Harvard researchers present nanowire devices update

A new technique speeds creation of nanowire devices, boosting research into what’s happening inside cells.

Caitlin McDermott-Murphy | July 2, 2019 | harvard
~7 mins   

Tags: science-technology anqi-zhang artificial-intelligence brain charles-m-lieber chemistry medical-technology nanotechnology nature-nanotechnology

Rhino release: European parks bring animals to Rwanda

Five critically endangered rhinos from European zoos are flown to Rwanda to be released into the wild.

By Victoria Gill | June 25, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: wildlife environment nature rhinos rwanda conservation

British orchids thriving in Dunstable Downs 'sunken trails'

Eight species of British orchid are flourishing on historical sheep-driving pathways.

BBC Science News | June 21, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: nature luton dunstable sharpenhoe

Researchers propose ‘machine behavior’ field could blend AI, social sciences

Researchers propose a new field of study — “machine behavior” — to look at artificial intelligence through the lens of biology, economics, psychology, and other behavioral and social sciences.

Leah Burrows | June 7, 2019 | harvard
~8 mins   

Tags: science-technology artificial-intelligence behavioral-science david-parkes facebook google harvard harvard-john-a-paulson-school-of-engineering-and-applied-sciences herbert-simon microsoft mit nature san-diego seas social-sciences stanford university-of-california

Harvard chemist teases out why drugs work (or don’t)

Assistant Professor Brian Liau of the Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department has answered the question of why some new drugs for acute myeloid leukemia don’t work by combining CRISPR gene editing with small-molecule inhibitor treatments in a technique he calls CRISPR-suppressor scanning.

Caitlin McDermott-Murphy | May 6, 2019 | harvard
~7 mins   

Tags: science-technology acute-myeloid-leukemia aml brian-liau chemistry chemistry-and-chemical-biology crispr leukemia nature-chemical-biology

Five things we've learned from nature crisis study

The UN's global assessment of nature has some hard hitting lessons for the world. Matt McGrath considers the critical takeaways.

By Matt McGrath | May 6, 2019 | bbcnews
~8 mins   

Tags: wildlife environment nature animals insects united-nations extinction birds climate-change

Nature loss: Report to show scale of 'silent crisis'

The world's most comprehensive - and damning - report on the state of nature is to be published in Paris.

By Matt McGrath | May 5, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: nature paris-climate-agreement climate-change

Connecting my bird box camera to the web

Lucy the blue tit is being live-streamed on YouTube after her bird box was connected to the web.

By Adrian Bradley | May 4, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: nature youtube birds

Nature's emergency: Where we are in five graphics

Five graphics that show how nature is disappearing faster than at any other point in human history.

By Helen Briggs, Becky Dale and Nassos Stylianou | May 4, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: environment nature conservation climate-change

Biodiversity heroes: The teenagers saving Madagascar's wildlife

This quiet, teen revolution could pave the way to Madagascar's sustainable future.

By Victoria Gill | May 3, 2019 | bbcnews
~12 mins   

Tags: wildlife environment nature conservation madagascar

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