Engineers less flush with success

Super slippery toilet conserves water and cuts odour, they say.

7 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Honeybees can surf to safety

On water their wings work like hydrofoils.

7 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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A four-way switch promises greater tunability of layered materials

A scientific team from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Vanderbilt University has made the first experimental observation of a material phase that had been predicted ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Four ways to curb light pollution, save bugs

Artificial light at night negatively impacts thousands of species: beetles, moths, wasps and other insects that have evolved to use light levels as cues for courtship, foraging and navigation.

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Quantum light improves sensitivity of biological measurements

In a new study, researchers showed that quantum light can be used to track enzyme reactions in real time. The work brings together quantum physics and biology in an important step toward the ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Blowing bubbles: Scientist confirms novel way to launch and drive current in fusion plasmas

An obstacle to generating fusion reactions inside facilities called tokamaks is that producing the current in plasma that helps create confining magnetic fields happens in pulses. Such pulses, ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Army project may lead to new class of high-performance materials

Synthetic biologists working on a U.S. Army project have developed a process that could lead to a new class of synthetic polymers that may create new high-performance materials and therapeutics ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Kick-starting Moore's Law? New 'synthetic' method for making microchips could help

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have developed a new method for producing atomically-thin semiconducting crystals that could one day enable more powerful and compact electronic devices.

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Quantum computers learn to mark their own work

A new test to check if a quantum computer is giving correct answers to questions beyond the scope of traditional computing could help the first quantum computer that can outperform a classical ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Shark proof wetsuit material could help save lives

A new wet suit material tested by Flinders marine researchers can help reduce blood loss caused by shark bites, to reduce injuries and prevent the leading cause of death from shark bites.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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