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Beating the heat: These plant-based iridescent films stay cool in the sun

Ars Technica | 2023-05-31, 00:12

/ A colorful, textured bi-layer film made from plant-based materials cools down when it’s in the sun. (credit: Qingchen Shen) Summer is almost here, bringing higher temperatures and prompting many of us to crank up the air conditioning on particularly hot

The Man Who Drank Radioactive Juice Until His Bones Crumbled And His Jaw Came Off

IFL Science | 2023-05-31, 00:09

In the early 20th Century, consuming radioactive materials or otherwise smearing them on your skin was all the rage. On March 1, 1896, French physicist Henri Becquerel discovered the radioactive properties of uranium. Soon afterward, it was found that

Why Hugo donated blood to save the life of a fellow feline

Blood donations save the lives of others during emergencies and also help people facing serious illness. It's the same for our pets too – and more cat blood donors are needed. ...

Operation to Empty Decaying Oil Tanker Set to Begin in Yemen, UN Says

Voa News | 2023-05-31, 00:06

Operations to salvage 1.1 million barrels of oil from a decaying tanker moored off Yemen's coast will soon begin after a technical support ship arrived on site on Tuesday, the United Nations said. U.N. officials have been warning for years that the Red

Sacklers Can Be Shielded From Opioid Liability, Appeals Court Rules

New York Times | 2023-05-31, 00:02

The decision gives the Purdue Pharma owners long-sought protection, but it will release billions of dollars from their fortune to states and communities to help cope with the costs of addiction. ...

Situation at Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant fragile, dangerous: IAEA chief

Xinhua | 2023-05-30, 23:57

UNITED NATIONS, May 30 (Xinhua) -- The nuclear safety and security situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine remains extremely fragile and dangerous, said the chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Tuesday. "Military

Where is Daisy? Great white shark's tracker detected in landlocked suburb

NewstalkZB | 2023-05-30, 23:48

There’s no sign of celebrity shark Daisy, but the hunt for her missing satellite tracker is narrowing. Researchers lost Daisy, the great white shark, after the hi-tech marker fell off

Hidden in plain sight: Windshield washer fluid is an unexpected emission source

Science Daily | 2023-05-30, 23:24

Exhaust fumes probably come to mind when considering vehicle

New tool may help spot 'invisible' brain damage in college athletes

Science Daily | 2023-05-30, 23:24

An artificial intelligence computer program that processes magnetic

The next generation of solar energy collectors could be rocks

Science Daily | 2023-05-30, 23:24

The next generation of sustainable energy technology might be

Self-driving cars lack social intelligence in traffic

Science Daily | 2023-05-30, 23:24

Self-driving cars fall short when it comes to understanding the social codes in traffic that let human drivers decide whether to give way or drive on, according to new research. ...

Researchers design an innovative strategy to fight obesity through gene therapy

Science Daily | 2023-05-30, 23:24

A scientific team has designed a strategy to fight obesity and

1,000 new applicants pass Munti engineering school

The Manila Times | 2023-05-30, 23:20

A NEW batch of aspiring engineers successfully qualified for the Colegio de Muntinlupa (CdM), the city's premier engineering school. A total of 1,000 examinees out of 3,500

Overworked F-35 jet engines could cost the Pentagon $38B in upkeep, GAO finds

Stars and Stripes | 2023-05-30, 23:06

WASHINGTON — Lockheed Martin’s F-35 engines are being overworked and could lead to an extra $38 billion in overhauls in the next few decades to help cool radar and other components of the fighter jets, according to government auditors. “The cooling system is

ANM will be restored in government hospitals of Bihar on the basis of written examination, ...

Blitz | 2023-05-30, 23:02

The appointment of women health worker (ANM) in government hospitals of Bihar will now be done on the basis of written examination. Health Department will appoint them on the basis of written examination by Bihar State Technical Service Commission. The state

UN nuclear chief urges Russia and Ukraine to ban attacks at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant

Wtop | 2023-05-30, 23:01

IAEA Director-General Rafael Grossi speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters, Tuesday, May 30, 2023. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)(AP/Seth Wenig) IAEA Director-General Rafael Grossi speaks during a Security Council meeting at United

More film options coming for Saskatchewan Science Centre's IMAX theatre

CTV | 2023-05-30, 22:56

Saskatchewan's Science Centre was host to a giant delivery this week, promising to reinvigorate the province's largest film screen. ...

Doctor’s Remove Woman’s Brain Implant Against Her Will

Futurism | 2023-05-30, 22:48

A woman whose epilepsy was greatly improved by an experimental brain implant was devastated when, just two years after getting it, she was forced to have it removed due to the company that made it going bankrupt. As the MIT Technology Review reports, an

Apollo Astronauts Say US Needs to Take Space Seriously as Front in ‘New Cold War’ ...

The Epoch Times | 2023-05-30, 22:40

Veteran moonwalkers of the Apollo Program say that the United States needs to take space seriously as a front in a

Great white shark surfaces off Jersey shore as beaches fill for Memorial Day

Fox News | 2023-05-30, 22:32

A great white shark weighing in at 522 pounds was caught swimming off the coast of New Jersey on Monday. Penny, a juvenile female shark that measures 10 feet, three inches, was seen at 6:48 a.m. on Monday off the coast of Ocean City, according to OCEARCH, a

San Francisco paper says arguments against biological males in female sports have ‘little basis in science’

Fox News | 2023-05-30, 22:32

The San Francisco Chronicle reported there was little scientific evidence to back up the argument that women are at a disadvantage when playing against transgender athletes in sports competitions. The Northern California paper published at least two stories in

Photos: VC who flew to space with son selling home in Santa Cruz County

The Mercury News | 2023-05-30, 22:26

Lane Bess, a venture capitalist who flew to space with his son on a Blue Origin spacecraft, is selling his Watsonville home for $3.1 million. VC Lane Bess is selling his Watsonville home for $3.1 million. (Krista Abel for Sotheby’s International Realty) Bess

New study highlights importance of democratic norms and learning about the other party

Phys Dot Org | 2023-05-30, 22:23

For the past few years, American democracy has been perceived as backsliding. Politicians' refusal to accept election results despite a lack of evidence of fraud, the violence at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and state-level restrictions on voting access and

UN nuclear chief urges Russia and Ukraine to ban attacks at nuclear power plant

Belfast Telegraph | 2023-05-30, 22:08

The world is fortunate a nuclear accident has not happened in Ukraine, the UN nuclear chief said on Tuesday.

Jeffrey Epstein was invited to editorial meetings with Scientific American's top editor, email records show

Business Insider | 2023-05-30, 22:05

Jeffrey Epstein visited Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 2004. Rick Friedman Photography/Corbis via Getty Images Jeffrey Epstein was invited to editorial meetings with Scientific American's editor-in-chief. Email records show two meetings on his schedule in

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