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Scientists measure whales' aversion to noise pollution

20 hours ago from UPI

A new study has offered fresh insights into how whales are impacted by noise pollution.

Graphene-like materials printed with inkjet printer

22 hours ago from Science Daily

Researchers have developed inks made of graphene-like materials for inkjet printing. New black phosphorous inks are compatible with conventional inkjet printing techniques for optoelectronics and photonics. The inkjet printing demonstration...

Gore to give keynote at US clean energy summit in Las Vegas

1 day ago from AP Science

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Former Vice President Al Gore has agreed to be the keynote speaker at a national clean energy summit in...

Using a camera to spot and track drones

1 day ago from Physorg

EPFL researchers have shown that a simple camera can detect and track flying drones. Plus, the lightweight, energy-efficient and inexpensive technology could be installed directly on the drones themselves and...

Filming on 'MI6' suspended after Tom Cruise breaks ankle

1 day ago from UPI

Paramount Pictures confirmed Tom Cruise broke his ankle jumping between two buildings in London while filming a scene for "Mission: Impossible 6" last weekend.

Sharp X-ray pulses from the atomic nucleus

1 day ago from Physorg

X-rays make the invisible visible: they permit the way materials are structured to be determined all the way down to the level of individual atoms. In the 1950s it was x-rays which...

Closer look at red supergiant Antares suggests convection not enough to remove surface material

1 day ago from Physorg

(Phys.org)—A trio of researchers with Universidad Católica del Norte and the Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie has found evidence that suggests that convection alone cannot account for the amount of material that...

Going nano in the fight against cancer

1 day ago from Physorg

Imagine being able to see the signs of cancer decades before we can now. URI Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Daniel Roxbury and researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have...

Joy Nash to play Plum Kettle in AMC's 'Dietland'

1 day ago from UPI

"Twin Peaks" and "The Mindy Project" alum Joy Nash has signed on to play Plum Kettle in AMC's adaptation of Sarai Walker's 2015 novel, "Dietland."

Fizzy soda water could be key to clean manufacture of flat wonder material: graphene

1 day ago from Physorg

Whether you call it effervescent, fizzy, or sparkling, carbonated water is making a comeback as a beverage. Aside from quenching thirst, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have...

TV's next big experiment: 'choose your own adventure'

1 day ago from Physorg

It's an all-too-familiar frustration for film fans—wanting to yell at the character who picks up the wrong suitcase, forgets the torch batteries or assumes wrongly the killer is dead.

Hyundai unveils new fuel cell SUV with longer travel range

1 day ago from Physorg

Hyundai Motor says its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will travel more than 580 kilometers (360 miles) between fill-ups.

Who Invented the Light Bulb?

1 day ago from Live Science

Many notable figures — not only Thomas Edison — contributed to the development of this revolutionary technology.

Physicists Move Closer to Listening in on Sub-Atomic Conversation

1 day ago from Newswise - Scinews

Calculations of a subatomic particle called the sigma provide insight into the communication between subatomic particles deep inside the heart of matter.

Deafness in farmed salmon linked to accelerated growth

1 day ago from Physorg

Half of the world's farmed salmon are part deaf due to accelerated growth rates in aquaculture, new research has found.

Report: Modern cars' components can be hacked

1 day ago from UPI

Modern cars' electronic components, including safety issues, are susceptible to being hacked by someone with physical access, according to researchers.

Boron nitride foam soaks up carbon dioxide

1 day ago from Science Daily

Researchers have created a reusable hexagonal-boron nitride foam that soaks up more than three times its weight in carbon dioxide.

DARPA demonstrates TALONS parasail mast system

1 day ago from UPI

DARPA has completed a test demonstration of its Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems surveillance and communications parasail mast.

Smart fabric neutralizes nerve gas

1 day ago from Science Daily

A groundbreaking development has the potential to thwart chemical warfare agents: smart textiles with the ability to rapidly detect and neutralize nerve gas.

Superconductivity research reveals potential new state of matter

1 day ago from Science Daily

A potential new state of matter is being reported with research showing that among superconducting materials in high magnetic fields, the phenomenon of electronic symmetry breaking is common. The ability...

Spray-on electric rainbows: Making safer electrochromic inks

1 day ago from Science Daily

A flick of a switch, and electrochromic films change their colors. Now they can be applied more safely and more commonly thanks to an innovative chemical process that makes them...

Calgary completes conversion of 80K street lights to LED, expects $5M in annual savings

Calgary has finished replacing 80,000 street lights with LED bulbs more than a year ahead of schedule.

Chemistry preprint servers launched

1 day ago from C&EN

Beta ChemRxiv site and ChemRN are now accepting manuscripts from the chemistry community ahead of peer review

Air Force tests new radar receivers for rescue helicopters

1 day ago from UPI

The U.S. Air Force has successfully tested Lockheed Martin's AN/APR-52 radar warning receiver, and the device has achieved Technical Level 6 status.

BAE Systems meets production achievement on F-35 jets

1 day ago from UPI

BAE Systems in Great Britain said it has made 10 percent of the global production requirement for components for Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II fighter.

Gold shines through properties of nano biosensors

1 day ago from Science Daily

With their remarkable electrical and optical properties, along with biocompatibility, photostability and chemical stability, gold nanoclusters are gaining a foothold in a number of research areas, particularly in biosensing and...

Study: Multicolor MRIs may improve disease detection

1 day ago from UPI

Case Western Reserve University researchers have developed a new method to make magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, multicolor to improve disease detection.

Physicists measure complementary properties using quantum clones

1 day ago from Physorg

(Phys.org)—In quantum mechanics, it's impossible to precisely and simultaneously measure the complementary properties (such as the position and momentum) of a quantum state. Now in a new study, physicists have...