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Researchers reveal high performance CNT catalyst relating to its electroconductivity
PHYS.ORG Recent research published in a report in Nano showed biofuels were obtained from Jatropha Oil using carbon nanotube (CNT) catalyst, which showed efficient cracking activity. The performance was... 2 minutes
Clever simulation scheme helps identify the most promising compositions of two-dimensional materials
PHYS.ORG A high-throughput scan of possible compositions for a new class of materials known as MXenes gives researchers invaluable direction for picking the best candidate... 2 hours
Balancing work and tertiary study is harder now than in 2012, says study
PHYS.ORG Students know completing a university degree gives them a better chance of landing a high-paying job, often after surviving financial hardship while... 2 hours
New high-sensitivity blood tests could aid faster diagnosis and treatment for heart attack
NEWS MEDICAL When diagnosing a heart attack, accuracy and timing are everything. A new test designed to better measure levels of troponin, a protein... 3 hours
Weather anomalies accelerate the melting of sea ice
PHYS.ORG In the winter of 2015/16, something happened that had never before been seen on this scale: at the end of December, temperatures rose above zero degrees Celsius for several days in parts... 3 hours
Slow 'hot electrons' could improve solar cell efficiency
PHYS.ORG Photons with energy higher than the band gap of the semiconductor absorbing them give rise to what are known as hot electrons. The extra energy in respect to the band gap is... 3 hours
The impact of relatedness on grandmothers' desire to care for their grandchildren
PHYS.ORG Historically, the help provided by grandmothers has increased grandchild survival during times of high child mortality. However, there have been signs that in many... 3 hours
The CW Debuts New Clip For ‘Black Lightning’
SCIENCEFICTION.COM The CW has debuted a new ‘Black Lightning’ clip! The series premiere of ‘Black Lightning’ is set to air Tuesday,... 14 hours
Flipping the switch: Dietary fat, changes in fat metabolism may promote prostate cancer metastasis
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have shed new light on the genetic mechanisms that promote metastasis in the mouse model and also implicated the... 15 hours
Why Kylo Ren Wears High-Waisted Pants In The Last Jedi
CINEMA BLEND Wondering why Kylo Ren's pants are so high on his waist in Star Wars: The Last... 19 hours
Astronomers Spot ‘Flickering’ Supermassive Black Hole
SCI-NEWS.COM A rapidly growing supermassive black hole — known as an active galactic nucleus — in the center of a distant galaxy appears to have... 19 hours
Impact of relatedness on grandmothers’ desire to care for their grandchildren
SCIENCE DAILY Historically, grandmothers have been important to their grandchildren, and the help provided by grandmothers has increased grandchild survival during the times of high child mortality. However,... 19 hours
First Trailer for Netflix Doc 'Seeing Allred' About Activist Gloria Allred
FIRSTSHOWING.NET VIDEO "There is a war on women... Women depend on me to be strong." Netflix has debuted the first trailer for a documentary titled Seeing Allred, premiering... 19 hours
500 years later, scientists finger germ behind Mexican 'pestilence'
PHYS.ORG In 1545, disaster struck Mexico's Aztec nation when people started coming down with high fevers and headaches, bleeding from the eyes, mouth and nose. Death generally followed in three or... 22 hours
3-D-printed underwater vortex sensor mimics whiskers of sea animal
PHYS.ORG A new study has shown that a fully 3D-printed whisker sensor made of polyurethane, graphene, and copper tape can detect underwater vortexes with very high sensitivity. The simple design, mechanical... 22 hours
vikings saints nfl game caused apple watch elevated heart rate alerts for fans Vikings-Saints NFL game caused Apple Watch elevated heart rate alerts for fans
9to5Mac Last night’s post season Vikings vs. Saints game was so thrilling and intense, many Apple Watch users received warnings about abnormally high heart rates,... 22 hours
ethereum co founder vitalik buterin has left vc firm fenbushi capital Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has left VC firm Fenbushi Capital
TechCrunch  Vitalik Buterin, the high-profile co-founder of Ethereum, has cuts ties with China-based investment firm Fenbushi Capital and... 23 hours
Advancing cloud with memory disaggregation
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Here at IBM Research – Ireland, we are rethinking the very foundations on which the cloud is built. We are developing a concept and prototype for low-power and high-utilization disaggregated cloud data centres that break known boundaries, enabling... 1 day
Soft material inspired by grasshoppers for better electrode adhesive
PHYS.ORG Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a new type of health-monitoring electrode that exhibits optimum adhesion to skin and can record high quality signals. Two young spin-off founders want to... 1 day
How climate change alters plant growth
PHYS.ORG Global warming affects more than just plant biodiversity—it even alters the way plants grow. A team of researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) joined forces with the Leibniz Institute for Plant Biochemistry (IPB) to discover... 1 day
rappler a new media organization critical of the philippines government faces closure Rappler, a new media organization critical of the Philippines government, faces closure
TechCrunch  Rappler, a high-profile new media news organization in the Philippines, is facing closure after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revoked its registration for an... 1 day
iphone 7 plus was 2nd best selling phone in china in 2017 apple only foreign brand in top 10 iPhone 7 Plus was 2nd best-selling phone in China in 2017, Apple only foreign brand in top 10
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Palestinians to get 3G in West Bank, after Israel lifts ban
ABC NEWS Palestinians in West Bank are finally getting high-speed mobile data services, after yearslong Israeli ban 1 day
minor geomagnetic storm impacts earth Minor Geomagnetic Storm Impacts Earth
ASTRO WATCH A G1-class (minor) geomagnetic storm hit the Earth on Saturday, January 14, as our planet entered a fast-moving stream of solar wind. In result of the... 2 days
spaceshiptwo conducts successful test flight SpaceShipTwo Conducts Successful Test Flight
ASTRO WATCH Virgin Galactic conducted a successful test flight of the SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity vehicle on Thursday, Jan. 11. The high-speed glide test marks the seventh for VSS... 2 days
Millions of years ago, an advanced alien race existed on Mars, scientists conclude
Millions of years ago, an advanced alien race existed on Mars, scientists conclude
How chimp DNA techniques turned us into jungle detectives
Deadly California mudslides show the need for maps and zoning that better reflect landslide risk
Launch Of Homemade Rocket Is Now Going Ahead At Super Bowl Weekend
How robot math and smartphones led researchers to a drug discovery breakthrough
From flagship to spaceship—two experiments pushing the frontier of graphene's potential
From flagship to spaceship—two experiments pushing the frontier of graphene's potential
Strange "Symptoms" People Are Experiencing Worldwide
Strange "Symptoms" People Are Experiencing Worldwide
Strange "Symptoms" People Are Experiencing Worldwide
Multifaceted design of the mantis shrimp club is inspiring advanced composite materials for airplanes, football helmets
Google building three new under-sea cables though it would ‘prefer not to’
Scientists use vibrations within cells to identify their mechanical properties
Twitter partially denies engineer claims that hundreds of employees read direct messages [Video]