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Research suggests neonic pesticides harming monarch butterfly eggs

Research suggests neonic pesticides harming monarch butterfly eggs

A commonly used neonicotinoid pesticide may have significant lethal and sublethal effects on monarch butterflies, new University of Guelph research has revealed. The findings could...
Scientists Create New 'Best-in-Class' Information Engine

Scientists Create New ‘Best-in-Class’ Information Engine

Scientists have designed a remarkably fast engine that taps into a new kind of fuel — information. The development of this engine, which converts the...
Researchers find molecular patterns that may help identify extraterrestrial life

Researchers find molecular patterns that may help identify extraterrestrial life

Researchers have begun the search for extraterrestrial life in the solar system in earnest, but such life may be subtly or profoundly different from...
Research indicates São Tomé island has two species of caecilians found nowhere else on Earth

Research indicates São Tomé island has two species of caecilians found nowhere else on...

The Gulf of Guinea islands harbor an abundance of species found nowhere else on Earth. But for over 100 years, scientists have wondered whether...
Research to look at impacts of landfill chemical waste on UK seabirds

Research to look at impacts of landfill chemical waste on UK seabirds

Scientists at the University of York are to study the effects that chemical pollutants from coastal landfill waste may be having on UK seabirds’...
Research: Carbon stockpiles abound in mangrove sinkholes

Research: Carbon stockpiles abound in mangrove sinkholes

A deep dive beneath mangrove sinkholes has found the highest single carbon stocks ever reported, further highlighting the importance of mangroves as carbon sequesters....
Scientists confront major hurdle in quantum computing

Scientists confront major hurdle in quantum computing

In a series of papers, Rochester researchers report major strides in improving the transfer of information in quantum systems. Quantum science has the potential to...
Climate change shifting Earth's axis, Scientists Say

Climate change shifting Earth’s axis, Scientists Say

Loss of water on land through ice melting and human-caused factors is changing the movement of the North and South poles. Glacial melting due to...
Researchers don spacesuits to explore Hawaiian lava tubes as if they were on Mars

Researchers don spacesuits to explore Hawaiian lava tubes as if they were on Mars

Imagine trying to pick up a pebble or scrape microbes off a cave wall in a bulky spacesuit with puffy gloves on, under...
Scientists find climate change impacts plankton – a key marine food source

Scientists find climate change impacts plankton – a key marine food source

A key type of zooplankton’s inability to adapt to climate change could have adverse implications for marine food chains across the world if a...

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