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Smart mud to smooth the way for drilling wells
30-September-2018

A comprehensive model for simulating mudcake growth during oil extraction could transform well-drilling protocols.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
Cryptic coral reef creatures show cross-shelf biodiversity patterns
30-September-2018

Composition in cryptic fauna assemblages changes across a shelf gradient, a recent study of the Red Sea shows.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Attempting to tame plasmas in fusion
30-September-2018

A numerical study reveals how to reduce instabilities in the complex flow of plasma in converging geometry of particles in fusion reactions.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
Researchers identify a metal that withstands ultra-high temperature and pressure
27-September-2018

Japanese scientists have identified a metal able to stand up to constant forces in ultrahigh temperature, offering promising applications including in aircraft jet engines and gas turbines for electric power generation.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
 
Simulations uncover why some supernova explosions produce so much manganese and nickel
27-September-2018

Researchers have found white dwarf stars with masses close to the maximum stable mass are likely to produce large amounts of manganese, iron, and nickel after it orbits another star and explodes.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) Category: Science
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