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NASA spots giant coronal hole on Sun

NASA spots giant coronal hole on Sun

Coronal holes are low-density regions of the Sun's atmosphere, known as the corona. They contain little solar material and have lower temperatures, thus appearing much darker than their surroundings, researchers said.

​'Sugar secret to dehydration survival, water stress protection'
​'Sugar secret to dehydration survival, water stress protection'

Scientists in India and Germany have unlocked the secret to enduring dehydration: a sugar called trehalose. They say the discovery could help survival of plants in drought-affected areas...

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 01 Jun )This Week ( 29 May - 04 Jun )

SAGITTARIUS A number of domestic disagreements could add spice to a lively period, and this is an excellent time to start acting over promised home improvements, including speculation in the property market if that's where your interests lie.… read more