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Venus flytraps do it, trap-jaw ants do it, and now materials scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst can do it, too—they discovered a way of efficiently converting elastic energy in a spring to kinetic energy ...


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Wildfires produce minerals that freeze clouds900棋牌

Certain p文章s in the atmosphere have the unique ability to change the properties of clouds by causing water droplets to freeze at higher temperatures than they would on their own. With this ability, these so-called ice ...


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When effective COVID-19 vaccines are developed, their supply will inevitably be scarce. The World Health Organization (WHO), global leaders, and vaccine producers are al阅读y facing the question of how to appropriately allocate ...


Scientists discover new rules about 'runaway' transcription900棋牌

On the evolutionary tree, humans diverged from yeast roughly 1 billion years ago. By comparison, two seemingly similar species of bacteria, Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis, have been evolving apart for roughly twice ...


How we sleep today may forecast when Alzheimer's disease begins900棋牌

What would you do if you knew how long you had until Alzheimer's disease set in? Don't despair. New research from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests one defense against this virulent form of dementia—for which ...


NASA eyes typhoon Haishen's 10 mile-wide eye安乡悦来棋牌

NASA's Terra satellite's visible image of Typhoon Haishen revealed a small "pinhole" eye surrounded by several hundred miles of thunderstorms spiraling around it as it continued moving north though the Northwestern Pacific ...


NASA finds Maysak becoming extra-tropical安乡悦来棋牌

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with a visible image of former Typhoon Maysak, now an extra-tropical storm. Wind shear continued pushing the bulk of the storm's clouds to the northwest.


Megafire does not deter Yosemite's spotted owls安乡悦来棋牌

In 2013 the Rim Fire—the largest fire on record in the Sierra Nevada—burned one third of the potential California Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis occidentalis) habitat in Yosemite National Park. The park provides prime ...


A spicy silver lining安乡悦来棋牌

Distinctive thermal and electrical characteristics make silver nanop文章s perfect for optics and biosensing applications. One increasingly popular application for the nanop文章s is as an antibacterial coating. Silver ...


Crunchy, complex: Three new apples released安乡悦来棋牌

This fall, apple lovers can look forward to three new varieties from the oldest apple breeding program in the U.S.—located at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York, part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS).


Tear gas should be banned, researchers find; here's why安乡悦来棋牌

The use of tear gas—particularly CS gas—as a riot control agent, cannot be reconciled with respect for fundamental human rights and should therefore be banned entirely in international law, the University of Toronto's ...


An unusual superconductor安乡悦来棋牌

Professor Wang Jian at Peking University and collaborators investigated the superconducting properties of two-dimensional crystalline superconducting PdTe2 films grown by molecular beam epitaxy. They observed the experimental ...


Social experiences impact zebrafish from an early age安乡悦来棋牌

It is commonly said that childhood experiences shape adult behavior; that events that we may not even remember can have long-lasting or even permanent effects. In a new 文章 by scientists at the Champalimaud Center for ...


Nanoscale engines far colder than even deepest outer space安乡悦来棋牌

The theory of thermodynamics, commonly associated with the s团队 engines of the 19th century, is a universal set of laws that governs everything from black holes to the evolution of life. But with modern technologies miniaturizing ...


The ALICE TPC is upgraded安乡悦来棋牌

"One 更多 centimeter," said the chief technician, while operating the hydraulic jack system on 14 August. The 5-m-diameter, 5-m-long cylindrical detector gently slid into the parking position, 56 meters below the ground in ...


LHC creates matter from light安乡悦来棋牌

The Large Hadron Collider plays with Albert Einstein's famous equation, E = mc2, to transform matter into energy and then back into different forms of matter. But on rare occasions, it can skip the first step and collide ...

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