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Reusable packaging revolution is close - experts say

A detailed plan to transform product packaging and significantly cut plastic production and pollution has been developed by researchers.
30-May-2023 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Giants of the Jurassic seas were twice the size of a killer whale

Over 20 years ago, the BBC’s Walking with Dinosaurs TV documentary series showed a 25-metre long Liopleurodon. This sparked heated debates over the size of this pliosaur as it was thought to have been wildly overestimated and more likely to have...
10-May-2023 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why good weather isn’t a good thing for stock markets

Sunshine levels have a significant impact on the bidding behaviour of stock market investors, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth in England, and several Chinese universities.
5-May-2023 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

First ever sturgeon to be found in Africa

A fossil of a ‘royal fish’ - estimated to be over 66 million years old - is the first ever to be found in Africa.
26-Apr-2023 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study suggests mild COVID-19 can have harmful effects on cardiovascular health

New research suggests that even mild cases of COVID-19 can have long-term detrimental effects on cardiovascular health. The study was the first to compare pre and post COVID-infection levels of arterial stiffness; a marker associated with the ageing...
26-Apr-2023 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists demonstrate unprecedented sensitivity in measuring time delay between two photons

A team of researchers has demonstrated the ultimate sensitivity allowed by quantum physics in measuring the time delay between two photons. It has the potential to significantly improve the imaging of nanostructures, including biological...
25-Apr-2023 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New 'stealth' polymer a promising alternative for delivering drugs around the body

Researchers have developed a novel synthetic substance that has the potential to be a more effective and safer way of delivering drugs around the body.
6-Apr-2023 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Predatory dinosaurs such as T. rex sported lizard-like lips

A new study suggests that predatory dinosaurs, such as Tyrannosaurus rex, did not have permanently exposed teeth as depicted in films such as Jurassic Park, but instead had scaly, lizard-like lips covering and sealing their mouths.
28-Mar-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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