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Printing solar cells may soon be as easy and inexpensive as printing a newspaper, thanks to U of T researchers who have cleared a critical manufacturing hurdle in the development of a new class of solar devices. “Economies of scale...
Skiing in some areas of the Alps could become impossible within the next 80 years dues to a lack of snow, says a new research. The new research, by scientists based at the Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research (SLF)...
More than one in five American adults copped to secretly accessing the Facebook accounts of their friends, spouses or family members in a recent study. In a survey of 1,308 U.S. adult Facebook users, University of British Columbia researchers found...
A female zebra shark in an Australian aquarium has astounded scientists by producing live offspring asexually, three years after being separated from her long-term mate. According to a scientific report, she simply developed the ability to reproduce on her own. Leonie...
Researchers from Princeton University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predict that global warming generally will make summers hotter and winters milder from Southern California to the northeastern United States to parts of Africa, Asia and Latin...
Human encroachment typically means bad news for a given species (recent examples include giraffes and cheetahs), but one mammal appears to be fighting back. Researchers say the hairy-legged vampire bat has adapted surprisingly fast from drinking the blood of...
The supposed ‘alien megastructure’ first spotted in the skies back in 2015 may actually be a colossal planet-eating star, according to researchers from Columbia and Berkeley. A new research set to be published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal...
Researchers from the Federal University of Pernambuco are baffled after they discovered that the nocturnal vampire bats in Brazil, which were thought to feed only on bird and small mammals like pigs, have started sucking human blood! Feces samples from...
Menopause is an exclusive trait, shared only among humans, killer whales, and short finned pilot whales. According to a new Current Biology study, killer whales go through menopause to avoid reproduction competition with their daughters, allowing them to instead...
Scientists discovered an 800-year-old skeleton of a woman. Two calcified nodules found at the base of her chest have yielded the complete genomes of two pathogenic bacteria. Archaeologists who uncovered the woman's remains noticed that her skeleton had nodules at...

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