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Jul 1, 2022

When Volcanology and Art Collide

Arianna Soldati talks about a unique collaboration between volcanologists and glass artists. 

gold nanorods

Jun 22, 2022

Technique Allows Researchers to Align Gold Nanorods with Magnetic Fields

A new technique allows researchers to align gold nanorods using magnetic fields, allowing greater control over their optical properties. 

Parking space features sign specifying it is for charging electric vehicles only

Jun 6, 2022

New Model Finds Best Sites for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The model also determines how powerful the station can be without placing an undue burden on the local power grid. 

X-ray image of an adult female Bahamas mosquitofish where a fish she had eaten can be seen inside of her, revealing an occurrence of cannibalism.

Jun 2, 2022

Fish Cannibalism Rare in Wild, Study Finds

Fish don't prefer to eat their own unless circumstances are dire. 

an older man drives a car in heavy traffic

Jun 1, 2022

New Tool Helps Older Adults Monitor ‘Attentional Performance’ During Driving

Researchers have demonstrated the tool can predict which drivers are at increased risk of having accidents. 

woman at a political demonstration holds a sign reading "Grab em by the midterms"

May 31, 2022

New Studies Shed Light on Election-Related Stress

Anticipating stress related to elections can affect your emotional well-being before anything has even happened. 

twisted clear polymer "soft robot" lies next to a rotini pasta noodle

May 23, 2022

Twisted Soft Robots Navigate Mazes Without Human Or Computer Guidance

The soft robots demonstrate a concept called "physical intelligence." 

illustration shows the layout of a solar powered system that turns hydrogen-carrying liquid into hydrogen gas

May 23, 2022

New Tech Aims to Drive Down Costs of Hydrogen Fuel

The new tech for extracting hydrogen gas from liquid carriers is faster, less expensive than previous approaches. 

Lensed galaxy

May 18, 2022

Researchers Use Galaxy as a ‘Cosmic Telescope’ to Study Heart of the Young Universe

A new instrument and powerful telescope have let researchers peer into galactic nurseries. 

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May 16, 2022

New Approach Allows for Faster Ransomware Detection

The approach detects a broad range of ransomware far more quickly than previous systems. 

an older man looks at his computer screen

May 12, 2022

Study Finds Realism a Key Factor in Driving Engagement with Virtual Reality Videos

And engagement is a key factor in determining whether viewers will watch more VR videos in the future. 

Meg with tooth injury

May 12, 2022

What Caused This Megatooth Shark’s Massive Toothache?

Big shark, bad day. A damaged O. megalodon tooth points to an injury received while feeding. 

two elephants silhouetted against the sunrise

May 10, 2022

Researchers Conduct First Assessment of Metabolites in African Savanna Elephants

The work advances our understanding of the relationship between metabolism and health in these endangered animals. 

black dog

May 9, 2022

Quantifying Cognitive Decline in Dogs Could Help Humans With Alzheimer’s Disease

Diagnosing canine cognitive decline in a clinically safe and relevant way could lead to working with dogs as a model for Alzheimer’s disease in humans. 

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May 9, 2022

Loyalty Program Members, Regular Customers Respond Differently to Social Media Marketing

The finding could inform how best to craft social media marketing campaigns.