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Octopus-inspired sucker transfers thin, delicate tissue grafts, biosensors: study_china.org.cn – China.org.cn

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CHICAGO, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) — A new device inspired by an octopus’s sucker can rapidly transfer delicate tissue or electronic sheets to the patient, overcoming a key barrier to clinical application, according to a news release posted on the website of University of Illinois (UI) on Friday.
In order to seek a way to quickly pick up and release the thin, delicate sheets of cells or electronics without damaging them, researchers at UI, along with collaborators at Purdue University, Chung-Ang Univer…

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Dear Australia, your sympathy helps, but you can’t quite understand Melbourne’s lockdown experience – The Conversation AU

Collective trauma research tells us if you haven’t been through the event, you’ll never quite understand. That doesn’t mean people outside Melbourne haven’t had…

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The joy Melburnians feel about coming out of lockdown is palpable, but another thread is also emerging: if you dont live in Melbourne and havent experienced what weve experienced, you cant actually understand what weve been through.
COVID has affected all Australians, but these last few months have been different for us.
Research on collective trauma and community recovery after disaster and upheaval tells us this is common in groups that have faced terrible or challenging experiences together.

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Five quick questions answered about finding water on the Moon – ABC News

We’ve answered five quick questions about how excited we should be about the discovery of liquid water on the Moon and what happens next.

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A team of scientists has detected liquid water on the Moon using NASA’s flying telescope.
Meanwhile, another team of scientists has calculated that cold traps shadows that are cold enough to freeze water for billions of years are much more abundant than we previously thought.
The findings, published today in the journal Nature Astronomy, are a major boost for future missions to the Moon.
We’ve answered five quick questions about how excited we should be and what happens next.
Just to be clear there…

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Reef credits to pay farmers for improving water quality – North Queensland Register

Queensland farmers are set to receive financial gains in exchange for their efforts to improve water quality in Great Barrier Reef catchments.

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Tully cane farmer Jamie Dore has sold Queensland’s first reef credits to HSBC Australia and the state government.
Queensland farmers are set to receive financial gains in exchange for their efforts to improve water quality in Great Barrier Reef catchments.
Similar to Australia’s carbon credits scheme, reef credits will be paid to landholders who are able to improve water quality while maintaining the productivity of their land.
The scheme has been developed by GreenCollar in conjunction with landholders,…

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