Conveyor Jam Detector For Industries

Advertisement The conveyor jam detector circuit presented here is designed to activate an alarm device or programmable logic controller (PLC) when the speed of the conveyor system falls below the set minimum speed, alerting the workers the possibility of jamming of the conveyor system. Conveyor jam detector is an indispensable sensor device found in most…

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Quarantines and other non-medical tactics cut COVID deaths

Voluntary shelter-in-place, quarantines, and other non-pharmaceutical interventions can reduce the peak number of COVID infections, daily infection rates, cumulative infections, and overall deaths, researchers report. “High compliance with voluntary quarantine—where the entire household stays home if there is a person with symptoms or risk of exposure in the household—has a significant impact on reducing the…

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Chimps focus on positive relationships in old age

As they get older, wild chimpanzees seek interactions with other group members in increasingly positive ways, a new study shows. Humans prioritize close, positive relationships during aging, which can support physical and mental health. The researchers have now found these social aging behaviors in wild chimpanzees. The study, published in Science, uses data from the…

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How affordable health care can fight climate change

Improving health care in rural Indonesia reduced incentives for illegal logging in a nearby national park, averting millions of dollars’ worth of atmospheric carbon emissions, a study finds. The finding indicates that accessible and affordable health care could be a key tool for addressing the climate crisis. Although the link may not be obvious, health…

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New wasp may be a parasite of a parasite

Researchers have discovered a new wasp species that may be a parasite of a parasite. A horrifying insect soap opera with vampires, mummies, and infant-eating parasites is playing out on the stems and leaves of live oak trees every day, and evolutionary biologist Scott Egan found the latest character within walking distance of his lab.…

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How affordable health care can fight climate change

Improving health care in rural Indonesia reduced incentives for illegal logging in a nearby national park, averting millions of dollars’ worth of atmospheric carbon emissions, a study finds. The finding indicates that accessible and affordable health care could be a key tool for addressing the climate crisis. Although the link may not be obvious, health…

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‘Nearly invisible’ leopards rebound in China

Leopard populations in northern China are on the mend, according to new research. Most of the world’s leopards are endangered and generally, the number of these shy and stunning cats is decreasing. Leopards are fascinating animals. In addition to being sublime hunters that will eat nearly anything and can survive in varied habitats from forests…

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New wasp may be a parasite of a parasite

Researchers have discovered a new wasp species that may be a parasite of a parasite. A horrifying insect soap opera with vampires, mummies, and infant-eating parasites is playing out on the stems and leaves of live oak trees every day, and evolutionary biologist Scott Egan found the latest character within walking distance of his lab.…

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