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Successful tests of a cooler way to transport electricity  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Like a metal python, the huge pipe snaking through a CERN high-tech hall is actually a new electrical transmission line. This superconducting line is the first of its kind and... more
Successful tests of a cooler way to transport electricity  CERN · 3 days
Successful tests of a cooler way to transport electricity Camille Monnin camonnin Thu, 04/18/2019 - 14:52 Like a metal python, the huge pipe snaking through a CERN high-tech hall is... more
Puncture performance of viper fangs measured  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A team that studies how biological structures such as cactus spines and mantis shrimp appendages puncture living tissue has turned its attention to viper fangs. Specifically, the scientists wanted to know, what physical characteristics contribute to... more
Researchers measure puncture performance of viper fangs  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A team that studies how biological structures such as cactus spines and mantis shrimp appendages puncture living tissue has turned its attention to viper fangs. Specifically, the scientists wanted to know, what physical characteristics... more
The new plan for destroying invasive pythons  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Male pythons surgically implanted with inch-long radio transmitters that are then tracked by plane every two weeks. The hope is the male will lead to a female. more
High-Speed Videos Show Kangaroo Rats Using Ninja-Style Kicks to Escape Snakes  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The desert kangaroo rats (Dipodomys deserti) is a species of rodent found in desert... more
Captured 17-Foot-Long Python Was About to Have 73 Babies  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Wildlife officials have captured a 17-foot-long (5.1 meters) Burmese python and a mother-to-be in Florida's Big Cypress National Preserve — the longest python ever found in the preserve, which neighbors... more
Team in Florida captures huge python using tracking devices  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers in Florida using a new approach to combating a destructive invasion by enormous pythons have captured one of the biggest ever, a 17-foot-long (5.2 meters) specimen large enough to... more
Sea snakes make record-setting deep dives  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Sea snakes, best known from shallow tropical waters, have been recorded swimming at 250 meters in the deep-sea 'twilight zone,' smashing the previous diving record of 133 meters held by sea snakes. more
Sea snakes make record-setting deep dives  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Sea snakes, best known from shallow tropical waters, have been recorded swimming at 250 metres in the deep-sea 'twilight zone', smashing the previous diving record of 133 metres held by sea snakes. more
Biologists show new insights into chromosome evolution, venom regulation in snakes  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
How do snake genomes direct the production of deadly venom toxins and other key extreme features of snakes? more
Watch a desert kangaroo rat drop-kick a rattlesnake  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
Desert kangaroo rats have a wide arsenal for dodging rattlesnake ambushes. But the most dramatic might be their powerful midair kick. more
High-speed videos capture how kangaroo rat escapes rattlesnake attack  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Kangaroo rats are abundant and seemingly defenseless seed-eating rodents that have to contend with a host of nasty predators, including rattlesnakes -- venomous pit vipers well known for their deadly,... more
Ninja Rat Drop-Kicks Deadly Rattlesnake in Epic Slow-Motion Video  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
In the dark desert outside Yuma, Arizona, a showdown is about to occur. more
High-speed videos capture how kangaroo rat escapes rattlesnake attack  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Kangaroo rats are abundant and seemingly defenseless seed-eating rodents that have to contend with a host of nasty predators, including rattlesnakes—venomous pit vipers well known for their deadly, lightning-quick strikes. more
Banning exotic leather in fashion hurts snakes and crocodiles in the long run  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
We are all familiar with the concept of "fake news": stories that are factually incorrect, but succeed because their message fits well... more
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