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Tissue paper has been used by engineers to design a wearable sensor (Band-aid sized) that can sense a blink of an eye, a pulse, and other movements of a human. The sensor is flexible, low-priced, and light, with prospective...
A student at the University of Oxford is being celebrated in the world of science photography for capturing a single, floating atom with an ordinary camera. David Nadlinger captured the winning photo of an atom suspended between electric fields using...
A international team of researchers heads to Antarctica to investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem that’s been hidden beneath an Antarctic ice shelf for up to 120,000 years. Marine biologist Ann Vanreusel (Ghent University) is one of them. The iceberg known...
VTech® announces the expansion of its award-winning Baby, Infant, Toddler and Preschool lines, featuring exciting new products that allow parents to enrich their children's play experiences through discovery. The new collections are designed to engage and encourage little ones...
A solar storm is forecast to hit Earth after the sun unleashed a powerful solar flare — a burst of high-energy radiation — Sunday night. An intense coronal mass ejection on the surface of the sun is now sending millions...
Ancient Peruvian elites bound their babies' heads to planks of wood 900 years ago to give them elongated 'alien' skulls as a mark of social status. A new study, published in the journal Current Anthropology, has taken a look at...
Spacewalking astronauts are finally wrapping up months of repair work on the International Space Station's big robot arm. The Canadian-built, 58-foot robot arm had both of its aging mechanical hands replaced on spacewalks conducted in October and January. NASA astronaut Mark...
SUPERMASSIVE black holes are growing at a faster rate than their host galaxies, according to startling new research which could help experts unravel more mysteries of the universe. These celestial phenomena are so hungry for matter that they are actually...
Researchers have observed traveling three-photon bound states in a quantum nonlinear medium, a phenomenon that could help further the use of photons in quantum computing. Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University, in conjunction with scientists...
The mysterious cigar-shaped asteroid Oumuamua has been spinning through space for billions of years because of a violent incident in its past, researchers have discovered. Oumuamua was the first interstellar visitor to reach our solar system and was originally thought...

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