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Flying snakes could help to design next-generation robotics

A study at the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech aims to optimise future robots by exploring the movement mechanisms of flying snakes.

How do deep sea plants perform photosynthesis?

Plants on land grow by using sunlight to perform photosynthesis, but how do algae photosynthesise in the deep sea, where sunlight is limited?

Environmental DNA successfully assesses changes in marine biodiversity

Environmental DNA has been found to successfully assess changes in marine biodiversity when key implementation steps are followed.

Using wastewater-based epidemiology to track viral disease dynamics

Researchers in Japan are developing a wastewater-based early warning system and mass diagnosis tool for COVID-19 and other diseases.

Scientists unearth the cause of our planet’s first mass extinction event

Read how geologists have uncovered what initiated the Earth's first-ever mass extinction event, which occurred around 550 million years ago.

My inner dinosaur – what can palaeontology teach us about human anatomy?

Professor Dr P Martin Sander of the University Bonn's Paleontology Department takes us on the fascinating journey that forged human evolution and explains how...

Palaeolithic human DNA discovery reveals how humans migrated to the UK

Analyses of the oldest DNA in the UK have discovered that two distinct groups of humans migrated to Britain at the end of the last ice age

Animal evolution may have been accelerated by Earth’s fluctuating oxygen levels

The process of animal evolution could have been greatly altered by ‘wild fluctuations’ in oxygen levels, according to a team of scientists.

First animals on Earth may have evolved earlier than fossils suggest

The first animals may have evolved sooner than fossils suggest, according to a study on the survival strategy of polar marine creatures.

Scientific expedition discovers high methane levels in Nord Stream

A scientific expedition, carried out by the University of Gothenburg, has detected high methane levels in the Nord Stream leak area.

DNA to help analyse responses of marine life to climate change

A new study has revealed that DNA can help assess the responses of Antarctica’s marine life to climate change. 

New protein crystallisation method is a major advancement in structural biology

A new cell-free protein crystallisation method provides major developments in the field of structural biology.

Extinct species that lived amongst dinosaurs discovered after 150m years

Researchers from Smithsonian have discovered a new extinct species of reptile that inhabited North America during the Jurassic age.

Palaeontologists reveal new factors behind human evolution

Palaeontologists have revealed that human evolution is caused by increasing brain size and an increasingly juvenile cranial shape

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How Ionic Rare Earths is advancing the rare earth circular economy

Ionic Rare Earths are expediting the global transition to clean energy through magnet and heavy rare earth production via mining, refining and magnet recycling. Australian-listed...

Producing advanced materials through surface analysis

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Pioneering the energy transition with revolutionary heat storage systems

EIRES researchers have developed a way to utilise heat storage in a safe, sustainable, and loss-free way. Efficient storage and transport of heat is one...

System Integration: Toward informed decision making for the energy transition

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Paul Matysek appointed as the Executive Chairman of LithiumBank

LithiumBank Resources has revealed the appointment of Paul Matysek as the Executive Chairman of the Company. Matysek's unique qualifications, experience and unprecedented string of successful...

Elestor’s electricity storage technology scores double victory

Dutch electricity storage company Elestor has achieved a double win at the Offshore Wind Innovators Award 2022.

QPM’s TECH Project debt financing process advancing well

Queensland Pacific Metals Ltd is making great progress with its debt financing initiatives for its northern Australian-based TECH Project.

LPI completes RC drilling stage at East Kirup lithium prospect

Lithium Power International has revealed exciting results after completing the RC drilling stage at its East Kirup lithium prospect.

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Avalon makes significant progress toward production from its Separation Rapids Lithium Project

The potential of the rare lithium mineral petalite in Ontario will enable Avalon to serve both the battery materials and glass-ceramics industries. Avalon’s aspirations to...

ChemX’s high-purity alumina technology advances the green energy transition

Stephen Strubel, the Managing Director of industry-leading advanced materials technology company ChemX Materials Ltd, details how their HiPurA® technology can drive global decarbonisation efforts...

US commits to global lithium battery revolution

Lithium Power International highlights the global impact of the US’s recent investment into the lithium battery revolution. The US Government’s commitment to the lithium battery...

Pioneering universal early warning systems for reducing natural disaster impacts

To ensure early warning systems for all can become a reality, countries must invest more into state-of-the-art data and technology. The concept of early warning...

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Lithium mining in Argentina poised to dominate the global market

Argentina Lithium & Energy Corp shares the exciting results from their 64,000 hectares lithium mining projects in Argentina.

LPI commences drilling at Greenbushes lithium project

Lithium Power International has commenced drilling at its East Kirup lithium prospect, part of the Greenbushes project in Western Australia.

What is lithium used for, and where does it come from?

Brent Wilson of Galvanic Energy details how lithium is obtained around the world and its essential role in decarbonising the planet.

First Hydrogen expands its design of zero-emission vehicles

First Hydrogen Corp has selected EDAG Group as its design styling partner for its next generation of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.