Study: Humans and monkeys show similar thinking patterns

Study: Humans and monkeys show similar thinking patterns

Humans and monkeys may not speak the same lingo, but our ways of thinking are a lot more similar than previously thought, according to new research from UC Berkeley, Harvard University and Carnegie Mellon...
Study: Dolphins learn foraging skills from peers

Study: Dolphins learn foraging skills from peers

Dolphins can learn new skills from their fellow dolphins. That's the conclusion of a new study reported in the journal Current Biology on June 25. The findings are the first to show that dolphins...
Study: Surviving a range shift due to climate change

Study: Surviving a range shift due to climate change

The global redistribution of marine and terrestrial species due to climate change is a major concern for conservation planners and resource managers. Now, new research using data from long term surveys of tropical fishes...
Study: Gold nanoparticles to save neurons from cell death

Study: Gold nanoparticles to save neurons from cell death

Lecce, 25th June 2020 - Gold nanoparticles have been developed in the laboratory in order to reduce the cell death of neurons exposed to overexcitement. The study, is the result of an international collaboration...
Study: Global pollution estimates reveal surprises, opportunity

Study: Global pollution estimates reveal surprises, opportunity

It is not unusual to come across headlines about pollution or global warming and find that they reach different conclusions depending upon the data source. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis used a harmonized...
Study: Self-powered alarm fights forest fires, monitors environment

Study: Self-powered alarm fights forest fires, monitors environment

Smokey the Bear says that only you can prevent wildfires, but what if Smokey had a high-tech backup? In a new study, a team of Michigan State University scientists designed and fabricated a remote...
Study: Seasonal sea ice changes hold clues to controlling CO2 levels, ancient ice shows

Study: Seasonal sea ice changes hold clues to controlling CO2 levels, ancient ice shows

Sea ice across the Southern Ocean played a crucial role in controlling atmospheric carbon dioxide levels during times of past climate change - and it could provide a critical resource to improve Earth system...
Study: Nature-imitating coating makes batteries more durable and efficient

Study: Nature-imitating coating makes batteries more durable and efficient

When batteries are charged and used, a complex SEI (solid electrolyte interphase) layer is formed. Its structure resembles a mosaic consisting of organic and inorganic parts assembled from several blocks. Researchers have noticed that if...
Study: 300-million-year-old fish resembles a sturgeon but took a different evolutionary path Tanyrhinichthys mcallisteri recasts the n

Study: 300-million-year-old fish resembles a sturgeon but took a different evolutionary path Tanyrhinichthys mcallisteri...

Sturgeon, a long-lived, bottom-dwelling fish, are often described as "living fossils," owing to the fact that their form has remained relatively constant, despite hundreds of millions of years of evolution. In a new study in...
Study: Income, race are associated with disparities in access to green spaces

Study: Income, race are associated with disparities in access to green spaces

Access to green spaces in metro areas--parks, trails, even the tree cover in a neighborhood - is largely associated with income and race, new research indicates. Researchers combined census-block-group demographic and socio-economic data with satellite...

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