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Forest resilience linked with higher mortality risk in western U.S., study finds

A forest's resilience, or ability to absorb environmental disturbances, has long been thought to be a boost for its odds of survival against the looming threat of climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 6th, 2022

Scientists examine geological processes of Monad Regio on Neptune"s largest moon, Triton

In a recent study published in the journal Icarus, a team of researchers at the International Research School of Planetary Science (IRSPS) located at the D'Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara in Italy conducted a geological analysis of a region on.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

Study shows that eggshells of large, flightless birds evolved along different tracks

Molecular analysis of the eggshell structure of large flightless birds such as ostriches and emus provides new insights into how they evolved......»»

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More than half of cocoa from the world"s largest producer cannot be traced to its origin

Published today in the journal Environmental Research Letters, a new study investigates the transparency and traceability of cocoa supply chains in Côte d'Ivoire, the world's largest cocoa producer. The results show that less than 45% of cocoa from.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

The secret to fundraising: Allow donors to choose how their money is spent

Researchers from Erasmus University Rotterdam and Universite Libre de Bruxelles have published a new study that documents effective yet inexpensive strategies to make fundraising campaigns more effective......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

Almost all of Africa"s maize crop is at risk from devastating fall armyworm pest, study reveals

Almost all of Africa's maize crop is at risk from the devastating fall armyworm pest (Spodoptera frugiperda) according to new research published in the journal Frontiers in Insect Science......»»

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Storing carbon dioxide underground may be a safe solution to mitigate climate change, according to new study

A study led by the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA) and the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (IMEDEA CSIC-UIB), both belonging to the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), has shown that injecting billi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

Silver nanoparticles show promise in fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria

In a new study, scientists with the University of Florida have found that a combination of silver nanoparticles and antibiotics is effective against antibiotic-resistant bacteria......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

Scientists probe the source of stochastic occurrence of super-knock in engines running on hydrogen/methane fuels

In a study published in Combustion and Flame, researchers investigated the impact of non-thermal reaction chemistry on the propagation of combustion fronts for a H2-CH4 fuel mixture burning in air within a bounded domain, representing an idealized en.....»»

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With Valiant Hearts: Coming Home, Netflix finds its video game voice

Valiant Hearts: Coming Home is the kind of game Netflix should use to help define its gaming offerings......»»

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How to tell if your cats are playing or fighting—and whether it’s a problem

Reciprocity is the key. And occasional squabbles don't mean your cats hate each other. Enlarge / Kittens engage more frequently in reciprocal wrestling ("play-fighting") compared to adult cats, a new study found. (credit: Getty I.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

GM Financial profit slips in Q4 as interest rates rise

General Motors' captive lender said it experienced the effects of lower net leased vehicle income and higher interest costs......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News3 hr. 19 min. ago

Microbes in your food can help or hinder your body"s defenses against cancer

The microbes living in your food can affect your risk of cancer. While some help your body fight cancer, others help tumors evolve and grow......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 50 min. ago

Climate change may cut US forest inventory by a fifth this century

A study led by a North Carolina State University researcher found that under more severe climate warming scenarios, the inventory of trees used for timber in the continental United States could decline by as much as 23% by 2100. The largest inventory.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 18 min. ago

Researchers complete first real-world study of Martian helicopter dust dynamics

Mars is a dusty planet. From tiny dust devils to vast storms that shroud the planet, dust is a constant challenge for research missions. That was especially true for Ingenuity, the rotorcraft that since February 2021 has been exploring Mars alongside.....»»

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New study into tuberculosis membrane molecules could aid drug delivery

A new method to aid in the development of antibiotics for tuberculosis (TB) infections has been devised......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

Study unveils a large tunable drag response between a normal conductor and a superconductor

The Coloumb drag is a phenomenon that affects two electronic circuits, whereby a charge current in one circuit induces a responsive current in a neighboring circuit solely through so-called Coloumb interactions. These are electrostatic interactions b.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

Brushtail possums can learn from their peers, researcher finds

Using a $9 dog treat toy, University of Canterbury (UC) Master's student Emma Godfrey has conducted research showing, for the first time, that common brushtail possums can learn from their peers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

Gay men discriminate against feminine gay men, new study finds

Both gay men and heterosexual men prefer masculine-presenting men for high-status roles, according to a new study from the University of Sydney, leaving more feminine-presenting gay men disadvantaged and facing internal bias, prejudice and potential.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

New study highlights the impact of two new marine gases on climate models" accuracy

In addition to oxygen, nitrogen or carbon dioxide, the air we breathe contains small amounts of organic gases, such as benzene and toluene. These oxidize into small particles or aerosols that contribute to the condensation of water in the droplets th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

Deer browsing is just one of many factors shaping North American forests

In a new study, a Penn State-led research team discovered evidence that browsing by white-tailed deer had relatively little long-term impact on two tree species in a northern forest......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago