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Team creates nano-magnets that could restore damaged nerve cells

Neurons are the fundamental units of the brain and nervous system, the cells responsible for receiving sensory input from the external world, for sending motor commands to our muscles, and for transforming and relaying the electrical signals at every.....»»

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Oldest Pterodactylus fossil found in Germany

Pterosaurs, the flying reptiles of the dinosaur era, originated in the Late Triassic (227 million years ago) and became extinct at the end-Cretaceous extinction event (66 million years ago). With wing spans ranging from 1 to 12 meters, they dominated.....»»

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Searching for new particles using quantum sensors

In a recent study published in the journal National Science Review, a laboratory search for exotic spin-dependent interactions was conducted with an ensemble-NV-diamond magnetometer. New experimental constraints on two types of exotic interactions we.....»»

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Astronomers see stellar self-control in action

Many factors can limit the size of a group, including external ones that members have no control over. Astronomers have found that groups of stars in certain environments, however, can regulate themselves......»»

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Researchers unveil evolution of paleodiet at Neolithic Qujialing site

The sustainable development of agriculture has laid a solid foundation for the birth of human civilization and countries. Early agriculture has long been a focus of archaeology. China is the only country in the world with two independent agricultural.....»»

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Genomes OnLine Database introduces new features

Since its launch 25 years ago, the Genomes OnLine Database (GOLD) has matured from six projects on a spreadsheet into a flagship genomic metadata repository, making curated microbiome metadata that follows community standards freely available, and en.....»»

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New method unearths improved understanding of soil microbial interactions

Linking the identity of wild microbes with their physiological traits and environmental functions is a key aim for environmental microbiologists. Of the techniques that strive for this goal, Stable Isotope Probing—SIP—is considered the most effec.....»»

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Widespread bullying and gender-based harassment in the transport industry restricts female participation

A new book "Women, Work and Transport" brings together researchers with international expertise in gender and transport work, to provide original evidence of the experiences of women working in all transport modes across countries in the Global North.....»»

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Interdisciplinary environmental history: How narratives of the past can meet the challenges of the Anthropocene

The stories historians tell about society and climate typically take one of two forms: stories in which societies experience catastrophic collapse due to climate change and stories in which societies show resilience, riding out climatic disasters due.....»»

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New paper highlights the co-benefits of coordinating climate action and peacebuilding

Climate change can manifest in different ways: stronger tropical droughts, extreme droughts, warmer climates and highly unpredictable rainfall patterns. All these endanger the availability of food, which in turn could increase conflict over resources.....»»

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Hawaii volcano shoots lava fountains 200 feet high: USGS

Fountains of lava up to 200 feet (60 meters) high have been fired into the air from Hawaii's Mauna Loa, geologists say, generating rivers of molten rock from the world's largest active volcano......»»

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Nations must embrace change in order to tackle biodiversity crisis, researchers say

Governments should embrace the realities of shifting biodiversity rather than "investing in futile efforts to return the natural world to its historic state," a new study argues......»»

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Sex roles in the animal kingdom driven by the ratio of females to males

How picky should females and males be when they choose a mate? How fiercely should they compete for mates? And how much should they engage in raising their offspring? The answers to these questions largely depend on the ratio of adult females to male.....»»

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To track disease-carrying mosquitoes, researchers tag them with DNA barcodes

West Nile, Zika, dengue and malaria are all diseases spread by bites from infected mosquitoes. To track the threat of such diseases over large populations, scientists need to know where the mosquitoes are, where they've been, and where they might go......»»

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Climate change will cause Pacific"s low-oxygen zone to expand even more by 2100, study finds

For thousands of kilometers along the western coasts of the Americas, low-oxygen waters known as oxygen minimum zones stretch out into the Pacific Ocean. In part due to climate change, this oxygen-starved region is likely to get wider and deeper, exp.....»»

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Most Asian countries are far behind biodiversity targets for protected areas, finds study of 40 countries

Protected areas are one of the most effective tools for safeguarding biodiversity, but new research published today has found that most Asian countries failed to achieve a global minimum target of protecting at least 17% of land by 2020. Under curren.....»»

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Can age verification stop children seeing pornography?

As part of the Online Safety Bill, all sites that publish pornography will have to age-check their users......»»

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Faraday Future replaces former BMW exec Breitfeld as CEO

Faraday’s directors voted to remove Breitfeld and replace him with Xuefeng Chen, who currently leads the automaker’s China division......»»

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Stellantis evaluating dealers for chargers, EV sales needs

The automaker is working to ease dealerships into its ambitious EV rollout, but it has no plans to specify the dollar amounts they'll need to invest as GM and Ford have done......»»

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Woman dies in crash during test drive outside Florida Nissan dealership

A central Florida woman was killed while participating in a test drive of a 2023 Nissan Rogue from a dealership in Winter Haven, Fla......»»

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