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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:  sciencedailyDec 1st, 2021

Uncovering the underlying patterns in contemporary evolution

Wild populations must continuously adapt to environmental changes or risk extinction. For more than fifty years, scientists have described instances of "rapid evolution" in specific populations as their traits (phenotypes) change in response to varyi.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 19 min. ago

S.African lions, pumas contracted COVID from zoo workers: study

Big cats caged in zoos are at risk from catching COVID-19 from their keepers, a study said Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 19 min. ago

How a contagious cancer spread among clams

A contagious blood cancer jumped from one species of clam to another and spread among clams living in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, shows a study published today in eLife......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 19 min. ago

Smart soil bugs offer farmers an ecofriendly route to controlling crop diseases

An innovative method of controlling a range of damaging crop diseases using native, beneficial soil bacteria has emerged from a research-industry collaboration......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 19 min. ago

A giant panda"s gut bacteria help it remain chubby while on a bamboo diet

The giant panda feeds exclusively on fibrous bamboo, yet they still manage to stay chubby and healthy. In a study published January 18 in the journal Cell Reports, researchers reveal that shifts in the bear's gut microbiota in the season when nutriti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 19 min. ago

Halting antibiotic resistance is a little less futile

A new experimental platform developed at Rice University promises to speed up the discovery of how infectious bacteria become resistant to antibiotics. .....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 19 min. ago

Increase in marine heat waves threatens coastal habitats

Heat waves—like the one that blistered the Pacific Northwest last June—also occur underwater. A new study in Frontiers in Marine Science paints a worrisome picture of recent and projected trends in marine heat waves within the nation's largest.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 19 min. ago

Novel design method proposed for reflective optical system with low tilt-error sensitivity

Characterized by large aperture and long focal length, the reflective optical system has the advantages of small number of optical elements and simple optical structure. But the intrinsic aberration and the misalignment derived aberration increase ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 47 min. ago

Low-temperature DeNOx catalyst for reducing ultrafine particle emission

Recently, there has been growing demand for DeNOx catalysts that can treat nitrogen oxides (NOx) at low temperatures to increase energy efficiency when processing flue gas in industrial combustion facilities. NOx are emitted during the combustion of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

UK government: 4°C warming by 2100 "can"t be ruled out"

As required by the Climate Change Act 2008, the government has today submitted the Third UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA3) to Parliament......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Midrange Alder Lake CPUs overclocked: Massive 33% increase

Two locked Intel Alder Lake CPUs have been overclocked and then benchmarked: The Core i5-12400 and the Core i5-12600. Both CPUs saw a massive performance gain......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Mass. lawmakers want to tweak connected car “right to repair” law

OEMs argue that the law as written creates a cybersecurity risk. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images/Aurich Lawson) Back in 2013, Massachusetts became the first state in the nation to pass a "right to repair" law that required carma.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Global ecommerce payments are set to soar in the next few years

The value of the ecommerce payment transaction sector will increase by 55% by 2026, report claims......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

China exports of electric buses to South Korea on the rise

South Korea imported 285 China-produced electric buses during January-November 2021, an increase of 117.6% on year, according to a media report that cited South Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

After Kosovo Suspends Cryptocurrency Mining, Miners Scramble to Sell Off Their Equipment

The Observer reports: For bitcoin enthusiasts in Kosovo with a breezy attitude to risk, it has been a good week to strike a deal on computer equipment that can create, or "mine", the cryptocurrency. From Facebook to Telegram, new posts in the region.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Tesla asked law firm to fire attorney who worked on Elon Musk probe at SEC, report says

Patrick Pleul | picture alliance | Getty ImagesA Tesla lawyer has asked a law firm to fire one of its lawyers or risk losing his job for the electric carmaker led by Elon Musk, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. The Tesla lawyer .....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 16th, 2022

WhatsApp inches forward on bringing Reactions to its app

WhatsApp, owned by Meta, is actively developing its app and working on new features. The app's latest beta  on iOS reveals that a new feature may be coming soon worked on reactions to iMessage-like messages. In their latest findings, they d.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Germany To Dedicate 2% Of Its Land To Wind Power Development

The new German government is proposing a bold new initiative to dramatically increase onshore wind power in the country by 2030. "If successful, the plan would add up to 10 gigawatts of new onshore wind capacity every year for the rest of the decade,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Chinese researchers claim electroculture works as theorized

A team of researchers affiliated with multiple institutions in China reports that electroculture can increase agricultural yields. In their paper published in the journal Nature Food, the group describes growing peas using traditional methods while a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Generous paid sick leave provisions boost company productivity and profitability

New research from Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) shows companies that offer effective paid sick leave entitlement can significantly increase employee productivity and become more profitable......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022