According to new tracking data, common swifts travel 570 kilometers (more than 350 miles) on an average day–but they are capable of going much farther and faster.
“Alginates are used in wound dressings, so this material potentially could be used as a strengthened 3D-printed bandage or as a patch for wound healing or drug delivery.” Lilian Hsiao
“How inselbergs and their surrounding plains formed has long been a hot topic in tropical geomorphology.”
“Even the smallest fart counts.”
“Our map which accompanies the guide to the planets each month is drawn for 9 pm (21:00 hours) in mid-month, in Greenwich Mean Time, nowadays called Universal Time, so in summer the map is accurate for 20:00 hrs BST in the middle of the month, half an hour earlier at the beginning of the month and half an hour later at the end”
Venus is an enigma. It’s the planet next door and yet reveals little about itself.
In a groundbreaking first, research led by Queen’s University Belfast has found thousands of ‘Achilles Heels’ or ‘cancer vulnerabilities’ in an analysis of more than 700 different cancer cell types.
“GRACE data have now confirmed that more recent melting of polar glaciers due to global warming underlie an unusual reversal and acceleration of polar wandering since the 1990s”
The Greater Angkor region in Cambodia has slowly been revealing its forest hidden past to archaeologists.
“Most of the great discoveries of astronomy, by Galileo and his successors, were made using telescopes which were very small by modern standards”