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Research: Refuting a 70-year approach to predicting material microstructure

Research: Refuting a 70-year approach to predicting material microstructure

A 70-year-old model used to predict the microstructure of materials doesn't work for today's materials, say Carnegie Mellon University researchers in Science. A microscopy...
Links between railways and slavery to be explored in new study project

Links between railways and slavery to be explored in new study project

Universities and museums across Yorkshire and the North of England will explore the links between the railways and the global slave trade as part...
Research finds nature-based activities can improve mood, reduce anxiety

Research finds nature-based activities can improve mood, reduce anxiety

Outdoor nature-based activities are effective for improving mental health in adults, including those with pre-existing mental health problems, a new study has found. The research...
Genetically Modified Organisms: How they are made, and why they aren't labelled

Genetically Modified Organisms: How they are made, and why they aren’t labelled

Genetically modified organisms are a testament to how far we’ve come as a scientific species. Being able to change the DNA of different organisms...
Researchers can switch on plants’ response to light

Researchers can switch on plants’ response to light

Researchers have figured out how plants respond to light and can flip this genetic switch to encourage food growth. The discovery could help increase...
Smart parrots need more stimulation, says study

Smart parrots need more stimulation, says study

The smarter the bird, the more unique welfare needs it has in captivity, according to a U of G first-ever study. This finding may apply...
Scientists measure the breakup of a single chemical bond

Scientists measure the breakup of a single chemical bond

The team used a high-resolution atomic force microscope (AFM) operating in a controlled environment at Princeton’s Imaging and Analysis Center. The AFM probe, whose...
A gas station on Mars? Researchers envision the possibilities

A gas station on Mars? Researchers envision the possibilities

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati are developing new ways to convert greenhouse gases to fuel to address climate change and get astronauts home...
Researchers create material that can both move and block heat

Researchers create material that can both move and block heat

Moving heat around where you want it to go -- adding it to houses and hairdryers, removing it from car engines and refrigerators --...
Study reveals how much plastic debris is currently floating in the Mediterranean Sea

Study reveals how much plastic debris is currently floating in the Mediterranean Sea

A team of researchers have developed a model to track the pathways and fate of plastic debris from land-based sources in the Mediterranean Sea....

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