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China lands its Zhurong rover on Mars

blog post image The six-wheeled robot has made the hazardous descent to the surface of the Red Planet, China announces.

Why Did It Take So Long to Accept the Facts About Covid?

blog post image "The importance of airborne transmission in the pandemic was clear long before the World Health Organization finally began to acknowledge it." "If the importance of aerosol transmission had been accepted early, we would have been told from the beginning that it was much safer outdoors, where these small...

Mars rover Perseverance takes first spin on surface of red planet

blog post image NASA's Mars rover Perseverance has taken its first, short drive on the surface of the red planet, two weeks after the robot science lab's picture-perfect touchdown on the floor of a massive crater, mission managers said on Friday.

Patterns of change and continuity in ochre use during the late Middle Stone Age of the Horn of Africa: The Porc-Epic Cave

blog post image Patterns of change and continuity in ochre use during the late Middle Stone Age of the Horn of Africa: The Porc-Epic Cave record: Ochre is found at numerous Middle Stone Age (MSA) sites and plays a key role in early modern human archaeology. Here we analyse the largest known East African MSA ochre assemblage,...

High performance communication by people with paralysis using an intracortical brain-computer interface: People with various

blog post image High performance communication by people with paralysis using an intracortical brain-computer interface: People with various forms paralysis not only have difficulties getting around, but also are less able to use many communication technologies including computers. In particular, strokes, neurological...

Global Temperature Record Broken for Third Consecutive Year : Image of the Day: The planet’s average surface temperature

blog post image Global Temperature Record Broken for Third Consecutive Year : Image of the Day: The planet’s average surface temperature has risen about 1.1°C (2.0°F) since the late 19th century.

Forest of Carbon Nanotubes Stamps Electronic Ink Onto a Surface: Novel approach could enable various electronics from sensors

blog post image Forest of Carbon Nanotubes Stamps Electronic Ink Onto a Surface: Novel approach could enable various electronics from sensors to displays on packaging

Condamine River on fire in CSG mining area: Dramatic footage shows huge flames erupting from methane gas bubbling to the

blog post image Condamine River on fire in CSG mining area: Dramatic footage shows huge flames erupting from methane gas bubbling to the surface of the Condamine River, a result of ongoing coal seam gas mining in the region, some locals say.

A fingerprint test for ivory has been developed to help identify poachers: Police officers may soon be able to identify

blog post image A fingerprint test for ivory has been developed to help identify poachers: Police officers may soon be able to identify wildlife poachers by retrieving fingerprints from smuggled ivory, new research has revealed. Around 50,000 African elephants are thought to be poached each year, but it had been thought...

Chemicals did not help disperse BP’s oil spill, hurt oil-degrading micro-organisms – study: Chemical dispersants

blog post image Chemicals did not help disperse BP’s oil spill, hurt oil-degrading micro-organisms – study: Chemical dispersants applied from a plane onto the Gulf of Mexico spill removed oil from the water’s surface but did not help fully degrade it, a new study claims. Scientists also found the dispersants...