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Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Rat lungworm transmitted by many more species than slugs, snails
Flatworm in Hawaiʻi can act as a paratenic host of rat lungworm. Photo credit: Shinji Sugiura CC4 While many people know that rat lungworm d...
Sensor-based early detection of age-related diseases from home
Exemplary apartment, highlighting the sensor system used in the study. Individual rooms are equipped with motion sensors, entrance and fridg...
Treat hepatitis E virus better after transplantation
The joint partners of the HepEDiaSeq project (from left): André Gömer (RUB); Prof. Dr. Heiner Wedemeyer (MHH); Dr. Patrick Behrendt (MHH); D...
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
An extrasolar world covered in water?
Artistic rendition of the exoplanet TOI-1452 b, a small planet that may be entirely covered in a deep ocean. Credit: Benoit Gougeon, Univers...
Researchers reveal origin of ultrafast mystery signals in valleytronic materials
By exciting the transitional metal dichalcogenide monolayers — atomically thin semiconductors — with ultrashort pump pulses, atoms can cohe...
30-million-year-old amphibious beaver fossil is oldest ever found
A comparison of anklebones from the giant beaver and the newly identified species, Microtheriomys articulaquaticus, at the same scale. Credi...
Study of Ancient Skulls Sheds Light on Human Interbreeding With Neandertals
Homo neanderthalensis adult male. Reconstruction based on Shanidar 1 by John Gurche for the Human Origins Program, NMNH. Photo Credit: Chip ...
Scientists Calculate What Could Throw El Niño Out of Balance
Abnormal temperature spikes can also lead to unpredictable results during the El Niño period, Dmitry Aleksandrov believes. Photo credit: Ily...
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Sleepless and selfish: Lack of sleep makes us less generous
The new study shows how sleep loss dramatically reduces the desire to help others, triggered by a breakdown in the activity of key prosocial...
Study finds that ocean cooling over millennia led to larger fish
Dahiana Arcila in Reykjavík, Iceland. Arcila is the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER award to study the evolutionary histor...
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