Can plastic roads help save the planet?
A start-up company is persuading local councils in the UK to turn local plastic waste into roads.
Brexit university ‘brain drain’ warning
Academic staff from EU countries should be urgently guaranteed a right to stay, say MPs.
Many people are unsure about what machine learning is, but the chances are they are using it every day.
Plastic-eating caterpillar could munch waste, scientists say
A caterpillar that munches on plastic bags could hold the key to tackling plastic waste, say scientists.
Trump calls record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson
'Better you than me,' jokes US president as astronaut Peggy Whitson reveals drinking recycled urine.
Predicting people's 'brain age' could help to spot who is at risk of early death
A method for predicting someone's 'brain age' based on MRI scans could help to spot who might be at increased risk of poor health and ...
3-D printing and Hollywood special FX bring heightened reality to surgical training
Using 3-D printing and Hollywood-style special effects, researchers constructed a neurosurgical training simulation model whose physical and functional qualities closely mimic those of the head ...
MIT engineers manipulate water using only light
A new system developed by engineers at MIT could make it possible to control the way water moves over a surface, using only light. This ...
Study: Early organic carbon got deep burial in mantle
Rice University petrologists who recreated hot, high-pressure conditions from 60 miles below Earth's surface have found a new clue about a crucial event in the ...
Studying a catalyst for blood cancers
Researchers at Sylvester today published a paper in the prestigious journal Nature Communications, which describes how TET2 loss can open the door for mutations that ...
Stromal Gli2 activity coordinates a niche signaling program for mammary epithelial stem cells
The stem cell niche is a complex local signaling microenvironment that sustains stem cell activity during organ maintenance and regeneration. The mammary gland niche must ...
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What type of ground characteristics make it suitable for a satellite ground station?
What determines the orbital speed around a massless Lagrangian point?
What value of M should I use to calculate the speed of a satellite orbiting a Lagrangian point where there exists no mass?
What is the meaning of twelve months for climate at Gale Crater, Mars?
I noticed that Wikipedia lists the climate on Gale Crater per “month”: Source:
Does freezing carbon dioxide present a "temperature obstacle" on Mars?
I've noticed that the average low temperature at Gale Crater is -78.5 degrees, curiously the freezing temperature of Mars' atmosphere's
Calculating hyperbolic orbit elements for interplanetary intercepts
As part of a final year project at university I'm currently trying to simulate an interplanetary transfer between Earth and Mars for a manned mission. ...