Scientists Create Fish-Shaped Robots To Absorb Microplastics

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A light-activated fish-shaped robot collects microplastics as it swims (scale bar is 10 mm). (Adapted from Nano Letters 2022, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.2c01375/Newsflash)

Scientists have created fish-shaped robots to swim around and collect microplastics from the oceans’ nooks and crannies. Microplastics, tiny plastic particles that can be harmful to marine animals when ingested,…

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Iran Sparks Widespread Mockery After Proposing To Ban Pets Because Animals Living With Humans Is A Destructive Social Problem

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Moussa Ghazanfarabadi (pictured) is a head of Iran parliament's judicial commission, who signed the law, named Protection of the Public's Rights Against Animals to parliament, Tehran, Iran. (Newsflash)

Iran has sparked widespread mockery and outrage after lawmakers proposed to ban pets because animals living with humans is apparently a "destructive social problem". Ultraconservative lawmakers representing about 25 percent…

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