Researchers in the US and UK have found a new way to improve paints and coatings, by adding “two-faced” nanoparticles. With one face that attracts water and another that repels it, the particles arranged themselves into a flat layer on a painted surfac… Continue reading Two-faced nanoparticles help make stickier, more water-repellent paint
Graphene, the electrically-conductive “wonder material” made up of a one-atom-thick sheet of linked carbon atoms, already has many uses. It now has another, however, as the active ingredient in a sensor that detects food spoilage.Continue ReadingCatego… Continue reading Graphene-based sensor detects spoiled fish and meat
He hired his cousin to break in, hold the rightful domain holder at gunpoint, and force a transfer to his own GoDaddy account. Continue reading DoItForState domain name thief gets 14 years for pistol-whipping plot
If you suffer from depression, you’ve likely been advised to get plenty of exercise. Scientists have now gained a fresh understanding of how being active helps alleviate the condition, and they believe that their findings could lead to better… Continue reading New understanding of exercise may help in the fight against depression
Many animals commonly adjust to changes in climate by shifting behaviors such as hibernation, reproduction and migration in order to optimize the continuation of the species. Unfortunately, a recent meta analysis of over 10,000 studies suggests these adaptations simply aren’t happening quickly enough.
Continue Reading Rate of climate change is outpacing animals’ ability to adapt says meta-study
The owner of State Snaps hired his cousin to break into the home of the owner of DoItForState.com to force him to transfer the domain. Continue reading Gunpoint domain hijack turns out to have been a family affair
How a meme and a failed armed robbery gave a whole new meaning to ‘domain hijacking.’ Continue reading The Guy Who Robbed Someone at Gunpoint for a Domain Name Is Getting 20 Years in Jail