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UM study finds microplastic pollution in Flathead Lake

They're in our oceans and rivers. They're in the food we eat and the water we drink. They've even been detected inside the human body. They're called microplastics—particles of plastic so small they can't be seen by the naked eye. While researchers.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJun 23rd, 2022

Study reveals an unprecedented change in Europe"s fire regime

A study reveals an unprecedented change in the fire regime in Europe which is related to climate change. The affected areas are in Southern, Central and Northern Europe but this historical change in Europe's fire regime is more intense in the Mediter.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

New study reveals impact of plastic on small mammals, as four out of seven species identified as "plastic positive"

Researchers investigating the exposure of small mammals to plastics in England and Wales have found traces in the feces of more than half of the species examined......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Dinosaurs took over amid ice, not warmth, says a new study of ancient mass extinction

Many of us know the conventional theory of how the dinosaurs died 66 million years ago: in Earth's fiery collision with a meteorite, and a following global winter as dust and debris choked the atmosphere. But there was a previous extinction, far more.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

New method boosts the study of regulation of gene activity

One way cells can control the activities of their genes is by adding small chemical modifications to the DNA that determine which genes are turned on or off. Methyl groups are one of these chemical modifications or tags. Researchers have found that i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Environmental justice advocates slam Supreme Court ruling

The Supreme Court decision to limit how the Environmental Protection Agency regulates carbon dioxide emissions from power plants could make an already grave situation worse for those affected most by climate change and air pollution, advocates say......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Coronavirus pandemic has led to more "microworking," study shows

The coronavirus pandemic has led to more people choosing to become "microworkers," a new study shows......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

It takes three: The genetic mutations that made rice cultivation possible

Rice has a long history as a staple food in Japan and other parts of Asia. The results of a new study by an international research collaboration suggest that the emergence of cultivated rice from wild rice plants is the result of three gene mutations.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Research reveals the complexity of loneliness during lockdown

A study exploring loneliness and solitude during lockdown highlights how different people experienced social restrictions as either "hell or bliss.".....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Scientists decipher, catalog the diverse origins of Earth"s minerals

A 15-year study led by the Carnegie Institution for Science details the origins and diversity of every known mineral on Earth, a landmark body of work that will help reconstruct the history of life on Earth, guide the search for new minerals and ore.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Study begins to unravel the mysterious evolution of fatherless male insects

It's not often that you see genetic systems described as "bizarre" in the title of a scientific research paper. That is unless it's from the lab of San Francisco State University Associate Professor of Biology Scott Roy, who has a particular penchant.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Astronauts Suffer Significant, Permanent Bone Density Loss in Space

Kinesiologists Leigh Gabel and Steven Boyd from the University of Calgary have published a new study that examines the bones of astronauts, finding that extended time in space causes degradation in bones that never.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Whales learn songs from each other in a cultural "deep dive"

A University of Queensland-led study has found humpback whales can learn incredibly complex songs from whales from other regions......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

iFixit tears down the 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2, finds it near identical to M1

The 13-inch MacBook Pro wasn't redesigned when it gained the M2 processor, and the latest iFixit teardown shows exactly how little did change.iFixit found the 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2 nearly identical to the M1 modelAt a glance, the external casin.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Nation"s most sweeping law to phase out single-use plastics approved by California lawmakers

Striking a blow against a pernicious form of pollution, California lawmakers on Thursday passed the nation's most far-reaching restrictions on single-use plastics and packaging, with Gov. Gavin Newsom expected to sign the bill Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Research reveals structure of human endogenous reverse transcriptase

The crystal structure of a human endogenous reverse transcriptase has similarities to HIV reverse transcriptase, a well-known tractable drug target, which will help design drugs to treat cancer and other diseases, according to a study co-authored by.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Active transportation projects offer solid returns on investment, economic study finds

Active transportation investments offer many types of benefits related to safety, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, physical activity and the economy. Metro, Oregon's regional government for the Portland metropolitan area, wants to better understand.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

GM, Ford to overtake Tesla in EV market share by 2025, study says

Tesla's EV market share is expected to plummet from 70 percent today to 11 percent in 2025, according to the annual 'Car Wars' study published by Bank of America Merrill Lynch......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Study: GM, Ford to overtake Tesla in EV market share by 2025

Tesla's EV market share is expected to plummet from 70 percent today to 11 percent in 2025, according to the annual 'Car Wars' study published by Bank of America Merrill Lynch......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

A comparison of two bio-geographical regions in Italy reveals differences in the perception of ecotourism

A new study led by the Landscape Ecological Forest Planning Lab at University of Tuscia (Viterbo, Italy) realized in cooperation with the alpine detachment of the University of Milan (UNIMONT) and published in the Journal of Ecotourism assessed simil.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Climate change in ocean water may impact mangrove dispersal

International research led by Dr. Tom Van der Stocken of the VUB Biology Department examined 21st century changes in ocean-surface temperature, salinity, and density, across mangrove forests worldwide. The study suggests that changes in surface-ocean.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022