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Water filtration breakthrough using metal-organic frameworks

With two billion people worldwide lacking access to clean and safe drinking water, joint research by Monash University, CSIRO and the University of Texas at Austin published today in Sciences Advances may offer a breakthrough new solution. It all comes down to metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), an amazing next generation material ...

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USDA Clamps Down on Staffers Using the Term ‘Climate Change’

This story originally appeared on The Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Staff at the US Department of Agriculture have been told to avoid using the term climate change in their work, with the officials instructed to reference “weather extremes” instead. A series of emails obtained by the Guardian between staff ...

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Using money to buy time linked to increased happiness

New research is challenging the age-old adage that money can’t buy happiness. The study, led by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Harvard Business School, suggests that using money to buy free time — such as paying to delegate household chores like cleaning and cooking — is linked ...

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Dances with waves: Breakthrough in moving small objects using acoustics

Researchers of Aalto University have made a breakthrough in controlling the motion of multiple objects on a vibrating plate with a single acoustic source. By playing carefully constructed melodies, the scientists can simultaneously and independently move multiple objects on the plate towards desired targets. This has enabled scientists, for instance, ...

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Scientists Are Using Tarantula Venom to Learn How Your Body Hurts

When David Julius needs a fresh batch of venom, he usually calls an Australian. Which makes sense—the continent is literally crawling with poisonous critters. Julius has hundreds of samples; boxes upon boxes of vials milked from spiders, snakes, scorpions, and the occasional platypus. A humming gray refrigerator in his San ...

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Using Only Local Talent, Athletic Bilbao Goes a Long Way

BILBAO, Spain — The buzzword at the best soccer clubs in Europe these days is global, as in global brand or global footprint or global reach. Bayern Munich wants to be known in Asia and Australia. Barcelona wants to be known in the Middle East. Everyone wants to be known ...

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SMEs using e-commerce well

SMEs using e-commerce well A production line for Casumina motorcycle tyres in Dong Nai Province. Domestic SMEs have made full use of e-commerce to increase turnover and profits. — VNA/VNS Photo Danh Lam HA NOI  (VNS) — Vietnamese exporters have not used websites effectively for their operations, while small and ...

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