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R&D: Could traumatic memories be erased?

R&D: Could traumatic memories be erased?

Scientists from Tokyo Metropolitan University have discovered that Drosophila flies lose l...

Heat stress on the rise

Heat stress on the rise

Rising global temperatures are increasing exposure to extreme heat and humidity. Assuming current gr...

Cryptographic ‘tag of everything’ could protect supply chains

Cryptographic ‘tag of everything’ could protect supply chains

To combat supply chain counterfeiting, which can cost companies billions of dollars annually, MIT re...

Kirigami designs hold many times their own weight

Kirigami designs hold many times their own weight

Researchers have demonstrated how kirigami can be used as a ‘tool’ for scientists and en...

How fruits, nuts, leaves and buckwheat might herald less toxic flame retardants

How fruits, nuts, leaves and buckwheat might herald less toxic flame retardants

Flame retardants are present in thousands of everyday items, from clothing to furniture to electroni...

Machine learning can predict if storms will cause blackouts

Machine learning can predict if storms will cause blackouts

Thunderstorms are common all over the world in the summer months. Aside from spoiling afternoons in ...

Robot-ants working together

Robot-ants working together

Individually, ants have only so much strength and intelligence. However, as a colony, they can use c...

'Shield' of sea creature inspires materials that can handle their own impact

'Shield' of sea creature inspires materials that can handle their own impact

The mantis shrimp, one of the ocean's most ornery creatures, can take on attacks from its own specie...

Scientists have used 3D printing techniques to ‘bioprint’ living tissues, including muscle and bone. 

Scientists have used 3D printing techniques to ‘bioprint’ living tissues, including muscle and bone. 

The most widely used bioprinters are extrusion, inkjet and laser-based printers. Each type involves ...

How nanotechnology can minimise fire damage

How nanotechnology can minimise fire damage

Researchers in the US are looking for innovative fire protection solutions to solve the high cost of...

Stress-testing for climate impacts using ‘synthetic storms’

Stress-testing for climate impacts using ‘synthetic storms’

Digitally ‘moving’ past storms to new locations simulates the effects of extreme weather...

How drones and 3d printing can help crash scene investigation

How drones and 3d printing can help crash scene investigation

Crash assessments could be safer, faster and more accurate through drone technology developed by Pur...

Nanogenerators harness human motion, using electrical pulses to reduce wound healing time  

Nanogenerators harness human motion, using electrical pulses to reduce wound healing time  

A new, low-cost wound dressing developed by University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers could dramatic...

Rapidly deployable solar power systems for disaster relief – funding campaign launched

Rapidly deployable solar power systems for disaster relief – funding campaign launched

Renovagen Ltd has launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund Fast Fold portable solar power systems...

Augmented reality telementoring to help medics in war and disaster zones

Augmented reality telementoring to help medics in war and disaster zones

Researchers have developed an approach that allows experienced surgeons and physicians around the wo...

A rapid nanofilter for clean water

A rapid nanofilter for clean water

Australian researchers have designed a rapid nanofilter that can clean dirty water over 100 times fa...

Using artificial intelligence to predict aftershocks

Using artificial intelligence to predict aftershocks

In the weeks and months following a major earthquake, the surrounding area is often wracked by power...

Smartphones may be used to predict the weather more effectively

Smartphones may be used to predict the weather more effectively

Flash floods occur with little warning. Earlier this year, a flash flood that struck Ellicott City, ...

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