The Physics World portfolio is a collection of digital and print resources for the global scientific community. Covering a wider range of than ever before, we now extensively cover topics from a broad range of disciplines including medical physics, materials science, and environment and energy. A new system, called WEC2P, consists of solar panels coated with hydrogel – a kind of squishy water loving polymer, researchers in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia report. Researchers from Macquarie University in Australia found that daytime naps can benefit children’s ability to map letters to sounds – an important indicator of early reading skills. It Street View picture highlights include the White House at Christmas , the waterways of Venice , the Colorado River from inside a boat , and the view from the Eiffel Tower . Measuring about 30ft long, the fossilised remains of Thanatosdrakon amaru were discovered in the Andes mountains in Argentina’s western Mendoza province.

For runners in a race, speeding up might require defying our natural biology that’s been learnt through millions of years of evolution, scientists at Stanford University in California report. The aim of the US centre, which has opened in Montana, is to build vehicles for future customers who want or need to travel over terrains challenging for regular ground vehicles. Researchers from from Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg found that diners choose more eco-friendly meals when the carbon footprint of each dish is printed on the menu. Experts from the Wildlife and Countryside Link, a coalition of nature groups, want gardeners to buy British to avoid bringing in new invasive species that could threaten more of Britain’s nature. The animals are selective about seeking out a particular type of coral which has medicinal properties in the mucus it releases, according to researchers at the University of Zurich.

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The bizarre device, called AirRes, features a snorkel-like attachment, which can control how much air you can breathe, and was developed by researchers from Salzburg University. The NHS advises against washing raw chicken, but research has shown that many people still do. Physicists from Montana State University reveal how to reduce the risk of bacteria spreading. Sea ice, pushed against ice shelves by a change in regional wind patterns, may have helped to protect these ice shelves from losses, according to researchers led by Cambridge University. Yawning in humans may have evolved as a social cue to warn others, reports a researcher at the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute.

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