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Materials Science Jun 08, 2021

Lead halide perovskites: A horse of a different color

Metal halide perovskites have been under intense investigation over the last decade due to the remarkable rise in their performance in optoelectronic devices such as solar cells or light-emitting diodes. Despite tremendous ...

Archaeology Jun 08, 2021

Candle box from 500 years ago found in melting glacier in Norway

A team of archaeologists with the Glacier Archaeology Program in Innlandet have discovered a candle box in the Lendbreen glacier in Norway's Breheimen National Park. The team has been posting its findings on their Facebook ...

Plants & Animals Jun 04, 2021

Reckoning with an animal that sees us as prey—living and working in crocodile country

The wet season in tropical Australia begins with tension. Physical tension, caused by the friction of earth and clouds. Mental tension, caused by the heat, and the expectation of rain and relief. It is also an ecological ...

Veterinary medicine Jun 02, 2021

Stressed pets: How to keep your dogs relaxed when leaving them alone

People around the world have been spending more time at home since the start of 2020. For many of these people, this seemed like the perfect opportunity to get a pet.

Cell & Microbiology Jun 02, 2021

Metal ions help COVID-19 virus to disguise itself

Scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have discovered a mechanism by which SARS-CoV-2 exploits changes in metal ion concentrations to disguise itself in the body. Varying concentrations ...

Plants & Animals Jun 02, 2021

A speedy trial: What it takes to be the fastest land predator

What makes cheetah the fastest land mammal? Why aren't other animals, such as horses, as fast? While we haven't yet figured out why, we have some idea about how—cheetahs, as it turns out, make use of a galloping gait at ...

Plants & Animals Jun 02, 2021

After being driven to near extinction, wolves are back in Washington. Can we coexist with them?

They walked in on their own: The first wolves in more than 100 years known to call Washington state home, after this native species was nearly wiped out by hunting, trapping and government extermination campaigns.

Paleontology & Fossils May 18, 2021

Ancient horse DNA reveals gene flow between Eurasian and North American horses

A new study of ancient DNA from horse fossils found in North America and Eurasia shows that horse populations on the two continents remained connected through the Bering Land Bridge, moving back and forth and interbreeding ...

Quantum Physics May 17, 2021

Quantum computing: Cold chips can control qubits

Researchers and engineers from QuTech in the Netherlands and from Intel Corp., jointly designed and tested a chip to control qubits that can operate at extremely low temperatures, and opens the door to solving the "wiring ...

Evolution May 13, 2021

Life may have become cellular by using unusual molecules

All modern life is composed of cells, from single-celled bacteria to more complex organisms such as humans, which may contain billions or even trillions of cells. But how life came to be cellular remains uncertain. New research ...

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