Smart ear tag may save ranchers time and money

Australian cattle stations (aka ranches) can be thousands of square kilometres in area, so checking on all the cows is a huge task. With that in mind, the CSIRO national science agency ...

14 hours ago from Gizmag

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Image of the Day: Hair Brush

Cats' tongues are covered in tiny spines called papillae, which help wick moisture from the mouth and onto the fur.

19 hours ago from The Scientist

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The physics of fried rice

Making the most popular dish in the world turns out to be surprisingly complicated. Natalie Parletta reports.

Mon 19 Nov 18 from Cosmos Magazine

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Researchers create a more effective hydrogel for healing wounds

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have created an easy-to-make, low-cost injectable hydrogel that could help wounds heal faster, especially for patients with compromised health ...

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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The shape of things to come: Flexible, foldable supercapacitors for energy storage

A team of researchers from the Plasma Physics Research Centre, Science and Research Branch of Islamic Azad University in Tehran, Iran, have discovered a way of making paper supercapacitors for ...

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Electrical cable triggers lightweight, fire-resistant cladding discovery

A University of Melbourne researcher has led the successful development of an organic, non-combustible and lightweight cladding core—a product that was previously thought to be impossible to ...

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Meta-surface corrects for chromatic aberrations across all kinds of lenses

Today's optical systems—from smartphone cameras to cutting-edge microscopes—use technology that hasn't changed much since the mid-1700s. Compound lenses, invented around 1730, correct the chromatic ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Skeletal imitation reveals how bones grow atom-by-atom

Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have discovered how our bones grow at an atomic level, showing how an unstructured mass orders itself into a perfectly arranged bone ...

Mon 19 Nov 18 from Medical Xpress

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Interview: Gordon Tronson on his extraordinary multi-engine custom cars and motorcycles

Does that motorcycle really have two engines? No, of course not, that would be ridiculous. It's actually got four. Gordon Tronson has built a legendary reputation for himself as a wildly ...

Sun 18 Nov 18 from Gizmag

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When AI and optoelectronics meet: Researchers take control of light properties

Using machine-learning and an integrated photonic chip, researchers from INRS (Canada) and the University of Sussex (UK) can now customize the properties of broadband light sources. Also called ...

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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