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Whales face more fatal ship collisions as waters warm  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Climate change is imperiling the world's largest animals by increasing the likelihood of fatal collisions between whales and big ships that ply the same waters. more
How customers search for hedonic versus utilitarian purchases  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers from the University of Virginia and Crimson Capital published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines information channel usage patterns across customer journeys. more
Double-walled nanotubes have electro-optical advantages  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
One nanotube could be great for electronics applications, but there's new evidence that two could be tops. more
Quantum copycat: Researchers find a new way in which bosons behave like fermions  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Bosons and fermions, the two classes into which all particles—from the sub-atomic to atoms themselves—can be sorted, behave very differently under most... more
A lifesaving reason to have more women on boards: ensuring consumer safety  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In a study published online yesterday focused on the medical products industry—which includes medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biologics—a group of researchers found that, compared... more
Scientists find a way to extract color from black  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Scientists have developed a way of extracting a richer palette of colours from the available spectrum by harnessing disordered patterns inspired by nature that would typically be seen as black. more
Copper boosts pig growth, and now we know why  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Pigs have better feed conversion rates with copper in their diets, but until now, scientists didn't fully understand why. Existing research from the University of Illinois shows copper doesn't change... more
Scientists create triple-threat genetic toolkit for producing eco-friendly chemicals  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers have developed a triad of innovative tools to engineer low-pH-tolerant yeast Issatchenkia orientalis for production of valuable bioproducts from renewable biomass. more
Bubbles go with the flow: Simulating behavior of fluids moving through pipes  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers at the Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, used a sophisticated physical model to simulate the behavior of fluids moving through... more
Multi-stage deformation process in high-entropy alloys at ultra-low temperatures revealed  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
An international research team led by scientists from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has recently discovered that high-entropy alloys (HEAs) exhibit exceptional mechanical properties at ultra-low temperatures... more
Researchers take a big step towards a comprehensive single-cell atlas  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A large team of researchers affiliated with multiple institutions in and around Hangzhou, China, has taken a very large step toward the creation of a comprehensive human single-cell... more
Researchers catch light in a funnel  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Professor Ronny Thomale holds a chair for theoretical condensed matter physics, the TP1, at the Julius-Maximilian University of Würzburg. The discovery and theoretical description of new quantum states of matter is a prime objective of his... more
Animals keep viruses in the sea in balance  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A variety of sea animals can take up virus particles while filtering seawater for oxygen and food. Sponges are particularly efficient. That was written by marine ecologist Jennifer Welsh from NIOZ this... more
Using ordinary tape, researchers make chip that could speed up drug development  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
With ordinary double-sided tape, researchers in Sweden assembled a chip-based model of a human gut, and then fed it chili peppers to prove it... more
Scientists predict the size of plastics animals can eat  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A team of scientists at Cardiff University has, for the first time, developed a way of predicting the size of plastics different animals are likely to ingest. more
EPA backs off enforcing pollution rules as virus strains work  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The Trump administration will temporarily relax civil enforcement of various environmental regulations, a move it says is necessary given worker shortages and travel restrictions related to the coronavirus... more
ALMA resolves gas impacted by young jets from supermassive black hole  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Astronomers obtained the first resolved image of disturbed gaseous clouds in a galaxy 11 billion light-years away by using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). The... more
Free range mitochondria are coming for you  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Transfer of mitochondria between cells is a ubiquitously occurring and now universally known phenomenon. For years, researchers have been serially demonstrating that one particular new cell type can transfer its mitos to yet another... more
A new 'gold standard' for safer ceramic coatings  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Making your own ceramics can be a way to express your creativity, but some techniques and materials used in the process could spell bad news for your health and the environment. If... more
Scientists grow novel Er3+ doped LuSGG mid-infrared laser crystal  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A study team has grown an Er3+-doped lutetium scandium gallium garnet crystal with high doping concentration. And this was the first time to grow that kind of crystal by Czochralski... more
Scientists develop novel technology to stimulate biomass and astaxanthin accumulation in haematococcus  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Chinese scientists with Institute of Technical Biology and Agriculture Engineering, Hefei Institutes of Physical Science applied low-temperature plasma technology to stimulate biomass and astaxanthin... more
How Stone Age humans unlocked the glucose in plants  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Early cave paintings of hunting scenes may give the impression our Stone Age ancestors lived mainly on chunks of meat, but plants—and the ability to unlock the glucose inside—were just... more
Why police will be crucial players in the battle against coronavirus  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
As coronavirus continues to affect all aspects of life, law enforcement agencies are playing a more pivotal role in enforcing new health and social regulations while ensuring society... more
What does COVID-19 mean for the future of work?  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In a time when we are all adjusting to a new way of working as a result of COVID-19, it is interesting to reflect on what this might mean for... more
The unintended consequences of stockpiling: food waste  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
There's now £1 billion more food in people's houses than three weeks ago. This consumer stockpiling has led to unavailability of products for others, and there's a real danger that if this food isn't... more
Planetary defenders validate asteroid deflection code  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Planetary defense researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) continue to validate their ability to accurately simulate how they might deflect an Earth-bound asteroid in a study that will be published in the April issue of... more
Optimizing efficiency of quantum circuits  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Quantum circuits, the building blocks of quantum computers, use quantum mechanical effects to perform tasks. They are much faster and more accurate than the classical circuits that are found in electronic devices today. In reality, however, no quantum... more
3-D printed sensors could make breath tests for diabetes possible  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The production of highly sensitive sensors is a complex process: It requires many steps and the almost dust-free environment of special cleanrooms. A research team from Materials Science... more
Dietary components decrease cadmium bioavailability in rice  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A recent research paper published in Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry describes an alternative strategy to reduce cadmium (Cd) exposure. more
Researchers develop a black phosphorus all-fiber humidity sensor  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A research group led by Prof. LI Jia and Prof. XU Xuefeng from the Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, along with Prof. YANG Dexing from... more
Don't panic, plan: COVID-19 family survival ideas  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
If families are going to survive the Covid-19 lockdown happily, planning is going to be key, according to Professor Ann Buchanan of Oxford's department of social policy, who has come up with the Four... more
Kids shouldn't have to repeat a year of school because of coronavirus. There are much better options  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Australian schools and teachers are preparing to shift classes online—some independent schools already have.... more
Unintended consequence of COVID-19: cyberbullying could increase  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has taken the world by storm and disrupted so many aspects of life in the United States and around the world. School districts across America are now providing K-12 education online,... more
'Whatever it takes' should now include a universal basic income  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
G20 leaders have pledged to do "whatever it takes" to minimise the impacts of COVID-19. more
The case for a rent holiday for businesses on the coronavirus economic frontline  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
As the public health response to supress the COVID-19 virus ramps up, so to does the economic fallout. Shutdowns and enforced spatial... more
Self-isolating is impossible for thousands of New Zealanders unless we help them fast  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In less than 48 hours, all people in New Zealand will have to self-isolate, unless they are essential service workers. This is... more
Mangroves could turn tide on carbon output  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Research has found that changes in current land management practices in the mangrove forests of West Papua Province, Indonesia could have significant impacts on the country's future emission reduction targets. more
Case studies provide in-depth lessons about sustainability  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
"I can't watch these animals go extinct and sit by," Josh, general manager of Mugie Conservancy said in an interview about the problem of poaching other animals, usually for profit. This after he received... more
Researchers working on simple, low-cost CRISPR-based diagnostic test for infectious diseases  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers in the Department of Biomedical Engineering— a shared department in the schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, and Engineering—have been working to develop a new, low-cost,... more
Financial, economic actions during crisis may be rational, if not ethical  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Wild stock market gyrations and runs on toilet paper as well as other home goods might seem like acts spurred by financial and economic fear and... more
Control of anthropogenic emissions can improve water quality in coastal seas  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A new study highlights the importance of reducing fossil fuel combustion, not only to curb the trend of global warming, but also to improve the quality... more
Drilling tool contributes to a significant reduction in carbon emissions  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The DrillScene software, commercialized by Sekal, has shown very good results in real-time drilling monitoring. The technology alerts if something changes in the well, for example, problems with... more
What can we learn from COVID-19 to help with climate change?  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Today, the Covid-19 pandemic is all anyone can talk about. Societies around the world are coming to a standstill, and concern for most matters other than... more
Unemployment will get much worse before it gets better, expert says  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The U.S. Department of Labor reported March 26 that jobless claims from Americans displaced by the coronavirus pandemic soared to 3.28 million—a record high, shattering the... more
Stay positive, Scott Morrison: when you berate people for bad behaviour, they do it more  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
COVID-19 is a rare moment in time where individual behaviours can have profound impacts on society. more
Maintaining progress for children with learning, language disorders  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
With millions of families adjusting to a "new normal" at home with children out of school, those children with language or learning disorders are disproportionately affected by the disruption to their daily... more
New mission would provide a road map in the search for alien atmospheres  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A new spacecraft proposed by scientists at CU Boulder could soon be NASA's nose in space, sniffing out the environments beyond Earth's... more
New algorithm examines crime-scene bullets segment by segment  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
On the morning of March 22, 1915, residents of the small town of West Shelby, New York, awoke to a horrific scene. A woman clad only in a bloodied nightgown lay shot... more
A device for the early detection of certain eyesight problems  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
EPFL researchers have developed a device that can zoom in on previously invisible cells at the back of the eye. The technology could be extremely useful for ophthalmologists,... more
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