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Unusual semimetal shows evidence of unique surface conduction states

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology experimentally verify the existence of exotic surface conduction states in topological semimetals (TSMs), materials that lie at the boundary between conductors and insulators, by performing voltage scans of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 6th, 2021

Study: Half of US cosmetics contain toxic chemicals

More than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada likely contain high levels of a toxic industrial compound linked to serious health conditions, including cancer and reduced birth weight, according to a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 20 min. ago

Rarest bee genus in North America is not so rare after all

Canadian researchers have discovered that a bee thought to be one of the rarest in the world, as the only representative of its genus, is no more than an unusual specimen of a widespread species......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 52 min. ago

Shin Megami Tensei 5’s new trailer shows off its new protagonist, release date

Shin Megami Tensei 5 got a new reveal trailer for its exclusive title coming to the Nintendo Switch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 52 min. ago

New trailer shows first gameplay footage for Breath of the Wild sequel

Game takes 2017 original to the skies, now due in 2022. Watch that last step—it's a doozy! Nintendo has revealed the first gameplay footage from the hi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 20 min. ago

This Clever Mechanical Approach Saves Big On DIY Flip Dot Displays

This display uses a unique mechanical method to reduce the number of motors needed, called multiplexing. The post This Clever Mechanical Approach Saves Big On DIY Flip Dot Displays appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

Study reveals bycatch risk for dolphins and porpoises in global small-scale fisheries

A new study by Newcastle University shows that the risk of dolphins and porpoises being caught in small-scale (artisanal) fisheries is highest in low- and middle-income regions around the tropics and sub-tropics......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

Sticky baseballs: The physics of the latest scandal in Major League Baseball

Cheating in baseball is as old as the game itself, and pitchers' modifying the ball's surface is part of that long history. Adding to the lore of cheating is a new scandal involving pitchers who may be applying sticky substances—what players refer.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

Green space around primary schools may improve students" academic performance

Greenery around primary schools may improve students' academic performance, while traffic pollution may be detrimental, our study shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

Baltic herring larvae show effects of climate change

Data collected for over two decades shows that rising Baltic Sea water temperature is one of the main factors in the increasingly earlier appearance and faster growth of Baltic herring larvae......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

Irrigation could help reverse male sea turtle drought

Climate change is causing the "feminisation" of green turtle populations in far north Queensland, but a study shows seawater irrigation could potentially reverse the male drought......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 52 min. ago

Save big on a Surface Pro 7 with this early Prime Day deal

Something you’ll greatly appreciate in the Surface Pro 7 is its phenomenal screen. It’s got a speedy processor, giant storage drive, and top-tier screen......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 52 min. ago

Use of PFAS in cosmetics "widespread," new study finds

Many cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada likely contain high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a potentially toxic class of chemicals linked to a number of serious health conditions, according to new research from the U.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 52 min. ago

As climates change, prepare for more mosquitoes in winter, new study shows

In many parts of the world, mosquitoes are a common summertime nuisance......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

15 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

From Beacon 23 and Foundation to Y: The Last Man, we've put together a preview of the next batch of science fiction TV series being adapted from books......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

French Companies Admit Problems at Nuclear Plant in China

Unusual activity at a nuclear power reactor in China has drawn international attention, as two French companies involved in the plant acknowledged problems on Monday but said they could be handled safely. From a report: The companies were responding.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Researchers create switchable mirrors from liquid metal

Researchers have developed a way to dynamically switch the surface of liquidmetal between reflective and scattering states. This technology could one day be used to create electrically controllable mirrors or illumination devices......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

New combination of materials provides progress toward quantum computing

The future of quantum computing may depend on the further development and understanding of semiconductor materials known as transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs). These atomically thin materials develop unique and useful electrical, mechanical, an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

An unusual symbiosis of a ciliate, green alga, and purple bacterium

Dr. Sebastian Hess and his team at the University of Cologne's Institute of Zoology have studied a very rare and puzzling tripartite symbiosis. This consortium consists of a ciliate as host and two types of endosymbionts: A green alga and a previousl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

How do social media influence ethnic polarization?

Those who deactivated their Facebook profiles report a lower regard for other ethnic groups, and this effect was more prevalent among people living in more ethnically homogenous areas, shows a new study of users in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Free and nutritious school lunches help create richer and healthier adults

Universal school lunch programs make students healthier, and increase their lifetime income by 3%, according to a unique study from Lund University in Sweden published in The Review of Economic Studies......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021