Size of lunch dictates force of crunch (w/ Video)

Many animals prefer food—snails, nuts, etc.—that must be cracked and crushed. Scientists have measured the maximum force of their impressive bites before, but a new study introduces a significant subtlety: bite force ...

Wireless power transfer technology for high capacity transit

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and the Korea Railroad Research Institute (KRRI) have developed a wireless power transfer technology that can be applied to high capacity transportation systems ...

NASA Goddard team to participate in dark energy mission

The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected three NASA-nominated science teams to participate in their planned Euclid mission, including one led by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

Comcast 4Q net income jumps 18 percent

(AP)—Comcast says its fourth-quarter net income rose 18 percent, helped by improvements in its broadcast business and growth in its high-speed Internet services.

Picky eater fish clean up seaweeds from coral reefs (w/ Video)

(Phys.org)—Using underwater video cameras to record fish feeding on South Pacific coral reefs, scientists have found that herbivorous fish can be picky eaters – a trait that could spell trouble for endangered reef systems.

Biological connections in microelectronics

Miniaturization of electronic components is reaching a physical limit. While the solution of three dimensional assembly has the advantage of reducing bulk, the manufacture of electrical connections in these new products remains ...

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