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Highly functional membrane developed for producing freshwater from seawater

Professor Matsuyama Hideto's research group at Kobe University's Research Center for Membrane and Film Technology has successfully developed a new desalination membrane. They achieved this by laminating a two-dimensional carbon material on to the sur.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 22nd, 2021

Facebook’s new image-recognition A.I. is trained on 1 billion Instagram photos

Facebook has developed a powerful new image-recognition A.I. that's trained on over a billion public Instagram images. It could be a game changer.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 28 min. ago

Cutting off stealthy interlopers: a framework for secure cyber-physical systems

Cyber-physical systems (CPS), which combine modern networking with physical actuators, can be vulnerable against hackers. Recently, researchers developed a new framework for CPSs that is resilient to a sophisticated kind of cyberattack. Unlike existi.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 56 min. ago

Marjan van Aubel creates indoor solar light to usher in "solar democracy"

Dutch designer Marjan van Aubel has developed a self-sufficient solar lamp that is designed to be hung in front of windows so it can generate its own energy. Read more Dutch designer Marjan van Aubel has developed a self-sufficient solar lam.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News7 hr. 56 min. ago

Scientists complete first global survey of freshwater fluctuation

To investigate humans' impact on freshwater resources, scientists have now conducted the first global accounting of fluctuating water levels in Earth's lakes and reservoirs—including ones previously too small to measure from space......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 56 min. ago

New, highly precise "clock" can measure biological age

Scientists have developed a method that can determine an organism's biological age with unprecedented precision. Researchers expect new insights into how the environment, nutrition, and therapies influence the aging process......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 hr. 55 min. ago

The best Samsung tablets for 2021

Boasting stunning displays, long battery life, and great performance, Samsung's tablets are highly recommended. We roundup the best of them in this article......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 56 min. ago

Apple TV puts its spin on the old-time radio thriller with "Calls"

Apple TV+ is producing a new series called "Calls." The show's uniqueness is that it's more like a podcast than a television show judging by the trailer (above). Each episode features recorded telephone calls that range from the dark to the bizarre......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News22 hr. 55 min. ago

Breakthrough greatly enhances ultrafast resolution achievable with X-ray free-electron lasers

A large international team of scientists from various research organizations, including the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has developed a method that dramatically improves the already ultrafast time resolution achieva.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 56 min. ago

This startup has an intriguing concept for EV battery swaps

The first five stations in the Bay Area will be used by a fleet of electric Ubers. A startup called Ample has developed a new modular battery and quick swap station, and it's just deployed the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Humans control majority of freshwater ebb and flow on Earth, study finds

Humans have made a remarkable impact on the planet, from clearing forests for agriculture and urbanization to altering the chemistry of the atmosphere with fossil fuels. Now, a new study in the journal Nature reveals for the first time the extent of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Periodontitis: Researchers search for a new active substance

Targeted, efficient and with few side effects: A new method for combating periodontitis could render the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics superfluous. It was developed and tested for the first time by a team from Martin Luther University Halle-Witte.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines "highly effective" at preventing hospital admissions in over-80s

The Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines are both highly effective at preventing over-80s from being admitted to hospital, according to a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Brave is launching its own search engine with the help of ex-Cliqz devs and tech

Brave, the privacy-focused browser co-founded by ex-Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich, is getting ready to launch an own-brand search engine for desktop and mobile. Today it’s announced the acquisition of an open source search engine developed by the te.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Indonesian supply chain startup Advotics raises $2.75M led by East Ventures

The rapid growth of e-commerce in Indonesia, especially during the pandemic, is placing increasing demands on its supply chain infrastructure. But the country’s logistics industry is highly fragmented, with companies usually relying on multiple.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Microsoft issues emergency patches for 4 exploited 0-days in Exchange

Attacks are limited for now but may ramp up as other hackers learn of them. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Microsoft is urging customers to install emergency patches as soon as possible to protect against highly skilled hackers who are activel.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

How Microsoft Plans To Give Virtual Reality Apps a Big Boost

The market for virtual and augmented reality products has developed slower than expected, but Microsoft is seeking to accelerate the sector by making it much easier for people to connect from different locations and with different kinds of devices. F.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Nanoparticle-delivered COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise in preclinical studies

Researchers have developed a promising new COVID-19 vaccine candidate that utilizes nanotechnology and has shown strong efficacy in preclinical disease models. According to a new study, the vaccine produced potent neutralizing antibodies among precli.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

A mechanism by which cells build "mini-muscles" underneath their nucleus identified

Research has uncovered how motor protein myosin, which is responsible for contraction of skeletal muscles, functions also in non-muscle cells to build contractile structures at the inner face of the cell membrane. This is the first time when such 'mi.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Ultracold atom interferometry in space

In 2017, a team of researchers led by Leibniz University Hannover succeeded in generating Bose-Einstein condensates in space within the scope of the MAIUS-1 rocket mission. Bose-Einstein condensates describe a highly unusual state of matter close to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

3-D images of fabric "sandwich" can help measure textile friction

To quantify exactly how itchy a wool sweater might be when worn directly against the skin, or how soft a blanket spread on your bed can be, North Carolina State University researchers developed a method of measuring fabric's roughness using 3-D imagi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021