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A Step Closer to Room Temperature Superconductors

24/09/2016 • Knowing the mysterious recipe for high-temperature superconductivity would enable big advances...

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Google Maps is Helping an Algorithm Recognise Trees

24/09/2016 • A new method uses data from satellite and street-level images, such...

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Is Time Travel Possible?

24/09/2016 • A simple question from his wife—Does physics really allow people to travel back in...

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Ancient Reptile Had a ‘Three-Eyed’ Skull

24/09/2016 • A newly-described species of extinct reptile that roamed Texas more...

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Get a New Perspective On Whales With Whale Cam

24/09/2016 • Whales are the biggest animals to ever have existed on Earth, and yet some subsist on...

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Marijuana VS Alcohol

18/09/2016 • Marijuana is increasingly becoming some people drug of choice so let’s talk about what...

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Pluto is emitting X-rays

17/09/2016 • The detection of X-rays coming from Pluto is challenging scientists to understand more about...

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Laser Pulses Makes Graphene Circuits Better

10/09/2016 • Nanoengineers have found that using lasers can improve the electrical conductivity of graphene...

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Tomato Genome Editing is Now Quicker

10/09/2016 • Scientists have cut the time required to modify tomato genes by six weeks. While looking for...

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The Supernova That Wasn’t

10/09/2016 • New findings help rewrite the story of how the iconic and mysterious...

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Watch Micro Robots Avoid Crashes

10/09/2016 • When roboticists create behaviors for teams of robots, they first build algorithms that focus...

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Enigma Machine Goes Quantum

10/09/2016 • Scientists are the first to demonstrate that an unbreakable encrypted message can be sent with...

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Serotonin Drives Hungry Flies Toward Protein

10/09/2016 • Why do we—and fruit flies—seek out protein-rich foods when...

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Microwave Makes High Quality Graphene

10/09/2016 • Engineers have found a simple method for producing high-quality...

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‘Five-Second Rule’ Has Been Officially Busted

10/09/2016 • A new study complicates the “five-second rule,” the widely accepted idea that it’s okay...

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New Force Measurments Through Granular Materials

10/09/2016 •   Civil engineers have developed a new way to measure how forces move through granular...

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Pet Sized Pterosaur?

03/09/2016 • Most pterosaurs, flying reptiles that lived during the Late...

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Can Radio Bursts Find Dark Matter?

27/08/2016 • Astrophysicists have proposed a clever new way to shed light on the...

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Rapid Screening of Anti-Cancer Compounds

27/08/2016 • There’s a new way to make tiny knotted and interlocked chemical...

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Fungi Could Wipe Out Bananas Soon

27/08/2016 • Researchers have discovered how three fungal diseases have evolved into a lethal threat to the...

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E-coli Biofuel Factories a Possibility

27/08/2016 • Laboratory-adapted E. coli that lack the features that make humans sick still grow fast...

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X-Rays Shows us how Lithium-Ion Batteries Work

27/08/2016 • Despite decades of research, scientists haven’t been able to fully understand how batteries...

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Microbial Dynamo Produces Electricity While Eating Waste

27/08/2016 • New research shows how Geobacter bacteria grow as films on electrodes and generate...

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Water Possibly Didn’t Form Gullies on Mars

27/08/2016 • Gullies on modern Mars are most likely not the result of flowing...

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Improving Computer Graphics with Quantum Mechanics

27/08/2016 • Applied scientists have developed a new way to simulate large-scale...

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Temperature and salt ‘herd’ phytoplankton

27/08/2016 • Subtle and brief differences in ocean salinity or temperature work like physical barriers...

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Jupiter’s Energy Crisis

27/08/2016 • For 40 years scientists have struggled to understand why Jupiter’s upper atmosphere is so...

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Wireless Powered Micromachines

21/08/2016 • Although it’s easy to send information through the air—think radio waves—sending power,...

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Food or Praise, Which do Dogs Prefer

21/08/2016 • Given the choice, many dogs prefer praise from their owners rather than food, according to one...

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‘Interscatter’ Contact Lenses a Breakthrough for Medicine

21/08/2016 • A new way of communicating lets devices such as brain implants, contact lenses, credit cards,...

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