Friday, October 30, 2020

Research: Endocrine-disrupting pesticides impair frog reproduction — ScienceDaily (science)

In a new study, researchers from Sweden and Britain have investigated how the endocrine-disrupting substance linuron affects reproduction in the West African clawed...

Research: Allergen in red meat linked to heart disease —

A team of researchers says it has linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat to the buildup of plaque in the arteries...

Research: Amber fossils provide oldest evidence of frogs in wet, tropical forests — ScienceDaily...

About 99 million years ago, a tiny juvenile frog in present-day Myanmar was suddenly trapped in sap with a beetle, perhaps its intended...

Research: Ocean waves following sea ice loss trigger Antarctic ice shelf collapse — ScienceDaily...

Storm-driven ocean swells have triggered the catastrophic disintegration of Antarctic ice shelves in recent decades, according to new research published in Nature today. Lead...

Clever bees can identify different flowers by patterns of scent — (research)

New research led by scientists from the University of Bristol and Queen Mary University of London has revealed that bumblebees can tell flowers...

New teleconnection for early and accurate precipitation prediction — (research)

El Niño was long considered a reliable tool for predicting future precipitation in the southwestern United States, but its forecasting power has diminished...

For 100 million years, amber freezes a tableau of tick’s worst day ever —...

One day in Myanmar during the Cretaceous period, a tick managed to ensnare itself in a spider web. Realizing its predicament, the tick...

Original habitat is best, but restoration still makes a big difference — (research)

A new study in The Condor: Ornithological Applications presents some of the best evidence to date that restoration efforts in Missouri's Ozark Highlands...

Deadly fungus found for first time in critically endangered amphibian species — (research)

A fungal pathogen which has led to the extinction of entire species in South America has been recorded for the first time in...

Large-scale whaling in north Scandinavia may date back to 6th century — (research)

The intensive whaling that has pushed many species to the brink of extinction today may be several centuries older than previously assumed. This...

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