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Engineering Science

Filtering water and recovering electricity by wastewater treatment

June 7, 2021
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A dual-function electrode in a microbial fuel cell combines two previously separate functions

Computer Technology

Human body has not evolved for easy childbirth

June 7, 2021
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Despite advances in medicine and technology, childbirth isn’t likely to get much easier on women

Computer Technology

Creating text from brain-computer interface

June 7, 2021
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A clinical trial participant was able to create text on a computer at a rate of 90 characters per minute

Bioengineering

Bio-inspired scaffolds for muscle growth

June 7, 2021
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Scaffolds derived from decellularized skeletal muscle to promote the regeneration of injured skeletal muscle

3D Printing

Algae-based future clothes

June 7, 2021
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Environmentally friendly material made of algae that has applications in energy, medicine, fashion etc.

Evolution

Animals also laugh

June 2, 2021
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Researchers found such vocal play behaviour documented in at least 65 species

Ecology

Human use of antibiotics threatens wild chimpanzees

June 2, 2021
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By misusing antibiotics, people can actually harm not only themselves, but also the environment

Microbiology

Microbial networking in infections

June 2, 2021
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Bacteria, viruses, and fungi work as a network in causing lung infection

Material Science

Material that is at twice as “magnetostrictive”

June 2, 2021
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The property that makes fluorescent lights buzz could power a new generation of computing devices

Astronomy

Voyager 1 detects plasma ‘hum’

June 2, 2021
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It has long since zipped past the edge of the solar system through the heliopause into the interstellar medium