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Natural gas used in homes contains hazardous air pollutants, shows Boston-area study

Every day, millions of Americans rely on natural gas to power appliances such as kitchen stoves, furnaces, and water heaters, but until now very little data existed on the chemical makeup of the gas once it reaches consumers. .....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 28th, 2022

Study demonstrates combination of betadine and silver colloidal gel effectively eliminates infection-causing bacteria

Findings from a new study published today in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) suggest that a combination of betadine and silver colloidal gel are more effective than either material alone for inhibiting the growth of common infection-.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

Stormwater management ponds may not hold the solution for depleting wetlands

Relying on stormwater management (SWM) ponds to restore the depleting wetlands is not sustainable and lacks the critical ecosystem services vital for biodiversity, a new study found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

400 million voting records show persistent gaps in voter turnout by race, age, and political affiliation

A new study from BYU and the University of Virginia analyzed 400 million voter records from elections in 2014 and 2016 and found that minority citizens, young people, and those who support the Democratic Party are much less likely to vote than whites.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

SARS-CoV-2 genomic recombination is uncommon but disproportionately occurs in spike protein region

An analysis of millions of SARS-CoV-2 genomes finds that recombination of the virus is uncommon, but when it occurs, it is most often in the spike protein region, the area which allows the virus to attach to and infect host cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

Firefighters combat major wildfire in southwestern France

More than 1,000 firefighters were struggling Thursday to contain a major wildfire which has burned a large area of pine forest in southwestern France, in a region that was already ravaged by flames last month......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

Dolphins form rare alliance near Bimini, scientists say

Dolphins are known to be good at maintaining relationships, but a new study suggests their gregarious nature may extend beyond their own social circles......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

Don"t be too quick to blame social media for America"s polarization. Cable news has a bigger effect, study finds

The past two election cycles have seen an explosion of attention given to "echo chambers," or communities where a narrow set of views makes people less likely to challenge their own opinions. Much of this concern has focused on the rise of social med.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

University of Toronto presents 14 architecture, landscape and design projects

Dezeen School Shows: a project that explores how architecture can reconstruct landscapes and another that examines how green space be added to low-income areas are included in Dezeen's latest school show by students at the University of Toronto. Rea.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News9 hr. 46 min. ago

Cybercriminals work 24/7  — so should your cybersecurity

Cybereason study shows hackers seek to exploit lax cybersecurity during off-hours; announces new XDR mobile app at Black Hat. Cybereason study shows hackers seek to exploit lax cybersecurity during off-hours; announces new XDR mobile app at Black.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated News15 hr. 18 min. ago

7 original shows coming to The Roku Channel for free this fall

While Netflix, Hulu, and Disney Plus fight over paid subscribers, Roku is slowly building up a formidable library of content anyone can watch for free. We have covered The Roku Channel extensively in recent months, from monthly free movies to free lo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News15 hr. 19 min. ago

A ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid will zoom past Earth this week

NASA expects a potentially hazardous asteroid to zoom past Earth later this week. The asteroid’s approach can be seen in more detail on the NEO Earth Close Approaches list, which NASA keeps updated. Based on observations, the asteroid is between 42.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News15 hr. 19 min. ago

Apple expands original podcasts investment as it hunts for compelling stories to adapt into TV+ shows

Apple is continuing to invest in original podcast production. Bloomberg today reported that Apple has signed a deal with award-winning production company Futuro Studios. Under the arrangement, Apple funds Futuro’s development of new podcasts but.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News16 hr. 17 min. ago

Simultaneous climate events risk damaging entire socioeconomic systems

The cascading effects of extreme weather—such as recent heatwaves which combine heat and drought—and the interconnectedness of critical services and sectors has the potential to destabilize entire socioeconomic systems, according to a study publi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

One more clue to the moon"s origin

Humankind has maintained an enduring fascination with the moon. It was not until Galileo's time, however, that scientists really began study it. Over the course of nearly five centuries, researchers put forward numerous, much debated theories as to h.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

Study links protecting Indigenous peoples" lands to greater nonhuman primate biodiversity

By comparing geographic patterns of nonhuman primate biodiversity and human land-use, researchers discovered that areas managed or controlled by Indigenous peoples tend to have significantly more primate biodiversity than nearby regions. They also fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

Math error: A new study overturns 100-year-old understanding of color perception

A new study corrects an important error in the 3D mathematical space developed by the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Erwin Schrödinger and others, and used by scientists and industry for more than 100 years to describe how your eye distinguishes one.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

NASA"s Fermi telescope confirms star wreck as source of extreme cosmic particles

Astronomers have long sought the launch sites for some of the highest-energy protons in our galaxy. Now a study using 12 years of data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope confirms that one supernova remnant is just such a place......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

New research reveals the circadian clock influences cell growth, metabolism and tumor progression

In a new University of California, Irvine-led study, researchers define how the circadian clock influences cell growth, metabolism and tumor progression. Their research also reveals how disruption of the circadian clock impacts genome stability and m.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

New study reveals computation-guided approach to suppressing cancer tumor growth

A new study, led by researchers from the University of California, Irvine and the University of California, San Diego, reveals a new computation-guided approach to identify small molecules that can restore aspects of wild-type p53 tumor suppression f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

Looking for "ever-loving homes": Nearly 4,000 beagles bred for drug experiments rescued

In what's thought to be one of the biggest dog rescue efforts in the U.S., nearly 4,000 beagles are looking for forever homes after being saved from a Virginia facility that bred them to be sold to laboratories for drug experiments......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago