Study reveals intensive grassland management hampers recovery of soil food webs from drought

New research led by a team of scientists from The University of Manchester has shown that intensive grassland management impairs the capacity of soils to buffer extreme droughts, which are becoming more frequent and intense......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 24th, 2022

Soil in midwestern US is eroding 10 to 1,000 times faster than it forms, study finds

In a discovery that has repercussions for everything from domestic agricultural policy to global food security and the plans to mitigate climate change, researchers at the University of Massachusetts recently announced that the rate of soil erosion i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News50 min. ago

Hydrometeorological factors study: Don"t forget moisture in climate-carbon cycle responses

The land carbon turnover times shape the response of the land surface to changes in climate. Therefore, understanding and quantifying the carbon turnover's temperature sensitivity is key in the context of climate change......»»

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Significantly elevated particulate air pollution concentrations found in the Copenhagen Metro

A new study have found disturbingly high concentrations of small particles in the air in the Copenhagen Metro......»»

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Ancient stone tools from China provide earliest evidence of rice harvesting

A new Dartmouth College-led study analyzing stone tools from southern China provides the earliest evidence of rice harvesting, dating to as early as 10,000 years ago. The researchers identified two methods of harvesting rice, which helped initiate ri.....»»

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Study unravels the role of DNA methylation in oceanic microbial communities

DNA methylation is a biological process through which methyl groups are added to the DNA (genetic material). It is used as an epigenetic, i.e., a non-genetic strategy by prokaryotes to perform an array of functions such as gene regulation, repair, an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News50 min. ago

Sharing is caring with fire ant venom

Venom is associated with being harmful, but red imported fire ants are using their venom for its medicinal benefits by sharing the toxic substance with their nestmates, according to a study published in the Journal of Insect Physiology......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News50 min. ago

You"re never too busy for self-gifting, study finds

People who are feeling tense due to demands at work or home tend not to reward themselves with gifts, new research finds—even though a new product or visit to the spa might be exactly what they need......»»

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Coupled computer modeling can help more accurately predict coastal flooding, study demonstrates

When Hurricane Florence hit the coast of North Carolina as a Category 1 storm in 2018, it set new records for rainfall, creating damaging 500-year flooding events along the Cape Fear River Basin......»»

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A commercial real estate agent"s gender does matter—to the seller

Does gender matter in commercial real estate transactions? Not in the outcome of the sale, but gender plays a role because of a common affinity bias among property owners, according to a study by researchers at The University of Alabama......»»

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Argentine ants will do anything for sugar, but they won"t do this

It might seem like common sense that a starving animal is more likely to take dangerous risks to obtain food than one with a full belly. But new research from UCLA shows that groups of Argentine ants, who forage boldly when they're well fed, exercise.....»»

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Tufin R22-2 helps companies consolidate network and cloud connectivity management

Tufin R22-2 release of the Tufin orchestration platform broadens visibility and control across cloud platforms, providing support for Fortinet SD-WAN and delivering access change automation and application connectivity troubleshooting. Companies with.....»»

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Study: Proximity to senior managers enhances inventors" productivity, creativity

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work has become increasingly common, but is it productive? New research in Management Science finds proximity to senior managers at corporate headquarters makes inventors in companies' research and de.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

How tree species link fungal partners across a large-scale forest ecosystem

In a study published in Science China Life Sciences, a team surveyed hyper-diverse fungal communities in approximately 500 paired leaf and soil samples, which were associated with 55 tree species that are located over 2,000-km span of mountain forest.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Energy footprint found to be reduced by the alternative community lifestyle

A study conducted by the UPV/EHU's Ekopol and Life Cycle Thinking groups concludes that an alternative community lifestyle can reduce energy consumption due to the significance of the energy used in the goods and services consumed. Specifically, they.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Researchers introduce method of coloring microscopic coral larvae to aid tracking for conservation and reef restoration

A new, low-cost staining method enables visual tracking of coral larvae as they disperse and settle in coral reefs, according to a study by Christopher Doropoulos and George Roff at CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere, Australia, published December 6 in PLOS B.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Rhino conservation in Nepal creates a burden for communities, infrastructure and other species, study warns

Efforts to conserve rhinos in Nepal have put a burden on communities, infrastructure and other wildlife in Nepal, a new study warns......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Refugees need accessible information on their rights upon arrival in Ireland, report shows

As the Irish Government continues to grapple with accommodation shortages for individuals and families fleeing conflict and persecution and protests fueled by far-right fearmongering grab media attention, a new study into the Irish Community Sponsors.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Antiferromagnets are suitable for transporting spin waves over long distances, study finds

Smaller, faster, more powerful: The demands on microelectronic devices are high and are constantly increasing. However, if chips, processors and the like are based on electricity, there are limits to miniaturization. Physicists are therefore working.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Chess study shows masks can put cognitive performance in check

Wearing a face mask can temporarily disrupt decision-making in some situations according to University of Queensland research......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Novel two-dimensional homogeneous bias device induced under moderate pressure

In a study published in Advanced Materials, researchers from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in cooperation with researchers from University of Science and Technology of China have developed a new type of t.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022