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Researchers find higher levels of dangerous chemical than expected in southeast Louisiana

Researchers using high-tech air monitoring equipment rolled through an industrialized stretch of southeast Louisiana in mobile labs and found levels of a carcinogen in concentrations as much as 10 times higher than previously estimated, according to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 11th, 2024

Recluse Spider Season Is a Myth

The venom of recluse spiders can be dangerous, but the idea of there being a “season” when these arachnids invade homes and bite is unhelpful and wrong......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News10 hr. 56 min. ago

What Came Before the Big Bang?

By studying the geometry of model space-times, researchers offer alternative views of the universe’s first moments......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News10 hr. 56 min. ago

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

Kangaroo teeth grow forever—and keep a record of their owner"s age and sex

How do you find out the age of a wild animal? For some Australian marsupials, we have discovered you can tell from their teeth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Climate change makes India"s monsoons erratic. Can farmers still find a way to prosper?

Each year from June to September, a heavy band of rain makes its way from India's southwest coast to its northeastern borders, quenching farmers' thirsty fields......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

How to scan documents with your iPhone (2 easy ways)

Your iPhone has a built-in scanner that you can use to digitize physical documents. You can find the tool in the Notes or Files app......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Supporting the right small changes can have big impacts on climate action, say researchers

Small changes in our everyday actions can trigger significant, rapid societal shifts especially when it comes to climate action. A new IIASA-led study highlights the importance of analyzing these dynamics with a comprehensive framework to harness the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

The "15-minute city" might not be realistic for North America, researchers find

In the "15-minute city," a concept popularized in Europe, everything a resident might need on a daily basis is a short walk or bicycle ride away. A study by Transportation Research at McGill University (TRAM) suggests, however, that this model may no.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Focusing micromechanical polaritons in topologically nontrivial hyperbolic metasurfaces

Dr. Johan Christensen, leader of IMDEA Materials Institute's Mechanical and Acoustic Metamaterials research group, is among the researchers behind a pioneering study exploring the topological properties of metamaterials......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Many more bacteria produce greenhouse gases than previously thought, study finds

Caltech researchers have discovered a new class of enzymes that enable a myriad of bacteria to "breathe" nitrate when in low-oxygen conditions. While this is an evolutionary advantage for bacterial survival, the process produces the greenhouse gas ni.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Unlocking the entrepreneurial brain: New perspectives on cognitive flexibility

In a recent study led by the University of Liège researchers delved into the intersection of the fields of entrepreneurship and neuroscience, looking specifically at the cognitive flexibility of habitual entrepreneurs—those who repeatedly launch n.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Key mechanism in nuclear reaction dynamics promises advances in nuclear physics

Researchers have made significant progress in understanding the transfer of neutrons in weakly bound nuclei. The experiment, performed at Legnaro National Laboratory, focused on the one-neutron stripping process in reactions involving lithium-6 and b.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Brother HL-L3295CDW review: a low-cost, scalable color laser printer

I reviewed Brother's HL-L3295CDW color laser printer to find out if it's the right choice for your home office or small business......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Climate change makes it harder for women to collect water in South American and Southeast Asian regions, study shows

Climate change could increase the amount of time women spend collecting water by up to 30% globally by 2050, according to a new study published in Nature Climate Change. In regions of South America and Southeast Asia, the time spent collecting water.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Inspired by nature: Synthetic nightshade molecule effective against leukemia cells

Nightshade plants produce a diverse array of compounds with therapeutic potential. Researchers at CeMM have now identified an artificial variant inspired by the Withanolides group that acts highly specifically against leukemia cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Science Is Full of Errors. Bounty Hunters Are Here to Find Them

A new project is paying researchers to find errors in other scientists’ work. The only problem? Even error hunters make mistakes......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New research focuses on use of cactus pear in biofuel production

As much of the world prepares for hotter and drier growing seasons as the result of climate change, a research team led by University of Nevada, Reno researchers has identified several varieties of cactus pear that are particularly well-suited to pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Researchers release first national study on partner-friendly support for dual-career academic jobseekers

In the first national study analyzing the support of academic couples, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a full ranking of universities by their partner-friendly status and resources for dual-career academi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

China"s BYD says Mexico EV plant will employ 10,000 workers

The EV giant is in final negotiations for the location of the factory, with an official announcement expected in the coming months......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Welcome to the drought: Off-lease vehicle pool is about to dry up

Lease turn-ins are a valuable tool for dealers and automakers to control inventory levels. But the 2021 leasing collapse is about to shrink the pool sharply......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024