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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:  physorgAug 11th, 2022

AI boosts usability of paper-making waste product

In a new and exciting collaboration with the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems, researchers in the CEST group have published a study demonstrating how artificial intelligence (AI) can boost the production of renewable biomaterials......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 min. ago

The emergence of form: Study expands horizons for DNA nanotechnology

In the world of biomolecules, none is more iconic, nor more versatile, than DNA. Nature uses the famous double helix to store the blueprints of all living forms, drawing on a four-letter alphabet of nucleotides......»»

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Far-ultraviolet LED can kill bacteria and viruses efficiently without harming humans

A highly efficient LED that is deadly to microbes and viruses but safe for people has been engineered by three RIKEN physicists. It could one day help countries emerge from the shadows of pandemics by killing pathogens in rooms full of people......»»

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Study finds US future floods becoming more frequent, wider spread, less seasonal

Summer 2022 has been an unprecedented one with five "1-in-1,000-year" floods experienced across the U.S.: St. Louis and Eastern Kentucky, both in July, and Southeast Illinois, Death Valley and Dallas, all in August......»»

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Chile"s distant paradise where scientists study climate change

Hidden inside pristine forests in Chile's deep south, known as the end of the world, lie potential early warning signs of climate change......»»

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SecurityScorecard partners with HCLTech to improve customers’ ability to resolve risk

SecurityScorecard announced a strategic partnership with HCLTech to offer combined solutions that provide a holistic approach to security management, improving customers’ ability to see, resolve and communicate risk more effectively. HCLTech offers.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News10 hr. 36 min. ago

Researchers propose ectomycorrhizal fungi"s role be integrated into carbon accounting

A new study led by the University of Helsinki provides evidence that the observed decline of carbon use efficiency and net ecosystem exchange from south to north in the boreal forest may be caused by the abundance of ectomycorrhizal fungi......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Study shows how math, science identity in students affects college, career outcomes

If you ask someone if they are a math or science person, they may quickly tell you yes or no. It turns out that how people answer that question in ninth grade and even earlier not only can tell you what subjects they prefer in school, but how likely.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Rainy days on track to double in the Arctic by 2100

Today, more snow than rain falls in the Arctic, but this is expected to reverse by the end of the century. A new study shows the frequency of rainy days in the Arctic could roughly double by 2100......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Study links changes in length of day with climate prediction

Scientists have made a key breakthrough in the quest to accurately predict fluctuations in the rotation of the Earth and so the length of the day—potentially opening up new predictions for the effects of climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Kenya "effectively" lifts ban on genetically modified crops

Kenya's new president says the Cabinet has "effectively" lifted the country's ban on openly cultivating genetically modified crops, reversing a decade-old decision as the East African country struggles with food security and a deadly drought......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Nobel shines light on paleogenetics, study of ancient DNA

While some may have been surprised that the Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to a paleogeneticist Monday, researchers say understanding our distant ancestors helps explain modern human health—even when it comes to COVID......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Scientists discover dual-function messenger RNA

For the very first time, a study led by Julian Chen and his group in Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences and the Biodesign Institute's Center for the Mechanism of Evolution, has discovered an unprecedented pathway producing telome.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Study suggests La Niña winters could keep on coming

Forecasters are predicting a "three-peat La Niña" this year. This will be the third winter in a row that the Pacific Ocean has been in a La Niña cycle, something that's happened only twice before in records going back to 1950......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

New research demonstrates connection between climate and Earth"s ability to replenish itself

Some 250 million years ago—long before dinosaurs roamed the earth—global warming and acid oceans caused by the rapid volcanic emission of the Siberian Traps led to the Permian-Triassic mass extinction, which resulted in the elimination of over 95.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

The brain cells that slow us down when we"re sick

We tend to eat, drink, and move less when we're feeling under the weather. And we're not alone—most animals reduce those same three behaviors when they're fighting an infection......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Listeners may adapt to speaker-specific acoustics, study shows

Phonetic convergence, or phonetic imitation, is a form of speech production in which a talker's speech becomes similar to that of the person with whom they are speaking. In a recent article published in the journal Speech Communication, researchers s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Mapping disease risk at human-wildlife "hotspots"

New research has mapped how infectious diseases spread among wildlife populations in areas where humans and wildlife live in close proximity. The study has identified the animals, specifically wild monkeys that live in large groups alongside human se.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Biologists identify broad coral disease resistance traits

A new study in Science Advances led by researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington provides a novel framework for identifying broad coral disease resistance traits and examines the fundamental processes behind species survival......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Hurricanes are producing more rain than before, study finds

Hurricanes have become prolific at producing damaging winds and storm surge. FIU research shows they have also grown to become prolific at making more rain......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago