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Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Early warning signals could help monitor disease outbreaks
New research suggests early warning signals (EWSs) could help in the monitoring of disease outbreaks, such as COVID-19. The study, led by th...
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Regular exercise reduces the risk of and death from pneumonia
People who exercise regularly can reduce their risk of developing and dying from pneumonia, new research has found. The study, led by the Un...
You can help scientists study the Sun
In this new citizen science project, participants will help identify bursts of plasma coming off the Sun, called solar jets, in thousands of...
Innovative plankton monitoring tool holds key to assessing health of ocean life
Researchers from the University of Plymouth have helped to create a free, online tool to make complex plankton datasets easier and more acce...
Melting glaciers may produce thousands of kilometers of new Pacific salmon habitat
Sockeye salmon (Photo: Freshwaters Illustrated) Retreating glaciers in the Pacific mountains of western North America could produce around 6...
For the first time, civil /commercial operators in the U.S can purchase new Black Hawk aircraft
The first-of-type S-70M Black Hawk helicopter departs from the Sikorsky Training Academy in Florida Nov. 18 having received the FAA’s Certif...
Iron integral to the development of life on Earth, and the possibility of life on other planets
Early Earth on the left, had seas infused with life-enhancing iron, whereas Earth today, seen on the right, does not. Image credit: Mark A. ...
Study untangles mitochondria to reap rewards of exercise
New research has uncovered how mitochondria – the energy powerhouse of our cells implicated in devastating mitochondrial disease, type 2 dia...
Researchers examine neurotoxin from a Black Widow
The team used cryo-electron microscopy to reveal the structures of toxins specific to insects and crustaceans (right) from the Black Widow (...
Primates vs cobras: how our last common ancestor built venom resistance
Associate Professor Bryan Fry The last common ancestor of chimps, gorillas and humans developed an increased resistance toward cobra venom, ...
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