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Bioengineering

Early detection of fever with a smart ring

January 18, 2021
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Advance could pave the way for early warning system on COVID-19 and flu using wearables

Biology

Mass extinctions of land-dwelling animals occur in 27-million-year cycle

January 18, 2021
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Researchers find that timing of mass extinctions lines up with asteroid impacts and massive volcanic eruptions

Robotics

The Smellicopter - an obstacle-avoiding drone

January 18, 2021
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An autonomous drone that uses a live antenna from a moth to navigate toward smells

Computer Technology

Smallest Atom-Memory Unit

January 18, 2021
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Researchers figured out the physics dynamic that unlocks dense memory storage capabilities for the tiny device

Genetics

Genetics answers the underlying profile of a human face

January 13, 2021
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Researchers has connected specific genetic signals with specific areas of the face.

Material Science

Fluorine- potential alternative for lithium in rechargeable batteries

January 13, 2021
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Ions of relatively abundant, light element may be able to replace lithium without much change in battery cycling life

Bioengineering

Bioengineered probiotic could prevent Listeria infections

January 13, 2021
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Purdue University researchers have developed a probiotic that could prevent infections in at-risk populations.

Material Science

Producing light-matter mixture

January 13, 2021
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Researchers developed a unique process for producing a quantum state that is part light and part matter

Planetary Science

Key clues about the solar system’s history

January 13, 2021
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New clues lead to a better understanding of the evolution of the solar system and the origin of Earth as a habitable planet.