Sunday, August 9, 2020

Research: Beluga whales have sensitive hearing, little age-related loss —

Scientists published the first hearing tests on a wild population of healthy marine mammals. The tests on beluga whales in Bristol Bay, AK,...

Research: Yangtze dams put endangered sturgeon’s future in doubt —

Before the damming of the Yangtze River in 1981, Chinese sturgeon swam freely each summer one after another into the river's mouth, continuing...
Study: Control Methods Can Help Protect Coral Reefs from Invasive Species

Study: Control Methods Can Help Protect Coral Reefs from Invasive Species

Control efforts such as the removal of shipwrecks and application of chlorine may help mitigate the damaging effects of corallimorph, which is a type...
Researchers regenerate neurons in mice with spinal cord injury and optic nerve damage

Researchers regenerate neurons in mice with spinal cord injury and optic nerve damage

Like power lines in an electrical grid, long wiry projections that grow outward from neurons -- structures known as axons -- form interconnected communication...
Most of the children admitted to pediatric intensive care units had underlying conditions (Study)

Most of the children admitted to pediatric intensive care units had underlying conditions (Study)

Children, teens and young adults are at greater risk for severe complications from COVID-19 than previously thought and those with underlying health conditions are...

Research: Translation of genes more complex than expected —

Researchers from the group of Marvin Tanenbaum at the Hubrecht Institute have shown that translation of the genetic information stored in our DNA...

Research: Discovery in cell development changes understanding of how genes shape early embryos —

Our bodies hold roughly 14 trillion cells, each containing a nucleus with DNA measuring two meters long by 20 atoms wide. To fit...

Research: Coral skeleton provides evidence that North Atlantic Ocean has less nitrogen pollution than...

When nitrogen-based fertilizers flow into water bodies, the result can be deadly for marine life near shore, but what is the effect of...

Research: Death near the shoreline, not life on land —

Our understanding of when the very first animals started living on land is helped by identifying trace fossils -- the tracks and trails...
Researchers find salty, Europa-like subglacial lakes

Researchers find salty, Europa-like subglacial lakes

Two lakes found under ice cap in Canadian Arctic may offer clues to possible life on Europa, the icy moon of Jupiter. The lakes are...

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