This story was originally published by HuffPost and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. President Donald Trump’s legacy on public lands is a four-year war against protected wild places, which has included dismantling Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. That legacy will follow him long after he’s out of […]
Growing up outside of Mumbai, India, Meena Sankaran struggled to access what many people take for granted: clean drinking water. With service for only an hour a day, her family had to collect as much as they could in buckets. But the water wasn’t potable, and Sankaran’s parents couldn’t afford a filtration system. “My mom […]
September 2020 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $156.1 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report collaboration, was up 14.7% from August’s $136.1 million and down 20.5% when compared with the $196.3 million reported for September […]
Quickstep CEO Mark Burgess (left) and Boeing Defence Australia VP Scott Carpendale signing the asset purchase agreement. Australian carbon fiber manufacturer Quickstep Holdings has agreed terms to buy Boeing Defence Australia’s aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business based in Tullamarine, Victoria. Completion is expected around the end of 2020. Boeing Defence Australia manages a […]
A schematic illustration of the simulation set-up. A GaAs nanowire of radius, R, is growing from the addition of Ga and As, assisted by a gold particle. All the Ga that impinge on the gold particle and that land on the substrate surface, less than one diffusion length, ?, from the nanowire contribute to growth. […]
From left: Alexey Berdyugin, Julian Barrier and Piranavan Kumaravadivel. Image: The University of Manchester. A group of researchers led by Sir Andre Geim and Alexey Berdyugin at The University of Manchester in the UK has discovered and characterized a new family of quasiparticles named 'Brown-Zak fermions' in graphene-based superlattices. The team achieved this breakthrough by […]
Consumer Reports has released this year's roster of automotive brand reliability as rated by owner surveys and there's a surprise first-time winner.