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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 …

Elastic to kinetic energy conversion through biomimicry

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Venus flytraps do it, trap-jaw ants do it, and now materials scientists at the University of Massac…

Jurassic Park style GM experiment flies under the radar

Added: 1 Sep 2020

An Oxfordshire based company is at the centre of planned controversial use of GM modified mosquitoe…

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,…

Can efficiency and sustainability coexist?

Added: 17 Aug 2020

Allison Paradise, CEO of My Green lab, a non-profit organization and Marc Boreham vice president an…

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…

A truffle's tale... 40 years in the making

Added: 7 Aug 2020

As a first-year graduate student studying truffle ecology at Oregon State University, Dan Luoma att…

How flying snakes glide

Added: 6 Aug 2020

Flying snakes glide through the air, flattening their bodies to provide lift. But as they glide the…

Laboratory News podcast - life on the back of a turtle with Dr Jeroen Ingels

Added: 5 Aug 2020

"I didn't realise that it is basically impossible to stop a turtle physically... it just rolls you …

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…

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…

Supergenes play a larger role in evolution than previously thought

Added: 16 Jul 2020

Massive blocks of genes--inherited together 'plug and play' style--may play a larger role in evolut…

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…