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Kirigami actuators

1 day ago   |   Harvard

Marcelo A Dias, Michael P McCarron, Daniel Rayneau-Kirkhope, Paul Z Hanakata, David K Campbell, Harold S Park, and Douglas P Holmes. 2017. “ Kirigami actuators .” Soft matter...
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The math of brewing a better espresso

The math of brewing a better espresso

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / A new mathematical model sheds light on the optimal brewing process for espresso. ) Skilled baristas know that achieving the perfect complex flavor profile for a...
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Expert reaction to study looking at low-carb and low-fat diets and risk of death in a US cohort

2 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

Research, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, reports on the connection between low-fat and low-carb diets and risk of death. Prof Gunter Kuhnle, Professor of Nutrition and...
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Dark Energy survey: First results in as astronomers aim to crack cosmos' biggest mystery

Dark Energy survey: First results in as astronomers aim to crack cosmos' biggest mystery

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

THE DARK ENERGY Survey or DES has completed its first set of measurements as astronomers scramble to crack the cosmic conundrum of what is dark matter.
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Einstein breakthrough: How ‘revolutionary' dark matter find proved century-old theory

Einstein breakthrough: How ‘revolutionary' dark matter find proved century-old theory

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

ALBERT EINSTEIN'S century-old theory was proved correct after scientists discovered a “fantastic tool” for spotting dark matter in space, leading to a "revolution in astrophysics".
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Doctor Who Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror review: a delightful tale avoids bathos as scientists unite to fend off an attack of giant scorpions

Doctor Who Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror review: a delightful tale avoids bathos as scientists unite to fend off an attack of giant scorpions

4 days ago   |   Radio Times   |   2 articles

4.0 out of 5 star rating Science, at last! Doctor Who normally steers clear of real physicists and inventors from history. Not surprising, really. Science and invention need a...
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The Self Delusion by Tom Oliver review - how we are connected and why that matters

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Forget the idea that humans are independent individuals. We need to grasp that we're parts of ecosystems Should we try to think of ourselves not as individuals but as parts of...
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Dark matter breakthrough: Scientist's ‘very strange' Albert Einstein discovery revealed

Dark matter breakthrough: Scientist's ‘very strange' Albert Einstein discovery revealed

6 days ago   |   Daily Express

SCIENTISTS were able to make a breakthrough in understanding dark matter when an astrophysicist accidentally spotted a “very strange structure” in the universe, confirming a...
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We Asked for Impactful Social Science. The World Responded

We Asked for Impactful Social Science. The World Responded

7 days ago   |   Social Science Space

Our debut writing contest for impactful social and behavioral research drew entries from around the globe, both institutionally and where fieldwork occurred. With entries...
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Volcano apocalypse: ‘Blobs' beneath Pacific and Africa could coat Earth in 100km of lava

Volcano apocalypse: ‘Blobs' beneath Pacific and Africa could coat Earth in 100km of lava

8 days ago   |   Daily Express

GIANT blobs which sit beneath Africa and the Pacific ocean could contain enough matter to cover the entire planet in 100 kilometres of lava, scientists have revealed in a...
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Meet Love Island 2020 contestant Nas Majeed who says he's “different” to...

Meet Love Island 2020 contestant Nas Majeed who says he's “different” to past islanders

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Firefly Aerospace tweeted this picture Wednesday evening, writing that teams were loading liquid oxygen into a test version of the company's Alpha booster in preparation for... Read more ...

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In the middle of a bout of stress, you look in the mirror, only to find a strand of white lightning running through your hair. Is it a coincidence, or does stress actually make... Read more ...

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Enlarge / The Doomsday Clock reads 100 seconds to midnight, a decision made by The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, during an announcement at the National Press Club in... Read more ...

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