News tagged with oxygen consumption

Silicon oxide memories transcend a hurdle

A Rice University laboratory pioneering memory devices that use cheap, plentiful silicon oxide to store data has pushed them a step further with chips that show the technology's practicality.

dateJul 09, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Rapid changes in the Arctic ecosystem

(Phys.org)—Huge quantities of algae are growing on the underside of sea ice in the Central Arctic: in 2012 the ice algae Melosira arctica was responsible for almost half the primary production in this area. ...

dateFeb 19, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Mother bats expert at saving energy

In order to regulate their body temperature as efficiently as possible, wild female bats switch between two strategies depending on both the ambient temperature and their reproductive status. During pregnancy ...

dateFeb 10, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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'Dead zones' found in Atlantic open waters

A team of German and Canadian researchers have discovered areas with extremely low levels of oxygen in the tropical North Atlantic, several hundred kilometres off the coast of West Africa. The levels measured ...

dateApr 30, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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