Bacteria help to create technical silk that equals the strength and ductility of a stiff spider silk, the species on which the arachnids dangle. Pound for pound, train silk is stronger and tougher than steel. Engineers have spent decades trying to create a synthetic facial expression from genetically modified bacteria, yeast, and even goat's milk, but it always fell short. …Read More »
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He has been crossbreeding since Columbine for more than 25,000 victims. The five he just did were the hardest.
He knew something was wrong when dozens of law-enforcement vehicles, screaming sirens, were shot dead on Friday afternoon from his home in Aurora, Illinois. About 15 minutes later, Zanis' daughter called and said it was an active shooter. "I think I never thought it could ever happen here," Zanis says seriously. Most Americans probably do not know his name, but …Read More »
Overall, the fourth warmest year ever recorded in 2018, and climate change trends suggest that temperatures will only continue to rise, scientists said on February 6 during a joint National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA press conference , Agency data show that global atmospheric temperatures in 2018 were on average 0.79 degrees Celsius warmer than the average 20th-century temperature …Read More »
NASA and NOAA published their analysis of the global climate on Wednesday, 2018, pointing out that 2018 was the fourth most-cumulative year in the record. The other four of the top five teams have been in action for the past five years, a reminder that we've seen a lot of warming lately. And the planet will continue to warm, especially …Read More »
Before the impending government deadlock, the Dow-Jones Industrial Average had its worst week since the global financial crisis of 2008, when stock prices continued to plummet on Friday. The Dow – which tracks the value of Apple, Microsoft and more than two dozen other companies – fell 6.8 percent at the end of the week, marking the largest percentage decline …Read More »
A computer model of the atomic structure of one of the new carbides. The confused mess of carbon and five metal elements provides stability throughout the structure. Picture credits: Pranab Sarker, Duke University Materials scientists at Duke University and UC San Diego have discovered a new class of carbides that are expected to be among the hardest materials with the …Read More »
Beirut (AFP) – The Syrian regime and its Russian ally are threatening to recapture the northwestern province of Idlib, Syria's last rebel bastion, in which the jihadist Hayat Tahrir al-Sham reigns. The centerpiece is the former Al Qaeda branch in Syria, probably the regime's hardest enemy. Here is some background information. – What is HTS? HTS first appeared in Syria …Read More »
Good Samaritan from Boston saves two swimmers from the flood in N.H .: "It was the hardest thing I ever went through"
Matt Tomaszewski from Boston enjoyed an idyllic day on the coast of New Hampshire. He was sitting on the deck of Ocean Drive with his family, surveying the Seabrook beach on Sunday afternoon. Then the screams started. The 29-year-old, who had brought his wife and small child to visit his parents, said he heard people calling for help in the …Read More »
Posted on 18. August 2018 at 08:19 | Updated on August 18, 2018 at 08:19 By Eliot Shorr-Parks | NJ Progress Media FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts. A good portion of the Eagles' starters, who did not play against the New England Patriots on Thursday night, created a golden opportunity for players struggling to create the roster. Possibilities that none of their running …Read More »
The World Cup has a habit of creating strange incentives at the end of the group stage. In 1982 West Germany and Austria struck in their final group match the biggest part of a 1-0 victory over Germany, which prevailed at the expense of an Algerian team that had won the day before. To prevent this, FIFA began playing the …Read More »