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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.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 15th, 2024

Beyond work: Study finds employment affects identity in late 20-somethings

For people in their late 20s, "Your job doesn't define you" is likely an unconvincing cliché......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 15 min. ago

Researchers identify potential hazards in biosolid fertilizers

Fertilizers manufactured from the sludgy leftovers of wastewater treatment processes can contain traces of potentially hazardous organic chemicals, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins University researchers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 15 min. ago

Researchers use gold membrane to coax secrets out of surfaces

Using a special wafer-thin gold membrane, ETH researchers have made it significantly easier to study surfaces. The membrane makes it possible to measure properties of surfaces that are inaccessible to conventional methods......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 15 min. ago

Summer in the city: Climate science reveals the impacts of heat

The summer sun beats down. People without air conditioning must find refuge in schools and community centers. Outdoor workers struggle to keep cool. Hot nights interrupt people's sleep, not allowing them to get the rest needed to recover from the war.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 15 min. ago

Heat and disease: The genetic tug-of-war in pepper immunity

Plants face simultaneous challenges from pathogens and environmental stresses, especially in tropical and subtropical regions. Pathogens trigger immune responses through specific receptors, while high temperatures activate heat tolerance mechanisms......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 15 min. ago

Sediments reveal the ancient ocean during a mass extinction event

About 183 million years ago, volcanic activity in modern South Africa unleashed an estimated 20,500 gigatons of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the ocean–atmosphere system over a period of 300 to 500 thousand years. Known as the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic E.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 15 min. ago

Squeezing more flavor: Genetic study optimizes citric acid in tomatoes

Citric acid (CA) is a flavor-enhancing compound in tomatoes that also serves as a metabolic pathway mediator. Despite its importance, the genetic and environmental interplay affecting its levels has been a puzzle, difficult to decipher and control......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 15 min. ago

Study finds strong path dependence in Plio-Pleistocene glaciations through climate model simulations

The climate modeling community has been particularly vexed by the glacial/interglacial cycles of the past three million years, when the Northern Hemisphere oscillated between times with and without large ice sheets......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Astronomers study evolution of a giant outburst in X-ray binary EXO 2030+375

An international team of astronomers has observed an X-ray binary system known as EXO 2030+375. Results of the observation campaign, presented in a research paper published June 18 on the pre-print server arXiv, provide more insights into the evoluti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Study: Teacher perceptions of chronically absent young students may add to the challenges of missing school

A new study finds that early elementary school teachers report feeling less close to chronically absent students and view them less positively, even when those students do not cause trouble in the classroom. This "cooling down" in the relationship be.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

New research shows why you don"t need to be perfect to get the job done

When neuroscientists think about the strategy an animal might use to carry out a task—like finding food, hunting prey, or navigating a maze—they often propose a single model that lays out the best way for the animal to accomplish the job......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 15 min. ago

"Out of control fires" in Brazil wetlands spark state of emergency

Regional authorities in Brazil on Monday declared a state of emergency as the Pantanal, the world's largest tropical wetlands, faces "out of control fires," according to a decree......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 15 min. ago

Stellar Data Recovery Premium review: Great support isn’t always enough

I reviewed Stellar Data Recovery's three subscription plans and a free version to find out which is best and offers the most value......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 15 min. ago

Four months later, Intel CPU stability issues remain

A closer look at the crashes that plague the Intel Core i9-14900K and the Core i9-13900K shows that the fixes that are currently available don't suffice......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 15 min. ago

iOS 18’s drive-formatting option shows how far iPhones have come for power users

The beta's Files app lets you format external drives in APFS, exFat, and FAT. Enlarge / The 2024 iPad Pro. (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple has added the ability to format external drives in iOS 18 and iPadOS 18, the major so.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Extreme wildfires doubled over past two decades: Study

The frequency and intensity of extreme wildfires has more than doubled worldwide over the past two decades as human activity has warmed the planet, said a new study published Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Rising health care prices are driving unemployment and job losses

Rising health care prices in the U.S. are leading employers outside the health care sector to reduce their payroll and decrease their number of employees, according to a new study co-authored by Yale economist Zack Cooper......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Biodiversity loss from 2010 oil spill worse than predicted

A new peer-reviewed study from researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington; the University of Nevada, Reno; Mokwon University in Daejeon, Korea; and Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi shows the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill of 2010 af.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Study shows magnitude of displacements by December 2020 Petrinja earthquake

The December 2020 earthquake near the Croatian town of Petrinja (magnitude 6.4) was felt in all Croatia and in many places in the neighboring countries, and caused serious damage at the site. A recent Croatian-Hungarian collaboration has analyzed the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Speeding through the microcosm: Insights into ultrafast electron and lattice dynamics

A study has unlocked new dimensions in understanding the ultrafast processes of charge and energy transfer at the microscale. The research delves into the dynamics of microscopic particles, providing insights that could revolutionize semiconductor an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024