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An enhanced ruthenium-based catalyst for primary amine synthesis

    Direct amination of alcohols over Ru-MgO/TiO2 activated by electron donation from MgO. Credit: Yusuke KitaResearchers at Tokyo Institute of …

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Is it cheaper to be bigger? Lessons from the extreme weapons of giraffe weevil warriors

    Female New Zealand giraffe weevil. Credit: Christina Painting/ Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0Nepalese craftsman, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, ho…

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Curiosity Mars rover explores a changing landscape

    NASA's Curiosity Mars rover used its Mast Camera, or Mastcam, to capture this 360-degree view on July 3, 2021. The panorama is made up …

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Bayer loses another appeal against Roundup cancer verdict

    Roundup is the subject of thousands of lawsuits in the United States.German pharmaceutical and chemical giant Bayer lost another appeal agai…

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Food for seals and other Arctic predators is literally shrinking

    Ringed seal. Credit: Marie Auger-MéthéUnchecked climate change may leave some Arctic predators surviving off of marine "junk food," accord…

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Scientists turn toxic pesticide into treatment against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

    Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainN-Aryl-C-nitroazoles are an important class of heterocyclic compounds. They are used as pesticides and fung…

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Fast, accurate and non-destructive: The new method to analyze food quality

    NIRS analysis of spinach plants directly in the field. Credit: Universidad de CórdobaConsumers always look for good quality products, above…

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Germanium-lead perovskite LEDs: A new way to reduce toxicity

    Structural properties of germanium-lead perovskite samples. Credit: Nature CommunicationsMetal-halide perovskites are a new class of semicon…

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Sensor spies hideouts for ​virus replication inside cell membranes

    In the Department of Immunology at the University of Washington, Frank Soveg conducts research in Ram Savan#039;s lab, which studies genetic…

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Research examines emission from the blazar TXS 0506+056

    VERITAS significance sky map with TXS 0506+056 in the center. Credit: Jin et al., 2021.Using the Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope …

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Ultrafast electronic control of magnetic anisotropy by mid-infrared light

    (Top panel) Schematic image of the magnetic anisotropy control by resonant pumping of phonon (blue) and 4f electrons (red). (Bottom panel) S…

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Using bioinspired microvasculature to control material properties

    Credit: North Carolina State UniversityResearchers have created and demonstrated a new vascular metamaterial that can be reconfigured to mod…

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Through the looking glass: Unravelling how ions move in phosphate glass

    Investigating the microscopic diffusion mechanism of protons and sodium ions in phosphate glasses via first-principles molecular dynamics si…

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At least 304 dead, 1,800 hurt as powerful quake slams Haiti

    Sacred Heart church is damaged after an earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. Credit: AP Photo/Delot JeanA powerful magni…

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A clearer view of what makes glass rigid

    A team of scientists led by the University of Tokyo uses computer simulations to study the rigidity of amorphous solids like glass. Credit: …

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New chemistry for controlling the volume of liquid in volumetric additive manufacturing

    Xolography 3D printing technology. a, Rendered illustration of the printing zone and associated photoinduced reaction pathways of the DCPI. …

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Avoiding animal experimentation with improved chemical risk assessment methods

    Developed by Fraunhofer ITEM, the P.R.I.T.® ExpoCube® enables exposure to various classes of inhalable substances and their testing with h…

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Novel cell membrane model could be key to uncovering new protein properties

    Researchers used neutron and x-ray scattering techniques at Oak Ridge and Brookhaven National Laboratories to characterize disc-shaped struc…

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Thwaites Glacier: Significant geothermal heat beneath the ice stream

    Geophysical measurements with a magnetometer being towed with RV Polarstern#039;s board helicopter. Credit: Alfred-Wegener-Institut / Thomas…

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Scientists identify electronic and structural dynamics of catalytic centers in single-Fe-atom materi

    The identification of the electronic and structural dynamics of catalytic centers in single-Fe-atom material by Operando Mossbauer spectrosc…

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