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Redesigned Current Conductors Boost Lithium-Ion Battery Efficiency and Safety
Adding polymers and fireproofing to a battery’s current collectors makes it lighter, safer and about 20% more efficient. In an entirely new approach to making…
Mythbusting: 5 Common Misperceptions on the Environmental Impacts of Single-Use Plastics
NASA Picturing Earth: Astronaut Photography In Focus [Video]
U.S. Navy Researchers Evaluate Ultraviolet Lamps to Combat COVID-19
Sensors on NASA’s Mars 2020 Spacecraft Answer Long-Distance Call From Earth
Quantum Physics Milestone: Controlled Transport of Stored Light
Single Brain Region Links Depression, Anxiety and Heart Disease
Water, Energy and Land Insecurity Made Worse by Globalized Economy
Aspirin Use Significantly Reduces Risk of Death in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients
Poop Is Full of Secrets: DNA in Fringe-Lipped Bat Poop Reveals Unexpected Eating Habits
Poop is full of secrets. For scientists, digging into feces provides insights into animal diets and is particularly useful for understanding nocturnal or rare species….
First Habitable-Zone, Earth-Sized Exoplanet Discovered With Planet-Hunter TESS
TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, was launched in 2018 with the goal of discovering small planets around the Sun’s nearest neighbors, stars bright enough…
A Simple Explanation to the Spiraling Football Paradox
The hallmark of a perfectly thrown football is a tight spiraling of the tip around the trajectory of the parabolic path of flight. Why the…
Highly Unusual “Hot Neptune” Exoplanet 260 Light Years Away That “Shouldn’t Exist”
A team led by an astronomer from the University of Kansas has crunched data from NASA’s TESS and Spitzer space telescopes to portray for the…
People Who Have Recovered From COVID-19 Could Hold the Key to Understanding Immunity to the Disease
New Clinical Study Aims to Better Understand COVID-19 Immunity People who have recovered from COVID-19, and their close contacts, could hold the key to understanding…
New Research Finds Bioplastics Are Just As Toxic as Ordinary Plastics
Bioplastics may be not produced from oil, but that’s about the only benefit, researchers say. Conventional plastic is made from oil. The production of plastic…
Time Crystals May Be the Next Major Leap in Quantum Network Research
Time crystals sound like something out of science fiction, but they may be the next major leap in quantum network research. A team based in…
Clovis People: Tools Made by Some of North America’s Earliest Inhabitants Were Made Only During a 300-Year Period
New Clues Revealed About Clovis People A study by professor Michael Waters shows that tools made by some of North America’s earliest inhabitants were made…
Scientists Peer Inside an Asteroid – Is Bennu in the Process of Spinning Itself Into Pieces?
New findings from NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission suggest that the interior of the asteroid Bennu could be weaker and less dense than its outer layers—like a…