Chicken not so circular, say Dutch researchers – Moderate consumption of cows and pigs is best for nature and climate

The EAT-Lancet diet has become controversial, but has quickly become the global standard of what anyone within the planet’s carrying capacity can eat. Critics say the planetary standardized recommendations would destroy local food cultures, but now, for the first time, the relationship with the circular economy has been examined. Today 40 percent of the available … Read more

NASA Langley researchers propelling air travel into the future with electricity

HAMPTON, Va. – The next generation of aviation is on its way and local engineers are helping it get off the ground. NASA’s Langley Research Center is working with other NASA locations on a project called the X-57 Maxwell, an experimental airplane flown exclusively with electric-propulsion technology. NASA The X-57 is currently in ground testing … Read more

Researchers eavesdropped on SpaceX Starlink satellites signals for GPS

Using signals broadcasted by SpaceX’s Starlink satellites, researchers have developed a way to locate a position on Earth, similar to GPS. With signals from six satellites, the researchers pinpointed a location within 8 meters of accuracy here on Earth. The researchers did not require any assistance from SpaceX, nor did they have any access to … Read more

False confessions under the magnifying glass of researchers

OLIVIER BALEZ Confess to a misdemeanor or even a crime that you did not commit? At first glance, the idea seems absurd. False confessions are however a reality far beyond the anecdote, and numerous scientific researches carried out on the subject for forty years have made it possible to better understand the mechanisms and the … Read more

Perseverance rover finds evidence of ancient floods on Mars, researchers say

The Perseverance rover, which spent months traveling to Mars, could hardly have landed in a more interesting spot. The Jezero crater — a dry, wind-scoured patch of Martian rock where the rover touched down in February — was once a lake bed fed by an ancient river with floods so powerful they could move boulders, … Read more

A luxury 2,700-year-old private toilet was discovered in Jerusalem, and researchers say it may have come complete with air fresheners

This photo provided by Israel Antiquities Authority shows a rare ancient toilet in Jerusalem dating back more than 2,700 years. Yoli Schwartz/Israel Antiquities Authority via AP A “very rare” private toilet was discovered during an archaeological excavation in Jerusalem. The toilet cubicle may have come complete with air fresheners, the Israel Antiquities Authority says. Toilets … Read more

two researchers rewarded for the development of “asymmetric organocatalysis”, which “made chemistry greener”

Their work focuses on a new means of accelerating chemical reactions, used in particular in pharmaceutical research. Article written by Posted the 06/10/2021 12:09 Update the 06/10/2021 13:26 Reading time : 1 min. Like the physics prize the day before, the Nobel Prize in chemistry rewarded researchers involved in the ecological turn on Wednesday, October … Read more

Nobel Prize in Medicine for US researchers David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian – Counselors

The Nobel Prize in Medicine this year goes to David Julius (USA) and the Lebanon-born researcher Ardem Patapoutian for their discovery of receptors for temperature and touch in the body. The Karolinska Institute announced on Monday in Stockholm. The knowledge is used to develop treatments for a range of diseases, including chronic pain. The two … Read more

Researchers Discovered How To Use Elon Musk’s Starlink Satellite Network As A GPS With An Accuracy Of Up To Eight Meters

The Starlink satellites from SpaceX could be used as a new method for navigation and global positioning (GPS) in addition to providing internet, notes a new study from the University of California. In order to arrive at this result, engineering researchers at Ohio State University found a way to use the “constellation” of Starlink to … Read more

researchers denounce the “blank check” of the research tax credit

Gathering of InterDigital employees near the Ministry of Research, in Paris, September 10, 2021. ALINE LECLERC / THE WORLD They have increased the number of trips to Paris, Strasbourg and even Brussels on Friday, September 17, trying to attract the attention of the research ministry as well as of European parliamentarians. While negotiations for a … Read more