Monday, August 3, 2020

Research: The carbon cost of deforestation —

Indonesia and Malaysia together account for nearly 85% of global palm oil production. This oil is commonly used in processed foods, cosmetics and...

Research: Montana burial site answers questions about early humans —

Scientists have shown that at the Anzick site in Montana -- the only known Clovis burial site -- the skeletal remains of a...

Research: Artificial lighting at night could be a reason for declining insect populations —

Climate change, pesticides and land use changes alone cannot fully explain the decline in insect populations in Germany. Scientists from the Leibniz-Institute of...

Research: Deep-sea marine sponges may hold key to antibiotic drug resistance —

Drug resistance to antibiotics is on the rise and there is an urgent need to develop new drugs to treat infectious diseases that...

Research: Is the sky the limit? On the expansion threshold of a species’ range...

All species have restricted distributions. Yet a joint coherent theory explaining the span and borders of species' ranges has been missing both due...

Research: Toothpaste and hand wash are causing antibiotic resistance —

A common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash could be contributing to antibiotic resistance, according to University of Queensland research. A study led by...

Research: World’s first known manta ray nursery —

A graduate student at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and colleagues from NOAA's Office of National Marine...

Research: New model for gauging ice sheet movement may improve sea-level-rise predictions —

A just-published paper in Science changes the formula scientists should use when estimating the speed of huge ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica...

Research: Corals fared better after researchers picked off some snails —

Local conservation actions, like rounding up predatory snails, can significantly boost the resilience of corals to climate-induced bleaching, according to a study led...

Research: However, absolute risk is less than previously thought —

 Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai found an elevated risk of major congenital malformations in fetuses after first-trimester exposure...

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