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The surprising marine biodiversity in the Barcelona Forum beach

A study identified 514 marine species in the bathing areas of the Barcelona Forum, an artificial beach affected by different anthropogenic impacts. This high biodiversity—which includes the presence of exotic species—is a shocking finding in such.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgOct 19th, 2021

Archaeologists find partially mutilated Vesuvius victim at new Herculaneum dig

"Sensational" find may shed fresh light on the last moments of life in town near Pompeii. Enlarge / The partially mutilated remains of a Vesuvius victim, found at the site of what would have been the beach of Herculaneum. (credit: Dome.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Partially mutilated Herculaneum skeleton was “fugitive” of Vesuvius eruption

"Sensational" find may shed fresh light on the last moments of life in town near Pompeii. Enlarge / The partially mutilated remains of a Vesuvius victim, found at the site of what would have been the beach of Herculaneum. (credit: Dome.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Best cheap Fitbit deals for December 2021

Out of shape? Get a head start on your summer beach bod with the best cheap Fitbit deals currently available......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

How To Develop A Successful Healthcare App In 2021

The year 2020 has been a year when the surprising turn of events took place, not just in our lives but also where medical care concerns. Ultimately modern healthcare is all about the evolution and adoption of advanced technology to make people’s li.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Using less-profitable farmland to grow bioenergy crops also supports biodiversity

An analysis by Oak Ridge National Laboratory showed that using less-profitable farmland to grow bioenergy crops such as switchgrass could fuel not only clean energy, but also gains in biodiversity......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

How we found a way to track alien marine species along South Africa"s coast

Saldanha Bay harbor on the west coast of South Africa has long been an important point for global shipping routes. It was also the port of entry for an unwanted stow-away: the Mediterranean mussel. The species first appeared in South Africa in the la.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Stare into the abyss of a swirling black hole with this LED monolith installation

The universal laws of flow and a recurring dream inspired Jesse Woolston's latest work. Enlarge / Screengrab of Jesse Woolston's latest piece, The Dynamics of Flow, debuting at Art Basel Miami Beach later this week. (credit: Jesse Wool.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Understanding how to build resilient fisheries

A new decision-making framework designed by an international team of fisheries researchers can help fisheries bolster their ability to adapt to a warming world. The tool, said marine ecologist Jacob Eurich at UC Santa Barbara's National Center for Ec.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Ancient lineage of algae found to include five "cryptic" species

All land plants originated from a single evolutionary event when freshwater algae got a foothold on land, giving rise to an astonishing biodiversity of plants on earth. However, the group of algae that would later give rise to land plants had already.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

The wild cocoons of a new species of Japanese parasitoid wasp

A unique "star" was discovered from the Ryukyu Islands, a biodiversity hot spot in subtropical Japan: a star-shaped structure that turned out to be the cocoon mass of a new species of parasitoid wasp. Researchers Shunpei Fujie (Osaka Museum of Natura.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Extinct swordfish-shaped marine reptile discovered

A team of international researchers from Canada, Colombia, and Germany has discovered a new marine reptile. The specimen, a stunningly preserved meter-long skull, is one of the last surviving ichthyosaurs—ancient animals that look eerily like livin.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Study suggests Sun is likely an unaccounted source of the Earth"s water

Curtin University researchers have helped unravel the enduring mystery of the origins of the Earth's water, finding the Sun to be a surprising likely source......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

How much toxin from algae blooms makes people sick? A Florida university aims to find out

Scientists know that red tide and other harmful algae blooms can kill marine life and make pets and people sick. Certain types of algae produce toxins that can cause respiratory problems, liver failure and nervous system issues. People and animals ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

A long road ahead to recovery from Huntington Beach oil spill

An oil sheen spotted off Huntington Beach last weekend served as a potent reminder of how long it will take Southern California to untangle the legal, regulatory and environmental fallout of an October pipeline spill that released an estimated 25,000.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

We found a rare insect at an unspoiled stream in Nigeria, sign of a need to explore and protect

Wetlands are essential to the health of the planet. The plants that grow in and around the water store carbon, and wetland ecosystems support biodiversity and provide clean water and food......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Apple AirPods Cyber Monday live blog: the best Pro, Max and 3rd gen deals

Want all the best AirPods Cyber Monday deals we've spotted? We're here for you - and some surprising alternatives to cover.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsNov 28th, 2021

New study shows electric fields can improve the efficiency of wastewater purification

Ammonia is one of many pollutants present in wastewater and can be toxic for marine and terrestrial life. Therefore, in a process called air stripping, it is removed from wastewater and later used as a fertilizer or fuel. Air stripping converts ammon.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

From ambition to biodiversity action: Time to hold actors accountable

To achieve global goals for biodiversity conservation, national level implementation must be significantly improved. National policy instruments need to precisely define effective actions and the actors responsible for implementation. Accountability.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Urbanization not always bad for food and land use diversity

Widely accepted myths that urbanization negatively impacts food and land use biodiversity are incorrect, according to a team of researchers who developed a framework for evaluating this intersection......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

Himalayan bats are functionally less diverse at high than at lower elevations, but show the same evolutionary diversity

Million years of evolution have produced a dazzling variety of species, each uniquely adapted to its environment. A straightforward way to measuring biodiversity is by the number of species (taxonomic diversity). Recently, there is growing emphasis t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021