Ashton Edwards

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Pterosaurs with “human” thumbs

Left: Artist's impression of the pterosaurs, which were probably able to grab prey with their opposing thumbs and were able to move skillfully in...

Injection molding process developed for glass

Glass objects made by injection molding. (Photo: Neptun Lab / University of Freiburg) Glass is an ingenious material - compared to plastic, however, its...

New physics in the storage ring?

Look at the muon-g-2 experiment. (Image: Fermilab) Recently, there have been more frequent references to gaps in the Standard Model of physics - to...

Concrete components from the 3D printer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3aD0VZ3ESU More options for design in the building industry: At the Technical University of Munich, researchers are developing carbon short-fiber concrete from which individual concrete...

Bitcoin, a brake on climate change

The production of bitcoins and other blockchain products requires enormous computing power and energy. (Image: adventtr / iStock) Three quarters of all Bitcoins traded...

Miracle of slime mold

Photo: Andreas Witt For the best pictures you sometimes just have to grab the opportunities that everyday life offers. So did our reader Andreas...

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