March 1, 2021

These poor creatures suffered from dandruff 125 million years before Head And Shoulders was invented

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By Mike Wehner From BGR These days, if you notice a bit of dandruff on your shoulder you just stop by the drug store and grab some specialized shampoo, but 125 million years ago the birds and feathered dinosaurs just had to deal with it. A new study published in Nature Communications has revealed that […]

Unearthing oxygen-starved bacteria might worsen climate change

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By David Lumb From engadget Warmer weather and disruptive farming practices could increase their carbon dioxide production. A recently-released federal report has finally credited humans with causing climate change, but we might have more to worry about than fossil fuel emissions. While we knew bacteria in earth’s soil releases almost a third of the carbon […]

Team – robots

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Researchers create robots that can team up when they touch By Mallory Locklear From engadget The new method could make megabots a reality. To make robots cooperate with each other and work together, you have a couple of options. The first is to program them to work with information from their surroundings, with which individual […]

Scientists successfully grew fetal lambs inside ‘uterus-like’ bags

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By Andrew Dalton, From engadget Doctors at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have developed a new artificial womb that could benefit the tens of thousands of critically preterm (younger than 26 weeks) births in the US each year. According to a new paper published in the journal Nature Communications, the research physicians successfully kept fetal lambs […]

Hydrothermal vent: Strange and different one found near Cayman Islands

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By Katrina Rossos From Nature World News A hydrothermal vent system in the Caribbean has a very different make-up than any other vent analyzed to date. This deep sea hydrothermal system, called the Von Damm Vent Field (VDVF), is located south of the Cayman Islands. A team of scientists from the University of Southampton in […]

New fingerprinting method takes a hard look at your pores

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By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer for LiveScience From Mashable Illuminate life & technology through the lens of science. Criminals might not get away so easily, thanks to a new fingerprinting method that may be faster and more reliable than traditional methods, researchers say. The method images the sweat pores in a human hand using a […]