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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.

Biomedical Science

Earwax could be used to measure glucose levels

January 6, 2021
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New method could be an effective, rapid and affordable way to assess glucose levels in people who might have diabetes.

Quantum Science

Nanodiamonds can be used to detect disease earlier

January 6, 2021
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The quantum sensing abilities of nanodiamonds improve the sensitivity of paper-based diagnostic tests

Bioengineering

Engineered bacteria could attack pathogens

January 6, 2021
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Researchers have discovered how to engineer bacteria that kill other pathogens

Chemical Engineering

New method for cheap and efficiently made biofuels

January 6, 2021
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Scientists have developed a cost-effective biofuel extraction method

Synthetic Biology

Magnetic bacteria as micropumps

January 6, 2021
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ETH scientists use magnetic bacteria to control liquids at the micro level

Bioengineering

Bacterial nanopores open the future of data storage

January 6, 2021
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Bioengineers at EPFL have developed a system that can read data encoded into synthetic macromolecules

Bioengineering

Cancer fighting method uses the mechanical force of T cells

January 6, 2021
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Immunotherapy is a promising weapon in the fight against cancer

Material Science

Ultra-thin and highly sensitive strain sensors

January 6, 2021
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A new range of nanomaterial strain sensors that are 10 times more sensitive

Evolutionary Science

Study reveals true origin of oldest evidence of animals

January 6, 2021
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Two teams of scientists have resolved a longstanding controversy surrounding the origins of complex life on Earth

Biomedical Science

Driving force behind a cellular process linked to neurodegenerative disorders

January 4, 2021
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Study shows that tiny components within the cell are the biological engines behind effective protein production

Quantum Science

A way to protect highly fragile quantum systems from noise

January 4, 2021
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Could aid in the design and development of new quantum devices, such as ultra-powerful quantum computers