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Neuromorphic Technology

Scientists to revolutionise neuromorphic computer technology

A research team from the Technical University of Kaiserslautern has received a grant to build an artificial brain that will revolutionise neuromorphic computer technology. Junior...
Symmetry

Scientists investigate the importance of symmetry in evolution

A research team from the University of Bergen has conducted an experiment to determine the importance of symmetry in evolution. Scientists have observed that symmetry...
Tropical Fish

Scientists develop novel model to predict tropical fish migration patterns

A research team from Hokkaido University has developed a model that can predict the tropical fish migration patterns of six different species, as sea...
Bioenergy

Renewable bioenergy generation aided by ‘skyscraper’ bacteria

A research team from the University of Cambridge has developed ‘skyscrapers’ for communities of bacteria to aid in renewable bioenergy generation. How did scientists develop...
Vampyropod

Discovery of fossil revolutionises structure of Vampyropoda

Collaborative research conducted by the American Museum of Natural History and Yale University, reveals a new species of Vampyropoda, with 10 arms rather than...
Bacteria

Novel machine learning technique revolutionises bacterial identification

A research team from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has developed a ‘fingerprint’ algorithm to aid in a quicker and...
showshoe hare

The density of snowshoe hares reveals information about forest ecosystems

Scientists utilise new camera trapping methods to reveal the density of snowshoe hares, and what that data reflects about other animal communities and the...
Drosophila suzukii

Drosophila suzukii: an invasive fruit fly, investigated by scientists

A research team from Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) have emphasised the safety of a classical biological control agent against the invasive...
Ecohydrology

Ecohydrology approach to climate change mitigation

Professor Maciej Zalewski, Director of the European Regional Centre for Ecohydrology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, spoke to Innovation News Network about how...
wild salmon

Wild salmon are getting smaller due to aquaculture

Researchers from Finland used genetic methods to determine if a fishery for an aquaculture fish food source, combined with changes in salmon fishing, are...
Orchid

Scientists discover endangered orchid plant

A research team from the University of Gdańsk, Poland, have discovered a new orchid plant species in the cloud rainforest of Northern Ecuador. How was...
DNA

Scientists investigate DNA transcription to reveal unexpected structures

A research team from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen (LMU) investigated DNA transcription and discovered that a fundamental process of life works differently than previously believed. What is...
Hummingbird

Novel study finds hummingbirds are pollinating more than bees

A collaborative research team, including Bonn University, have observed a significantly higher seed set in hummingbird pollination compared to bees. How was this comparison discovered? An...
Genes

High-quality genes in yellowthroats attract female mates

A research team from the University of Wisconsin has discovered that large or showy physical features of males attract female yellowthroats, because they signal...
Urchin

Scientists reveal significant differences in black sea urchin populations

A research team from the University of Barcelona have noted that environmental changes, such as those caused by climate warming, can have a deep...
nanofoams

Nanofoams could be key to surviving mass extinctions

Scientists analysed a high-resolution 3D study of conifer pollen to reveal nanofoams made by nature that could be the key to surviving mass extinctions. Scientists...
genetically modified crops

Genetically modified crops can have a positive effect on the climate

Researchers at the University of Bonn and the Breakthrough Institute have deduced that genetically modified crops in Europe could reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The use...
Ocean

Scientists investigate the last terra incognita on the Earth’s surface

A collaborative research team led by the University of Bremen conducted a study to investigate the deep ocean floor, the least explored ecosystem on...
Biodiversity loss

Scientists investigate biodiversity loss denial among Finnish forest owners

A collaborative research team from the University of Eastern Finland, and the University of Helsinki, have stressed the necessity of forest owners discussing biodiversity...
Oxygen

Oxygen levels on Earth reveals information about life on other planets

A research team from McGill University has discovered that a deeper understanding of the Earth’s atmosphere could aid in identifying life on other planets. Scientists...

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