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Seychelles: Floating baby corals can help save damaged reefs, says new study

The Seychelles archipelago of 115 islands stretches across a vast area of the western Indian Ocean. Each island is fringed by coral reefs......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 21st, 2024

Protected areas can boost biodiversity and local economies

Protected areas, like nature reserves, can conserve biodiversity without harming local economic growth, countering a common belief that conservation restricts development. A new study outlines what is needed for conservation to benefit both nature an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

The best password managers for Mac

Are you looking for a safe and simple way to save and access logins on your computer? Check out these best password managers for Mac to make a solid choice......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

This Lenovo gaming PC with RTX 4090 is almost $900 off right now

Lenovo’s gaming PCs are top-notch, and the incredible Legion Pro 7 with the NVIDIA RTX 4090 is no exception. Buy today and you’ll save $896......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Save up to $650 on Apple"s latest 14-inch MacBook Pro with M3 Pro, M3 Max chip

Steeper discounts are in effect on Apple's current 14-inch MacBook Pro, with every M3 Pro and M3 Max configuration up to $650 off. Plus, grab a bonus discount on three years of AppleCare with coupon.Save on Apple's latest 14-inch MacBook Pro.We're tr.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated 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

Study suggests pawn loans compound the pain for many

Australia's pawnbroking industry is too lightly regulated, harming vulnerable consumers and leaving them in greater financial distress, according to new research by the University of Melbourne. The work is available in the University of Queensland La.....»»

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

Cooling "blood oranges" could make them even healthier—a bonus for consumers

An orange teeming with antioxidants and other health benefits may be a shot in the arm for consumers and citrus growers, if the fruit is stored at cool temperatures, a new University of Florida study shows. The findings are published in the journal F.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Blooming through adversity: Roses" genetic defense against salinity stress

A cutting-edge study illuminates the intricate mechanisms of rose plants' resistance to salt stress, a critical issue for global agriculture. The research identifies the phenylpropane pathway, especially flavonoids, as key to this tolerance, offering.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Study dissects histochemical localization and biosynthesis molecular mechanisms of Bletilla striata polysaccharides

The dry pseudobulb of the plant Bletilla striata Rchb. f. (Orchidaceae), spelled BaiJi in Chinese as an important traditional Chinese medicine, has the effects of astringent hemostasis, detumescence, and promotion of muscle growth......»»

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

Ariane 6 launches: Splashdown for Nyx Bikini

Europe's newest rocket soon launches, taking with it many space missions each with a unique objective, destination and team at home, cheering them on. Whether launching new satellites to look back and study Earth, peer out to deep space or test impor.....»»

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

Study challenges popular idea that Easter islanders committed "ecocide"

Some 1,000 years ago, a small band of Polynesians sailed thousands of miles across the Pacific to settle one of the world's most isolated places—a small, previously uninhabited island they named Rapa Nui. There, they erected hundreds of "moai," or.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Family whose roof was damaged by space debris files claims against NASA

"Whatever NASA does is going to send a strong signal to the space industry." The piece of debris that fell through Alejandro Otero's roof (right) came from a support bracket jettisoned from the International Space Station. (credi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated 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

New computational tool helps interpret AI models in genomics

Artificial intelligence continues to squirm its way into many aspects of our lives. But what about biology, the study of life itself? AI can sift through hundreds of thousands of genome data points to identify potential new therapeutic targets. While.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

The joy of inflicting pain leads to increased prosocial behavior, study finds

Oh, the joy of inflicting pain upon others. The Germans have a word for it: "schadenfreude," meaning "malicious pleasure." And tapping into its sentiment properly can, ironically, do a lot of good by raising money for charity......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Lifesaving and life-changing: The kindness shown to forced migrants during their journeys

Forced migrant survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) have experienced acts of everyday and extraordinary kindness from people they met throughout their journeys, a new study reveals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024