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.
Hungry birds missing out on their favorite insects as a result of climate change
England must invest £10 million a year to ensure its soil is productive enough to continue to grow food by the end of the century, a new report warned.
£10m a year needed to ensure UK's soil is fit for farming, report warns
Robots will outnumber humans by the middle of the century.
Robots will outnumber humans by 2048
There’s a fine line between immersive and unnerving when it comes to touch sensation in virtual reality (VR).
Why touch can be such a creepy sensation in VR
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.
Paint job transforms walls into sensors, interactive surfaces
Scientists have developed a new nanoparticle that can absorb near-infrared light and reemit it as visible light, which could allow solar panels to convert unseen light into usable energy.
New nanoparticle could help solar panels convert unseen light into energy
Early hominins had adopted a human-like gait prior to the emergence of the Homo genus, new research suggested.
Hominins were walking like Homo sapiens earlier than scientists thought
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.
New method may solve bottleneck of microelectronics
Scientists seeking to bring fusion — the power that drives the Sun and stars — down to Earth must first make the state of matter called plasma superhot enough to sustain fusion reactions.
New testing of model improves confidence in the performance of ITER
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.
Mystery of sea nomads' amazing ability to freedive is solved

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