(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) A mosquito-killing toxin, fast-charging batteries, and artificial antibodies.
(Pensoft Publishers) The False Coral Snake (Oxyrhopus rhombifer) may be capable of recognising various threat levels and demonstrates ten different defensive behaviours, seven of which are registered for the first time for the species. Scientists from the Federal University of Viçosa (Brazil) published their laboratory observation results based on a juvenile specimen in the open-access journal Neotropical Biology and Conservation.
(Nagoya University) Nanocarbons for purifying water get a lot more efficient by exposing a precursor mixture to high voltage.
(University of California - San Diego) Partnering with five diagnostics manufacturers, UC San Diego is significantly ramping up testing for COVID-19, projecting capacity to complete up to 1,500 tests daily within two to three weeks.
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Researchers at MIT have come up with a way of getting conductive polymer gels to adhere to wet surfaces.