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Improving the luck of the horseshoe crab

Added: 21 Sep 2020

Following some recent media controversy, Allen Burgenson, and Glenn Gauvry update our original July…

Plant-based supercapacitor delivers 900 x energy efficiency

Added: 11 Sep 2020

In a new study, researchers at Texas A&M University have described their novel plant-based energy s…

Environmentally friendly silicon recycling

Added: 10 Sep 2020

Skoltech scientists and their colleagues from Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) have develope…

New fossil ape discovered in India

Added: 9 Sep 2020

A 13-million-year-old fossil unearthed in northern India comes from a newly discovered ape, the ear…

Fungus leather: new front-runner for sustainable clothing material

Added: 9 Sep 2020

In a new review paper by the University of Vienna, Imperial College London, and RMIT University in …

Coronavirus 'trap and zap' technology

Added: 24 Aug 2020

Rice University researchers plan to reconfigure their 'trap and zap' wastewater-treatment technolog…

Converting self-sterilising water filtration technologies for COVID-19 protection

Added: 24 Aug 2020

With the worldwide focus on coronavirus prevention and transmission, a new type of air-filter that …

Coronaviruses amplified along wildlife supply chain

Added: 17 Aug 2020

Coronaviruses were detected in a high proportion of bats and rodents in Viet Nam from 2013 to 2014,…

New international carbon dating standard

Added: 13 Aug 2020

Radiocarbon dating is set to become more accurate than ever after an international team of scientis…

Advantage flat angel shark

Added: 7 Aug 2020

The general picture of a shark is that of a fast and large ocean predator. Some species, however, q…

Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite reveals new penguin colonies

Added: 5 Aug 2020

A new study using satellite mapping technology reveals there are nearly 20% more emperor penguin co…

Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission launched

Added: 31 Jul 2020

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission is on its way to the Red Planet to search for signs of …

Affordable carbon-loving materials for reduced industrial emissions

Added: 28 Jul 2020

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tenne…

The truth about turtles

Sarah Lawton | Added: 20 Jul 2020

A research team from Florida State University (FSU) has discovered a world of microscopic life on t…

Algae as living biocatalysts for a green industry

Added: 13 Jul 2020

Better still: living algae can be used as biocatalysts for certain substances, and they bring the c…

Extinct Oligocene dolphins were apex predators

Added: 9 Jul 2020

A report in the journal Current Biology, offers a detailed description of the first nearly complete…

Scientists and policy experts raise COVID-19 and climate crises analogues

Added: 8 Jul 2020

Epidemiologists highlighted the dangers of COVID-19 in its early stages, but their warnings went la…

COVID-19 Earth observation dashboard

Added: 25 Jun 2020

In response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NASA, ESA (European Space Agency), and J…

The many lifetimes of plastics

Added: 16 Jun 2020

Infographics strive to give us a sense of how long plastic goods will last in the environment but i…

Magma movements suggest long-term seismic risk for Northern Europe

Added: 11 Jun 2020

Scientists have discovered new evidence for active volcanism next door to some of the most densely …