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An international team of researchers has, for the first time, estimated the amount of methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) that countries release into the atmosphere when producing meat from livestock, and assigned the emissions ...
(Phys.org) —Researchers have been taking tips from nature to build the next generation of flying robots.
Scientists have discovered new evidence to suggest that lightning on Earth is triggered not only by cosmic rays from space, but also by energetic particles from the Sun.
A group of researchers from Switzerland has thrown light on the precise mechanisms responsible for the impressive ability of nanoparticles to detect fingermarks left at crime scenes.
Using network science to uncover the truth behind bloodshed, battles and conflict in the Sagas of Icelanders
The Sagas of Icelanders are prose narratives that tell the stories of the trials and tribulations of the early societies of Icelandic settlers more than a thousand years ago.
The western Amazon—a vast region encompassing the Amazonian portions of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and western Brazil—is one of the world's last high-biodiversity wilderness landscapes. It is also home to an active ...
An ultrasensitive biosensor made from the wonder material graphene has been used to detect molecules that indicate an increased risk of developing cancer.
Scientists and teachers have combined to develop a simple spreadsheet-based method of teaching aerodynamic drag to 14 and 15 year olds. By measuring the speed of one of their classmates riding a bike and taking a photo in ...
A chin strap that can harvest energy from jaw movements has been created by a group of researchers in Canada.
A paper-based device that mimics the electrochemical signalling in the human brain has been created by a group of researchers from China.