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COVID Lockdowns Cut 98% of Tesla’s April China Sales, Production Also Hard-Hit
As China continues implementing citywide lockdowns in Shanghai and Beijing in order to uphold its “zero-COVID” policy, car sales saw a record decline last month as the country’s unbending COVID protocols take a severe toll...
The Dodecahedron – An Ancient Roman Artifact of Unknown Application
The powerful Roman empire, with its fascinating and well-documented history, made great contributions to civilization in both art and innovation. Sturdy roads, grid based cities, concrete, newspapers, and aqueducts all date back to Roman times,...
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The Ins and Outs of Oat Milk – The Rising Star in Alt-Milk
While dairy-free dairy has been gaining consumers for decades, one (not)milk has recently become an especially hot commodity in a few short years. Oat milk—in particular, Oatly—seems to have everything going for it. What makes...
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Can Fungi Fix Our Plastic Problem? Polymer-Eating Mushrooms Show Potential in a Variety of Applications
Since the revolutionary discovery of the first synthetic polymers in 1869, plastics have become an indispensable part of everyday life. They were, in their own way, an eco-friendly solution for replacing natural materials like ivory,...
The Real Motivation Behind 8 World-Changing Inventions From the US
During our time on Earth, we humans have stimulated growth and industry through various world-changing inventions. Characterized by our curiosity and desire to understand our surroundings, we have discovered resources and developed ways to use...
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Terahertz Waves – Mysterious Radiation of Life
Terahertz waves are the quantum waves that physicists currently know the least about. Located between the microwave and the infrared regions of the electromagnetic spectrum, terahertz waves interact with the human body and other types...
2.4 Billion GE Mosquitoes to Be Released in US, Despite Uncertainties
UK-based biological pest control company Oxitec claims to have discovered a way to apply genetic engineering (GE) on insects to curb mosquito-borne diseases. While the plan has met with approval by the EPA, various concerns...
Years of Surging Lithium Prices Show Signs of Turbulence as Electric Vehicle Makers Adapt
In the pursuit of sufficiently-powered vehicles, a market rally for lithium has caused a sharp increase in the price of the metal over the last year.  However, the spike in prices has shown its cracks...
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Early Man’s Most Important Invention: The Handle
A research team at the University of Liverpool is convinced that the simple handle, which early man began utilizing 500,000 years ago in tool construction, may have been even more instrumental in the development of...