Study: New amphibious centipede species discovered in Okinawa and Taiwan

Study: New amphibious centipede species discovered in Okinawa and Taiwan

Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University and Hosei University have discovered a new species of large, tropical centipede of genus Scolopendra in Okinawa and Taiwan. It is only the third amphibious centipede identified in the...
Research: Inside the protein channel that keeps bacteria alive

Research: Inside the protein channel that keeps bacteria alive

Almost all bacteria rely on the same emergency valves--protein channels that pop open under pressure, releasing a deluge of cell contents. It is a last-ditch effort, a failsafe that prevents bacteria from exploding and...
Study: Megafauna extinction mystery – size isn’t everything

Study: Megafauna extinction mystery – size isn’t everything

The rapid extinction of giant animals including wombat-like creatures as big as cars, birds more than two metres tall, and lizards more than seven metres long that once roamed the Australian continent is a...
Plant A Pollinator Garden To Supply Food Sources After Freeze, says new research

Plant A Pollinator Garden To Supply Food Sources After Freeze, says new research

Pollinators serve a great purpose in helping pollinate plants and vegetables alike during many months of the year. Although wildflowers returned post-freeze, and many plants are beginning to show life again, most flowering was...
Study: How to Nudge Climate Deniers Into Doing the Right Thing

Study: How to Nudge Climate Deniers Into Doing the Right Thing

Who could forget back in 2015 when Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma brought a snowball to the Senate floor as apparent proof that climate change could not be happening simply because there was snow...
Study: Evidence of Antarctic glacier's tipping point confirmed for first time

Study: Evidence of Antarctic glacier’s tipping point confirmed for first time

Researchers have confirmed for the first time that Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica could cross tipping points, leading to a rapid and irreversible retreat which would have significant consequences for global sea level. Pine...
Study: Serving size, satisfaction influence food waste on campus

Study: Serving size, satisfaction influence food waste on campus

Understanding what drives food choices can help high-volume food service operations like universities reduce waste, according to a new study. Researchers have concluded that food waste in places like university cafeterias is driven by how...
Researchers discover new genetic disease that delays brain development in children

Researchers discover new genetic disease that delays brain development in children

Scientists have discovered a new genetic disease, which causes some children's brains to develop abnormally, resulting in delayed intellectual development and often early onset cataracts. The majority of patients with the condition, which is so...
Study: Retracing steps to anti-Asian racism

Study: Retracing steps to anti-Asian racism

Asian Americans are facing a crisis. Random acts of violence against individuals have escalated, as the recent mass shootings in Atlanta and the wave of street attacks perpetrated particularly against older people have made...
Scientists first to link silicon atoms on surfaces

Scientists first to link silicon atoms on surfaces

Materials such as gallium arsenide are extremely important for the production of electronic devices. As supplies of it are limited, or they can present health and environmental hazards, specialists are looking for alternative materials....

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