Cheap gel packs can extract many liters of water even from the desert air

More than a third of the world’s population lives in arid areas, with areas of severe water scarcity. Now researchers have developed a solution that could help people in these areas gain access to clean drinking water. A team from the University of Texas at Austin has developed a cheap gel film made of many …

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Stuart Broad enjoys the latest brush reinforcement with Mortality Test

Stuart Broad has invented so many reinventions that you would be forgiven for not keeping up. Never mind Broad 2.0, we have to be in the seventh or eighth iteration. In the early days it was the “Golden Bowls”, a short, less successful period as the “Enforcer”. There was a juvenile Broad of Hot Stripes …

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The Canadian housing boom will stop next year due to higher mortgage rates – a Reuters survey

Author: Shrutee Sarkar BENGALURU (Reuters) – Real estate price inflation in Canada will slow to 10% this year as the Bank of Canada aggressively raises interest rates, a Reuters survey of real estate experts found. Although prices will fall slightly in 2023, this will not be enough to improve availability due to rising mortgage costs, …

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Betelgeuse’s ‘Great Dimming’ had an unlikely observer: a Japanese meteorological satellite

Astronomers have a new way to study stars: using meteorological satellites orbiting the Earth. This is the conclusion of a new document that presents new data from a Japanese meteorological satellite that just happened to observe a red giant star. Betelgeuse during periods of unexplained twilight. Random observations could be a new tool for astronomers …

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Researchers develop TiO2 nanocrystal coating material to create light-sensitive and rewritable system

Researchers have succeeded in developing a coating material that can be written on with UV light and then removed with oxygen. Adjustments on rewritable paper can help reduce paper waste in a variety of settings. Image credit: Wiley-VCH and Angewandte Chemie. According to the diary applied chemistrythe substance consists of three non-toxic components and is …

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A pilot from northern Ontario, inspired by Top Gun 36 years ago, will see a sequel with her son | CBC News

Nicole Parker’s life reflected the story Top Gun in many aspects. Parker of North Bay, Ont., Is an Air Canada pilot and has recently seen a long-awaited sequel Top Gun: Maverick. In 1986, when she was 15, she saw an original action drama film aimed at students in the US Navy’s elite combat weapons school. …

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How the moonlight tunes the reproduction of animals

Credit: Unsplash / CC0 Public Domain Animals have circadian clocks or 24-hour oscillators that regulate daily behavior. They usually take stimuli from periodic changes of sunlight and darkness. However, many animals are also exposed to moonlight, which repeats with a periodicity of ~ 25 hours. Florian Raible Laboratories at Max Perutz Laboratories, a joint venture …

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Russia is restricting gas supplies to the Netherlands and companies in Denmark and Germany

Russia has further halted gas supplies to Europe after state energy giant Gazprom shut off taps at a leading Dutch trader and stopped flows to some companies in Denmark and Germany. The intensification of the economic battle on Tuesday over the Russian invasion of Ukraine follows a nightly decision by the EU to impose an …

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Golden fields will become world number one. 4 gold diggers with the acquisition of Yamana

The merged company, headquartered in Johannesburg, will have a market capitalization of $ 15.9 billion. Gold Fields shareholders will own approximately 61% of the miner’s shares, while Yamana holders will own the remaining 39%. The move fits in with Gold Fields ‘ambitions to expand across America, especially in the Southern Hemisphere, despite investors’ concerns about …

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Innovative augmented reality articulated scanner unveiled at Westmead Children’s Hospital to support young people with haemophilia

Westmead Children’s Hospital (CHW) today introduced the first augmented reality technology designed in Australia. This technology will allow young people living with hemophilia to see the potentially irreversible impact of disabling joint disease. Image credit: Sanofi Hemophilia, an incurable, hereditary rare blood disorder, is estimated to affect more than 3,000 Australians. Haemophilia is diagnosed when …

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