Study shows that getting pesticide reduction policies right is crucial for food security

The term peri-urban agriculture is generally used to describe the cultivation of plants and livestock on the fringes of large population centres. However, factors such as urban expansion, rising labour costs and limited…

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Researchers develop 3D-printed shape memory alloy with superior superelasticity

Laser powder bed fusion, a 3D-printing technique, offers potential in the manufacturing industry, particularly when fabricating nickel-titanium shape memory alloys with complex geometries. Although this manufacturing technique is attractive for…

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New research documents domestic cattle genetics in modern bison herds

A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports has revealed the strongest evidence to date that all bison in North America carry multiple small, but clearly identifiable, regions of…

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Producing ammonia through electrochemical processes could reduce carbon dioxide emissions

Ammonia is commonly used in fertilizer because it has the highest nitrogen content of commercial fertilizers, making it essential for crop production. However, two carbon dioxide molecules are made for…

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Introducing organs-on-chips to the lymph system

Currently, there is little research focused on understanding mechanisms and drug discovery of lymphatic vascular diseases. However, conditions such as lymphedema, a buildup of fluid in the body when the…

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Temperature variation could help new touchscreen technology simulate virtual shapes

High-fidelity touch has the potential to significantly expand the scope of what we expect from computing devices, making new remote sensory experiences possible. The research on these advancements, led by…

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Rutgers researchers discover security vulnerabilities in virtual reality headsets

New Brunswick, N.J. (Feb. 10, 2022) – Researchers at Rutgers University-New Brunswick have published “Face-Mic,” the first work examining how voice command features on virtual reality headsets could lead to major privacy…

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