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EPA: Chemicals called PFAS will see more research and new regulations

A large class of widely used chemicals is the target of a major EPA initiative. Enlarge / Michael Regan, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has announced a major effort to handle environmental contamination by.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaOct 19th, 2021

Chemical pollutants disrupt reproduction in anemonefish, study finds

Ocean pollution is unfortunately becoming more commonplace, raising concerns over the effect of chemicals that are leaching into the water. In a new study, researchers have discovered how these chemicals can affect the reproduction in common anemonef.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 13 min. ago

How you speak up at work can affect whether you"re picked for a team

Business leaders and management experts often encourage people to speak up in the workplace. Suggesting a creative idea or a more efficient way to work can help companies overcome challenges and meet goals. But new research shows another, more subtle.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 13 min. ago

Where did western honey bees come from? New research finds the sweet spot

For decades, scientists have hotly debated the origin of the western honey bee. Now, new research led by York University has discovered these popular honey-producing bees most likely originated in Asia......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Research finds nasal problem plagued long-nosed crocodile relatives

Research published in the journal Anatomical Record finds that humans have more in common with endangered crocodiles than we think—namely, a deviated septum......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Emails show what happened before Missouri gov. falsely called journalist a “hacker”

Officials drafted statement thanking reporter, then threatened to prosecute him. Enlarge / Missouri Gov. Mike Parson speaks during a press conference on May 29, 2019 in Jefferson City, Missouri. (credit: Getty Images | Jacob Moscovitch.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Battlefield 2042 Exposure Map Teased By EA Following Series Shakeup Plans

EA has teased a Battlefield 2042 map called Exposure, which has hinted may arrive as part of Season 1 in 2022. The post Battlefield 2042 Exposure Map Teased By EA Following Series Shakeup Plans appeared first on PlayStation Universe. Speaking du.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Activating immune cells for cancer nano-immunotherapy

With nanotechnology we can understand, mimic, and modulate our immune system. For her Ph.D. research, Annelies Wauters studied how tiny nanocarriers can be used to control the immune system, and target and activate immune cells to fight cancer cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

How some tissues can "breathe" without oxygen

Humans need oxygen molecules for a process called cellular respiration, which takes place in our cells' mitochondria. Through a series of reactions called the electron transport chain, electrons are passed along in a sort of cellular relay race, allo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Iron selenide film reveals clues about superconductivity

Through their study of two-dimensional iron selenide (FeSe) films, a research team has unlocked some intriguing clues about superconductivity......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Study: New German govt"s plans fall short of climate goal

A research institute's analysis has concluded the incoming German government's plans for curbing greenhouse gas emissions are insufficient to put Germany on course to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris climate accord......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Inside the tectonic wake of a migrating restraining bend: Mount Denali—the highest mountain peak in North America

In their recent publication, "Why is Denali (6,190 m) so big? Caught inside the tectonic wake of a migrating restraining bend," Jeff A. Benowitz and a research team from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Virginia Tech, and the South Dakota Sch.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Forests offer minimal protection against major flood events

New research examining whether forests can mitigate flood risk suggests they may offer less protection against major events than had been hoped......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Asustek ranks as most valuable brand in Taiwan

Taiwan-based PC vendor Asustek Computer is the most valuable brand in the country this year as it takes top place in the 2021 Best Taiwan Global Brands survey conducted by the Taiwan Institution for Economic Research commissioned by the Ministry of E.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Qualcomm"s Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 SoC will power the next generation of Windows on Arm laptops

Qualcomm’s latest SoC for Windows laptops is now official, and it’s called the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Compute Platform. The name is certainly a mouthful, but the company promises this new chip will enable “extreme mobile computing experiences tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Research aircraft reveal a surprisingly strong Southern Ocean carbon sink

The Southern Ocean is a significant carbon sink, absorbing a large amount of the excess carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere by human activities, according to a new study led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

The layered effect: A single-cell map of corn"s root reveals a regulator of cellular diversity

A new study uses novel single-cell profiling techniques to reveal how plants add new cell layers that help them resist climate stressors like drought or flooding. The research focuses on corn—a critically important crop around the world—in an eff.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Scientists use quantum processor to simulate 2D states of quantum matter

What would it be like if we lived in a flat two-dimensional world? Physicists predict that quantum mechanics would be even stranger in that case, resulting in exotic particles—so-called "anyons"— that cannot exist in the three-dimensional world w.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Public relations practitioners" AI knowledge is limited, but they are aware of AI"s potential

A new research report from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations' AIinPR Panel, which has been co-authored by the University's Emeritus Professor of Corporate Communication Anne Gregory, has found that practitioners see the huge potential that.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Nuclear deformation research could advance artificial tissue engineering

Biomedical Engineering Professor Corey Neu and Ph. D. student Benjamin Seelbinder of the University of Colorado at Boulder wanted to answer two fundamental questions. How do cells adapt to their environment and how does a mechanical environment influ.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Plant pathogen evades immune system by targeting the microbiome

A team of biologists has identified that the pathogenic fungus Verticillium dahliae, responsible for wilt disease in many crops, secretes an 'effector' molecule to target the microbiome of plants to promote infection. The research was performed by th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021