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Electricity, silver effective in keeping bacteria off plastics
Using a combination of electricity and silver, researchers in Sweden have developed a new method for preventing bacterial growth on plastics.
Japan looks to wood pulp to make lighter auto parts
The global push among carmakers to make ever lighter vehicles is leading some auto suppliers in Japan to turn to what seems like an unlikely substitute for steel — wood.
Urban flooding on the rise, as countryside dries up
New analysis of flow rates and precipitation totals suggest flooding in urban areas is intensifying while rural areas dry up.
Researchers discover new tectonic plate
A team of researchers from Rice University in Texas have discovered a new tectonic plate off the coast of Ecuador.
Iranian student grabs silver in South Korean Olympiad
Iranian student Mobina Vatankhah received a silver medal in the 2nd Korea International Youth Olympiad, an education official said.
SpaceX successfully launches ISS resupply mission (Video)
SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo capsule into space from NASA Kennedy Space Center on Monday.
Why forensic scientists desperate to open a human body farm in UK
Imagine a research facility where human corpses are buried in soil, left in water and hung from trees, and allowed to decompose.
NASA ISS live stream: Watch the International Space Station fly over Earth (Video)
Watch breathtaking footage of Earth live from space via NASA’s International Space Station live stream right here.
What do plants, animals do during an eclipse?
Many accounts of solar eclipses include tales of animals behaving strangely: Birds fall silent. Bees return to the hive.
Chimpanzees learn rock-paper-scissors (Video)
Chimpanzees of all ages and all sexes can learn the simple circular relationship between the three different hand signals used in the well-known game rock-paper-scissors.
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