More evidence of water on Mars

More evidence of water on Mars

From Science Daily River deposits exist across the surface of Mars and record a surface environment from over 3.5 billion years ago that was able to support liquid water at the surface. A region of Mars named Aeolis Dorsa contains some of the most spectacular and densely packed river deposits seen on Mars. These deposits […]

Researchers have discovered how to program devices to dissolve electronics

Researchers have discovered how to program devices to dissolve electronics

From Freedom’s Phoenix (Natural News) A team of researchers from the University of Houston and China discovered a new type of electronic device that can be dissolved just by being exposed to water molecules in the atmosphere. The study was published in Science Advances. This model promised for environment-friendly disposable personal electronics and biomedical devices that dissolve within […]

Long sitting periods may be just as harmful as daily total

Long sitting periods may be just as harmful as daily total

From Science Daily A new study finds that it isn’t just the amount of time spent sitting, but also the way in which sitting time is accumulated during the day, that can affect risk of early death. The study, published online today in Annals of Internal Medicine, found that adults who sit for one to two […]

Your Facebook friends could be making you sick

Your Facebook friends could be making you sick

Social media makes it easy for us to be connected 24/7 from the palms of our hands. Sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram allow us to scroll through our feeds to comment, like, and post content. Now, a recent study published in Computers in Human Behavior found people with more Facebook friends suffer from poorer […]

How a tiny portion of the world’s oceans could help meet global seafood demand

How a tiny portion of the world’s oceans could help meet global seafood demand

By Halley Froehlich, Postdoctoral Scholar, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California, Santa Barbara and Rebecca Gentry, Ph.D. Candidate, University of California, Santa Barbara. Pike Place Market, Seattle. Doug Kerr, CC BY-SA Seafood is an essential staple in the diets of people around the world. Global consumption of fish and shellfish has […]

NIH develops robot exoskeleton for cerebral palsy patients

NIH develops robot exoskeleton for cerebral palsy patients

Researchers and engineers at the National Institutes of Health have developed the first robotic exoskeleton for children with cerebral palsy, in a major step forward for improving the quality of life for those who suffer from the debilitating condition. Nearly 10,000 children are born with cerebral palsy each year, a devastating and incurable neurological movement […]

Pleiades star cluster: Surprising variability

Pleiades star cluster: Surprising variability

From Science Daily The Seven Sisters, as they were known to the ancient Greeks, are now known to modern astronomers as the Pleiades star cluster – a set of stars which are visible to the naked eye and have been studied for thousands of years by cultures all over the world. Now Dr Tim White […]

Vitamin C may play role in leukemia prevention

Vitamin C may play role in leukemia prevention

Vitamin C has long been associated with maintaining a healthy immune system and warding off the common cold, but new research suggests the essential vitamin may also play a role in preventing leukemias, or blood cancers. Although we don’t yet know how much vitamin C is needed to do the job, or who would even […]

Designing custom robots in a matter of minutes

Designing custom robots in a matter of minutes

From Science Daily Even as robots become increasingly common across different parts of our world, they remain incredibly difficult to make. From designing and modeling to fabricating and testing, the process is slow and costly: even one small change can mean days or weeks of rethinking and revising important hardware. But what if there was […]

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