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American Chemical Society found a new luminescent wood that could light up homes of the future

Consumer demand for eco-friendly, renewable materials has driven researchers to investigate wood-based thin films for optical applications. However, many materials developed so far have...

Santo Stefano: An idyllic Italian village that pays EU citizen to move there

But a few are more daring -- such as Candela in Puglia, which offered would-be residents €2,000 ($2,350) to move there in 2017. Santo Stefano...

Raspberry Pi 400 — a complete personal computer built inside a keyboard

In the eight and a bit years since the first model launched, the Raspberry Pi has traditionally been sold as a modular computer. You...

Solar energy reaches historically low costs

Sunshine is free, but the technology needed to turn it into usable electricity can be expensive. To encourage more people and companies to switch...

Walking machine: A new technology that help buildings “walk” to new locations

In Shanghai latest effort to preserve historic structures, engineers attached nearly 200 mobile supports under the five-story building, according to Lan Wuji, chief technical...

Black soldier fly larvae as a protein alternative for hungry humans

Professor Louw Hoffman said black soldier fly's larvae, which was already utilized for animal feed, was a high-quality protein. "Just like meat, it contains all...

Geologists simulate soil conditions to help grow plants on Mars

Practically speaking, astronauts cannot haul an endless supply of topsoil through space. So the University of Georgia geologists are figuring out how best to...

Scientists unlock crops’ power to resist floods

Co-author Dr. Mark White in the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney said: "Climate change is a major global issue, not least...

Antarctica yields the oldest fossils of giant birds

Called pelagornithids, the birds filled a niche much like that of today's albatrosses and traveled widely over Earth's oceans for at least 60 million...

NASA discovers water on sunlit surface of Moon

SOFIA has detected water molecules (H2O) in Clavius Crater, one of the largest craters visible from Earth, located in the Moon's southern hemisphere. Previous...

Spaceport City, a Floating Transportation Hub Concept for Space Travel

Devised by the Space Port Japan Association (SPJ) –– in coordination with Dentsu, Canaria and Noiz –– the striking digital renderings of Spaceport City...

Octopus-inspired sucker transfers thin, delicate tissue grafts and biosensors

“For the last few decades, cell or tissue sheets have been increasingly used to treat injured or diseased tissues. A crucial aspect of tissue...

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Stéphanie Frappart to become first female referee at men’s World Cup game

The French referee Stéphanie Frappart will lead the first all-female officiating team for a men’s World Cup match when she takes charge of Costa Rica v...