13 Jul 2021 - 14:15
A global study, conducted by OIST researcher, Dr. Payal Shah, estimated...
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15 Jun 2021 - 16:53
The conventional method of breaking liquid bridges uses retraction. When the nozzle (or plate) is lifted, the liquid bridge extends and breaks. This can form capillary tails and satellite droplets....
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14 Jun 2021 - 10:43
Once a hurricane moves over land, it loses its moisture supply so the air contains less moisture. Air must rise further before it reaches a temperature where it can no longer hold the level of water...
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14 Jun 2021 - 10:35
Air in a Northern Hemisphere hurricane circulates counterclockwise at tremendous speeds. As it spins, air also moves inwards, rises upwards and then moves outwards. The rising moist air condenses,...
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7 May 2021 - 14:49
Four steps are repeated in a cycle to remove nitrogen from the air. The blue and red arrows show the changes in the flow of pressurized air through the device in each step. This process is used in...
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27 Apr 2021 - 00:00
To treat both kinds of water, the researchers devised an ingenious solution; they used microbes to not only drive the treatment process, but also to recover some valuable nutrients out of the...
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23 Apr 2021 - 18:05
Corals are the one of the simplest animals, with only two layers of cells (called germ layers) forming in early embryonic development – an inner layer, the endoderm, and an outer layer, the ectoderm...
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19 Apr 2021 - 23:54
In the physics of the very tiny, strange quantum concepts apply. Electrons act as both particles and waves and it is therefore impossible to know both the position and the momentum of an electron at...
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19 Apr 2021 - 23:46
Excitons are technically not particles, but quasiparticles (quasi- meaning “almost” in Latin). They are formed by the electrostatic attraction between excited, negatively charged electrons, and...
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12 Apr 2021 - 11:56
Neurons typically consist of a cell body or ‘soma’, dendrites and axon. The dendrites are branched structures that receive signals from other neurons, while axons transmit signals to other neurons....
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8 Apr 2021 - 13:00
Japan (orange) has the lowest percentage of female researchers out of all OECD member countries. Created from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications "Summary of Results of Science and...
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22 Mar 2021 - 09:54
Long strands of DNA that make up the genome are gathered into structures called chromosomes. The ends of the chromosomes, the telomeres, and the middle of the chromosomes, the centromeres, are filled...
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