A wild sheep found wandering the wilderness of the Australian bush has been sheared of a huge 35-kilogram (77-pound) coat after an estimated five years of unchecked growth.
Wild sheep with 35kg coat of wool rescued in Australia
Scientists are using a radar-like weather system to watch as a storm of pathogens brew inside living tissue.
Scientists use weather radar tech to watch storms of microbes brew inside cells
Seismologists at Caltech working with optics experts at Google have developed a method to use existing underwater telecommunication cables to detect earthquakes. The technique could lead to improved earthquake and tsunami warning systems around the world.
Using deep-sea fiber optic cables to detect earthquakes
Once a piece of fruit or a vegetable is picked, it starts to go bad. One common way to slow or stop that spoilage is to remove water from the food. That process – dehydration – typically involves heat. But heat can destroy a food’s nutrients. Now, researchers have come up with a more energy-efficient way to dehydrate food without heat. It could help keep dried fruits and veggies more wholesome and more flavorful, they say, sciencenewsforstudents.org reported.
New ‘ionic wind’ can dry foods while preserving nutrients
Samsung Electronics Co. revealed additional details about its plans to build a cutting-edge semiconductor facility in the US in a filing with the Texas government, making the disclosure as the Biden administration vows to make the security of the US chip supply a national priority.
Samsung details plans for $17b chip facility in US
Beyond Earth, the general scientific consensus is that the best place to search for evidence of extraterrestrial life is Mars. However, it is by no means the only place.
Recreated particles of Titan's haze could help us understand how life began on Earth
Rice University engineers develop polymer cores that redirect light from any source to solar cells.
Luminescent solar waveguide windows generate energy from inside and out
Scientists have come up with a computer program that can master a variety of 1980s exploration games, paving the way for more self-sufficient robots.
AI conquers challenge of 1980s platform games
Billionaire Jeff Bezos-backed space venture Blue Origin said that it has delayed the launch of its heavy-lift New Glenn rocket to the fourth quarter of next year.The rocket was earlier expected to launch later this year, Reuters reported. The postponement came after Space Force did not select New Glenn for the National Security Space Launch (NSSL) Phase 2 Launch Services Procurement, the company said in a blog on Thursday. Blue Origin, which faces fierce competition from Elon Musk's SpaceX, has lost out to the rival after SpaceX and United Launch Alliance (ULA) were awarded billions of dollars' worth of US national security launch contracts which begin in 2022. ULA is a joint venture of Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp.
Blue Origin delays New Glenn rocket launch to 2022
Twitter said it plans to offer a subscription service in which users would pay for special content from high-profile accounts, part of an economic model to diversify its revenue.
Twitter considers charging users for special content, in revenue push

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