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Backyard chickens, rabbits, soybeans can meet household protein demand

In 2020, stores sold out of garden seed, coops and rabbit cages. Now, we have an idea how much protein people can grow in their backyards......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 12th, 2021

Crosslinker protein helps egg cells develop

A protein helps direct the flow of materials in the Drosophila ovary during the development of egg cells, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Current Biology......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 33 min. ago

How carbon-intensive industries can scale up carbon recycling

New technologies that capture and recycle carbon dioxide from industrial processes such as steel and cement making will be vital if the EU is to meet its goal of slashing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030 and down to zero by 2050. Howe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 1 min. ago

IC materials distributors upbeat about sales in 3Q21

Taiwan's semiconductor materials distributors including Topco Scientific, Wah Lee Industrial, Topco Technologies, and Chang Wah Electromaterials are all upbeat about their sales in the third quarter of the year due to strong demand from both foundry.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Meet Ernie and Bert, Amazon’s latest robotic helpers

Amazon is testing Ernie and Bert, two robots designed to ease the physical strain on the company's army of warehouse workers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

From milk protein, a plastic foam that gets better in a tough environment

A new high-performance plastic foam developed from whey proteins can withstand extreme heat better than many common thermoplastics made from petroleum. A research team in Sweden reports that the material, which may be used for example in catalysts fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

For love of birds: Backyard sleuths boost scientists" work

Georgetown University ecologist Emily Williams first became fascinated with birds not because of their beauty, or their sweet songs. She was riveted by their extraordinary travels......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

This smart sensor gives you a first row seat to birds singing in your backyard

Terra pipes real-world nature sounds into your home, and helps track bird migration too!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

CDC To Meet On Rare Heart Inflammation Following COVID Vaccine

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday that will convene an "emergency meeting" of its advisers on June 18th to discuss rare but higher-than-expected reports of heart inflam.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Not just a phase for RNAs

A phenomenon in which an RNA named NORAD drives a protein named Pumilio to form liquid droplets in cells, much like oil in water, appears to tightly regulate the activity of Pumilio. A new study suggests that such RNA-driven 'phase separation,' in tu.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Printing flexible wearable electronics for smart device applications

The demand for flexible wearable electronics has spiked with the dramatic growth of smart devices that can exchange data with other devices over the internet with embedded sensors, software, and other technologies. Researchers consequently have focus.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Noise and light pollution can change which birds visit our backyards

A new study reports that birds across the continental U.S. tend to avoid backyard feeders in louder areas. When light and noise pollution were both present, even more species stayed away......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Widespread electrification requires us to rethink battery technology

The global transition to electrification has increased demand for longer-lasting and faster-charging batteries. But battery innovation hasn’t kept pace with society’s ambitions. Moshiel Biton Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

New dipping solution turns the whole fish into valuable food

When herring are fileted, more than half their weight becomes a low-value 'side stream' that never reaches our plates—despite being rich in protein and healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Now, scientists from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, hav.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

An algorithm to make CRISPR gene editing more precise

Researchers from Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen have developed a new method, which makes CRISPR gene editing more precise than conventional methods. The method selects the molecules best suited for helping the CRISPR-Cas9 protein with.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

IC analyzers sees booming demand for advanced foundry, packaging

Taiwan-based specialists in semiconductor materials analysis, IC test and verification services will see their sales for the second half of the year driven by continuous R&D on advanced fabrication and packaging processes and third-generation semicon.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Coretronic expects significant shipment growth in June

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic expects its shipments to regain momentum in June, driven by rising demand from the notebook and TV sectors after its sales experienced a slight sequential decline in the previous month......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Corals" natural "sunscreen" may help them weather climate change

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute scientists are one step closer to understanding why some corals can weather climate change better than others, and the secret could be in a specific protein that produces a natural sunscreen. As their name i.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

White House Launches Task Force To Address Supply Chain Disruptions

The White House announced this week that it will establish a task force to address supply chain challenges in key sectors where "a mismatch between supply and demand has been evident." From a report: The task force will focus on "homebuilding and con.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Researchers improve efficiency and accessibility of CRISPR

One of the most powerful tools available to biologists these days is CRISPR-Cas9, a combination of specialized RNA and protein that acts like a molecular scalpel, allowing researchers to precisely slice and dice pieces of an organism's genetic code......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Taiwan IC vendors upbeat about PC, handset chip demand in 2H21

Taiwan-based IC design houses see mixed shipment momentum for different segments in the second half of the year, with PC peripheral chips to sustain strong demand, handset chips to enjoy a surge in shipments, and chips sales for general consumer elec.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021