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 2022-06-29 18:01 

NBC News

Fossils in the Cradle of Humankind site reignite debate on origins of humans...

"The new dates now help us to place such evolutionary developments more accurately in time," a research team member said....

 2022-06-29 17:53 

Phys.org

New functional protein measuring technology could advance drug discovery research...

A new biomedical research tool that enables scientists to measure hundreds of functional proteins in a single cell could offer new insights into cell machinery. Led by Jun Wang, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Stony Brook University, this...

 2022-06-29 17:49 

Phys.org

Global water basins hotspots prioritize areas under threat...

New research at the intersection of how humans and ecosystems interact with water shows that the most-stressed regions in the world are becoming drier, leading to water governance, economic and social challenges....

 2022-06-29 17:45 

Nature

COVID antibody drugs have saved lives — so why aren’t they more popular?...

Drugs made from antibodies are huge money-makers for some conditions — but they have gained little traction in infectious diseases, including COVID....

 2022-06-29 17:45 

Nature

A repeating fast radio burst associated with a persistent radio source - Nature...

A repeating fast radio burst co-located with a persistent radio source and associated with a dwarf host galaxy of a high star-formation rate has been detected....

 2022-06-29 17:45 

Nature

Layered material soaks up molecules to form an electron sieve...

Chiral molecules intercalated into van der Waals gaps....

 2022-06-29 17:45 

Nature

Direct measurement of the 3He+ magnetic moments - Nature...

Measuring the hyperfine structure of a single helium-3 ion in a Penning trap enables direct measurement of the nuclear magnetic moment of helium-3 and provides the high accuracy needed for NMR-based magnetometry....

 2022-06-29 17:41 

Phys.org

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover Hazcam image: 'Enchanted Lake' at Jezero Crater...

Ask any space explorer, and they'll have a favorite photograph or two from their mission. For Katie Stack Morgan, the deputy project scientist for NASA's Perseverance Mars rover, the first close-up image of layered rocks at the base of Jezero Crat...

 2022-06-29 17:19 

Phys.org

Researchers measure atmospheric water vapor using open-air spectroscopy...

Researchers have shown that a new mid-infrared spectrometer can precisely measure the ratios of different forms of water—known as isotopologues—in atmospheric water vapor through open air in a little over 15 minutes. Isotopologue ratios, which...

 2022-06-29 17:18 

Phys.org

Climate change may be culprit in Antarctic fish disease outbreak...

Climate change might be behind an unusual disease outbreak among Antarctic fish....

 2022-06-29 17:18 

Phys.org

Companies have changed their global supply chains in profound ways due to Brexit, US-China trade war and COVID...

The continuing geopolitical risk and uncertainty experienced in recent years has prompted companies to change their global supply chains in profound ways, new research has found....

 2022-06-29 17:10 

Phys.org

Drought and bark beetles are killing the oldest trees on Earth. Can the trees be saved?...

Forest pathologist Martin MacKenzie strode forward on a narrow path through California's mythic bristlecone pine forest in the White Mountains near the Nevada border, methodically scanning gnarled limbs for the invaders that threaten the lives of some...

 2022-06-29 17:09 

Phys.org

Shining some light on an obscure proteome...

Mass-spectrometry based proteomics is the big-data science of proteins that allows the monitoring of the abundance of thousands of proteins in a sample at once. Therefore, it is a particularly well-suited readout for discovering which proteins are targete...

 2022-06-29 17:00 

Phys.org

Maryland to restrict crabbing in response to 'worrisome' population decline...

This summer Maryland will impose new restrictions on crabbing in the Chesapeake Bay—including the first-ever limits on how many bushels of male blue crabs watermen can haul each day—in response to a troubling decline in the population of the b...

 2022-06-29 17:00 

Scientific American

U.S. Retreats from Pledge to End Gas Investments...

The energy crisis caused by Russia's war in Ukraine is testing Western leaders' promises to phase out natural gas financing abroad...

 2022-06-29 16:53 

Phys.org

Underground carnivore: The first species of pitcher plant to dine on subterranean prey...

What we thought we knew about carnivorous plants was swiftly called into question after scientists discovered a new species in the Indonesian province of North Kalimantan, on the island of Borneo. Nepenthes pudica is what scientists call a pitcher plant&m...

 2022-06-29 16:53 

Phys.org

Wetland selfies: Project promotes citizen science...

Participating in citizen science is as easy as snapping a photo on your smartphone....

 2022-06-29 16:52 

Phys.org

Position measurement of a levitated nanoparticle via interference with its mirror image...

Levitated nanoparticles are promising tools for sensing ultra-weak forces of biological, chemical or mechanical origin and even for testing the foundations of quantum physics. However, such applications require precise position measurement. Researchers at...

 2022-06-29 16:34 

Space.com

China tests engine for new crewed moon rocket (photo)...

China has successfully conducted a hot-fire test of a new engine that will help power a next-generation rocket capable of launching astronauts to the moon....

 2022-06-29 16:29 

Universe Today

Cygnus Boosts the International Space Station for the First Time. NASA Can Now Potentially Keep the Station Aloft Without Russia's Progress Spacecraft...

Northrup Grumman's Cygnus cargo spacecraft conducted a successful reboost of the International Space Station over the past weekend, on Saturday, June 25, 2022. The Cygnus NG-17 "Piers Sellers" is the first US-based spacecraft to provide a subs...

 2022-06-29 16:25 

Phys.org

Thawing permafrost is shaping the global climate...

A new publication and interactive map summarize the current state of knowledge on the risks posed by permafrost soils—and call for decisive action...

 2022-06-29 16:23 

Space.com

NASA sun mission spots stunning solar eclipse in space...

A sungazing spacecraft captured the moon passing in front of the face of the sun Wednesday (June 29)....

 2022-06-29 16:18 

Space.com

Best beginner cameras 2022...

We've tested a range of the best beginner cameras on the market, so you can take your photography to the next level....

 2022-06-29 16:15 

Phys.org

Examining the trait-dependent demographic costs of reproduction in coexisting plant species...

Using a multi-species experimental approach, researchers from the Institute of Botany of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (IBCAS) have recently found that trade-off between current reproduction and future performance was associated with flowering strategy ...

 2022-06-29 16:14 

Phys.org

Simultaneous single-pulse polarization observations reveal pulsar radiation behaviors...

More than 50 years after the discovery of the first pulsar, the detailed physics of the emission process in a pulsar magnetosphere still remains unclear....

 2022-06-29 16:13 

Phys.org

Honeycomb structure with oxygen-poor pores found in oxide scale on small lead-based reactor materials...

A research team led by Jiang Zhizhong from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has found a honeycomb structure in localized regions at the top of the magnetite layer on martensitic steel and analyzed i...

 2022-06-29 16:12 

ScienceDaily.com

Changes in oceanographic fronts affect the gene flow among marine crab populations...

In the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, the intensity and location of the oceanographic fronts that limit the gene connectivity among populations of marine crabs vary over time. These dynamic changes alter the gene structure of the populations of marine cr...

 2022-06-29 16:12 

Phys.org

Short-term debt comes with a penalty in the cost of equity...

A new study finds that investors want to be compensated, in the form of higher returns, for holding the stock of firms that have a relatively higher proportion of short-term debt, rather than long term debt...

 2022-06-29 16:12 

ScienceDaily.com

Underground carnivore: the first species of pitcher plant to dine on subterranean prey...

A remarkable new species of carnivorous plant was discovered in a remote part of Borneo. It is the first pitcher plant known to produce functional underground traps, and the first for which capture of subterranean prey has been observed. While the traps t...

 2022-06-29 16:11 

ScienceDaily.com

Being mindful can improve your interactions with co-workers, new study finds...

Although mindfulness originates within an individual, a new study has found the benefits do not end with this person. The real payoffs emerge when an individual's mindfulness is translated into mindful interactions and relationships. Such interactions...

 2022-06-29 16:11 

ScienceDaily.com

Monitoring COVID-19: Could medicine found in wastewater provide an early warning?...

Research on wastewater finds that a large spike in acetaminophen preceded a spike in viral RNA during one COVID-19 wave in Western New York....

 2022-06-29 16:11 

ScienceDaily.com

Ice Age wolf DNA reveals dogs trace ancestry to two separate wolf populations...

An international group of geneticists and archaeologists have found that the ancestry of dogs can be traced to at least two populations of ancient wolves. The work moves us a step closer to uncovering the mystery of where dogs underwent domestication, one...

 2022-06-29 16:11 

ScienceDaily.com

Destruction and recovery of kelp forests driven by changes in sea urchin behavior...

A dramatic outbreak of kelp-eating sea urchins along the Central Coast of California in 2014, leading to a significant reduction in the region's kelp forests, was driven primarily by the emergence of sea urchins from their hiding places rather than an...

 2022-06-29 16:11 

Space.com

James Webb Space Telescope 1st photos will include 'deepest image of our universe'...

We finally have hints of what the first operational images will be from NASA's brand-new deep-space observatory....

 2022-06-29 16:11 

ScienceDaily.com

Falling stardust, wobbly jets explain blinking gamma ray bursts...

Astrophysicists have developed the first 3D simulation of the entire evolution of a jet -- from its birth by a rotating black hole to its emission far from the collapsing star. Simulation shows that as the star collapses, its material falls on the disk th...

 2022-06-29 16:11 

ScienceDaily.com

SARS-CoV-2 study on mechanisms involved in alveolar infection...

Researchers have simulated SARS-CoV-2 infection in human lungs, thereby generating key insights into the mechanisms involved. Using cultured lung tissue samples, the researchers showed that the virus responsible for COVID-19 has only limited capacity for ...

 2022-06-29 16:10 

ScienceDaily.com

The emergence of form: New study expands horizons for DNA nanotechnology...

Researchers explore a basic building block used in the fabrication of many DNA nanoforms. Known as a Holliday junction, this nexus of two segments of double stranded DNA has been used to form elaborate, self-assembling crystal lattices at the nanometer sc...

 2022-06-29 16:06 

Phys.org

Using colloidal nanodiscs for 3D bioprinting tissues and tissue models...

Extrusion-based 3D printing of bio solids, or "bioprinting,4; is a promising approach to generating patient-specific, tissue-engineered grafts. However, a major challenge in bioprinting is that most currently used materials lack the versatility to ...

 2022-06-29 16:00 

New Scientist

Hawks forward dive and then swoop up to hit the brakes before landing...

A diving manoeuvre used by raptors to slow down before landing on a branch could improve technology for flying and perching drones...

 2022-06-29 16:00 

New Scientist

We may have misunderstood how norovirus and other gut viruses spread...

Norovirus lives in the gut but mouse studies suggest it may also survive in salivary glands, and the discovery implies there are additional measures we could take to limit infections...

 2022-06-29 16:00 

Phys.org

NASA mission aims to study ice and water on the moon's surface...

In the fall of 2023, a U.S. rover will land at the south pole of the moon. Its mission: to explore the water ice that scientists know lurks within the lunar shadows, and which they believe could help sustain humans who may one day explore the moon or use ...

 2022-06-29 15:58 

Phys.org

With changing climate, global lake evaporation loss larger than previously thought...

A white mineral ring as tall as the Statue of Liberty creeps up the steep shoreline of Lake Mead, a Colorado River reservoir just east of Las Vegas on the Nevada-Arizona border. It is the country's largest reservoir, and it's draining rapidly....

 2022-06-29 15:45 

Phys.org

Falling stardust, wobbly jets explain blinking gamma ray bursts...

A Northwestern University-led team of astrophysicists has developed the first-ever full 3D simulation of an entire evolution of a jet formed by a collapsing star, or a "collapsar."...

 2022-06-29 15:32 

Space.com

Gamma-ray bursts might be much rarer than we thought, study suggests...

A new simulation of a black hole jet reveals why mysterious gamma-ray bursts appear to blink and suggests these might be much rarer than astronomers thought....

 2022-06-29 15:27 

Phys.org

Artificial intelligence techniques used to obtain antibiotic resistance patterns...

The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) is conducting research that analyzes antibiotic resistance patterns with the aim of finding trends that can help decide which treatment to apply to each type of patient and stop the spread of bacteria. This stud...

 2022-06-29 15:14 

Phys.org

Life in the Earth's interior is as productive as in some ocean waters...

Terrestrial and marine habitats have been considered the ecosystems with the highest primary production on Earth by far. Microscopic algae in the upper layers of the oceans and plants on land bind atmospheric carbon (CO2) and produce plant material driven...

 2022-06-29 15:06 

Phys.org

Assigning moving features in high-speed atomic force microscopy...

Researchers at Kanazawa University report in Biophysics and Physicobiology how to optimize high-speed atomic force microscopy experiments on live cell membranes, so that moving objects like molecules can be properly followed from frame to frame....

 2022-06-29 15:06 

Phys.org

Rescuing an ancient fish species on the brink of extinction...

At the base of a winding staircase and tucked away in a dimly lit room, about a hundred healthy fish represent the last, best hope for an ancient species on the brink of extinction....

 2022-06-29 15:02 

Phys.org

Researchers screen out herb Bletilla populations with excellent germplasm and important phenotypic traits...

Bletilla Rchb. f. (Orchidaceae) is a small genus with great economic value distributed in Asia, and China is the distribution center of Bletilla with four species. The dried pseudobulb of B. striata was recorded as BaiJi, and was first recorded in Shennon...

 2022-06-29 15:02 

Phys.org

Iceland volcano eruption opens a rare window into the Earth beneath our feet...

The recent Fagradalsfjall eruption in the southwest of Iceland has enthralled the whole world, including nature lovers and scientists alike. The eruption was especially important as it provided geologists with a unique opportunity to study magmas that wer...

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