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  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 6, 2020

    ZUCKERBERG PROMISES FACEBOOK POLICY REVIEW

    Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Friday promised to review the social network's policies that led to its decision to not...

    Facebook, Internet
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    NEW DISCOVERY ADVANCES OPTICAL MICROSCOPY

    New Illinois ECE research is advancing the field of optical microscopy, giving the field a critical new tool to solve challenging problems...

    Science, Optics & Photonics
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    PFAS PRESENT THROUGHOUT THE YADKIN-PEE DEE RIVER FOOD CHAIN

    Researchers from North Carolina State University have found per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in every step of the Yadkin-Pee Dee...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    NEW WEBSITE SHOWS IMPACT OF EUROPEAN VIRUS CONFINEMENT

    Environmental and economic impacts of the coronavirus in Europe can now be seen using satellite data provided by the European Space...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    STUDY: BLACK AMERICANS MOST INTERESTED IN COVID-19 NEWS

    Black Americans, who have suffered disproportionately from the coronavirus, have shown a more intense interest in news about the pandemic...

    Social Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    RESEARCHERS CALL FOR NEW FEDERAL AUTHORITY TO REGULATE FACIAL RECOGNITION TECH

    A group of artificial intelligence experts including computer vision researcher and lead author Erik Learned-Miller of the University...

    Tech, Science, Security
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    REDDIT CO-FOUNDER LEAVES BOARD, URGES BLACK REPLACEMENT

    Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced his resignation from the board of the social media site and urged the board to replace him...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    NASA ANALYZES CRISTOBAL, THE BIG RAINMAKER

    NASA's Aqua satellite gathered infrared imagery and cloud top temperature data on Tropical Depression Cristobal, and it revealed the...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    RESEARCHERS HELP BRING BIOFRIENDLY MATERIALS TO DRUG DESIGN FOR NEURO DISORDERS

    The contributions of researchers from The University of Texas at El Paso have yielded the first indication that carbon quantum dots,...

    Bio & Medicine Nanomaterials
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    SCIENTISTS DEVELOP UNIQUE POLYMER COATING TO TACKLE HARMFUL FUNGI

    Scientists from the University of Nottingham have developed a new way to control harmful fungi, without the need to use chemical bioactives...

    Polymers Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    THOUSANDS OF TONS OF OCEAN POLLUTION CAN BE SAVED BY CHANGING WASHING HABITS

    A new study has revealed that almost 13,000 tonnes of microfibres, equivalent to two rubbish trucks every day, are being released into...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    GOOGLE SEARCH SHAVES SECONDS WITH SNIPPET-TO-SOURCE FEATURE

    The columnist George Will once said of baseball that it is a game "measured in inches and seconds."

    Google, Internet
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    NEW TECHNIQUE FOR ENGINEERING LIVING MATERIALS AND PATTERNS

    A new method for engineering living materials called 'MeniFluidics', made by researchers at the University of Warwick could see a transformation...

    Molecular & Computational biology
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    AMERICAN LOBSTER, SEA SCALLOP HABITAT COULD SHIFT OFF THE NORTHEAST

    Researchers have projected significant changes in the habitat of commercially important American lobster and sea scallops on the Northeast...

    Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    TROPICAL DEPRESSION CRISTOBAL EXPECTED TO HEAD TO US COAST

    Tropical Depression Cristobal continued to soak Mexico's Gulf coast and Central America Friday ahead of a northward turn expected to...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    WARMEST MAY ON RECORD, SIBERIA 10C HOTTER

    Temperatures soared 10 degrees Celsius above average last month in Siberia, home to much of Earth's permafrost, as the world experienced...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    CHEAPER, LIGHTER AND MORE ENERGY-DENSE: THE PROMISE OF LITHIUM-SULPHUR BATTERIES

    Lithium-sulphur batteries, which are lighter and cheaper than today's models, may be the next generation of power cells that we use...

    Phone, Mobile, Energy & Green Tech
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    VOLCANIC GLASS SPRAY SHOWS PROMISE IN CONTROLLING MOSQUITOES

    An indoor residual spray made by combining a type of volcanic glass with water showed effective control of mosquitoes that carry malaria,...

    Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    MEASURING ATLANTIC BLUEFIN TUNA WITH A DRONE

    Researchers have used an unmanned aerial system to gather data on schooling juvenile Atlantic bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Maine.

    Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 5, 2020

    IMAGE: ARM OUT TO ASTEROID

    This robotic arm, moving along a 33-m-long track, forms ESA's GNC Rendezvous, Approach and Landing Simulator, used to simulate close...

    Space Exploration