones were marked at Camp Lejeune, a sprawling U.S. Marine Corps base camp on the North Carolina coast. She moved to the base in 1982, when her stepfather was stationed there. In 1983, she graduated from Camp Lejeune High School. In 1984, she got married and, at the age of

Elon Musk tells Twitter staff to work long hours or leave

Image source, ReutersBy Noor NanjiBusiness reporter, BBC NewsElon Musk has told Twitter staff that they must commit to working "long hours at high intensity" or else leave the company, according to reports.In an email to staff, the social media firm's new owner said workers should agree to the pledge if they wanted to stay, the

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Blue Jean Baby! FRAME’s Black Friday Sale Is Here — Save Up to 60% Off!

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15 of the Best Nordstrom Black Friday Deals — Up to 68% Off!

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XOXO! Revisit Gossip Girl’s Iconic Thanksgiving Episodes

Relationships and alliances may have changed over the six seasons of Gossip Girl, but there was one thing fans could always count on: Thanksgiving drama. With the exception of season 5, Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively), Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester), Nate Archibald (Chace Crawford), Dan Humphrey (Penn Badgley), and Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick) found themselves

‘27 Dresses’ Cast: Where Are They Now? Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, More

Always a bridesmaid! 27 Dresses captivated audiences in 2008 with its rom-com story line, empowering female lead and variety of ugly bridesmaid gowns. The romantic story of Jane (Katherine Heigl) being obsessed with weddings — while pining over her boss George (Edward Burns) — is a tale as old as time. While Jane falls victim