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New project to help researchers mitigate risks of environmental pollutants

New project to help researchers mitigate risks of environmental pollutants

In addition to killing insects and weeds, pesticides can be toxic to the environment and harmful to human health. A new project led by...
Study finds future snowmelt could have costly consequences on infrastructure

Study finds future snowmelt could have costly consequences on infrastructure

Climate change and warmer conditions have altered snow-driven extremes and previous studies predict less and slower snowmelt in the northern United States and Canada....
Researchers find first evidence of arthritis in Triassic reptiles

Researchers find first evidence of arthritis in Triassic reptiles

The first evidence of spinal arthritis in Triassic reptiles was reported by scientists from the Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung and the Universitätsmedizin Berlin. The...
Researchers developing ‘smart’ bikes to improve cycling safety, efficiency

Researchers developing ‘smart’ bikes to improve cycling safety, efficiency

According to a report by Allied Market Research, the global market for ‘smart’ cars—vehicles featuring a range of technologies and connectivity solutions featuring geospatial...
Scientist earns grant to develop countermeasures to hypersonic missile threats

Scientist earns grant to develop countermeasures to hypersonic missile threats

The Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded a $1.5 million grant to a research team in The University of Texas at Arlington’s Aerodynamics Research...
Study finds nasal problem plagued long-nosed crocodile relatives

Study finds nasal problem plagued long-nosed crocodile relatives

Study published in the journal Anatomical Record finds that humans have more in common with endangered crocodiles than we think—namely, a deviated septum. Gharials are...
Fungi proven to be best organic fly control

Fungi proven to be best organic fly control

Metarhizium brunneum and Beauveria bassiana are naturally occurring fungi that have been adapted by livestock and plant scientists into pesticides that specifically target house...
Genetic study shows ancient Carthage had European roots

Genetic study shows ancient Carthage had European roots

The Phoenician culture that dominated the Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean for 400 years has been assumed to have developed in Lebanon....
Research Highlights Diversity of the Gut Microbiome in Gorillas

Research Highlights Diversity of the Gut Microbiome in Gorillas

A new study led by North Carolina State University and the Denver Zoo sheds light on the gut microbiome of gorillas, moving researchers closer...
Beads of glass in meteorites help researchers piece together how solar system formed

Beads of glass in meteorites help researchers piece together how solar system formed

Ever since scientists started looking at meteorites with microscopes, they’ve been puzzled—and fascinated—by what’s inside. Most meteorites are made of tiny beads of glass...

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