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Study explores long-term impacts of ponderosa pine restoration treatment

In 1996, a group of researchers from NAU's Ecological Research Institute (ERI) embarked on an ambitious mission to study restoration across 5,224 acres of dense ponderosa pine forests on the Arizona Strip, a dry region of northern Arizona located bet.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJul 10th, 2024

AI makes writing easier, but stories sound alike

Books and movies of the future could all start to feel the same if creative industries embrace artificial intelligence to help write stories, a study published on Friday warned......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 43 min. ago

Saturday Citations: The first Goldilocks black hole; Toxoplasma gondii metabolism; pumping at the speed of muscle

This week: Physicists conducted a biological study, engineers built a waste-recycling suit for astronauts (and worm riders), and astronomers identified the first known intermediate-mass black hole, and it's right here in our own galactic back yard......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 11 min. ago

In the South, sea level rise accelerates at some of the most extreme rates on Earth

The surge is startling scientists, amplifying impacts such as hurricane storm surges. Enlarge / Steve Salem is a 50-year boat captain who lives on a tributary of the St. Johns River. The rising tides in Jacksonville are testing h.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 43 min. ago

Study examines urban forests across the United States

In recent years, tree-planting campaigns have been underway in the United States, especially in cities, as part of climate mitigation efforts......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Wise Data Recovery Pro review: Is it worth it?

Wise Data Recovery is a nice free option for file restoration so I tested the low-cost pro version to find out if it's worth the cost......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Restructuring middle managers—findings from a case study of a major bank

Middle managers play an important role in an organization undergoing structural change. They are the ones who must implement the changes, but conversely, as employees, they will be subject to the very changes they put in place. This can often put the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Impacts of extreme drought on forest ecosystems reveal species-specific adaptation differences in Northeast China

A recent study from China has shed light on the profound impacts of extreme droughts on forest ecosystems, particularly in water-limited regions. The findings revealed significant differences in how various tree species respond to such stressors......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

New technology could open up gene therapies to more patients at less cost

A new technology aims to take gene therapies a step further, making it possible for the treatment to be used more widely, at lower cost, and with improved outcomes for patients......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

How climate patterns contribute to coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef

A new study finds a significant impact of the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) and El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) on coral bleaching events in the Great Barrier Reef (GBR)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

A four-day week can work if staff and employers can deal with the challenges

It sounds like a dream for many people currently working five days a week: how about just doing four days and having a long weekend?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Thinking aloud: What happens when children read for pleasure in classroom clubs

Every five years, the international Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) provides an assessment of how well grade 4 learners around the world read for meaning. And every time South Africa participates, the results are shocking. In.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Archaeologists discover one of the earliest Christian buildings in Bahrain

Archaeologists have uncovered one of the earliest Christian buildings in the Arabian Gulf—the first physical evidence of a long-lost community......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Croc"s deadly last meal in Ancient Egypt unearthed

Scientists have used state of the art 3D imaging technology to piece together the life—and probable death—of a 2.2 meter-long crocodile mummified by the ancient Egyptians......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Shining a light on Colorado"s little-known fireflies

Owen Martin steps carefully through the knee-high grass growing up around a long-abandoned railroad track near Sawhill Ponds in Boulder, Colorado. It's almost pitch black out. The sun set 45 minutes ago, and the only light now comes from the distant.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Researchers create groundbreaking cotton quality model to aid farmers

Does climate change have an impact on the quality of cotton? Mississippi State scientists hope to answer that question with a new way to monitor the environmental impacts on the cash crop throughout the growing season......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Bridging culture, cuisine, and urban planning: New book explores the connections between food and urban spaces

Agriculture, fishing, hunting, and gathering—through thousands of years of urbanization, these ways of acquiring food, which were deciding factors in settlement landscape patterns in the primitive society, have gradually been replaced by the manufa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Hatcheries can boost wild salmon numbers but reduce diversity, research shows

The ability of salmon hatcheries to increase wild salmon abundance may come at the cost of reduced diversity among wild salmon, according to a new University of Alaska Fairbanks–led study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Selection processes play dominant role in shaping coexisting assemblages of trees and soil fungi: Study

Community assembly is shaped by four main processes: selection—fitness differences between organisms; dispersal—organisms' movement across space; drift—unpredictable variation in abundance; and diversification—new genetic variants. However, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Marawi city study analyzes challenges and prospects for post-conflict peacebuilding in urban settings

Wars and conflicts leave devastating destruction in their wake. With so many conflicts now taking place in urban environments, scientists are studying how post-conflict peacebuilding happens in these urban settings......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Partial automated driving systems don’t make driving safer, study finds

Many driver assists do increase safety, but little evidence lane keeping is one. Enlarge / Nissan's ProPilot Assist was one of two partially automated driving systems to be studied for crash safety improvements. (credit: Nissan).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024