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  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    SCIENTISTS SAY A ONE HEALTH APPROACH TO PLANT HEALTH IS VITAL TO ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY

    A team of scientists argues that a One Health approach to plant health is vital if we are to sustainably feed a growing population...

    Agriculture
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    RECENT PROGRESS IN 2D VAN DER WAALS HETEROSTRUCTURES: FABRICATION, PROPERTIES, AND APPLICATIONS

    Two-dimensional van der Waals heterostructures can be constructed by stacking different 2D materials together in nearly endless ways,...

    Nanophysics Nanomaterials
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    TEAM DESIGNS SYSTEM TO CREATE BIOPLASTICS

    A team of Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists has developed a system that uses carbon dioxide, CO2, to produce biodegradable plastics,...

    Biochemistry Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    CASSIE THE RUNNING ROBOT ACHIEVES GUINNESS WORLD RECORD IN 100-METER DASH IN OREGON

    A two-legged robot just made history.

    Robotics
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    NEAR-THRESHOLD RESONANCE HELPS EXPLAIN A CONTROVERSIAL MEASUREMENT OF EXOTIC DECAY IN BERYLLIUM-11

    Most mass in everyday matter around us resides in protons and neutrons inside the atomic nucleus. However, the lifetime of a free neutron-one...

    Quantum Physics
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    TWO NEW DISCOVERIES SHED LIGHT ON THE MYSTERY OF HOW CELLS MANAGE STRESS

    In new research recently published in the journal Cell Reports, a team of scientists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst delved...

    Cell & Microbiology Molecular & Computational biology
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    NEW STUDY EVALUATES 'URBAN-WILDLAND JUXTAPOSITIONS' OF 36 US CITIES

    For some, the great outdoors is nothing but a short walk away, while for others escaping the city is an odyssey in itself. While jogging...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    FLUIDIC CIRCUITS ADD ANALOG OPTIONS FOR CONTROLLING SOFT ROBOTS

    Add analog and air-driven to the list of control system options for soft robots.

    Robotics
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    TEAM REPORTS ON A FUNGUS THAT SIMULTANEOUSLY COMBATS TWO OF THE WORST THREATS TO BANANA PLANTATION YIELDS

    The banana borer Cosmopolites sordidus and the disease Fusarium wilt, caused by the soil-borne fungus Fusarium oxysporum, are among...

    Plants & Animals Agriculture
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    RESEARCH REVEALS BED BUGS PRODUCE POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS AMOUNTS OF HISTAMINE

    University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment entomologists made eye-opening discoveries in a recent bed bug...

    Plants & Animals Agriculture
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    HUBBLE DETECTS PROTECTIVE SHIELD DEFENDING A PAIR OF DWARF GALAXIES

    For billions of years, the Milky Way's largest satellite galaxies-the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds-have followed a perilous journey....

    Astronomy
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    NEW NATIONWIDE STRATEGY BRINGS SCIENTISTS AND COMMUNITIES TOGETHER TO HELP REDUCE LANDSLIDE RISKS

    Landslides are inevitable, but landslide disasters are not. With this in mind, the U.S. Geological Survey has released a new report...

    Earth Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    AMAZON UNVEILS BEDSIDE DEVICE THAT TRACKS SLEEPING PATTERNS

    Soon enough, a bedside Amazon device might know whether you're sleeping-or not.

    Consumer & Gadgets
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    COYOTES IN NEW YORK CITY DO NOT NEED TO RELY ON HUMAN FOOD

    Researchers in New York City have analyzed the DNA of urban coyotes and discovered that the coyotes eat a variety of native prey species...

    Plants & Animals Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    TWENTY YEARS OF RESEARCH ON RELATIONSHIP MAINTENANCE: MORE DIVERSITY IS NEEDED

    Relationship researchers often test their hypotheses on real people. But are their samples actually representative of diverse populations?...

    Social Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    NEW ALGORITHM COULD REDUCE THE EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM DRIFT IN FIBER BRAGG-GRATING TEMPERATURE SENSORS

    Photonic thermometers-which measure temperature using light-have been around in optical fiber form for decades. These devices, called...

    Optics & Photonics
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    ENGINEERING ROBUST AND SCALABLE MOLECULAR QUBITS

    The concept of "symmetry" is essential to fundamental physics: a crucial element in everything from subatomic particles to macroscopic...

    Quantum Physics
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    ENCOURAGING GIRLS TO ROLEPLAY AS SUCCESSFUL FEMALE SCIENTISTS COULD HELP CLOSE THE GENDER GAP IN STEM

    Make-believe doesn't usually have a place in laboratory settings, but research just published in Psychological Science suggests that...

    Science, Social Sciences Education
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    MEN'S EXPERIENCES OF SEXUAL RACISM DIFFER IN TWO ONLINE DATING COMMUNITIES

    About 99% of the 550 young sexual minority Black men who participated in a recent survey reported encountering racialized sexual discrimination...

    Social Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 29, 2022

    UNDERSTANDING VIRTUAL MEMORY CD8+ T CELLS

    Virtual memory CD8+ T cells are a relatively recent discovery in humans. A new review discusses what is known about them from mouse...

    Cell & Microbiology