Highlights from world’s most spectacular photo contest: The Pano Awards

In its 13th year, the Pano Awards continues to present the most awe-inspiring imagery of any photo contest going around, with the overall winner stitching 40 separate drone shots together to depict a massive glacier in China.Continue ReadingCategory: Photography, TechnologyTags: Photographers, Drone photography, Awards, Competition … [Read more...]

New Atlas – New Technology & Science News 2022-10-05 22:45:08

For over a decade, artist David Bowen has explored the strange relationship between the natural world and robotics. His latest sculpture uses the electrical signals of a houseplant to control a swinging machete.Continue ReadingCategory: TechnologyTags: Art, Plants, Data … [Read more...]

Modeling predicts supercontinent Amasia will form in 300 million years

New modeling from researchers at Curtin University has simulated 300 million years of tectonic plate movement to predict the formation of a supercontinent called Amasia. The modeling estimates the Pacific Ocean closing and America colliding with Asia.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Geology, Geography, Continental, Earth, Maps, Curtin University … [Read more...]

Siena Photo Awards serve up the best of 2022

The Siena Photo Awards reliably deliver a most spectacular array of shots and this year’s winners are no exception, from tourists being accosted by polar bears and hippos, to surreal snaps of headless swimmers and Angelina Jolie covered in bees.Continue ReadingCategory: Photography, TechnologyTags: Photographers, Awards, Competition … [Read more...]

Increasing evidence a common virus triggers type 1 diabetes

A new systematic review has presented strong evidence the development of type 1 diabetes is linked to infection by enterovirus, a large group of common viruses. The findings build on a growing hypothesis linking the viruses to type 1 diabetes, with vaccines currently in development targeting the most likely viral strains.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Diabetes, Virus, Infections, Children … [Read more...]

The top underwater photos of 2022 in the Through Your Lens awards

An ice-diver investigating a sunken whale carcass, a flying fish under the water's surface, and crab hitch-hiking on a jellyfish are just a few of the stunning highlights from this year’s Through Your Lens photo contest.Continue ReadingCategory: Photography, TechnologyTags: Photographers, Underwater, Competition, Awards … [Read more...]