University of Missouri engineers have created an elastic coating that protects people and buildings from earthquakes and other seismic disturbances.
Views expressed in this science and technology news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Content supplied by “SciTechDaily.com.”
Accessed on 01 June 2020, 0435 UTC.
Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.
“Elastic Cloaking” – New Flexible Material Designed to Protect Buildings, Military Personnel
University of Missouri engineers said their material has both civilian and military applications. Shake, rattle and roll. Even though they are miles from the epicenter…
“Wedge Failure” Landslide in Alaska
Researchers Try to Weigh the Universe – Find Standard Model of Cosmology May Be Wrong
Bats, Pangolins and Humans: COVID-19 Virus Likely Emerged From Recombination of Viral Genes Across Different Species
Mass Extinction 215 Million Years Ago Was NOT Due to Asteroid or Climate Change
Temperature Tipping Point for Tropical Forests Identified – Scientists Recommend Immediate Steps
Einstein’s Two Big Mistakes
Laser and Biology Experts Combine Efforts to Study Viruses in Droplets
NASA Wants to Go Nuclear on the Moon and Mars for Astronaut Settlement
MIT Student Probing Reality Through Physics, Philosophy and Writing
MIT Senior Michelle Xu’s varied interests all involve a desire to understand the universe. “I was just never particularly picky about which way to figure…
Data-Relay Satellite Ready for Service – Most Sophisticated Laser Communication Network Ever Designed
The second node in the most sophisticated laser communication network ever designed is ready to go into service. Dubbed the “SpaceDataHighway,” the European Data Relay…
New Research Points to Treatment for COVID-19 Cytokine Storms, Solution to Global Pandemic
How mice that model immune disease’s cytokine storms may point to solution for global pandemic. A transgenic mouse developed at Cincinnati Children’s to model the…
$3 Million Kavli Prizes Awarded to Scientists for Discoveries in Astrophysics, Nanoscience, Neuroscience
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters today announced the 2020 Kavli Prize Laureates in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience. This year’s Kavli…
SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launches Crew Dragon Spacecraft With NASA Astronauts: “A Great Day for America”
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley aboard the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft launched from Kennedy Space Center’s historic…
Historic Test Flight of SpaceX Crew Dragon Launches NASA Astronauts
For the first time in history, NASA astronauts have launched from American soil in a commercially built and operated American crew spacecraft on its way…
Rethinking Tsunami Protection: Park-Like Defenses Can Provide a Sustainable Alternative to Towering Seawalls
Careful engineering of low, plant-covered hills along shorelines can mitigate tsunami risks with less disruption of coastal life and lower costs compared to seawalls. In…
Terrestrial Species Outpaced by Marine Species in the Race Against Global Warming
Global warming is causing species to search for more temperate environments in which to migrate to, but it is marine species – according to the…
Researchers Use CLOUD Chamber at CERN to Find a Potential Explanation for Urban Smog
The effect of nitric acid on aerosol particles in the atmosphere may offer an explanation for the smog seen engulfing cities on frosty days. Under…
For the latest trends in science, technology, medicine, health, the environment, and artificial intelligence, please visit this blog daily. Our news feeds are updated daily. Thanks for joining us today.
Until next time,