Saturday, August 8, 2020

Research: Material formed from crab shells and trees could replace flexible plastic packaging —

From liquid laundry detergent packaged in cardboard to compostable plastic cups, consumer products these days are increasingly touting their sustainable and renewable origins. Now...

Research: Archaeologists identify ancient North American mounds using new image analysis technique —

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University at New York have used a new image-based analysis technique to identify once-hidden North American mounds, which...

Research: Sahara dust may make you cough, but it’s a storm killer —

The bad news: Dust from the Sahara Desert in Africa -- totaling a staggering 2 to 9 trillion pounds worldwide -- has been...

Research: Why malaria parasites are faster than human immune cells —

Malaria parasites of the genus Plasmodium move ten times faster through the skin than immune cells, whose job it is to capture such...

Research: Incorporating plant ‘canaries’ into our homes is on the horizon —

In a perspective published in the July 20 issue of Science, Neal Stewart and his University of Tennessee coauthors explore the future of...

Research: Wave energy converters are not geared towards the increase in energy over the...

Wave energy converters are specifically designed to produce the maximum output at the location where they are going to be placed, in other...

Research: A gene mutation causes wrinkled skin and hair loss; turning off that mutation...

Wrinkled skin and hair loss are hallmarks of aging. What if they could be reversed? Keshav Singh, Ph.D., and colleagues have done just that,...

Research: The region’s fishing industry and longtime ocean food webs may face changes as...

Tubular colonial jellies known as pyrosomes that arrived in 2014 along North America's Pacific Northwest Coast appear to be adapting to cooler water...

Research: New solar sailing technology for NASA —

Spacecraft outfitted with sails and propelled by the sun are no longer the stuff of science fiction or theoretical space missions. Now, a...

Research: Eight hundred year old Norwegian skeleton found to have traces of Salmonella —

Genome research conducted by the University of Warwick suggests that enteric fever, a potentially lethal disease more commonly found in hot countries, was...

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