‘Black Panther’ just became North America’s highest-grossing superhero movie

After the remarkable string of weekends it’s been having, it was really just a matter of time before Black Panther wrestled the top spot from his fellow Avengers. As of today, the Ryan Coogler-directed ...

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Designers of ultrasound patch know the world isn't flat

Regular ultrasound probes have flat bases, which means they only work best when scanning objects that have similarly-flat surfaces. So, what happens if you want to inspect something ...

Fri 23 Mar 18 from Gizmag

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Keys found to bee-friendly neonics

Discovery of why two of the most economically important bee species are immune to one neonicotinoid insecticide but not to others promises to yield chemical treatments that protect crops from ...

Thu 22 Mar 18 from Phys.org

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Researchers refute 20-year-old assumptions in solar cell production

Research led by the University of Luxembourg investigated the manufacturing process of solar cells. The researchers proved that assumptions on chemical processes that were commonplace among ...

Fri 23 Mar 18 from Phys.org

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Heavy metal poisoning may be changing birds’ personalities

Great tits exposed to toxic metals like cadmium and lead alter their behaviour, becoming less exploratory and more cautious, suggesting their personalities have been reshaped

Thu 22 Mar 18 from Newscientist

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Sharpening the X-ray view of the nanocosm

A novel lens offers scientists the sharpest X-ray images yet from the nano world. The device is made from alternating layers of tungsten carbide and silicon carbide and can focus hard X-rays ...

Fri 23 Mar 18 from Phys.org

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Generation of a stable biradical

Boron has a range of uses, from laundry bleaches to heat-proof glass and ceramics. Chemists at Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (JMU) in Bavaria, Germany, have a particular interest in ...

Fri 23 Mar 18 from Phys.org

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For graphite pellets, just add elbow grease

It's easy and economical to make shiny pellets of graphite from functionalized graphene, according to scientists at Rice University.

Thu 22 Mar 18 from Phys.org

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Researchers identify the molecule responsible for a potent carcinogen found in recycled wastewater

Engineers at wastewater recycling plants can rest easy knowing that their methods for minimizing the formation of a potent carcinogen are targeting the right chemical compound.

Thu 22 Mar 18 from Phys.org

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Soak and destroy: Titanium nanoparticles trap and kill contaminants in water

Researchers at Rice University have developed a new "mat" that can adsorb and destroy pollutants from water. The purifier is made up of titanium dioxide nanoparticles embedded into polymer ...

Thu 22 Mar 18 from Gizmag

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