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‘Giant' shark species found to glow in the dark

‘Giant' shark species found to glow in the dark

5 hours ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

Scientists think the sharks glow for camouflage to protect from attack from below. Pictured is the kitefin shark. Scientists have discovered three new species of shark that...
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Another trio of Chinese military satellites successfully deployed

Another trio of Chinese military satellites successfully deployed

3 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

A Long March 4C rocket takes off Feb. 24 with another trio of Yaogan 31 military satellites. Credit: Xinhua Weeks after the launch of an earlier trio of Chinese military...
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Molecular characterization of biomass burning tracer compounds in fine particles in Nanjing, China

4 days ago   |   Harvard

Wenjing Li, Junfeng Wang, Lu Qi, Wentao Yu, Dongyang Nie, Shuangshuang Shi, Chuanxin Gu, Xinlei Ge, and Mindong Chen. 2020. “ Molecular characterization of biomass burning...
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Evolution of aerosol under moist and fog conditions in a rural forest environment: insights from high resolution aerosol mass spectrometry

4 days ago   |   Harvard

Jie Zhang, Sara Lance, Joseph Marto, Yele Sun, Matthew Ninneman, Brian A. Crandall, Junfeng Wang, Qi Zhang, and James J. Schwab. 2020. “ Evolution of aerosol under moist and...
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‘Citizen scientists' help researchers gather new insights into polar bear behaviour

5 days ago   |   Oxford University

Oxford University is working with Canadian researchers on a first-of-its-kind project that will engage citizen volunteers to help advance knowledge about polar bear behaviour...
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Research Projects

5 days ago   |   Harvard

1. On-chip nanophotonic devices We design, fabricate and characterize new on-chip nanophotonic devices including on-chip optical tweezers, metasurfaces, mode conversion...
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Portable XRF as a rapid determination tool to detect mg/kg levels of heavy metals in human nails: a case study from South India

5 days ago   |   Harvard

M. Bhatia, A. Specht, V. Ramya, D. Sulaiman, M. Konda, P. Balcom, E. Sunderland, and A. Qureshi. Submitted. “ Portable XRF as a rapid determination tool to detect mg/kg levels...
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A practical guide to tackling the climate crisis - podcast

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

The first UN climate change conference was held in 1995 in Berlin. More than two decades later, our planet remains on track for three degrees of warming above pre-industrial...
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Black-browed babbler found in Borneo 180 years after last sighting

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

Exclusive: Stuffed specimen was only proof of bird's existence until discovery in rainforest last year In the 1840s, a mystery bird was caught on an expedition to the East...
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Nanoscale Lamb wave-driven motors in nonliquid environments

6 days ago   |   Harvard

Jinsheng Lu, Qiang Li, Cheng-Wei Qiu, Yu Hong, Pintu Ghosh, and Min Qiu. 2019. “ Nanoscale Lamb wave-driven motors in nonliquid environments .” Science advances, 5, 3, Pp...
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Space junk foils astronomers observing oldest galaxy in the universe

A flash of light in the night sky, thought to have been a burst from a galaxy in the early universe, may actually have been nothing more than a glint from a piece of junk in... Read more ...

Yellowstone volcano eruption: What would really happen if super-volcano...

Yellowstone volcano eruption: What would really happen if super-volcano erupted - expert

A YELLOWSTONE volcano eruption is more likely to produce "great big lava flows" than an explosive eruption that could wipe out large swathes of the United States, an expert has... Read more ...

SpaceX Starship launch time: What time will Starship SN10 launch from Boca...

SpaceX Starship launch time: What time will Starship SN10 launch from Boca Chica today?

SPACEX will attempt to launch and land the Starship SN10 today , a month after the fiery crash landing of the Starship SN9 prototype. Find out what time SpaceX intends to... Read more ...

Design Principles for Creating Impactful Entrepreneurship Education for All

Design Principles for Creating Impactful Entrepreneurship Education for All

( “In wide entrepreneurship education,” write Yvette Baggen, Thomas Lans and Judith Gulikers in their essay below, “the messy, uncertain and iterative entrepreneurial process... Read more ...

Consider These 5 Recommended Alternatives For Knee Replacement

Consider These 5 Recommended Alternatives For Knee Replacement

If you are suffering from chronic knee pain and restricted knee mobility, knee replacement surgery might be the most recommended treatment for you. Knee replacement is a... Read more ...

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STAT+: Pharmalittle: A race is on to find alternatives to syringes and...

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the middle of the week. Congratulations on making it this far, and remember, there are only a few more days until the weekend arrives. So... Read more ...

Asteroid Apophis photographed before its Earth flyby this weekend

Asteroid Apophis photographed before its Earth flyby this weekend

ASTEROID Apophis gas been photographed by astronomers just days before the much feared "God of Chaos" is set to fly by Earth in its last encounter before the 2029 close approach. Read more ...

Mainsail trim: Secrets of a professional sailor

Mainsail trim: Secrets of a professional sailor

Andy Rice talks to expert trimmer, Chris Hosking about the secrets behind mainsail trim and how to make the right tweaks for ultimate performance Good mainsail trim has always... Read more ...

March 2021 Issue of IJFST Published Online

March 2021 Issue of IJFST Published Online

The March 2021 issue of the International Journal of Food Science & Technology has been published online and is freely available to IFST members . To keep up with the latest... Read more ...