Category: Science and Technology

Newsfeeds from science and technology fields

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A silver lining for extreme electronics

Tomorrow's cutting-edge technology will need electronics that can tolerate extreme conditions. That's why a group of researchers led by Michigan Sta [...]

Northern forest fires could accelerate climate change

New research indicates that the computer-based models currently used to simulate how Earth's climate will change in the future underestimate the imp [...]

Diverse spectrum of neurons that govern movement

In a mouse study, National Institutes of Health researchers have identified and mapped a diverse spectrum of motor neurons along the spinal cord. Th [...]

New genetic target for blood cancer treatment

Targeting a pathway that is essential for the survival of certain types of acute myeloid leukaemia could provide a new therapy avenue for patients, [...]

Wasps are valuable for ecosystems, economy and human health (just like bees)

Wasps deserve to be just as highly valued as other insects, like bees, due to their roles as predators, pollinators, and more, according to a new re [...]

Cave deposits reveal Pleistocene permafrost thaw, absent predicted levels of CO2 release

The vast frozen terrain of Arctic permafrost thawed several times in North America within the past 1 million years when the world's climate was not [...]

Defect that limits hybrid perovskites solar-cell performance identified

Researchers in the materials department in UC Santa Barbara's College of Engineering have uncovered a major cause of limitations to efficiency in a [...]

How to level up soft robotics

The field of soft robotics has exploded in the past decade, as ever more researchers seek to make real the potential of these pliant, flexible autom [...]

Discarded ostrich eggshells provide timeline for our early African ancestors

Archeologists have learned a lot about our ancestors by rummaging through their garbage piles, which contain evidence of their diet and population l [...]

Small galaxies likely played important role in evolution of the Universe

A new study led by University of Minnesota astrophysicists shows that high-energy light from small galaxies may have played a key role in the early [...]
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