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Fine particles of veldfire smoke are more harmful than pollution by other sources

Researchers call for review of air quality monitoring guidelines to consider the sources of emissions. Researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San...

Retinal implants equipped with 10,500 electrodes to give artificial vision to the blind

The retinal implant can give artificial vision to the blind. Credit: Alain Herzog / 2021 EPFL Being able to re-visualize blind people seems like...

Sudden turn in quantum physics may explain matter / antimatter imbalance

Lack of symmetry in cubes can not correct errors in quantum computing, but can explain matter / antimatter imbalance. The sudden turn in Kibble-Zurek theory...

The first people in New England may have shared the scene with woolly mammoths

A replica of a woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) at the BC Museum in BC, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The screen is from 1979...

New Catalyst Makes Styrene Manufacturing Cheaper and Greener

Credit: NC State Chemical engineering researchers have developed new catalysts that significantly increase styrene production, while simultaneously reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. "Styrene...

Giant ancient fish discovered by accident – Strange-looking and “Absolutely massive!”

An example of what a complete fish fossil coelacanth looks like. This is the German Jurassic. Credit: Professor David Martill, University of...

A giant iceberg split from the ice shelf of Antarctica

March 1, 2021 A large chunk of ice from the Antarctic ice shelf has finally parted, but another piece is firmly hanging. The Brunt Ice Shelf...

“Virtual Deployment” – Scientists read a 300-year-old sealed historical letter without opening

Computer-generated spread animation of the stamped letter DB-1538. In our article we describe how “virtual deployment” was used in the XVII. To...

An “unprecedented” new form of symbiosis has been discovered

The energetic bacterial endosymbion allows its unicellular eukaryotic host to breathe in nitrate, indicating that unicellular eukaryotes can acquire endosymbiotins by supplementing or replacing...

Next generation robot sequence could screen thousands accurately for COVID-19

A robotics platform designed by researchers in Toronto to help thousands of COVID-19 At the same time, samples have the potential to revolutionize how...

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