Ecologists confirm Alan Turing’s theory for Australian fairy circles

Drone image of the Australian fairy circles, taken at a flying altitude of 40 m above ground. The gaps have average diameters of 4 m and the spatially periodic pattern results from approximately equal distances ....

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Researchers discover effective pathway to convert carbon dioxide into ethylene

Illustration of the ElectroCatalysis system which synthesized the smooth nanowire and then activated it by applying a voltage to get the rough stepped surface that is highly selective for CO2 reduction to ethylene. Credit: Yu ....

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Ocean algae get ‘coup de grace’ from viruses

This image depicts viral infection of an Emiliania huxleyi cell superimposed on a satellite image of an E. huxleyi bloom in the Barents Sea. Credit: MODIS, NASA; Steve Gschmeissner, Photo Researchers Inc.; Kay Bidle & ....

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A Janus emitter for passive heat release from enclosures

Janue emitter (JET) for cooling enclosed space. (A) Schematic of JET applied to a stationary automobile under direct sunlight, where heat is trapped by the greenhouse effect. The Janus thermal radiation property allows broadband absorption ....

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Ancient hunters stayed in frozen Northern Europe rather than migrating, evidence from Arctic fox bones shows

The team digging in search of bones for analysis. Credit: University of Exeter Ancient hunters stayed in the coldest part of Northern Europe rather than migrating to escape freezing winter conditions, archeologists have found. Evidence ....

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