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Has climate change modified human body size?

Has climate change modified human body size? : The standard human body size has changed “significantly” throughout the last million years & is “strongly connected” to climate. This is claimed by an interdisciplinary group of researchers, guided by the Universities of Cambridge, UK & Tübingen, Germany, that collected measurements of body & brain size for…
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Spider web plastic comes on the market.

Spider web plastic comes on the market. The rapid increase of plastic waste in past years has got the scientists’ spider-sense tingling. Researchers from the University of Cambridge have finished developments on a polymer film which has the ability to mimic spider silk properties and has the potential to replace all the single-use plastics in…
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Carbon-neutral fuel made from sunlight, CO2 and water

Carbon-neutral fuel made from sunlight, CO2 and water: A standalone device which converts sunlight, carbon dioxide and water into carbon-neutral fuel has been developed by researchers from the University of Cambridge The device which relies on photocatalysts, works on an advanced ‘photosheet’ technology converting sunlight, carbon dioxide and water into oxygen and formic acid which…
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Tinted solar panels could boost crop yields and incomes

Tinted solar panels could boost crop yields and incomes: Could tinted and semi-transparent solar panels  when used result in leafier and more nutritious plants and boost the income of farms through electricity generation? University of Cambridge researchers say the use of such solar panels to generate electricity and produce “nutritionally-superior” crops simultaneously, which they believe…
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