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Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Sex roles in the animal kingdom are driven by the ratio of females to males
A female (left) and a male (right) red-fronted lemur with an infant (center). Photo Credit: Louise Peckre How picky should females and males...
Automated chemical reaction prediction: now in stereo
The AFIR method traces back the reaction of endiandric acid C methyl ester, a 52-atom natural product, to its starting materials using only ...
Small asteroids are probably young
Simulation of the SCI impact. a) – c) Snapshots of the simulation at different times. At t = 1200s, the development of the crater is over. d...
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
New quantum computing feat is a modern twist on a 150-year-old thought experiment
UNSW Sydney research demonstrates a 20x improvement in resetting a quantum bit to its ‘0’ state, using a modern version of the ‘Maxwell’s de...
Common Veterinary Drugs Show Effectiveness Against Bed Bugs
Fluralaner and ivermectin were tested for their effectiveness in killing bed bugs. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Coby Schal and Maria Gonzalez-M...
Gut Microbes Influence Binge-Eating of Sweet Treats in Mice
Sarkis Mazmanian, Luis B. and Nelly Soux Professor of Microbiology Photo Credit: Caltech We have all been there. You just meant to have a si...
Major fires an increasing risk as the air gets thirstier, research shows
Researchers examined global climate and fire records for the world’s forests over the last 20 years, linking fire activity and a measure of ...
Neurotic personality trait a key risk factor for stress perception
While all of the “Big Five” personality traits – agreeableness, conscientiousness, extraversion, neuroticism and openness – are related to e...
Strongest Arctic cyclone on record led to surprising loss of sea ice
A ship-based view of the Arctic Ocean in October 2015, when the ocean’s surface is beginning to freeze. In January, when the massive 2022 cy...
Fertilizing the Ocean to Store Carbon Dioxide
Seeding the oceans with nano-scale fertilizers could create a much-needed, substantial carbon sink. Illustration Credit: Stephanie King | ...
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