Cheaper & Better: This Molecule Is Made From Sugar, Shaped Like a Doughnut, and Formed Using Light

    Cheaper & Better: This Molecule Is Made From Sugar, Shaped Like a Doughnut, and Formed Using Light

    Gamma-cyclodextrin’s water-soluble, doughnut-shaped structure allows it to trap other molecules and makes it useful in the production of pharmaceuticals, food,…
    Antelope’s fate shrouded by social, political forces

    Antelope’s fate shrouded by social, political forces

    An oribi in Africa. Credit: Keenan Stears If only it were as simple as finding more grassland for an antelope.…
    GlobalFoundries reveals new strategy, $4B fab expansion

    GlobalFoundries reveals new strategy, $4B fab expansion

    In context: The difficulties facing the semiconductor industry have become so well-known recently that mainstream news stories about chip shortages,…
    High Capacity DNA Data Storage: Could All Your Digital Photos Be Stored As DNA?

    High Capacity DNA Data Storage: Could All Your Digital Photos Be Stored As DNA?

    MIT biological engineers have demonstrated a way to easily retrieve data files stored as DNA. This could be a step…
    Marine sediments explain how part of Brazil’s Northeast region became semi-arid

    Marine sediments explain how part of Brazil’s Northeast region became semi-arid

    The phenomenon is linked to gradual contraction of the tropical rain belt over the last 5,000 years, according to a…
    HP’s latest monitors are certified for Zoom calls and Chromebooks

    HP’s latest monitors are certified for Zoom calls and Chromebooks

    Through the looking glass: Nobody asked for a monitor that is certified to work with Zoom or a monitor that…
    Reduced Risk of Cancer Among Heart Failure Patients That Use Statins

    Reduced Risk of Cancer Among Heart Failure Patients That Use Statins

    Statin use is linked to reduced risk of cancer among heart failure patients. Credit: European Heart Journal Statin use among…
    Recycling robot could help solve soft plastic waste crisis

    Recycling robot could help solve soft plastic waste crisis

    Professor Branka Vucetic, Dr Wanchun Liu, Dr Wanli Ouyang, and Professor Yonghui Li with their recycling robot. Credit: University of…
    Bitcoin dips below $30,000 as China further cracks down on cryptocurrency

    Bitcoin dips below $30,000 as China further cracks down on cryptocurrency

    Editor’s take: If there’s one thing you need to know about cryptocurrency, it’s that it is extremely volatile. It’s a…
    Pathogenic Bacteria Rendered Almost Harmless: New Strategy to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacterium

    Pathogenic Bacteria Rendered Almost Harmless: New Strategy to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacterium

    Surface architecture of a Pseudomonas aeruginosa colony grown for three days on semi-solid medium (stereomicroscope, artificial color). Credit: © UNIGE…
    More intense and frequent thunderstorms linked to global climate variability

    More intense and frequent thunderstorms linked to global climate variability

    Southern Great Plains CG strike. Credit: Chris Maupin/Texas A&M University Large thunderstorms in the Southern Great Plains of the U.S.…
    Latest Marvel’s Avengers update has a PS5 bug that displays usernames and IP addresses

    Latest Marvel’s Avengers update has a PS5 bug that displays usernames and IP addresses

    In context: Despite its less-than-stellar reviews, Square Enix’s Marvel’s Avengers has maintained a following since its release. Episodic seasonal content…
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