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World without sand: The race to save a precious resource

Genetics - пт, 2018-02-16 14:30
From electronics to concrete, modern life depends on sand. With supplies running low and mines harming the environment, it’s time to use it smarter
Категории: Biology

Dirty talk: How pollution is snuffing out plants’ scent messages

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-16 14:00
Plants use a fragrant language but filthy air is messing with their communication lines, which might explain why insects are in decline and roses are losing their scent
Категории: Science and society

Dirty talk: How pollution is snuffing out plants’ scent messages

Genetics - пт, 2018-02-16 14:00
Plants use a fragrant language but filthy air is messing with their communication lines, which might explain why insects are in decline and roses are losing their scent
Категории: Biology

Will a new wave of smart glasses make us ‘glassholes’ again?

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2018-02-16 13:51
A second round of mass-market facial computers looks less likely to inspire public anger than Google's Glass but it will be a fragile truce, says Jamais Cascio
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Will a new wave of smart glasses make us ‘glassholes’ again?

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-16 13:51
A second round of mass-market facial computers looks less likely to inspire public anger than Google's Glass but it will be a fragile truce, says Jamais Cascio
Категории: Science and society

Will a new wave of smart glasses make us ‘glassholes’ again?

Genetics - пт, 2018-02-16 13:51
A second round of mass-market facial computers looks less likely to inspire public anger than Google's Glass but it will be a fragile truce, says Jamais Cascio
Категории: Biology

A single atom is visible to the naked eye in this stunning photo

Genetics - пт, 2018-02-16 13:20
This photo shows a strontium atom suspended in electric fields. A blue laser makes the tiny dot visible, though it’s only 215 billionths of a millimetre wide
Категории: Biology

A single atom is visible to the naked eye in this stunning photo

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2018-02-16 13:20
This photo shows a strontium atom suspended in electric fields. A blue laser makes the tiny dot visible, though it’s only 215 billionths of a millimetre wide
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

A single atom is visible to the naked eye in this stunning photo

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-16 13:20
This photo shows a strontium atom suspended in electric fields. A blue laser makes the tiny dot visible, though it’s only 215 billionths of a millimetre wide
Категории: Science and society

Feedback: Does a robot in robes make a mechanical priest?

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-16 12:00
Plus: the ageing effect of skipping birthdays, why conservatives are more attractive, the lonely life of Nigel the gannet, and more
Категории: Science and society

Feedback: Does a robot in robes make a mechanical priest?

Genetics - пт, 2018-02-16 12:00
Plus: the ageing effect of skipping birthdays, why conservatives are more attractive, the lonely life of Nigel the gannet, and more
Категории: Biology

We thought gorillas only walked on their knuckles. We were wrong

HIV and AIDS - пт, 2018-02-16 11:00
Modern gorillas can walk in a variety of styles, not just the famous “knuckle-walking”, suggesting our common ancestor was similarly resourceful
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

We thought gorillas only walked on their knuckles. We were wrong

Genetics - пт, 2018-02-16 11:00
Modern gorillas can walk in a variety of styles, not just the famous “knuckle-walking”, suggesting our common ancestor was similarly resourceful
Категории: Biology

We thought gorillas only walked on their knuckles. We were wrong

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - пт, 2018-02-16 11:00
Modern gorillas can walk in a variety of styles, not just the famous “knuckle-walking”, suggesting our common ancestor was similarly resourceful
Категории: Science and society

Shampoo is causing air pollution, but let’s not lose our heads

Genetics - чт, 2018-02-15 21:00
In Western cities, household products like deodorants and paints are a bigger source of air pollution than vehicle exhausts – so here’s what we need to do
Категории: Biology

Shampoo is causing air pollution, but let’s not lose our heads

HIV and AIDS - чт, 2018-02-15 21:00
In Western cities, household products like deodorants and paints are a bigger source of air pollution than vehicle exhausts – so here’s what we need to do
Категории: Healthcare, Science and society

Three photons stick together to create a new form of light

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - чт, 2018-02-15 21:00
Photons don’t normally make friends, but now three have been bound together into a brand-new form of light by tricking them into acting like atoms
Категории: Science and society

Shampoo is causing air pollution, but let’s not lose our heads

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - чт, 2018-02-15 21:00
In Western cities, household products like deodorants and paints are a bigger source of air pollution than vehicle exhausts – so here’s what we need to do
Категории: Science and society

People are slaughtering orangutans and wiping them out

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - чт, 2018-02-15 19:00
The population of Bornean orangutans fell by almost half in just 16 years, and it was not a sad by-product of deforestation: many apes were killed deliberately
Категории: Science and society

Stem cells zapped with radiation can protect mice from cancer

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - чт, 2018-02-15 19:00
Injections of killed stem cells, designed to help the immune system recognise cancers, have been found to protect mice from developing tumours
Категории: Science and society