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Study of Philippine sea cucumber shows it may have biomedical applications

A small team of marine scientists and chemists at the University of the Philippines, The Marine Science Institute, has found that a type of sea cucumber found locally may have biomedical applications. In their study, reported in the open-access journ.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 8th, 2023

Damage to cell membranes causes cell aging, finds new study

Our cells are surrounded by a fragile membrane that's only 5 nanometers thick, 1/20 of a soap bubble. Cells are easily damaged by physiological activities, including muscle contraction and tissue injury. To cope with such damage, cells are equipped w.....»»

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Australian researchers discover new native rodent species

Australia can lay claim to two new species of native rodent thanks to a study from The Australian National University (ANU)......»»

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Research shows how air pollution has offset expected increases in rainfall

We know that greenhouse gas emissions like carbon dioxide should increase rainfall. The emissions heat the atmosphere, causing a one-two punch: Warmer oceans make it easier for water to evaporate, and warmer air can hold more water vapor, meaning mor.....»»

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Carbon emissions from the destruction of mangrove forests predicted to increase by 50,000% by the end of the century

The annual rate of carbon emissions due to the degradation of carbon stocks in mangrove forests is predicted to rise by nearly 50,000% by the end of the century, according to a new study published in Environmental Research Letters. Mangroves in regio.....»»

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New evidence shows UK solar parks can provide for bees and butterflies

A new study shows that U.K. solar parks, if managed correctly, can provide vital resources to help stem the decline in the nation's bees and butterflies......»»

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Using citizen scientists to mitigate the environmental crisis in the marine ecosystem

Citizen science can help to improve conservation and management strategies for Mediterranean marine ecosystems, and to mitigate the impact of the environmental crisis. This is the conclusion of a study by the University of Barcelona and the Institute.....»»

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New research reveals the children with "no voice" in the family courts

Important decisions are made about a child's life during private law proceedings—but a strikingly large proportion of children are not seen by the professionals involved, and have no voice, new research shows......»»

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Study finds home heating fuel is direct source of sulfate in Fairbanks"s winter air

Use of residential heating fuel is the main contributor of primary sulfate pollution in Fairbanks's wintertime air, according to research conducted during an international science program in the community in 2022......»»

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Research team develops nanoscale device for brain chemistry analysis

Longstanding challenges in biomedical research such as monitoring brain chemistry and tracking the spread of drugs through the body require much smaller and more precise sensors. A new nanoscale sensor that can monitor areas 1,000 times smaller than.....»»

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A new RNA editing tool could enhance cancer treatment

Cell therapies for cancer can be potentially enhanced using a CRISPR RNA-editing platform, according to a new study published Feb. 21 in Cell......»»

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Study explores perceptions of US Veterans Treatment Courts

A new study by researchers at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Lowell, San Diego State University, and Penn State Harrisburg has examined perceptions of team members who work with a U.S. program called Veterans Treatment Courts (VTCs) regardin.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 25 min. ago

How Americans really feel about the teaching of controversial topics in schools

While Americans overwhelmingly agree on the fundamental value of public education, a new study by researchers at USC reveals deep partisan divides on sensitive topics like LGBTQ+ inclusion and racial justice in K-12 curricula......»»

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Study: Replacing plastics with biodegradable alternatives would lead to significant carbon emissions reduction

Plastic pollution and its impact on the environment have become critical global issues in recent years. In response, the research teams have conducted a study to evaluate the carbon emissions associated with both traditional plastic products and biod.....»»

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Mapping the future of rural revitalization: Study sheds light on China"s rural dynamics

Globally, rural areas face challenges such as population decline, job shortages, and deepening urban-rural divides, exacerbated by rapid urbanization and industrialization. In China, these issues threaten rural sustainability, making the study of rur.....»»

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Pirate Site Blocking Boosts Legal Consumption, Research Finds

A new study has found that pirate site blocking in Brazil and India boosted legal consumption. The non-peer-reviewed research confirms previously published findings that were limited to the UK. The effects on unblocked pirate sites are mixed, however.....»»

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Grab a lifetime subscription to this feature-packed study assistant for $30

Get a lifetime subscription to Study Planr Pro for only $30. TL;DR: As of February 20, get a Study Planr Pro Lifetime Subscription for only $29.99.The classic pen and paper are tried and tested champions of note-taking and task management, but.....»»

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"Avatar: The Last Airbender" clip shows Iroh and Zuko in action

Netflix's 'Avatar the Last Airbender' is coming soon. Here's a sneak peak at the firebending dream team. Avatar: The Last Airbender fans who have been (im)patiently waiting for a glimpse of the upcoming Netflix adaptation are in luck: the show.....»»

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Half-price fares benefit people experiencing transport poverty, shows study

New research from the University of Otago, Christchurch, has found reduced cost public transport can play an important role in affordability and accessibility, specifically for those on lower incomes who face transport difficulty......»»

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How to dim the consequences of global light pollution

Our ancestors could look up and see the Milky Way—our galaxy—as a large band of white light stretching across the sky. Because of light pollution, that's no longer the case. One study estimated that 60% of Europeans and 80% of Americans have neve.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Death and grief in Swedish children"s books

Death is blue, or a flying animal. This is how death is most commonly illustrated in Swedish children's literature, according to a new study from Uppsala University based on analyses of 62 books. Just 6 out of 10 books use the word "dead," which may.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago