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Tropical coral-infecting parasites discovered in cold marine ecosystems

Parasites thought only to infect tropical coral reefs have been discovered in a large variety of creatures in cold marine ecosystems along the Northeast Pacific, according to new research from University of British Columbia botanists......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 11th, 2024

Pyramids built along long-lost river, scientists discover

Scientists have discovered a long-buried branch of the Nile river that once flowed alongside more than 30 pyramids in Egypt, potentially solving the mystery of how ancient Egyptians transported the massive stone blocks to build the famous monuments......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News10 hr. 11 min. ago

When the first warm-blooded dinosaurs roamed Earth

Scientists once thought of dinosaurs as sluggish, cold-blooded creatures. Then research suggested that some could control their body temperature, but when and how that shift came about remained a mystery......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News10 hr. 11 min. ago

How hunting may have turned humans into long-distance runners

Researchers have discovered hundreds of historical accounts of humans hunting prey by chasing them down over long distances, which some believe is why we evolved our unique talent for endurance running......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News14 hr. 11 min. ago

"Danger behind the beauty": More solar storms could be heading our way

Tourists normally have to pay big money and brave cold climates for a chance to see an aurora, but last weekend many people around the world simply had to look up to see these colorful displays dance across the sky......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago

Global coral bleaching event expanding to new countries: Scientists

The massive coral bleaching episode signaled by US authorities last month is expanding and deepening in reefs around the globe, scientists warned Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago

New feather mite species discovered on the endangered Okinawa rail

A research group led by Dr. Tsukasa Waki of Toho University and Professor Satoshi Shimanono of Hosei University have discovered a new mite species, Metanalges agachi, which is thought to clean the feathers of the endangered Okinawa rail, endemic to t.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

How heat waves are affecting Arctic phytoplankton

The basis of the marine food web in the Arctic, the phytoplankton, responds to heat waves much differently than to constantly elevated temperatures. This has been found by the first targeted experiments on the topic, which were recently conducted at.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

How I upgraded my water heater and discovered how bad smart home security can be

Could you really control someone's hot water with just an email address? Enlarge / This is essentially the kind of water heater the author has hooked up, minus the Wi-Fi module that led him down a rabbit hole. Also, not 140-degre.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Spiny legged 308-million-year-old arachnid discovered in the Mazon Creek locality

More than 300 million years ago, all sorts of arachnids crawled around the Carboniferous coal forests of North America and Europe. These included familiar ones we'd recognize, such as spiders, harvestmen and scorpions—as well as exotic animals that.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 17th, 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

Experts say coral reef bleaching near record level globally because of "crazy" ocean heat

Ocean temperatures that have gone "crazy haywire" hot, especially in the Atlantic, are close to making the current global coral bleaching event the worst in history. It's so bad that scientists are hoping for a few hurricanes to cool things off......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Fast track to food safety: New test spots seafood pathogen in 30 minutes

Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a Gram-negative, halophilic bacterium prevalent in marine environments and is the primary cause of acute hepatopancreatic necrosis, also known as early death syndrome, in aquaculture......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

AI can help researchers understand what viruses are up to in the oceans and in your gut

Viruses are a mysterious and poorly understood force in microbial ecosystems. Researchers know they can infect, kill and manipulate human and bacterial cells in nearly every environment, from the oceans to your gut. But scientists don't yet have a fu.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Researchers shed light on how key ingredient for life may form in space

A team led by University of Maryland chemists discovered a new way to create carbenes, a class of highly reactive yet notoriously short-lived and unstable molecules. Involved in many high-energy chemical reactions such as the creation of carbohydrate.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Three new RR Lyrae variable stars discovered

Using the Lulin One-meter Telescope (LOT), astronomers have observed a newly detected candidate ultra-faint dwarf galaxy known as Virgo III. As a result, they discovered three new RR Lyrae variable stars in the vicinity of this galaxy. The finding wa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Researchers uncover how jelly sea creatures might shape modern robotics

Scientists at the University of Oregon have discovered that colonies of gelatinous sea animals swim through the ocean in giant corkscrew shapes using coordinated jet propulsion, an unusual kind of locomotion that could inspire new designs for efficie.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Research identifies mechanism behind drug resistance in malaria parasite

Collaborating researchers have discovered a link between malaria parasites' ability to develop resistance to antimalarial drugs—specifically artemisinin (ART)—through a cellular process called transfer ribonucleic acid (tRNA) modification. tRNA m.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Monitoring strategies of suspended matter after natural and deep-sea mining disturbances

"Dust clouds" at the bottom of the deep sea, that will be created by deep-sea mining activities, descend at a short distance for the most part. That is shown by Ph.D. research of NIOZ marine geologist Sabine Haalboom, on the bottom of the Pacific Oce.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

From roots to resilience: Investigating the vital role of microbes in coastal plant health

Georgia's saltwater marshes—living where the land meets the ocean—stretch along the state's entire 100-mile coastline. These rich ecosystems are largely dominated by just one plant: grass......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Apple is upping its magnet game for a best-ever Smart Folio on the new iPads

Today is launch day for the M4 iPad Pro and M2 iPad Air, so more users are starting to get their hands on the devices and making new discoveries about them. One such find came from MKBHD, who discovered how Apple is upping its magnet game with the.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024