Turbulence in bacterial cultures

Turbulent flows surround us, from complex cloud formations to rapidly flowing rivers. Populations of motile bacteria in liquid media can also exhibit patterns of collective motion that resemble turbulent flows, provided the ...

date17 hours ago in Soft Matter
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Corals vulnerable to dredging pressures

Coral reefs on the Western Australian coast are at the mercy of dredging, with a recent study identifying more than 30 possible effects on corals during their most vulnerable hours.

date17 hours ago in Environment
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New insights into the family tree of modern turtles

Today's sea turtles are the sole survivors of a once diverse ecosystem of marine reptiles from the age of dinosaurs. Sea turtles first appeared during the Cretaceous period, 130-140 million years ago and likely evolved from ...

date17 hours ago in Evolution
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How to solve a Rubik's cube in five seconds

This week, 14-year-old Lucas Etter set a new world record for solving the classic Rubik's cube in Clarksville, Maryland, in the US, solving the scrambled cube in an astonishing 4.904 seconds.

date18 hours ago in Other
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