CENRS Blog Posts

New heartbeat detector may save lives after disasters


The device will retail around the $10,000 range
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Humans evolved to run on less water than our closest primate relatives


Human body uses 30% to 50% less water per day than our closest animal cousins
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A new way to “see” color


Caenorhabditis elegans roundworms can discriminate between colors despite the fact that they lack eyes and opsins
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Ultrasonic cleaning of salad could reduce instances of food poisoning and bacteria


Gentle streams of water carrying sound and microscopic air bubbles can clean bacteria from salad leaves
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Missing matter found in our own galaxy


A team of astronomers says it has found evidence for some of this missing regular (or “baryonic”) matter
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Falling sperm counts ‘threaten human survival’, expert warns


Shanna Swan says low counts and changes to sexual development could endanger human species
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Neanderthals died out after earth’s magnetic poles flipped, causing a climate crisis 42,000 years ago


A global environmental crisis 42,000 years ago
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China’s new Mars probe (Tianwen-1) took its first photo of the red planet as the mission prepares to make history


The Tianwen-1 took the black-and-white picture at a distance of 2.2 million km from Mars, according to the Chinese space agency
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Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi, South Sudan, and Niger, are among the world’s top 10 nations to be the worst affected by climate change


Climate change disrupts productivity in key economic sectors including agriculture, roads, dams, and other infrastructure in Africa
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Scientists deal with myths over large-scale tree planting


Scientists have proposed 10 golden rules for tree-planting, which they declare must be a top priority for all nations this decade
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Kernowite: New green mineral discovered in United Kingdom


Kernowite is a new mineral that has been found only in an old specimen collected at a single location in Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Electric eels hunt in packs, shocking prey and scientists


The behavior, used by wolves and orcas to run down fast prey, is rarely seen in fish
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New satellites are capable of seeing through the walls of some buildings


Capella Space allows anyone to request an image of anything in the world!
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China’s ‘Sky Eye’ to open to global scientific community from April 1, 2021


“Sky Eye” will accept observation applications from scientists around the world starting from April 1, 2021
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Whoops, humans made a space barrier surrounding the entire earth


People planning spaceflight through areas affected by the Van Allen Belts must develop radiation shielding to protect crew as well as equipment.
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Akarere ka Nyamasheke, Intara y’Uburengerazuba bw’u Rwanda, gatakaza ubutaka bwera buri hejuru ya toni 15 kuri hegitari buri mwaka


Imirenge ya Kanjongo, Cyato, Rangiro, Macuba na Karambi yibasirwa n’isuri y'ubutaka ku gipimo kiri hejuru
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Kuva mu Isunzu rya Kongo‒Nili kugera mu ruhererekane rw’utununga: Imyaka 2500 y’imihindagurikire y’ibidukikije byo mu majyepfo y’u Rwanda


Ibikorwa bya muntu bibangamiye ibidukikije ku Isunzu rya Kongo‒Nili n’uruhererekane rw’Utununga two hagati
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China’s Chang’E‒4 lunar rover found nearly 12 meters of dust on the far side of the moon


The first rover ever to visit the far side of the moon has revealed a layer of lunar dust up to 12 meters deep
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Mrs. Katherine Johnson‒Human calculator who helped put men on the moon


Mrs. Katherine Johnson, a pioneering black mathematician who helped NASA launch men to the moon, died on 24th February, 2020 at 101 years old
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African turquoise killifish (Nothobranchius furzeri) may hold the secrets of longevity


African turquoise killifish embryos enter suspended animation to survive, and these discoveries could help to combat aging and age-related diseases in humans
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Locusts swarming through East Africa are the result of extreme weather swings


Billions of locusts swarming through East Africa are the result of extreme weather swings and could prove catastrophic for a region
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Did pangolins spread the COVID-19 coronavirus to people?


Now, the South China Agricultural University in Guangzhou, China says that two of its researchers, Shen Yongyi and Xiao Lihua, have identified the pangolin as the potential source of COVID-19 coronavirus on the basis of a genetic comparison of corona
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Meet the microbes


Meet the microbes
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Lightning and thunder: A danger in Sub-Saharan Africa


Lightning and thunder as A danger in Sub-Saharan Africa
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