Chemists in the United States and China said they had finally found a breakthrough method to degrade these polluting compounds, referred to as PFAS, using relatively low temperatures and common reagents.
They have found thousands of fainter ones, but this astonishingly bright one had slipped through unnoticed, lead researcher Christopher Onken of ANU said, calling it a very large, unexpected needle in the haystack.
Scientists published the first complete human genome, filling in gaps remaining after previous efforts while offering new promise in the search for clues regarding disease-causing mutations and genetic variation among the world's 7.9 billion people.
A scientist from the government sector of the Philippines said a recent delegation visit to the Sharjah Research and Technology Industrial Park (SRTIP) has opened opportunities for the Southeast Asian state to have its own Science and Technology (S&T) parks.
Svante Paabo has spearheaded research comparing the genome of modern humans and our closest extinct relatives, the Neanderthals and Denisovans, showing that there was mixing between the species.