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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

Inventory surge, hybrids lift Toyota, Honda sales; Hyundai rebounds; Kia slips again

The U.S. new-vehicle market is expected to expand 5.6 to 6.3 percent in February, helped by growing inventories and higher discounts, analysts say, even as affordability concerns and elevated interest rates still weigh on buyers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 37 min. ago

Asian elephants mourn, bury their dead calves: Study

Asian elephants loudly mourn and bury their dead calves, according to a study by Indian scientists that details animal behavior reminiscent of human funeral rites......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News8 hr. 5 min. ago

Team finds novel vehicle for antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a significant and growing medical problem worldwide. Researchers at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and collaborators have found a novel genetic arrangement that may help a common bacterium in the human gut, Bacteroide.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News8 hr. 5 min. ago

Hybrids boost Toyota sales; Hyundai rebounds; Kia slips again

The U.S. new-vehicle market is expected to expand 5.6 to 6.3 percent in February, helped by growing inventories and higher discounts, analysts say, even as affordability concerns and elevated interest rates still weigh on buyers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 5 min. ago

Suppliers, competing with UAW raises, expect higher labor costs in 2024

During quarterly earnings calls with analysts and investors in February, suppliers frequently highlighted one area in which cost increases are expected to persist this year: labor......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 5 min. ago

Hyundai sales rebound in February, Kia slips again

The U.S. new-vehicle market is expected to expand 5.6 to 6.3 percent in February, helped by growing inventories and higher discounts, analysts say, even as affordability concerns and elevated interest rates still weigh on buyers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

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. 37 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. 37 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. 37 min. ago

98% of businesses linked to breached third parties

According to the updated SEC regulations on cybersecurity incident disclosure, findings by SecurityScorecard reveal that 98% of companies are associated with a third party that has experienced a breach. It often takes months or longer for breaches to.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

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

Targeting seed microbes to improve seed resilience

Fonio (Digitaria exilis), a type of millet, is the oldest indigenous crop in West Africa and one of the fastest-maturing cereals. Despite its low yield, the combination of quick maturation and drought tolerance and its ability to thrive in poor soils.....»»

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

The secret lives of roots: Tropical forest root systems are central to improving climate change predictions

International research co-authored by Joshua Fisher, associate professor in Chapman University's Schmid College of Science and Technology, suggests that studying root function in tropical forests could help vegetation models improve predictions of cl.....»»

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