Why Roman Concrete Was So Durable
engineering

Why Was Roman Concrete So Durable?

The ancient Romans were brilliant engineers who built vast roads, aqueducts, harbors, and huge buildings, the remains of which can still be seen today. Many of these buildings are made of concrete; It has the largest reinforced concrete dome in Rome. [more…]

Targeted Nuclear Halo
Physics

Targeted Nuclear Halo

A dense core surrounded by a "satellite" of one or two nucleons forms nuclear halos with a relatively high probability of fusion reaction. One or two orbiting away from the nuclear core [more…]

Boiling Fans and Polygons on Mars
Astronomy

Boiling Fans and Polygons on Mars

At high latitudes, water and dry ice play an important role in shaping the surface of Mars. The ground is divided into polygons by the water ice frozen in the soil. Polygons, delineating channels in spring dry ice sublimation [more…]

Hottest January in Europe
Environment and Climate

Hottest January in Europe

Many European countries have seen their hottest January temperatures ever. While national records were broken in eight countries, regional records were broken in three countries. On Sunday, 18.9 ºC (66F) was recorded in Warsaw, Poland, while Spain's [more…]

A Heartbreaking Invention in Parkinson's
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Breakthrough in Parkinson's

Parkinson's disease is a neurological condition that progressively impairs movement and can lead to tremors, stiffness, balance and coordination problems. Cells that produce dopamine, a neurotransmitter essential for the body's movement and reward systems [more…]

Wireless Internet of Things
Computers

Wireless Internet of Things

According to research by an international team led by KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology), new thin-layer materials based on alternative semiconductor materials such as printable organics, nanocarbon allotropes and metal oxides [more…]

The Relationship of Moths and Flies
Environment and Climate

The Relationship of Moths and Flies

Their help is invaluable. The vast army of insects and other animals that pollinate the various plants on this planet has a vital purpose. Many wild plants cannot reproduce well without these flower visitors. [more…]

Use of Plasma Membrane on the Jeep
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Using On-Chip Plasma Membrane

The layer that separates the inside of living cells from their surroundings, protects them and enables the cell to perform its basic functions is known as the cell membrane or plasma membrane. Some membrane proteins stimulate cells to extracellular stimuli. [more…]

Earth's Gravity and Shakespeare
Astronomy

Earth's Gravity and Shakespeare

There is a tendency to ascribe actions and discoveries they did not make to important people who have cost societies and the entire Earth. For example, when asked who discovered gravity, the first name that comes to mind, even among those thought to be knowledgeable, is probably [more…]

Water Pipe Robots at Work
engineering

Water Pipe Robots at Work

According to Ofwat, the economic regulator of the water industry, around three billion liters of water are lost every day in England and Wales' hundreds of thousands of kilometers of water pipes due to leaks. Patrol the pipe network by engineers, [more…]