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The six-foot-tall raptors in the Jurassic Park movies were terrifying enough, but now scientists have described a giant new raptor species whose legs alone were that tall.Continue ReadingCategory: Biology, ScienceTags: Dinosaurs, University of Queensland, Fossils, Animals, Animal science
A new 3D construction printer from Icon can whip out two-story concrete buildings faster and cheaper than its previous Vulcan printer. It has already been used to build a 27-ft-high structure called Phoenix House, now on display in Austin, Texas.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: 3D Printing, Building, Construction, Building and Construction, Concrete, House, Home
A new industrial-scale 'sand battery' has been announced for Finland, which packs 1 MW of power and a capacity of up to 100 MWh of thermal energy for use during those cold polar winters. The new battery will be about 10 times bigger than a pilot plant that’s been running since 2022.Continue ReadingCategory: Energy, ScienceTags: Sand, Energy, Grid-Level Energy Storage, Energy Efficient, Heating, T
embracing a minimalist aesthetic, molos group prioritizes simplicity, allowing each carefully selected piece to stand out. The post giant sewing machine sculpture takes center stage in dage curtain store by molos appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Geothermal development company Fervo Energy has announced impressive strides being made at its Cape Station facility in southern Utah. The results could lead to a quicker and more widespread uptake of this super-clean energy production process.Continue ReadingCategory: Energy, ScienceTags: Geothermal, Clean Energy, Alternative Energy
For two million years, a 10-feet-tall (305-cm), 660-pound (330-kg) ape towered over other fauna and thrived in its lush forest habitat, until it mysteriously vanished during the late middle Pleistocene. And until now, the extinction of Gigantopithecus blacki, the largest primate to ever walk the Earth, has defied scientific explanation.Continue ReadingCategory: Biology, ScienceTags: Macquarie Uni
Scientists have uncovered fossils detailing a new huge predatory worm species thought to have hunted in the Earth’s water column more than 518 million years ago.Continue ReadingCategory: Biology, ScienceTags: University of Bristol, Oxford University, Evolution, Marine, Predator
Some scientists are working to tackle climate change or cure cancer, but others are more focused on figuring out if time travel really would follow Back to the Future rules. From where “love” is felt in the body, to the scientific value of giant piles of bird poop, and talking to whales as practice for understanding aliens, here are the top 10 weirdest science stories of 2023.Continue ReadingCate
Scientists have discovered that the giant panda, long considered a bit of a loner, has a surprisingly active social life, communicating with friends and family in a way that's akin to sharing status updates on Facebook.Continue ReadingCategory: Biology, ScienceTags: Michigan State University, Evolution, China, Animal science, Scent, Facebook, Social Networking, Animals


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