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Friday, January 21, 2022
Air pollution significantly reduces pollination by confusing butterflies and bees
Credit: James Ryalls Common air pollutants from both urban and rural environments may be reducing the pollinating abilities of insects by pr...
Scientists build ‘valves’ in DNA to shape biological information flows
DNA valve controlling molecular processes along DNA Credit: Thomas Gorochowski Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed new bi...
Suicide Attempts on the Rise, But Help is Hard to Get
The rate of suicidal behavior among Americans increased from 2008 to 2019, but usage of mental health services didn’t budge, reports a team ...
Monday, January 17, 2022
Arthritis-related gene also regenerates cartilage in joints and growth plates
Spine from a healthy mouse (left) and a mouse with genetically disrupted cartilage progenitor cells Image by Dawei Geng and Tea Jashashvili...
Making the invisible visible: tracing the origins of plants in West African cuisine
Excavated Nok vessels are cleaned and photographed at the Janjala research station, shown in the picture: Dr Gabriele Franke, Goethe Univers...
Powerful volcanic blast not the cause for 2018 Indonesian island collapse
The dramatic collapse of Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano in December 2018 resulted from long-term destabilizing processes, and was not tri...
Sunday, January 16, 2022
The Roman Space Telescope's Simulated Ultra-Deep Field Image
This video demonstrates how Roman could expand on Hubble’s iconic Ultra Deep Field image. While a similar Roman observation would be just as...
Researchers discover how deep-sea worms help keep natural gases on ice
Sabellidae, or feather duster worms, are a family of marine polychaete tube worms It is well known that natural gas hydrates, crystalline la...
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Citizen science helps nurture our health through nature
From lifting our moods, to boosting our immune systems, the intrinsic health benefits of being in nature are well known. But as urbanization...
World's largest fish breeding area discovered in Antarctica
Fish nests in Weddell Sea Photo: PS124, AWI OFOBS team Near the Filchner Ice Shelf in the south of the Antarctic Weddell Sea, a research te...
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