Study sheds light on ancient microbial dark matter

Bacteria are literally everywhere—in oceans, in soils, in extreme environments like hot springs, and even alongside and inside other organisms including humans. They're nearly invisible, yet they play a big role in almost every facet of life on Ear.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMar 17th, 2023

Research revives 1800s photos

Researchers from Western University developed techniques for creating images from old, badly tarnished photographs. These techniques could also be used to study other historic artifacts and fossils and prevent corrosion in modern materials......»»

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Northern permafrost region emits more greenhouse gases than it captures, study finds

Permafrost underlies about 14 million square kilometers of land in and around the Arctic. The top 3 meters contain an estimated 1 trillion metric tons of carbon and 55 billion metric tons of nitrogen. Historically, the northern permafrost region has.....»»

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Unraveling differences in temperature sensitivity of soil organic matter decomposition under various oxygen conditions

Soil organic matter (SOM) decomposition is a key process that affects soil carbon storage and greenhouse gas emissions. Investigating the temperature sensitivity (Q10) of SOM decomposition and its regulating mechanisms is important for improving pred.....»»

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Internet can achieve quantum speed with light saved as sound

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen's Niels Bohr Institute have developed a new way to create quantum memory: A small drum can store data sent with light in its sonic vibrations, and then forward the data with new light sources when needed ag.....»»

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Study uses thermodynamics to describe expansion of the universe

The idea that the universe is expanding dates from almost a century ago. It was first put forward by Belgian cosmologist Georges Lemaître (1894–1966) in 1927 and confirmed observationally by American astronomer Edwin Hubble (1889-1953) two years l.....»»

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Researchers control quantum properties of 2D materials with tailored light

A team of scientists has developed a method that harnesses the structure of light to twist and tweak the properties of quantum materials. Their results, published today in Nature, pave the way for advancements in next generation quantum electronics,.....»»

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Study says parent perceptions of school meals influence student participation in school meal programs

A new study suggests that the way parents view school meals can impact how likely their children are to participate in meal programs at school......»»

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Nanovials method for immune cell screening uncovers receptors that target prostate cancer

A recent UCLA study demonstrates a new process for screening T cells, part of the body's natural defenses, for characteristics vital to the success of cell-based treatments. The method filters T cells based on the receptor proteins found on their sur.....»»

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Millions of gamers advance biomedical research by helping to reconstruct microbial evolutionary histories

Leveraging gamers and video game technology can dramatically boost scientific research, according to a new study published today in Nature Biotechnology......»»

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Boron deficiency in oilseed rape transcriptome resembles a wounding and infection response

Boron deficiency has a devastating effect on oilseed rape and related plants. However, little is known about the underlying genetic mechanisms. A study shows that the response to persistent or short-term acute boron deficiency is similar to that seen.....»»

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School suspensions and exclusions put vulnerable children at risk, study shows

Managing problematic student behavior is one of the most persistent, challenging, and controversial issues facing schools today. Yet despite best intentions to build a more inclusive and punitive-free education system, school suspensions and expulsio.....»»

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Study sheds light on 11th-century Arab-Muslim optical scientist whose work laid foundation for modern-day physics

Scientists from the University of Sharjah and the Warburg Institute are poring over the writings of an 11th-century Arab-Muslim polymath to demonstrate their impact on the development of optical sciences and how they have fundamentally transformed th.....»»

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Neutron stars could be heating up from dark matter annihilation

One of the big mysteries about dark matter particles is whether they interact with each other. We still don't know the exact nature of what dark matter is. Some models argue that dark matter only interacts gravitationally, but many more posit that da.....»»

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Study unearths survival strategies of root systems

New research from The University of Western Australia has examined how fine root lifespan is linked to root strategies of resource acquisition and protection......»»

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Tracing the lineage of North America"s native Blackfoot Confederacy

A team of researchers with varied backgrounds and affiliated with multiple organizations (including the Blackfoot Confederacy) in the U.S. and Canada has conducted a genetic study focused on tracing the lineage of North America's native Blackfoot Con.....»»

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Newly sequenced genome reveals coffee"s prehistoric origin story, and its future under climate change

The key to growing coffee plants that can better resist climate change in the decades to come may lie in the ancient past......»»

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Tropical forests can"t recover naturally without fruit eating birds, carbon recovery study shows

New research from the Crowther Lab at ETH Zurich illustrates a critical barrier to natural regeneration of tropical forests. Their models—from ground-based data gathered in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil—show that when wild tropical birds move fre.....»»

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Study Python and C++, and 64-bit IDE for life for $52

Get a discounted coding course bundle plus a license to Microsoft Visual Studio for $51.99 with code ENJOY20. TL;DR: Through April 16, save on Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2022 along with courses on Python, C++, and ChatGPT, all for $51.....»»

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Add some color to your home with this $56 LED corner lamp

Light up any room in over 16 million colors with this LED lamp for only $55.99 through April 16. TL;DR: Through April 16, add some light in your corner with this Lamp Depot Minimalist LED Corner Floor Lamp that shines bright with 300 multi-colo.....»»

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Hubble spots a bright galaxy peering out from behind a dark nebula

A new image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows a galaxy partly hidden by a huge cloud of dust known as a dark nebula......»»

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