Periodic and phase-locked modulation in the pulsar PSR B1929+10 investigated with FAST

The mean pulse profile of PSR B1929+10 from the observation of November 22, 2019. Credit: Kou et al., 2020. Using the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST), astronomers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and elsewhere have conducted single-pulse observations of a pulsar known as PSR B1929+10. Results of the monitoring campaign shed more […]

Periodic shot prevents HIV better than daily pill in at-risk women

Worldwide, nearly half of new HIV infections among adults in 2019 occurred in women. Yet a long list of obstacles has kept many women from taking advantage of medicine that can prevent an HIV infection. Recent, promising news about a different HIV prevention regimen could help. A long-acting injection of an HIV drug given once […]