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Scientists Unveil Bionic Robo-fish To Remove Microplastics From Seas

Scientists have designed a tiny robot-fish that is programmed to remove microplastics from seas and oceans by swimming around and adsorbing them on its soft, flexible, self-healing body. From a report: Microplastics are the billions of tiny plastic p.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 23rd, 2022

Satellite-tracking of whale sharks offered insight into their migratory and feeding behavior

The largest fish in the ocean is a globe-trotter that can occasionally be found basking in the coastal waters of the Panamanian Pacific. However, little more is known about the habits of the whale shark (Rhincodon typus) in the region. By satellite-t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 14 min. ago

Keeping the energy in the room

It may seem like technology advances year after year, as if by magic. But behind every incremental improvement and breakthrough revolution is a team of scientists and engineers hard at work......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 46 min. ago

UN urges ambitious action to protect the oceans

World leaders must do more to protect the oceans, a major United Nations conference concluded on Friday, setting its sights on a new treaty to protect the high seas......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 46 min. ago

Scientists investigate temperature effect on semiconductor optical amplifiers

The effect of temperature on the performance of the semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) is an important research point. Amer Kotb and his colleagues from the Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics of the Chinese Academy of Scie.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 46 min. ago

Mining"s effect on fish warrants better science-based policies

A new paper published in Science Advances synthesizes the impact of metal and coal mines on salmon and trout in northwestern North America, and highlights the need for more complete and transparent science to inform mining policy......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 46 min. ago

Research shows need to improve prediction of Arctic melt ponds

New research shows two widely used computer models that predict summer melt pond formation on sea ice greatly overestimate their extent, a key finding as scientists work to make accurate projections about Arctic climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 46 min. ago

A new method for predicting the 11-year solar cycle strength

Scientists from Skoltech and their colleagues from the University of Graz & the Kanzelhöhe Observatory (Austria), Hvar Observatory (Croatia), and the Belgian Solar-Terrestrial Center of Excellence—SILSO, Royal Observatory of Belgium presented a ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Scientists decipher, catalog the diverse origins of Earth"s minerals

A 15-year study led by the Carnegie Institution for Science details the origins and diversity of every known mineral on Earth, a landmark body of work that will help reconstruct the history of life on Earth, guide the search for new minerals and ore.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

The Secrets of Covid ‘Brain Fog’ Are Starting to Lift

Scientists are getting closer to understanding the neurology behind the memory problems and cognitive fuzziness that an infection can trigger......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

A gentler, more precise laser cutting technique

Laser cutting techniques are usually powered by high energy beams, so hot that they melt most materials. Now scientists from McGill University have developed a gentler, more precise technique using low-power visible light......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Horseshoe crabs: "Living fossils" vital for vaccine safety

On a bright moonlit night, a team of scientists and volunteers head out to a protected beach along the Delaware Bay to survey horseshoe crabs that spawn in their millions along the US East Coast from late spring to early summer......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

NASA chief looks forward to Webb telescope’s first images

NASA is preparing to unveil the first high-res images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope, and its latest comments suggest they’ll be something special......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

New 3D model will help guide exploration for rare earth element deposits in alkaline igneous systems

Scientists from the University of Exeter and the British Geological Survey (BGS), alongside a team of institutions across Europe, have developed a new 3D geological model designed to guide exploration for rare earth elements (REE), which are critical.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Scientists engineer synthetic DNA to study "architect" genes

Researchers at New York University have created artificial Hox genes—which plan and direct where cells go to develop tissues or organs—using new synthetic DNA technology and genomic engineering in stem cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Firefox now lets users remove tracking parameters from URLs to enhance privacy

In the release of Mozilla Firefox 102 comes an important new privacy feature for users. This new tool strips parameters from URLs that track your internet usage. more… The post Firefox now lets users remove tracking parameters from URLs to enhan.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Study reveals powerful links between methane and climate change

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have shown that recent record-breaking increases in the atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gas methane can be explained by year-on-year changes in the climate. They show.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Why the Search for Life on Mars Is Happening in Canada’s Arctic

Scientists show how microbes living in a salty spring near the North Pole might resemble those that could have survived on the Red Planet—or in ocean worlds......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Scientists Achieve Photosynthesis Without Sunlight

A novel artificial photosynthesis system is capable of producing yields up to 18 times quicker than nature. The post Scientists Achieve Photosynthesis Without Sunlight appeared first on ExtremeTech......»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

FCC Commissioner Calls on Google and Apple to Ban TikTok

In an open letter to Apple and Google, Carr calls TikTok a "serious national security threat" and asks that the companies remove it from their app stores. The post FCC Commissioner Calls on Google and Apple to Ban.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

New functional protein measuring technology could advance drug discovery research

A new biomedical research tool that enables scientists to measure hundreds of functional proteins in a single cell could offer new insights into cell machinery. Led by Jun Wang, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Stony Brook University,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022