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  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    NEW METHOD MAKES SPINNING COLLAGEN MICROFIBRES QUICKER, CHEAPER, AND EASIER

    Scientists in Norfolk, VA have developed a new method of making collagen microfibres, which could have applications in research, medical...

    Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    NEW STUDY SHEDS LIGHT ON HOW ULTRALOW FREQUENCY RADIO WAVES AND PLASMAS INTERACT

    Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles present new research on a curious cosmic phenomenon known as "whistlers"-very...

    Plasma Physics
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    WHEN MIXING GRANULAR MATTER, ORDER AMONG DISORDER

    Mixing liquids is easy, or at least scientifically understood: a drop of food coloring will eventually mix into a cup of water through...

    Condensed Matter
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    WATER MATTERS TO METAL NANOPARTICLES

    When you purchase anything from makeup to paint to sunscreen, chances are it contains engineered nanoparticles. These nanoscale materials...

    Bio & Medicine Nanomaterials
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    TRANSISTOR TECHNOLOGY MAY IMPROVE SPEED, BATTERY LIFE FOR COMPUTERS, MOBILE PHONES AND OTHER ELECTRONICS

    Purdue University researchers have developed transistor technology that shows potential for improving computers and mobile phones.

    Phone, Mobile, Nanophysics
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    LIPID DROPLETS PLAY CRUCIAL ROLES BEYOND FAT STORAGE

    Lipid droplets: they were long thought of merely as the formless blobs of fat out of which spare tires and muffin tops were made. But...

    Biochemistry
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    RESEARCHERS USE GREEN GOLD TO RAPIDLY DETECT AND IDENTIFY HARMFUL BACTERIA

    Researchers from the University of Minnesota have developed a method to screen and identify harmful or antibiotic-resistant bacteria...

    Analytical Chemistry
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    NEW SPECIES OF ORCHID DISCOVERED IN PERUVIAN JUNGLE

    Botanists have discovered a new species of orchid in Peru's central Amazonian rainforest, the country's national parks service announced...

    Plants & Animals
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    FIRST RELIABLE ESTIMATES OF HIGHLY RADIOACTIVE CESIUM-RICH MICROPARTICLES RELEASED BY FUKUSHIMA DISASTER

    Scientists have for the first time been able to estimate the amount of radioactive cesium-rich microparticles released by the disaster...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    SCIENTISTS FIND WAY TO MAKE MINERAL WHICH CAN REMOVE CO2 FROM ATMOSPHERE

    Scientists have found a rapid way of producing magnesite, a mineral which stores carbon dioxide. If this can be developed to an industrial...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    TINDER FOUNDERS SUE PARENT ALLEGING CHEATING ON STOCK OPTIONS

    Tinder founders and early employees filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing parent firm InterActiveCorp of cheating them out of billions of...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    NASA-NOAA'S SUOMI NPP SATELLITE SEES BEBINCA EAST OF HAINAN ISLAND

    China's Hainan Island can't seem to get away from slow moving Tropical Storm Bebinca. The storm continues to linger near the island...

    Earth Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    MAGNETIC GENE IN FISH MAY SOMEDAY HELP THOSE WITH EPILEPSY, PARKINSON'S

    An aquarium fish that senses the Earth's magnetic field as it swims could help unlock how the human brain works and how diseases such...

    Biotechnology
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    SNAKE FUNGAL DISEASE ALTERS SKIN MICROBIOME IN EASTERN MASSASAUGAS

    In the first study of its kind, researchers characterized the skin microbiome of a population of free-ranging snakes to begin to understand...

    Plants & Animals
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    NASA GETS AN INFRARED VIEW OF TROPICAL STORM HECTOR

    Infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite provided forecasters with temperature data that showed the storm had two areas of strong convection.

    Earth Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    SCIENTISTS GET NEW TOOL TO TRACK NEW PATHOGEN KILLING FROGS

    An undergraduate researcher has developed a method to screen frogs for an infectious disease that has been linked to mass die-offs...

    Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    SUOMI NPP SATELLITE FIND TROPICAL STORM LEEPI NEARING SOUTHERN JAPAN

    Tropical Storm Leepi continued its northwestern track through the northwestern Pacific Ocean as NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed...

    Earth Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    ORIGINS AND SPREAD OF EURASIAN FRUITS TRACED TO THE ANCIENT SILK ROAD

    Studies of ancient preserved plant remains from a medieval archaeological site in the Pamir Mountains of Uzbekistan have shown that...

    Science, Apple, Archaeology & Fossils
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    LA TO BECOME FIRST IN US TO INSTALL SUBWAY BODY SCANNERS

    The Los Angeles subway system will become the first in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives,...

    Hi Tech & Innovation
  • By Phys.org   -   Aug 14, 2018

    WORKPLACE BIAS DIFFERS FOR SINGLE VERSUS MARRIED PARENTS, RESEARCH FINDS

    Previous research has shown that mothers and fathers experience different biases at work, with mothers being penalized and fathers...

    Social Sciences