Spring is getting warmer and arriving earlier as a result of global warming. And according to new research, the shifting season is throwing off the timing of predators and their prey, specifically birds and their preferred insects.
Walls are what they are — big, dull dividers. With a few applications of conductive paint and some electronics, however, walls can become smart infrastructure that sense human touch, and detect things like gestures and when appliances are used.
Researchers from Boston University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of California Berkeley and University of Colorado (UC) Boulder have developed a new method to fabricate silicon chips that can communicate with light and are no more expensive than current chip technology.
The secret behind the ability of a group of ‘sea nomads’ in Southeast Asia to hold their breath for extraordinary periods of time while freediving to hunt fish has finally been revealed — and it’s down to evolution.