Millions of gamers advance biomedical research by helping to reconstruct microbial evolutionary histories

Leveraging gamers and video game technology can dramatically boost scientific research, according to a new study published today in Nature Biotechnology......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 15th, 2024

Personalized phage therapy heals resistant wounds in Siamese cat

A new study has shown an advance in the treatment of antibiotic-resistant infections in animals. The research, focusing on a 5-year-old Siamese cat Squeaks with a multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection post-arthrodesis surgery, marks th.....»»

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Study reveals fewer mold toxins in organically grown grain, compared to grain grown conventionally

An international meta study reveals that there may be less of certain mold toxins in organically grown grain, compared to grain grown in the conventional manner. This, and other findings from research into agricultural products, can have major conseq.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

Virtual training may be an effective, cost-efficient option for child educators

Teachers and other child educators can benefit from regular professional development, but in-person training can be expensive. New research found that virtual training can be a budget-friendly alternative—and especially effective for certain groups.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

Secrets of sargassum: Scientists advance knowledge of seaweed causing chaos in the Caribbean and West Africa

Researchers have been working to track and study floating sargassum, a prolific seaweed swamping Caribbean and West African shorelines, and causing environmental and economic harm. The study, "Changes in holopelagic Sargassum spp. biomass composition.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

Is The Sims 4 free?

The Sims 4 has brought joy to millions of players. If you're curious about joining the fun, here's what to know about the game's cost (or lack thereof)......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

Horn of Africa droughts: Research shows how a network of groundwater bores could help

The Horn of Africa recently suffered its worst drought in almost half a century, and its sixth failed rainfall season in a row......»»

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Spectator racism is still rife in Australia"s major football codes—new research shows it may even be getting worse

The annual Indigenous rounds in the Australian Football League (AFL) and National Rugby League (NRL) celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Opinion: I want to keep my child safe from abuse—but research tells me I"m doing it wrong

Child sexual abuse is uncomfortable to think about, much less talk about. The idea of an adult engaging in sexual behaviors with a child feels sickening. It's easiest to believe that it rarely happens, and when it does, that it's only to children who.....»»

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Baby bonuses and wedding bells: How life"s big moments can challenge startups

Life-changing events like the birth of a child, the purchase of a new home, or a lottery win could threaten the survival of a new business venture, research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has found. The work is published in the International Entre.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

Political elites take advantage of anti-partisan protests to disrupt politics

Protest movements that reject political parties have an unintended consequence, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame: They empower savvy politicians who channel them to shake up the status quo......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

Do We Have Enough Bird Flu Vaccines for a Potential Pandemic?

The U.S. government has a stockpile of H5N1 vaccines, and several companies could make millions more if needed. But scaling up the supply could take time.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

The Cockroach’s Surprisingly Recent Path to Global Domination

A common species of cockroach hails from Asia, according to new research that tracks its spread around the globe.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Urban water system theory 5.0 offers a systematic solution to complex urban water issues in China

The urban water system theory is the application and extension of watershed hydrological science to an urban scale. In a paper published in Science China Earth Sciences, a research group led by Chinese academician Xia Jun introduced the urban water s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Researchers unveil tritium release behavior of solid breeder irradiated with fusion neutron

A research group led by Prof. Wang Haixia from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has revealed the tritium release behavior of lithium titanate (Li2TiO3) breeder irradiated with fusion neutrons, which contribu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Carbon dioxide, the main culprit of global warming, reborn as an antioxidant substance

A research team led by Dr. Lee Soo Youn at the Gwangju Clean Energy Research Center of the Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) has successfully converted carbon dioxide, the main culprit of global warming, into carotenoids, which possess antiox.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Study details strategies for successful urban tree planting initiatives

Collaborative research led by the University of Massachusetts Amherst outlines five essential themes to promote equitable and sustainable urban tree planting initiatives (TPIs), which is especially timely given the $1.5 billion for urban and communit.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

ShotSpotter improves detection and response to gunfire, but doesn"t reduce crime, research finds

ShotSpotter gunfire detection technology has delivered as promised in terms of enabling police to quickly detect and respond to gunshots in two American cities, research from Northeastern University finds......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

On repeat: Biologists observe recurring evolutionary changes, over time, in stick insects

A long-standing debate among evolutionary scientists goes something like this: Does evolution happen in a predictable pattern or does it depend on chance events and contingency? That is, if you could turn back the clock, as celebrated scientist Steph.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Researchers develop organic photoredox catalysts with enhanced stability and recyclability

In recent years, global environmental concerns have prompted a shift toward eco-friendly manufacturing in the field of organic synthetic chemistry. In this regard, research into photoredox catalytic reactions, which use light to initiate redox or red.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Artificial intelligence resolves conflicts impeding animal behavior research

Artificial intelligence software has been developed to rapidly analyze animal behavior so that behaviors can be more precisely linked to the activity of individual brain circuits and neurons, researchers in Seattle report......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024