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Weird Form of Silicon Could Be Used for Next-Gen Electronics and Energy Devices
Weird Form of Silicon Could Be Used for Next-Gen Electronics and Energy Devices

7 Jun 2021, 09:09 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Scientists have managed to develop a new form of silicon that could be used for next generation electronics, photovoltaic devices, and more

 
This Light-Shrinking Material Upgrades Any Microscope's Resolving Power
This Light-Shrinking Material Upgrades Any Microscope's Resolving Power

6 Jun 2021, 09:35 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Engineers from University of California are currently working on a "light-shrinking" technology that can boost up the resolving power of any regular microscope.

 
Shooting Tardigrades Out of a Gun at Over 2,000 MPH Is How They Do Science Now
Shooting Tardigrades Out of a Gun at Over 2,000 MPH Is How They Do Science Now

30 May 2021, 07:40 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Group of scientists try to see if tardigrades could survive high speed impacts and shoot a bunch of them out of a gun at 2,000 mph

 
Bad Space Weather Could Keep Astronauts Grounded Between 2026 and 2030
Bad Space Weather Could Keep Astronauts Grounded Between 2026 and 2030

23 May 2021, 13:55 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Space missions scheduled between 2026 and 2030 could be seriously put to risk by extreme space weather driven by huge eruptions of plasma from the Sun.

 
Scientists Came Up With a Dye That Tells You When an Electric Motor Wears Out
Scientists Came Up With a Dye That Tells You When an Electric Motor Wears Out

22 May 2021, 08:30 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / A new special dye could tell you when the electric motor of your car is wearing out, without the need to open up the engine.

 
Earth Now Has Under 3 Percent of Land Areas With Intact Fauna
Earth Now Has Under 3 Percent of Land Areas With Intact Fauna

20 Apr 2021, 14:41 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / A recently published study claims that "no more than 2.9% of the land surface can be considered to be faunally intact" on our planet

 
Harvard Scientists Develop Artificial Leaf That Makes Alcohol, Could Become Fuel
Harvard Scientists Develop Artificial Leaf That Makes Alcohol, Could Become Fuel

6 Jun 2016, 16:56 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A group of scientists at Harvard have developed an older concept of an artificial leaf. They have made alcohol from it, and it can become fuel for vehicles