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Study finds timing of drought is more damaging to invertebrates than severity

Populations of various species of aquatic insects and other invertebrates respond to flooding and waterway drying due to drought in different ways that can be anticipated, according to a new Penn State-led study that employed a novel method to assess.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 31st, 2023

Saturday Citations: Mediterranean diet racks up more points; persistent quantum coherence; vegan dogs

This week, we reported on the birth throes of black holes, the questionable assertions of a study about vegan dogs and a technique for observing entanglement without breaking quantum coherence......»»

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Study examines low-permittivity dielectric ceramics for microwave/millimeter-wave communication

Microwave dielectric ceramics are the cornerstone of wireless communication devices, widely utilized in mobile communications, satellite radar, GPS, Bluetooth, and WLAN applications. Components made from these ceramic materials, such as filters, reso.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Study reveals how a sugar-sensing protein acts as a "machine" to switch plant growth—and oil production—on and off

Proteins are molecular machines, with flexible pieces and moving parts. Understanding how these parts move helps scientists unravel the function a protein plays in living things—and potentially how to change its effects. Biochemists at the U.S. Dep.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

How your aurora photographs are helping NASA study solar storms

The most dramatic solar storm in decades wasn't only notable for the gorgeous colors seen in the sky -- it's also a way for scientists to learn about the sun......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Airborne technology brings new hope to map shallow aquifers in Earth"s most arid deserts

Water shortages are expanding across the Earth. This is particularly acute in desert areas of the Middle East that are subject to both drought and extreme conditions such as flooding. As a result of these uncertainties, there is an increasing relianc.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Study finds saying "please" may not be so polite in everyday requests

By kindergarten age, most children have been taught that "please" is a magic word. "Please" is an expression of politeness that shows courtesy and respect, turning a potential demand into a request that will—poof!—magically be granted......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Researchers calculate the carbon footprint of building a wooden house in Japan

Researchers at Kyushu University have published a comprehensive analysis on the carbon footprint of constructing a wooden house in Japan. The study covered the total amount of emissions produced, taking into consideration the entire supply chain incl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

How biodiversity-productivity relationships change along elevation in forests

A study published in the journal Forest Ecosystems has revealed that the relationship between biodiversity and forest productivity is not as straightforward as previously thought......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Sea otter study finds tool use allows access to larger prey, reduces tooth damage

Sea otters are one of the few animals that use tools to access their food, and a new study has found that individual sea otters that use tools—most of whom are female—are able to eat larger prey and reduce tooth damage when their preferred prey b.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Case study examines new product development in the fast fashion industry

In the world of fast fashion, new product development (NPD) is the main option for companies hoping to maintain relevance and competitiveness in an ever-changing market. NPD is a multifaceted process and covers the generation of ideas, design and imp.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Allyship is essential to new mothers returning to work, says study

Returning to work after parental leave can be one of the most challenging experiences for any parents, especially mothers, to navigate. Fortunately, there are simple, kind and thoughtful ways in which organizational members—regardless of formal sta.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Into the abyss: Understanding black hole formation through natal kicks and neutrino emission

A new study in Physical Review Letters explores the conditions of black hole formation from dying stars, particularly the role of neutrino-induced natal kicks in the formation process......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

How saber-toothed tigers acquired their long upper canine teeth

An international team led by scientists from the University of Liège has investigated the evolutionary patterns behind the development of saber teeth, with some unexpected results along the way. Their study has been published in the journal Current.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Study shows regenerating worms have genetic control over their algal partners

Many organisms are far more complex than just a single species. Humans, for example, are full of a variety of microbes. Some creatures have even more special connections, though......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Product showcase: Block ads, cookie pop-ups, trackers with CleanWeb

A study by PageFair revealed that ad blocker usage surged by 30% in 2016 alone, reflecting a growing public concern for privacy and uninterrupted browsing. Fast-forward to today, and the numbers are even more dramatic. According to Forbes, Americans.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Hawaii study shows almost 75% of Maui wildfire survey participants have respiratory issues

A University of Hawaii study examining the health effects of last year's deadly wildfires on Maui found that up to 74% of participants may have difficulty breathing and otherwise have poor respiratory health, and almost half showed signs of compromis.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Study demonstrates self-similar fractal stress is more suitable for destructive scenario earthquake simulation

Scenario earthquakes are useful in assessing earthquake hazards along active faults. However, determining the sources of destructive scenario earthquakes, particularly when dealing with heterogeneous stresses, can be challenging......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Carbon dioxide removal: Feasibility study evaluates possible measures for Germany

In order for Germany to become climate neutral by 2045, CO2 emissions must first be drastically and permanently reduced. However, CDR measures alone cannot remove the large quantities of CO2 that are emitted in Germany. It is assumed that they can of.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Novel research sheds light on Amazonian birds" thermoregulatory strategies in a changing environment

A pioneering study published in Oikos has revealed novel insights into how a select group of birds in the Amazon rainforest, known as terrestrial insectivores, is coping with the ever-increasing threats posed by global climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Five things to know about how NASA"s tiny twin polar satellites will study the Arctic and Antarctic

Twin shoebox-size climate satellites will soon be studying two of the most remote regions on Earth: the Arctic and Antarctic. The NASA mission will measure the amount of heat the planet emits into space from these polar regions—information that's k.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024