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Chinese prefer Europeans to Americans, but feeling isn"t mutual, says study

People in China have more favorable opinions of Europeans than Americans, but the feeling is not mutual, according to a new study from researchers at Rice University, the National University of Singapore and the University of British Columbia......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 30th, 2023

Faulty warnings, deforestation turned Philippine rains "deadly": Study

Faulty warning systems, poverty and deforestation of mountains in the southern Philippines turned recent unseasonably heavy rains into deadly disasters, scientists said in a report Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 50 min. ago

Does trying to look younger reduce how much ageism older adults face?

Every year, millions of older Americans spend money and time to try to look younger than they are. They color graying hair, buy anti-balding products, use teeth whiteners and wrinkle fillers, and much more......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 50 min. ago

It"s not only opposites that attract: New study shows like-charged particles can come together

"Opposites charges attract; like charges repel" is a fundamental principle of basic physics. But a new study from Oxford University, published today in Nature Nanotechnology, has demonstrated that similarly charged particles in solution can in fact a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 50 min. ago

Brown bears digging up artificial forests, study shows

Brown bears foraging for food in the Shiretoko Peninsula of Hokkaido, Japan, have been disrupting tree growth in artificial conifer forests, according to a new study published in Ecology. Researchers compared soil and tree samples from human-forested.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 50 min. ago

Mercury rising: Study sheds new light on ancient volcanoes" environmental impact

Massive volcanic events in Earth's history that released large amounts of carbon into the atmosphere frequently correlate with periods of severe environmental change and mass extinctions. A new method to estimate how much and how rapidly carbon was r.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Ultra-compact head-mounted fluorescence microscopes for neuroscience studies

Research groups led by Prof. Bi Guoqiang, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), and Prof. Zhou Pengcheng from Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology of Chinese Academy of Chinese proposed a design for ultra-compact head-mounted fl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Research finds that neutering Rottweilers may affect their lifespan

Owners of a popular dog breed are being encouraged to keep their pet pooch in tip-top condition after a James Cook University study found that Rottweilers could suffer from reduced lifespan after being neutered......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

New literacy research can help improve learning outcomes and fight global poverty

A new study by a team of University of Notre Dame researchers makes a significant contribution to understanding the factors that influence how young elementary school students respond to reading interventions in fragile and low-income contexts......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Study finds link between marijuana use and cardiovascular disease

Researchers call for more studies to understand why they're linked. Enlarge / A cannabis flower is seen at East End Flower Farm, in Mattituck, New York, on November 16, 2023. (credit: Getty | CECILIA SANCHEZ) Survey da.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Novel RNA- or DNA-based substances can protect plants from viruses, scientists show

Individually tailored RNA or DNA-based molecules are able to reliably fight off viral infections in plants, according to a new study by the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Identification of priority areas is essential to ecosystem conservation and restoration: Study

Establishing an integrated ecological security pattern (ESP) is an effective way to achieve higher and more comprehensive ecological goals in the future......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Cutting-edge tracking technology proves Australian whale shark tourism leads the world

Using technology akin to a "fitbit" for sharks, a team of researchers has tagged and tracked whale sharks to study the effects of tourism at Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia for the first time. In a resounding endorsement of local tourism practices.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Climate change cost U.S. ski industry billions, study says, and future depends on emissions

U.S. ski areas lost $5 billion from 2000 to 2019 as a result of human-caused climate change and could lose around $1 billion annually in the 2050s depending on how much emissions are reduced, a new study found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Study shows climate change disrupts seasonal flow of rivers

Climate change is disrupting the seasonal flow of rivers in the far northern latitudes of America, Russia and Europe and is posing a threat to water security and ecosystems, according to research published in Science......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Fewer fish, worse health: The climate effect

Over the next 25 years, reduced intake of marine food resources due to climate change will likely have a negative impact on the cardiovascular health of First Nations on Canada's Pacific coast, a new study suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Plant growth regulators" impact on creeping bentgrass during heat, salt and combined stress

A recent study by scientists at Ohio State University sheds light on the intricate relationship between plant growth regulators and the resilience of creeping bentgrass under varying environmental stressors such as heat stress and salt stress......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Microbial viruses act as secret drivers of climate change, new study finds

In a new study, scientists have discovered that viruses that infect microbes contribute to climate change by playing a key role in cycling methane, a potent greenhouse gas, through the environment......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

New study: Deforestation exacerbates risk of malaria for most vulnerable children

Malaria kills more than 600,000 people each year worldwide, and two-thirds are children under age five in sub-Saharan Africa. Scientists have found a treatment that could prevent thousands of these deaths: trees......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Genetic research reveals several new fern species in tropical America

Researchers have clarified the evolutionary history of a previously poorly known group of ferns from the tropical rainforests of America using DNA methods. The study discovered many new fern species, 18 of which have now been given official names and.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Scientists identify burned bodies using technique devised for extracting DNA from woolly mammoths, Neanderthals

A technique originally devised to extract DNA from woolly mammoths and other ancient archaeological specimens can be used to potentially identify badly burned human remains, according to a new study from Binghamton University, State University of New.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024