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Physicists train robotic gliders to soar like birds

THE words “fly like an eagle” are famously part of a song, but they may also be words that make some scientists scratch their...

Tiny fibers create unseen plastic pollution

WHILE the polyester leisure suit was a 1970s mistake, polyester and other synthetic fibers like nylon are still around and are a major contributor...

Squid could provide an eco-friendly alternative to plastics

Self-healing fabric, abrasion-resistant coatings, precision drug delivery and smart textiles are among the potential applications of squid ‘ring tooth’ protein THE remarkable properties of a...

Could climate change cause infertility?

THE scientific community has long held an understanding about the effect of temperature on sperm production in mammals, but this new study sheds light...

Which animal can live longer without water?

WE are all amazed with height of giraffe whenever we see them at zoos. Giraffes spend about 80 percent of their day eating and they are...

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