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A single fiber actuator inspired by human muscles

To effectively replicate the movements of humans and animals, robots should integrate muscle-like structures. These artificial muscles should attain an optimal performance across all relevant actuation parameters, including energy density, strain, st.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 24th, 2022

How karst caves can be used as a terrestrial simulation platform to test and design human bases in lunar lava tubes

If human beings want to survive on the other planets for a long time, they must first find or set up a safe, stable, and long-term shelter. Lunar lava tubes are geological structures on the moon discovered in recent years. They take the form of hollo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 min. ago

Twitter running major brands’ ads with extremist tweets—until they get flagged

Promoted tweets from "roughly 40 brands" appeared near extremist posts. Enlarge (credit: Anadolu Agency / Contributor | Anadolu Agency) After the US Department of Health and Human Services realized its promoted tweet abo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 38 min. ago

Deal with sophisticated bot attacks: Learn, adapt, improve

A computer program known as a “bot” acts as an agent for a user or another program or mimics human action. Bots are typically used to automate particular tasks so they can be used without specific human instructions. In this Help Net Secu.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News14 hr. 38 min. ago

How to use cheat.sh in macOS Terminal

Terminal can be complex, so it's good that there's a single online repository of cheat sheets for it that can give you more information. Here's how to see it.Igor Chubin has created a Terminal-based online cheatsheet tool, called cheat.sh. While main.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News16 hr. 6 min. ago

Health Big Data Platform Program takes on responsibility to drive precision medicine in Taiwan

The completion of human genome sequencing has given rise to the trend of precision medicine and prompted governments worldwide to formulate the relevant healthcare policies. Meanwhile, Taiwan's healthcare standard, and information and communication t.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 6 min. ago

Meet the (protein) neighbors: New method lets researchers detect proteins in close proximity in single cells

Today, most methods to determine the proteins inside a cell rely on a crude census—scientists usually grind a large group of cells up before characterizing their genetic material. But just as a population of 100 single people differs in many ways f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Tracking an invasion: A single Asian hornet may have sparked the ongoing spread across Europe

In Europe, the Asian (or "Yellow-legged") Hornet (Vespa velutina) is a predator of insects such as honeybees, hoverflies, and other wasps, and poses serious risks to apiculture, biodiversity and pollination services. This hornet can measure up to 4 c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Jawbone may represent earliest presence of humans in Europe

For over a century, one of the earliest human fossils ever discovered in Spain has been long considered a Neandertal. However, new analysis from an international research team, including scientists at Binghamton University, State University of New Yo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Researcher creates algorithms to predict arsenic contamination in private wells

Despite the risks to human health, testing for arsenic isn't required for most private drinking wells in New Jersey. To help address this regulatory gap, a Rutgers researcher developed a machine learning model that can estimate arsenic contamination.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Microstructured fiber measures the size of nanoparticles

Researchers at Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (Leibniz IPHT) developed a new glass fiber design that enables exceptionally long observations of a large number of individual, freely moving nanoparticles in a liquid. This allows the size dist.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Enhancing and protecting Canada"s carbon stocks is essential but insufficient to meet GHG emission targets: Report

Enhancing carbon storage in natural ecosystems could put a small but significant dent in Canada's GHG emissions, but an aggressive commitment to reducing human-caused emissions remains critically important, according to a new expert panel report from.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Telescope-inspired microscope sees molecules in 6D

A new technology, inspired in part by the design of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), uses mirror segments to sort and collect light on the microscopic scale, and capture images of molecules with a new level of resolution: position and orientati.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

More flexible than we thought: Worms provide new insights into the evolution and diversification of TGF-beta signaling

The TGF-ß cellular signaling network, essential to various functions in all metazoans and involved in many severe human pathologies like autoimmune diseases and cancer, is more flexible than previously thought......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Organic aerosols in remote regions are forming clouds and may have an underestimated effect on climate change

A research group from Nagoya University in Japan has developed a model to clarify the importance of analyzing the formation of clouds from human and natural particles. Since many climate models simplify the formation of atmospheric particles from org.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

The future of replacement organs is (quite possibly) here: Robust human intestinal organoids created in a lab

Growing miniature organ-like tissues in the lab is already within our reach. Now, researchers from Japan have developed a new approach that enables intestinal mini-organs to be grown more easily and efficiently in the lab. This holds immense promise.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Decoding the cell signals between young proteins and their "chaperones"

Of the 25,000 different proteins in the human body, insulin, antibodies, and collagen are among the few that perform their biological jobs by literally folding into 3D shapes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Quantum light source could pave the way to a quantum internet

The ability to integrate fiber-based quantum information technology into existing optical networks would be a significant step toward applications in quantum communication. To achieve this, quantum light sources must be able to emit single photons wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Can a new technique for capturing "hot" electrons make solar cells more efficient?

A new way of extracting quantitative information from state-of-the-art single molecule experiments has been developed by physicists at the University of Bath. Using this quantitative information, the researchers will be able to probe the ultra-fast p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

This 67W charger is an Apple fan’s retro dream come true

Apple’s Macintosh 128K from 1984 is a hugely iconic computer, and it seems that it has inspired a company with a brand-new 67W Mac-themed power adapter......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

What does Polly say? Community science data reveal species differences in vocal learning by parrots

While most animals don't learn their vocalizations, everyone knows that parrots do—they are excellent mimics of human speech. But how large is the vocabulary of different parrot species? Do males "talk" more than females? Does a parrot's vocabulary.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022