Mapping stellar nurseries in the Milky Way

Mapping stellar nurseries in the Milky Way
Spatial distribution of YSO candidates groups (red circles) in the Solar neighborhood. The Sun is represented by the yellow symbol in the center, and the segments of the Galactic disk that have been included in the SPICY study are white, while the others are gray. The approximate positions of the Milky Way’s spiral arms are shown in darker gray. Credit: Cosmostatistics Initiative

An international team of Astronomers from the Cosmostatistics Initiative (COIN) identified nearly 120,000 new young stellar objects (YSOs) based on data from the Infrared Array Camera of NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. The final catalog, named SPICY (Spitzer/IRAC Candidate YSO Catalog), is publicly available to anyone who wishes to study the first stages of stellar development.

Stars are the building blocks of all structures in our universe. They are responsible for producing the more complex chemical elements, spreading them through space, igniting the formation of planets and ultimately, forming

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How underwater mapping could preserve the future of our oceans

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We’re killing our oceans. That’s not hyperbole. For years, scientists have been telling us that climate change and our addiction to plastic are directly responsible for the decline in ocean health. That’s possibly most evident at Australia’s famed Great Barrier Reef.

A study published in October found that about half the reef has died since the 1990s, largely because of record-breaking temperatures. Key to the survival of the reef (and others like it) is data. That’s where the Schmidt Ocean Institute comes in, a nonprofit using advanced technology to map the ocean floors. We spoke with the Institute’s Dr. Carlie Wiener. You can watch the interview in the video above.

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A diver at the Great Barrier Reef, off the shore of Queensland, Australia.

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“We’re able to characterize or understand environments.” says Wiener. “That information

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3D Mapping and 3D Modelling Market Latest Advancements and Business Opportunities 2020-2025

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Nov 21, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this industry.

The report titled 3D Mapping and 3D Modelling Market has recently added by MarketIntelligenceData to get a stronger and effective business outlook. It provides an in-depth analysis of different attributes of industries such as trends, policies, and clients operating in several regions. The qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques have been used by analysts to provide accurate and applicable data to the readers, business owners and industry experts.

The 3D Mapping and 3D Modeling Market is expected to register a CAGR of 17.45% over the forecast period 2020 to 2025.

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Top Companies operating in the Global 3D Mapping and 3D Modelling market profiled in the report: Autodesk Inc.(NASDAQ: ADSK),

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Global Simultaneous Localization and Mapping Technology Market Research Report 2020-2030 – – Press Release

DUBLIN–(Business Wire)–The “Simultaneous Localization and Mapping Technology Market Research Report: By Offering, Type, Application, End User – Global Industry Analysis and Growth Forecast to 2030” report has been added to’s offering.

The global simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) technology market is predicted to progress at a CAGR of 38.3% from 2020 to 2030 and attain a valuation of $3,775.3 million by 2030.

The main factors propelling the advancement of the market are the increasing utilization of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), development of autonomous cars, and the ballooning number of AR (augmented reality) applications across the world.

On the basis of type, the SLAM technology market is categorized into graph-based, fast, extended Kalman Filter (EKF), and others. Out of these, the EKF category had the highest market share in 2019. This is ascribed to the large-scale usage of the EKF algorithm in comparison to the other algorithms, on account of

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Stagnant forearc mantle wedge inferred from mapping of shear-wave anisotropy using S-net seafloor seismometers

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    Russian scientists created a chemical space mapping method and cracked the mystery of Mendeleev number


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    Scientists had long tried to come up with a system for predicting the properties of materials based on their chemical composition until they set sights on the concept of a chemical space that places materials in a reference frame such that neighboring chemical elements and compounds plotted along its axes have similar properties. This idea was first proposed in 1984 by the British physicist, David G. Pettifor, who assigned a Mendeleev number (MN) to each element. Yet the meaning and origin of MNs were unclear. Scientists from the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) puzzled out the physical meaning of the mysterious MNs and suggested calculating them based on the fundamental properties of atoms. They showed that both MNs and the chemical space built around them were more effective than empirical solutions proposed until then. Their research supported by

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    Global Mapping Catheter Market Insights to 2025

    Dublin, Oct. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Mapping Catheter Market Insights 2020 – Analysis and Forecasts for the Global and Chinese Markets to 2025, by Manufacturers, Regions, Technology, Product Type” report has been added to’s offering.

    This report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Mapping Catheter market with a focus on the Chinese market. The report provides key statistics on the market of Mapping Catheter. It is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in Mapping Catheter industry.

    Key points of Mapping Catheter Market Report:
    1. The report provides a basic overview of Mapping Catheter industry including: definition, applications and manufacturing technology.
    2. The report explores Global and Chinese major players in Mapping Catheter market. In this part, the report presents the company profile, product specifications, capacity, production value, and 2015-2020 market shares for each company.

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    Tube-dwelling anemone toxins have pharmacological potential, mapping study shows

    Tube-dwelling anemone toxins have pharmacological potential, mapping study shows
    Analysis identified 525 genes encoding proteins that act on the nervous system, cardiovascular system and cell walls. One of the molecules proved effective against cancer cells in preliminary test results. Credit: Sérgio Stampar/UNESP

    Researchers based in Brazil and the United States have completed the first-ever mapping exercise to profile the toxins produced by tube-dwelling anemones, or cerianthids, a family of marine animals belonging to the same phylum (Cnidaria) as sea anemones, jellyfish and corals. The analysis revealed that the toxins that can act on the nervous system, cardiovascular system, and cell walls, among other functions, paving the way to the discovery of novel medications.

    “Tube anemones and sea anemones were assigned to the same family for a long time, but since 2014 our group has shown that aside from external anatomy they’re very different. They display distinct forms of behavior, lifecycle, and other traits. We assumed the toxins they produce

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    What do breast cancer cells feel inside the tumor? New technique may lead to early and improved cancer detection and mapping — ScienceDaily

    Using a new technique, a team of McGill University researchers has found tiny and previously undetectable ‘hot spots’ of extremely high stiffness inside aggressive and invasive breast cancer tumours. Their findings suggest, for the first time, that only very tiny regions of a tumor need to stiffen for metastasis to take place. Though still in its infancy, the researchers believe that their technique may prove useful in detecting and mapping the progression of aggressive cancers.

    “We are now able to see these features because our approach allows us to take measurements within living, intact, 3D tissues,” says Chris Moraes, from McGill University’s Department of Chemical Engineering, a Canada Research Chair and senior author on a recent research paper in Nature Communications. “When tissue samples are disrupted in any way, as is normally required with standard techniques, signs of these ‘hot spots’ are eliminated.”

    “Smart” hydrogels provide information about cancer

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    ‘White matter lesion’ mapping tool identifies early signs of dementia — ScienceDaily

    A new tool for analyzing tissue damage seen on MRI brain scans can detect with more than 70 percent accuracy early signs of cognitive decline, new research shows.

    The findings by imaging specialists at NYU Grossman School of Medicine center on small bright spots on scans called white matter hyperintensities. Increased numbers and size of the intense-white spots seen on the mostly gray images of the brain have long been linked to memory loss and emotional problems, especially as people age.

    More spots on MRI and their occurrence in the center of the brain have also been shown to correlate with the worsening of dementia and other brain-damaging conditions, such as stroke and depression, say the study authors. The spots represent fluid-filled holes in the brain, lesions that are believed to develop from the breakdown of blood vessels that nourish nerve cells.

    Current methods for grading white matter lesions rely

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