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How did these viruses come to be what they are today Why do some of them have the ability to infect humans while others do not said Simon Anthony, associate...
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Never before in over 1000 years the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation AMOC , also known as Gulf Stream System, has been as weak as in the last decades. This is the...
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Scientists used camera traps to track the movements of western chimpanzees a critically endangered species in Guinea Bissau. Chimpanzees used areas away from villages and agriculture more intensively, but...
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Eye conditions that do not cause vision impairment but have economic and social consequences represent a serious and growing challenge for public health services worldwide, according to a new paper...
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Antarctica s northern George VI Ice Shelf experienced record melting during the 2019 2020 summer season compared to 31 previous summers of dramatically lower melt, a University of Colorado Boulder led study...
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The exfoliation of graphite into graphene layers inspired the investigation of thousands of layered materials amongst them transition metal dichalcogenides TMDs . These semiconductors can be used to make conductive inks...
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Insurance policy premiums from the National Flood Insurance Program NFIP allow policyholders to maintain a lower, grandfathered rate even when the risk escalates. But as coastal flooding increases due to...
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Deep in the churning pools of a wastewater treatment plant, microbiologists have uncovered stealth alliances and intrigue that rival human guerilla warfare. The instigator is a microscopic fungus, and its...
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Pheasants fall into two groups in terms of how they find their way around and the different types prefer slightly different habitats, new research shows. advertisement University of Exeter...
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Researchers have perfected the recipe for keeping sea anemone and coral cells alive in a petri dish for up to 12 days. The new study, led by scientists at the...
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Any parent of growing teenagers knows their appetites can reach gargantuan proportions. Now, imagine you had a young T. rex checking the fridge. The outsize appetites of growing dinosaurs reshaped...
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A new approach to pooled COVID 19 testing can be a highly effective tool for curbing the SARS CoV 2 pandemic, even if infections are widespread in a community, according to researchers at...
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A team of scientists has detected the presence of a high energy neutrino a particularly elusive particle in the wake of a star s destruction as it is consumed...
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Using machine learning tools to analyze hundreds of proteins, UT Southwestern researchers have identified a group of biomarkers in blood that could lead to an earlier diagnosis of children with...
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Thomas Cody Prang, assistant professor of anthropology, and colleagues examined the skeletal remains of Ardipithecus ramidus Ardi , dated to 4.4 million years old and found in Ethiopia. One of Ardi...
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For more than 150 years, scientists have been incorrectly classifying a group of fossil insects as damselflies, the familiar cousins of dragonflies that flit around wetlands eating mosquitoes. While they...
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A study co authored by scientists at the New England Aquarium has found that known deaths of critically endangered North Atlantic right whales represent a fraction of the true death toll....
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Freshwater is accumulating in the Arctic Ocean. The Beaufort Sea, which is the largest Arctic Ocean freshwater reservoir, has increased its freshwater content by 40 over the past two decades....
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New hydrogel based materials that can change shape in response to psychological stimuli, such as water, could be the next generation of materials used to bioengineer tissues and organs, according to...
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When birds spot a predator, they get loud. Theyll call out noisily, getting other birds to join in, and sometimes even mob whatever beast is threatening them. But one bird...