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Study explores coevolution of mammals and their lice

According to a new study, the first louse to take up residence on a mammalian host likely started out as a parasite of birds. That host-jumping event tens of millions of years ago began the long association between mammals and lice, setting the stage.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJul 4th, 2022

Study demonstrates combination of betadine and silver colloidal gel effectively eliminates infection-causing bacteria

Findings from a new study published today in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) suggest that a combination of betadine and silver colloidal gel are more effective than either material alone for inhibiting the growth of common infection-.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 2 min. ago

Stormwater management ponds may not hold the solution for depleting wetlands

Relying on stormwater management (SWM) ponds to restore the depleting wetlands is not sustainable and lacks the critical ecosystem services vital for biodiversity, a new study found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 2 min. ago

400 million voting records show persistent gaps in voter turnout by race, age, and political affiliation

A new study from BYU and the University of Virginia analyzed 400 million voter records from elections in 2014 and 2016 and found that minority citizens, young people, and those who support the Democratic Party are much less likely to vote than whites.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 2 min. ago

Dolphins form rare alliance near Bimini, scientists say

Dolphins are known to be good at maintaining relationships, but a new study suggests their gregarious nature may extend beyond their own social circles......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 2 min. ago

Don"t be too quick to blame social media for America"s polarization. Cable news has a bigger effect, study finds

The past two election cycles have seen an explosion of attention given to "echo chambers," or communities where a narrow set of views makes people less likely to challenge their own opinions. Much of this concern has focused on the rise of social med.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 2 min. ago

Drone video explores Taipei Performing Arts Center by OMA

Viewers can explore both the inside and the outside of the newly-opened Taipei Performing Arts Center by Dutch studio OMA in this drone video, produced by Shephotoerd Co. Photography. Read more Viewers can explore both the inside and the out.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News9 hr. 53 min. ago

University of Toronto presents 14 architecture, landscape and design projects

Dezeen School Shows: a project that explores how architecture can reconstruct landscapes and another that examines how green space be added to low-income areas are included in Dezeen's latest school show by students at the University of Toronto. Rea.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News9 hr. 53 min. ago

Cybercriminals work 24/7  — so should your cybersecurity

Cybereason study shows hackers seek to exploit lax cybersecurity during off-hours; announces new XDR mobile app at Black Hat. Cybereason study shows hackers seek to exploit lax cybersecurity during off-hours; announces new XDR mobile app at Black.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated News15 hr. 26 min. ago

Simultaneous climate events risk damaging entire socioeconomic systems

The cascading effects of extreme weather—such as recent heatwaves which combine heat and drought—and the interconnectedness of critical services and sectors has the potential to destabilize entire socioeconomic systems, according to a study publi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 27 min. ago

One more clue to the moon"s origin

Humankind has maintained an enduring fascination with the moon. It was not until Galileo's time, however, that scientists really began study it. Over the course of nearly five centuries, researchers put forward numerous, much debated theories as to h.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 27 min. ago

Study links protecting Indigenous peoples" lands to greater nonhuman primate biodiversity

By comparing geographic patterns of nonhuman primate biodiversity and human land-use, researchers discovered that areas managed or controlled by Indigenous peoples tend to have significantly more primate biodiversity than nearby regions. They also fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 27 min. ago

Math error: A new study overturns 100-year-old understanding of color perception

A new study corrects an important error in the 3D mathematical space developed by the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Erwin Schrödinger and others, and used by scientists and industry for more than 100 years to describe how your eye distinguishes one.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 27 min. ago

NASA"s Fermi telescope confirms star wreck as source of extreme cosmic particles

Astronomers have long sought the launch sites for some of the highest-energy protons in our galaxy. Now a study using 12 years of data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope confirms that one supernova remnant is just such a place......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 27 min. ago

New research reveals the circadian clock influences cell growth, metabolism and tumor progression

In a new University of California, Irvine-led study, researchers define how the circadian clock influences cell growth, metabolism and tumor progression. Their research also reveals how disruption of the circadian clock impacts genome stability and m.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 27 min. ago

New study reveals computation-guided approach to suppressing cancer tumor growth

A new study, led by researchers from the University of California, Irvine and the University of California, San Diego, reveals a new computation-guided approach to identify small molecules that can restore aspects of wild-type p53 tumor suppression f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 27 min. ago

Nearly a hundred genes have been lost during the woolly mammoth"s evolution

A new study shows that 87 genes have been affected by deletions or short insertions during the course of the mammoth's evolution. The researchers note that their findings have implications for international efforts to resurrect extinct species, inclu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 27 min. ago

How a harmful fungus renders its host plant defenseless

The fungus Ustilago maydis attacks corn and can cause significant damage to its host. To do this, it first ensures that the plant offers little resistance to the infection. The surgical precision it applies is shown by a new study from the University.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 10th, 2022

Opportunity for inclusivity in recreation planning for Protected Areas

Many socio-demographic groups, such as those with disabilities and minority ethnic communities, are underrepresented among visitors to Protected Areas due to institutional barriers, a new study found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 10th, 2022

Lab successfully demonstrates new technique to improve particle beams

Physicists love to smash particles together and study the resulting chaos. Therein lies the discovery of new particles and strange physics, generated for tiny fractions of a second and recreating conditions often not seen in our universe for billions.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 10th, 2022

New long-necked dinosaur helps rewrite evolutionary history of sauropods in South America

A medium-sized sauropod dinosaur inhabited the tropical lowland forested area of the Serranía del Perijá in northern Colombia approximately 175 million years ago, according to a new study by an international team of researchers published in the Jou.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 10th, 2022