Efficient, stable thermoelectric module based on high-performance liquid-like materials

Based on high-performance liquid-like materials, scientists from the Shanghai Institute of Ceramics of the Chinese Academy…

Producing electricity at estuaries using light and osmosis

Most renewable power technologies are weather dependent. Wind farms can only operate when there’s a breeze,…

New leaf shapes for thale cress

Anyone who looks at their bowl of salad or at their garden can see how different…

These fruit bats trade food for sex

Egyptian fruit bat females living in captivity will consistently take food right from the mouths of…

Conservation goals compete at the expense of biodiversity

With an ever-growing list of threats facing biodiversity on multiple scales, conservationists struggle to determine which…

Comet Provides New Clues to Origins of Earth’s Oceans

A new study reveals that the water in many comets may share a common origin with…

Flood in Paraguay

Persistent heavy rains across Paraguay caused widespread flooding, with rivers overflowing their banks. Click…

Chemistry of stars sheds new light on the Gaia Sausage

Chemical traces in the atmospheres of stars are being used to uncover new information about a…

Interactive quantum chemistry in virtual reality

Scientists have used virtual reality and artificial intelligence algorithms to learn the details of chemical change. …

Young athletes may need one-year break after knee surgery

After surgical reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament, young athletes are now recommended to undergo at…