Deep-sea fish that have evolved non-reflective ultra-black skin to avoid being eaten by other fish. Nanoscale linked chains. Locust pheromones that encourage flocking behavior. The world's brightest fluorescent material. Dead bacteria that participate with living bacteria in swarms. These are a few of Chemical and Engineering News' favorite things.
A class action lawsuit has been filed for women laid off by Twitter. The lawsuit claims that Musk's organization fired a far more significant percentage of its engineers and employees who are women than employees who are men. This is unsurprising based on the number of random misogynistic comments Twitter's reluctant new owner has made… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. 'Tis the season for festive activities like curling up by the fire to watch our favorite Christmas movies and attending plenty of holiday parties with our nearest and dearest. One thing many of… READ THE REST
To honor the incoming Mayor Karen Bass, outgoing Mayor Eric Garcetti planned a clearing of the streets to provide a more pleasant atmosphere and to hide the city's failures to provide adequate housing for folks who need it. Like every politician in Los Angeles, Bass has sworn to make helping our unhoused compatriots her first… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. In a world where everything seems to be going up (we're looking at you, inflation), we're happy to say that we've dropped the price of this refurbished Lenovo 2-in-1 Chromebook to just $99.99! So… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Commuting is kind of the pits. There's no good way to sit in traffic or on an unsafe bus (and helicopters are out of the option, even if you're filthy rich.) If only there… READ THE REST
It can feel unbearable to go outside when it's cold unless you have the proper gear to withstand chilly temperatures. Your average coat might not cut it unless you're willing to shell out hundreds for a down feather piece. Alternatively, a heated jacket can use electricity to keep you toasty, and all you need is a power… READ THE REST