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Every time we think we've figured out the limits of where life can survive, something new turns up and shows that life is hardier than we thought. During a recent expedition to the Gulf of California, a team of marine biologists discovered huge schools of fishes living in an environment that's almost completely devoid of oxygen – levels well below the amount previously thought necessary fo
Currently, if you want to measure someone's blood oxygen levels, you have to use one of those oximeters that clips onto their finger. An experimental new system, however, is able to check those levels anywhere on the body – and that could mean big things for the field of medicine... Continue Reading Flexible device measures blood oxygen levels on any body part Category: Medical Tags:
For the better part of a century, antibiotics have been instrumental in our treatment of infections, but unfortunately their time may be coming to an end. To avoid a future where once-routine procedures become life-threatening again, new ways to fight bacteria need to be developed. A new study has now shown oxygen can be weaponized against antibiotic-resistant bacteria, by way of nanoparti
This 3D-printed concept wheel by tyre manufacturer Goodyear uses living moss to absorb moisture from the road, before converting it into oxygen through photosynthesis. Read more
Carbon dioxide is the current villain in the story of atmospheric gases, but billions of years ago the bad guy was our friend oxygen. Although it's weird to think that we wouldn't be here today were it not for a global catastrophe, the Great Oxygenation Event actually wiped out most life on Earth at the time. This ramped up about 2.5 billion years ago, but now scientists have discovered signs
Interior designer Susanna Cots employed a palette of natural materials to ensure the living spaces of this house in Spain's Empordà region complement the tones and textures of its surroundings. Read more is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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