Research finds diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives during certain presidencies can affect bottom line

Corporate initiatives focused on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) for vulnerable social groups can change a company in many ways. According to researchers at the University of New Hampshire, how DEI affects a business' bottom line may depend on.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgSep 29th, 2023

Northern sea otter pup rescued in Alaska finds new home at Shedd Aquarium

In late October 2023, a young sea otter pup was found in the remote coastal town of Seldovia, Alaska, stranded and calling out in distress with no mother in sight. After being rehabilitated, fed and healed, the tiny otter—barely over a month old—.....»»

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The 23andMe data breach just keeps getting scarier

The 23andMe breach has the potential to change how leaked information is used on the internet and could affect individuals in the future......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 9th, 2023

Scientists spice up genetic research through habanero peppers and AI

An artificial intelligence study at West Virginia University is focused on habanero peppers for now, but project lead Donald Adjeroh said the work could one day support prevention or treatment of genetic disease......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Stingray diet keeps great hammerhead sharks close to shore

New research from James Cook University shows great hammerhead sharks spend much of their time in the shallows of the Great Barrier Reef to feed on a bountiful supply of stingrays......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

New research reveals challenges posed by austerity, Brexit and COVID-19 for international town-twinning partnerships

Research by USP Academic Dr. Tosh Warwick has shed new light on transnational town-twinning history and the challenges posed by Brexit, the pandemic and austerity......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Research finds marine bacteria, atmospheric rivers can contribute to formation of ice clouds

Understanding cloud formation in polar regions is essential to discern the influence of solar radiation on the polar ice caps. Existing numerical models, however, struggle to replicate ice clouds accurately. Now, using real-world observations and cli.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Modified caffeine molecules help medical research move forward

Before researchers can develop targeted drugs, they need to know exactly how a disease works. Biochemist Bert Beerkens created molecules that allow them to find out. He used caffeine as the basis for new molecules that enable research into certain re.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Polyethylene waste could be a thing of the past

An international team of experts undertaking fundamental research has developed a way of using polyethylene waste (PE) as a feedstock and converted it into valuable chemicals, via light-driven photocatalysis......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Genetic mutations that promote reproduction tend to shorten human lifespan, study shows

A University of Michigan-led study based on a review of genetic and health information from more than 276,000 people finds strong support for a decades-old evolutionary theory that sought to explain aging and senescence......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Research enables high-resolution imaging of moving objects using Fourier ptychographic imaging

Recently, a research team led by Prof. Wang Yingjian at Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), proposed an efficient method to implement Fourier ptychographic imaging technology for moving objects, which su.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Nanoparticle flu vaccine design shows promise in early tests

Existing flu vaccines provide only limited, seasonal protection because they target highly changeable proteins on the virus. Scripps Research scientists have now designed a vaccine that should work broadly against influenza A strains—one of the two.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Orangutan male success not due to dominance alone, study finds

In primates, the biggest, bossiest males usually get to father the most offspring; and for a long time it was thought that this rule applied to orangutans too. Male orangutans openly compete; and it's the older males with hefty cheek pads, known as ".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Improving thunderstorm prediction by watching lightning flashes from space

In a study published in Advances in Atmospheric Sciences (AAS) on Dec. 6, Prof. Ming Xue and his team from the University of Oklahoma spearhead research focusing on harnessing the power of Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite "R-series".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Bimetallic alloy nanocatalyst boosts efficient ammonia production with potential for carbon-free energy

Ammonia (NH3) is regarded as a promising carbon-free energy carrier, but its energy-intensive production process still challenges global scientists. A research team led by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) recently engineered a bimetallic alloy as.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Research pieces ancient ecosystems together to reveal new details about the end-Triassic mass extinction

Startling new insights into the catastrophic impact of one of the most devastating events in Earth's history have been revealed by a team led by researchers with the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. More than deepening our understa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Researchers elucidate how IGF2"s secretory pathway mediates muscle stem cell differentiation

A research team led by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) recently revealed how TMED10, a type of transmembrane protein, regulates muscle stem cell differentiation through mediating the secretion of insulin-like growth factor.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

The real research behind the wild rumors about OpenAI’s Q* project

OpenAI hasn't said what Q* is, but it has revealed plenty of clues. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) On November 22, a few days after OpenAI fired (and then re-hired) CEO Sam Altman, The Information report.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Daily Telescope: Seeing stars with an iPhone in the bottom of the Grand Canyon

"There I was, flat on my back on a sand berm, with the best camera I had." Enlarge / Stars over the Grand Canyon. (credit: Mitchell Yee) Welcome to the Daily Telescope. There is a little too much darkness in this worl.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Alert fatigue puts pressure on security and development teams

Security practitioners are under a tremendous amount of pressure to secure today’s applications, according to Cycode. The research found that AppSec chaos reigns, with 78% of CISOs responding that today’s AppSec attack surfaces are unmanageable a.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Novel insights into antibody aggregation expected to open up new avenues for research and therapeutic applications

Antibodies (immunoglobulins) are Y-shaped proteins that recognize and neutralize specific pathogens. Their ability to target specific molecules or cells has made them promising candidates for future drug development. However, their light chains—par.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023