Birds have been a huge inspiration for many technologies in the aviation industry, but human aircraft cannot yet match their ability to fly straight and steady through storms. However, a team of scientists from the University of Bristol and the Royal Veterinary College have uncovered birds’ secret to combatting wind speeds as fast as their own flight.
Owl’s flight through gusty winds could inspire new aircraft designs
Purdue University innovators are taking cues from nature to develop 3D photo detectors for biomedical imaging.
Innovation spins spider web architecture into 3D imaging technology
Californian Internet giant Google faces a growing list of battles around the world, from tussles in Europe and Australia over fair compensation for media outlets to competition probes on both sides of the Atlantic, AFP reported.
Google's war on all fronts over media, competition and tax
Air pollution last year caused the premature death of nearly half a million babies in their first month of life, with most of the infants being in the developing world, data shows.
Air pollution killed half a million babies across globe in 2019
Up to one million tons of fishing gear is left in the ocean each year, creating “deadly” debris for marine mammals, seabirds and sea turtles, conservationists have warned.
Up to 1m tons of ‘deadly’ fishing gear left in ocean each year, WWF warns
Peering into the lake, the village elder struggled to pinpoint where beneath the hyacinth and mesquite weeds lay the farm he lived in his entire life until the water rose like never before and swallowed everything.
Kenya's lakes rise to destructive highs
The American pika (Ochotona princeps) is traditionally thought of as a canary in the coal mine when it comes to America's rising temperatures.
Study says adorable species may be doing okay in climate change
With competition among Earth's telecoms providers as fierce as ever, equipment maker Nokia has announced its expansion into a new market, winning a deal to install the first cellular network on the Moon.
NASA, Nokia to install 4G on Moon
An American spacecraft is about to attempt the audacious task of grabbing rock samples from an asteroid.
NASA's Osiris-Rex probe aims for daring 'high five' with asteroid Bennu
Prof. Wu Aiguo's team at the Cixi Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering (NIMTE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) developed a novel therapeutic method termed mechano-chemotherapy, which can efficiently overcome tumor drug resistance.
Researchers develop magnetically switchable mechano-chemotherapy to overcome tumor drug resistance

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