Monday, March 1, 2021

Research: Zebra finches perceive only red or orange, even when the truth falls somewhere...

For a small, reddish-beaked bird called the zebra finch, sexiness is color-coded. Males have beaks that range from light orange to dark red....

Research: Is a simple box and pipe system a solution for farms? —

Spring in America's heartland is often wet. That makes its soil too soft for planting. One solution to that issue is tile drainage....

Super-strong surgical tape detaches on demand (Study)

Last year, MIT engineers developed a double-sided adhesive that could quickly and firmly stick to wet surfaces such as biological tissues. They showed that the tape...

Research: Drones and artificial intelligence —

Every year, the world loses an estimated 7 percent of its seagrasses. While the reasons are manifold, one culprit has long confounded scientists:...
Report: Surface clean-up technology won't solve ocean plastic problem

Report: Surface clean-up technology won’t solve ocean plastic problem

Clean-up devices that collect waste from the ocean surface won't solve the plastic pollution problem, a new study shows. Researchers compared estimates of current and...

Science: Giant viruses invent their own genes — (research)

Three new members have been isolated and added to the Pandoravirus family by researchers at the Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory (CNRS/Aix?Marseille Université),...
Scientists document the first use of maize in Mesoamerica

Scientists document the first use of maize in Mesoamerica

An international team of researchers investigated the earliest humans in Central America and how they adapted over time to new and changing environments, and...

Research: Meteorite ‘Black Beauty’ expands window for when life might have existed on Mars...

The early surface of Mars consisting of a liquid magma ocean crystallized extremely rapidly, just 20 million year after the formation of the...

Research: Amoebae diversified at least 750 million years ago, far earlier than expected —

Brazilian researchers have reconstructed the evolutionary history of amoebae and demonstrated that at the end of the Precambrian period, at least 750 million...

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