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Science  15 Feb 2013:
Vol. 339, Issue 6121, pp. 743-744
DOI: 10.1126/science.339.6121.743

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More than 3 years ago, stunned space physicists reported the discovery of a narrow band of sky lit up in the cameras of NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer, and now researchers report that this interstellar magnetic may be temporarily trapping and concentrating outbound particles. Researchers have also discovered that sperm may survive better in petri dishes made out of quartz and then coated with a nanolayer of diamonds.