'Air shower' saves 50 percent water

A new shower nozzle that uses up to 50 per cent less water while maintaining the sensation of full pressure could provide Australians with guilt-free showers over the hot, dry summer – simply by adding air.

Impact of affirmative action bans in graduate fields of study

Important findings on the impact of banning affirmative action in higher education were just published in the American Educational Research Journal (AERJ) in Online First. Affirmative action in university admissions has long ...

3D scanning shapes the future of childrenswear

Childrenswear designers and retailers will be able to design and make better fitting clothes for British children from four to seventeen years thanks to 3D scanning of children by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire.

The material that's like an octopus

(Phys.org)—The atomic structure of a zinc-based material has a surprising amount in common with the tentacles of an octopus, Oxford University researchers have found.

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