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Gut Bacteria Change as You Get Older--and May Accelerate Aging

Microbe types in older people’s intestines are different and are linked to disease -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamOct 20th, 2021

Can Gambia Turn the Tide to Save Its Shrinking Beaches?

In an economically developing country reliant on tourism, the rapidly eroding “smiling coast” shows the urgent need for action on climate change......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News14 hr. 0 min. ago

Microsoft backpedals on changing default browsers in Windows 11

Up until now, it was difficult to change your default browser in Windows 11. Microsoft listened to the outcry of its users and is making it easier to do......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Potential new gene editing tools uncovered

Few developments have rocked the biotechnology world or generated as much buzz as the discovery of CRISPR-Cas systems, a breakthrough in gene editing recognized in 2020 with a Nobel Prize. But these systems that naturally occur in bacteria are limite.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Women"s Heart Health Is Not Just about Hormones

Heart disease risk increases as women get older, but explanations that center on changes after menopause don’t tell the full story -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Air bubbles sound climate change"s impact on glaciers

As the world's temperatures rise, tidewater glaciers are receding and melting, releasing air trapped in the ice. Scientists can listen to the release of the air and potentially use the sounds to help them gauge the impact of climate change on the ice.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Host and resident bacteria join forces to control fungi in plant roots

In nature, the roots of healthy plants are colonized by complex microbial communities of bacteria and filamentous eukaryotes (i.e., fungi and oomycetes, Fig. 1), the composition of which profoundly influences plant health. Maintaining a microbial equ.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

After leaving Twitter, Jack Dorsey rebrands Square as Block

The Square brand was built for the company’s seller business, we’re told, and the change “allows the seller business to own the Square brand it was built for.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Tesla is now selling a $1,900 Cyberquad For Kids

The all-electric four-wheel ATV features a steel frame, cushioned seat and adjustable suspension with rear disk braking and LED light bars. Its lithium-ion battery offers up to 15 miles of range, though this can change depending on a rider’s weight.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Help Set A World Record By Taking An Assistive Technology Course

December 3 is International Day Of Persons With Disabilities. In honor of that, Makers Making Change is hoping to set a world record, and you can help! They are aiming to have the most people ever to take an assistive technology course within 24 hou.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

A package of policies can help smallholder farmers adapt to a changing climate

In the grasslands of Nepal's Chitwan Valley, local farmers rely on the production of rice and other grains to generate household income. But their livelihoods are under threat, as Nepal is experiencing the effects of climate change at a much faster r.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Climate change is making monogamous albatrosses divorce

Not all relationships end in "happily ever after," and birds are no exception. While more than 90% of bird species form monogamous couples, many of these will end in divorce......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Study: Climate change not causing Madagascar drought, famine

Don't blame climate change for the devastating Madagascar drought and famine, scientists said in a new analysis Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Climate modeling confirms historical records showing rise in hurricane activity

When forecasting how storms may change in the future, it helps to know something about their past. Judging from historical records dating back to the 1850s, hurricanes in the North Atlantic have become more frequent over the last 150 years......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Effectiveness of ointment that kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria shown

New research shows that use of a topical drug, called AB569, a combination of acidified nitrite and EDTA (or ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) promotes killing of antibiotic-resistant bacteria while enhancing the healing of wounds in a variety of burn.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Apple Loses Key Autos Engineer To Electric Aviation Startup Archer

Michael Schwekutsch, a director of engineering in the Apple Special Projects Group that's reportedly working on self-driving cars, has left to join electric air taxi start-up Archer as its senior VP of engineering. Schwekutsch noted the change on his.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Reddit adds real-time conversation features, live upvote counts, and more

Users will be able to see vote counts and comments change on the fly. Enlarge / The Reddit logo on a mobile device. (credit: Getty Images | stockcam) Reddit is yet again making some changes and adding features to make it more.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Unsung gene is key to how antibodies develop, study finds

Researchers have discovered that an overlooked gene plays a major role in the development of antibodies, which help the immune system recognize and fight viruses including SARS-CoV-2, bacteria and other causes of infectious disease......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

New findings on bacteria that increase risk of pancreatic cancer

Bacteria from the digestive system seem to have the potential to cause damage to pancreatic cells, increasing the risk of malignant tumors. Now for the first time, live bacteria from cystic pancreatic lesions that are precursors to pancreatic cancer,.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Getting the most therapeutic potential out of cells

A simple change in the way donor cells are processed can maximize a single cell's production of extracellular vesicles, which are small nanoparticles naturally secreted by cells, according to new research......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

"Transformational" approach to machine learning could accelerate search for new disease treatments

Researchers have developed a new approach to machine learning that 'learns how to learn' and out-performs current machine learning methods for drug design, which in turn could accelerate the search for new disease treatments......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021