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Electric cooker: an easy, efficient way to sanitize N95 masks

This could enable wearers to safely reuse limited supplies of the respirators.

New method to modify the patient’s own T-cells

Cancer cells express on their surface specific proteins that arise because of different kinds of mutations. In new work, scientists at the University of...

Control over work-life boundaries creates a crucial buffer to manage after-hours work stress

As we proceed into the 21st century, it appears as though there are new technological advances consistently, and those advances are starting to install...

Earth’s inner core is rotating, study

Temporal changes of inner-core (IC) seismic phases have been confirmed with high-quality waveform doublets. However, the nature of the temporal changes is still controversial. Geologists...

Technology use during a meal decrease food intake

Scientists at the University of Illinois conducted a study to determine the effects of a cognitive distraction on the amount, preference, and memory of...

Camera-trap study captures Sumatran tigers, clouded leopards, other rare beasts

Rapid and widespread biodiversity losses around the world make it important to survey and monitor endangered species, especially in biodiversity hotspots. Bukit Barisan Selatan...

Designing a puncture-proof tire

A design that balances puncture-free strength with the elasticity needed for a comfortable, shock-free ride.

3D inductor technology increases microchip capability

Smaller is better when it comes to microchips.

Nanopores can be used to identify all 20 amino acids in proteins

A major step toward protein sequencing.

How much energy does it take to bend multilayer graphene?

An understanding of the mechanics of graphene, particularly how it flexes and bends.

New microscopic biohybrid robots propelled by muscles, nerves

A new generation of two-tailed bots powered by skeletal muscle tissue stimulated by on-board motor neurons.

Optimistic people sleep better, longer, study

Optimistic people tend to have better sleep quality. They are 74% more likely to have no symptoms of insomnia and reported less daytime sleepiness.

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