As previous studies have shown, many animal populations have shifted as a result of climate change. But not all species have habitats available for relocation.
Climate change has left many mammals unable to relocate
A French nanorobotics team from the Femto-ST Institute in Besançon, France, assembled a new microrobotics system that pushes forward the frontiers of optical nanotechnologies.
Robotic assembly of world's smallest house
Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) are preparing to add percussion to an improvised drill technique already being used by the Curiosity rover on Mars.
NASA engineers teach Mars rover Curiosity to drill again
Two smart luggage firms have closed in May, with both blaming changes to airline policies regarding how lithium batteries can be taken on board planes.
Smart luggage firms close because of airline battery rules
It’s the dream of any would-be space tourist: Seeing our home planet from above. First you see the Earth’s horizon curve away, and then the luminous thin envelope of atmosphere that keeps us all alive comes into focus.
Space tourism becomes virtual reality astronaut for people
Scientists have built a tiny drum that both vibrates and remains still when struck by a drumstick made of light. The feat blurs the lines between the quantum world and the visible world defined by classical physics.
Quantum drum can vibrate and stand still at the same time
Iran has been appointed as the permanent member of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) established by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Iran becomes permanent member of WHO cancer agency
The first whole-genome analyses of ancient human DNA from Southeast Asia reveal that there were at least three major waves of human migration into the region over the last 50,000 years.
Scientists analyze first ancient human DNA from Southeast Asia
Limiting global warming this century to just 1.5°C above preindustrial temperatures would be a boon to the planet’s biodiversity.
Keeping global warming to 1.5 °C helps most species hold their ground
The world is a big place, but it's gotten smaller with the advent of technologies that put people from across the globe in the palm of one's hand. And as the world has shrunk, it has also demanded that things happen ever faster — including the time it takes to charge an electronic device.
Self-assembling 3D battery would charge in seconds

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