Tag Archives: Science news

Gone in a puff of smoke: 52,000 square kilometers of ‘long unburnt’ Australian habitat has vanished in 40 years

Landscapes that have escaped fire for decades or centuries tend to harbor vital structures for [...]

Quantum discovery verifies a decades-old theory on how monopoles decay

The field of quantum physics is rife with paths leading to tantalizing new areas of [...]

Fruit fly pest meets its evolutionary match in parasitic wasp

A parasitic wasp that preys on the young of a prolific fruit fly pest demonstrates [...]

Does hot water freeze faster than cold water? Examining the Mpemba effect

Does hot water freeze faster than cold water? Aristotle may have been the first to [...]

Previous theory on how electrons move within protein nanocrystals might not apply in every case

Researchers believe that understanding how electrons move within small, natural systems could power a more [...]

IBM makes major leap in quantum computing error-detection

Quantum computing is on the verge of catapulting the digital revolution to new heights. googletag.cmd.push(function() [...]

World’s chocolate supply threatened by devastating virus

A rapidly spreading virus threatens the health of the cacao tree and the dried seeds [...]

Micro-optical technology based on metamaterials takes center stage

Metasurfaces are artificial materials adept at manipulating perception. With metasurfaces allowing lenses to be reduced [...]

Researchers develop eggshell ‘bioplastic’ pellet as sustainable alternative to plastic

What if there was plastic-like material that could absorb excess nutrients from water and be [...]

Double barrier design proposed to enhance tunneling electroresistance

Based on density functional theory analysis, a research team led by Prof. Zheng Xiaohong from [...]

How light can vaporize water without the need for heat

It’s the most fundamental of processes—the evaporation of water from the surfaces of oceans and [...]

A devastating fire 2,200 years ago preserved a moment of life and war in Iron Age Spain, down to a single gold earring

A ruined building in the middle of the Pyrenees records a tragedy for the people [...]

Study finds rekindling old friendships as scary as making new ones

Psychologists from Simon Fraser University (SFU) and the University of Sussex have found that people [...]

Researchers discover tin hydride with properties of strange metal

Scientists from Skoltech, the Shubnikov Institute of Crystallography, and the Center for High Pressure Science [...]

New nanocomposite from papaya peel waste exhibits promising photocatalytic and antibacterial activity

In a significant leap towards sustainable environmental management and antimicrobial strategies, a team of international [...]