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From roots to resilience: Investigating the vital role of microbes in coastal plant health

Georgia's saltwater marshes—living where the land meets the ocean—stretch along the state's entire 100-mile coastline. These rich ecosystems are largely dominated by just one plant: grass......»»

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Decoding apples: Nitrogen"s role in shaping fruit sugar content

Apple quality and yield are significantly affected by nitrogen levels in the soil, which influence various biochemical processes. Insufficient nitrogen can result in poor fruit quality, while excessive nitrogen leads to environmental pollution. Under.....»»

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Researchers discover MAPK20-ATG6 link in tomato pollen vitality

Pollen development in flowering plants is a complex process involving multiple genetic and physiological pathways. Previous studies have highlighted the importance of mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs) in various plant developmental stages......»»

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Public health beliefs predict support for climate action, study shows

A paper published in the current issue of the Journal of Health Communication by Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) researchers finds evidence that holding science-consistent beliefs about the public health effects of climate change is an importan.....»»

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Battling anthracnose: Unearthing the plant"s arsenal against pathogenic fungi

Plant diseases caused by pathogens like Colletotrichum fructicola lead to significant agricultural losses, particularly in fruit crops such as pear, apple, and peach. Traditional control methods often fail as pathogens adapt to plant defenses. Nonhos.....»»

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Tea science: Gene discovery to boost mechanical harvesting

Researchers have made significant strides in understanding the genetic factors influencing tea plant leaf droopiness, a key determinant of mechanical harvest success. By identifying the CsEXL3 gene and its regulation by CsBES1.2, the study paves the.....»»

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Global South health care practices contribute to spread of antimicrobial resistance across the world, study suggests

Many bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics originate in Pakistan and other parts of the Indian subcontinent. Infections caused by these bacteria are challenging to treat; longer treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics is required and despite t.....»»

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Hidden mechanisms behind hermaphroditic plant self-incompatibility revealed

A new study presents an evolutionary-biophysical model that sheds new light on the evolution of the collaborative non-self recognition self-incompatibility, a genetic mechanism in plants that prevents self-fertilization and promotes cross-fertilizati.....»»

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Harvesting microbes for growth: A soybean success story in acidic soils

Acidic soils, characterized by low pH and poor phosphorus availability, pose significant challenges to leguminous plant growth and productivity. Traditional methods to improve soil phosphorus involve chemical fertilization, which can have environment.....»»

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European airport pollution threatens health of 52 mn people: NGO

High concentrations of tiny particles released when aviation jet fuel is burnt pose a health risk to 52 million people living around Europe's busiest airports, NGO Transport & Environment warned Tuesday......»»

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Most plastics are made from fossil fuels and end up in the ocean, but marine microbes can"t degrade them

Marine plastic pollution is a massive environmental issue, with a plastic smog of an estimated 170 trillion particles afloat in the world's oceans. This highlights how urgently we need to develop strategies to mitigate this environmental crisis......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Rising health care prices are driving unemployment and job losses

Rising health care prices in the U.S. are leading employers outside the health care sector to reduce their payroll and decrease their number of employees, according to a new study co-authored by Yale economist Zack Cooper......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Whistleblower claims to have nearly died because of illegal chemical exposure from Apple

An ex-employee has accused Apple of exposing her to gaseous organic chemicals from a secret chip fabrication plant located near her home.Apple's Santa Clara operation was visited by the EPA (Source: Apple Maps)Apple fired whistleblower Ashley Gjovik.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Study provides new understanding of Gurbantunggut Desert"s dust source

Central Asian dust has a significant impact on regional and global climate, and it is crucial for the balance of local ecosystems, socio-economic development, and human health......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

EU says Apple anti-steering rules in breach of DMA, officially investigating Core Technology Fee terms

The European Commission has formally announced today its preliminary view that Apple is in breach of the Digital Markets Act, surrounding App Store anti-steering rules. Additionally, the commission is also officially investigating Apple’s ‘al.....»»

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Enzoic appoints Kristen Ranta Haikal Wilson as CEO

Enzoic announces Kristen Ranta Haikal Wilson as its new CEO. With an exceptional track record of over 25 years in software and technology, Wilson assumes the role from Michael Greene, who remains involved with the company in an advisory capacity and.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Social media warning labels and school cell phone bans: Do they unlock better youth mental health?

This week, the U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy called for health warnings on social media for younger users. This recent call follows an earlier Advisory on Social Media and Youth Mental Health, also published by the Surgeon General......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2024

Ferrari"s electric supercar plant will boost flexibility, shorten development times

Ferrari's new plant will build ICE cars alongside the automaker's $534,000 all-electric supercar......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2024

Untangling the entangled: Quantum study shines fresh light on how neutrinos fuel supernovae

Researchers used quantum simulations to obtain new insights into the nature of neutrinos—the mysterious subatomic particles that abound throughout the universe—and their role in the deaths of massive stars......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Saturday Citations: Bulking tips for black holes; microbes influence drinking; new dinosaur just dropped

What did scientists do this week? Exactly four things, all of which are summarized below......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Cooling "blood oranges" could make them even healthier—a bonus for consumers

An orange teeming with antioxidants and other health benefits may be a shot in the arm for consumers and citrus growers, if the fruit is stored at cool temperatures, a new University of Florida study shows. The findings are published in the journal F.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024