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Monday, December 6, 2021
Sodium-based Material Yields Stable Alternative to Lithium-ion Batteries
Scientists at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a new sodium metal anode for rechargeable batteries (left) that resists the f...
Migratory birds have lighter-colored feathers
As a result, the plumage absorbs less solar energy and thus prevents overheating during long flights Migratory birds are specially adapted t...
Trees are biggest methane 'vents' in wetland areas – even when they're dry
Image credit: Viviane Figueiredo Souza Most of the methane gas emitted from Amazon wetlands regions is vented into the atmosphere via tree r...
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Color-changing magnifying glass gives clear view of infrared light
Nano-antennas convert invisible infrared into visible light Credit: NanoPhotonics Cambridge/Ermanno Miele, Jeremy Baumberg Detecting light ...
Researchers engineer magnetic complexity into atomically thin magnets
Layering two bilayer flakes of chromium triiodide and twisting them a tiny amount offsets the chromium atoms within the material and create...
Nanoracks, Voyager Space, And Lockheed Martin Awarded NASA Contract To Build First-Of-Its-Kind Commercial Space Station
Nanoracks, Voyager Space, and Lockheed Martin Awarded NASA Contract to Build First-of-its-Kind Commercial Space Station Starlab to anchor NA...
TESS discovers a planet the size of Mars but with the makeup of Mercury
Caption:An illustration of a red dwarf star orbited by an exoplanet. Credits: NASA/ESA/G. Bacon (STScI) Ultra-short-period planets are small...
Stem cell-based treatment produces insulin in patients with Type 1 diabetes
Sentinel device in the Kieffer Lab. Credit:ViaCyte In the first study of its kind, a team of researchers at the University of British Columb...
Volcanic eruptions drove severe mass extinction, say scientists
Abrupt climate change ~450-440 million years ago caused the demise of the trilobite, Selenopeltis (pictured, in Oxford University Museum of ...
New testing method yields pathway to better, longer-lasting batteries
This illustration shows how a team at Sandia National Laboratories used Kelvin probe force microscopy to locate places where electron flows ...
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