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Ancient genetic markers in sockeye salmon can help manage healthier fish stocks
PHYS.ORG A recent study from UBC's Okanagan campus identifies new genetic markers in sockeye salmon that can help improve management of fish populations. 2 days
Ancient genetic markers in sockeye salmon can help manage healthier fish stocks
SCIENCE DAILY A recent study identifies new genetic markers in sockeye salmon that can help improve management of fish populations. 1 day
Nanoalloys ten times as effective as pure platinum in fuel cells
SCIENCE DAILY A new type of nanocatalyst can result in the long-awaited commercial breakthrough for fuel cell cars. Research results show that it is possible to significantly reduce... 2 days
Border walls may pose big challenges to biodiversity—but smaller ones to humans
PHYS.ORG With the prospect of a US-Mexico border wall looming, research and reporting on the ecological impacts of walls is both important and timely. Reporting... 3 days
Border walls may pose big challenges to biodiversity, but smaller ones to humans
SCIENCE DAILY Walls such as the proposed barrier along the US-Mexico border lead to habitat fragmentation and can close off animal populations by impeding... 2 days
Nanoalloys 10 times as effective as pure platinum in fuel cells
PHYS.ORG A new type of nanocatalyst can result in the long-awaited commercial breakthrough for fuel cell cars. Research results from Chalmers University of Technology and Technical University... 3 days
Serious injuries at Tesla plant double industry average: report
PHYS.ORG The rate of serious injuries at a Tesla factory in California is double the industry average, a worker advocacy group said Wednesday in a report calling for better workplace protections. 2 days
Study of biodiversity suggests a small increase in size of protected areas could reap large rewards
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A trio of researchers, two with Laboratoire d'Écologie Alpine in France and the other with Yale... 2 days
New study shows way to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections
NEWS MEDICAL They're a double-edged sword for nursing home residents and staff – making it easier and safer to handle a basic bodily function, but putting frail patients in danger... 5 days
Researchers show how DPF2 protein controls blood cell production in leukemia
NEWS MEDICAL Many things go wrong in cells during the development of cancer. At the heart of the chaos are often genetic switches that control the production of... 4 days
The perils of publishing location data for endangered species
SCIENCE DAILY While the increasing accessibility of data from scientific studies creates many benefits -- and represents a process that should be broadly embraced -- in the context of conserving endangered species... 12 hours
Fungal enzymes team up to more efficiently break down cellulose
PHYS.ORG One of the biggest barriers in the commercial production of sustainable biofuels is to cost-effectively break down the bioenergy crops into sugars that can then be converted into... 16 hours
Dragon Ant, Devil Orchid Star in Top 10 Newfound Species
LIVE SCIENCE The top 10 highlight global biodiversity — as well as a slew of interesting names. 3 days
Research explores 'artificial leaf' system for solar fuel production
PHYS.ORG If human beings could mimic the way plants make their own fuel, it's not a stretch to say that Earth's energy needs could be solved. 3 days
Dual-task gait testing can be effective predictor of dementia, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL In a new study, researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University are demonstrating that gait, or motion testing, while simultaneously performing a cognitively demanding... 3 days
Researchers synthesize lung surfactant by mimicking production of spider silk
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have managed to synthesise lung surfactant, a drug used in the care of preterm babies, by mimicking the production of spider silk. 4 days
The plan to protect wildlife displaced by the Hume Highway has failed
PHYS.ORG It's no secret that human development frequently comes at a cost to other creatures. As our urban footprint expands, native habitat contracts. To compensate for this,... 21 hours
CTCF facilitates DNA double-strand break repair by enhancing homologous recombination repair
Science Magazine The repair of DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) is mediated via two major pathways, nonhomologous end joining (NHEJ) and homologous recombination (HR) repair. DSB repair is vital... 3 days
Medical News Today: Five tips for treating bacterial vaginosis at home
MNT While bacterial vaginosis can usually be treated with antibiotics, some women prefer to try home remedies first. Are they effective? What are the risks? 5 days
Schools using smart phone technology against sex assaults
PHYS.ORG The same technology that keeps kids glued to their smart phones is being used by some schools as protection against sexual assaults . Using apps, victims and bystanders can alert school officials,... 5 days
Natural gas facilities with no carbon dioxide emissions
SCIENCE DAILY How can we burn natural gas without releasing carbon dioxide (CO2) into the air? This feat is achieved using a special combustion method: chemical looping combustion (CLC). In this process, CO2 can... 2 days
Double First: 19th-Century Book Is 1st with Photos, by 1st Female Photographer
LIVE SCIENCE The Rijksmuseum in the Netherlands has acquired a photography first: the first book to be illustrated with photos, by a pioneering female photographer. 3 days
Precise insight into the depths of cells
SCIENCE DAILY Is it possible to watch at the level of single cells how fish embryos become trout, carp or salmon? Researchers have successfully combined two very advanced fluorescence microscopy techniques. The new high-resolution light microscope... 2 days
Natural gas facilities with no CO2 emissions
PHYS.ORG How can we burn natural gas without releasing CO2 into the air? This feat is achieved using a special combustion method that TU Wien has been researching for years: chemical looping combustion (CLC). In... 3 days
Self-healing catalyst films for hydrogen production
PHYS.ORG Chemists at the Centre for Electrochemical Sciences at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have developed a catalyst with self-healing properties. Under the challenging conditions of water electrolysis for hydrogen production, the catalyst material regenerates itself, as long as the... 20 hours
Making biological drugs with spider silk protein
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have managed to synthesise lung surfactant, a drug used in the care of preterm babies, by mimicking the production of spider silk. Animal studies reveal it to be... 4 days
Researchers combine two advanced fluorescence microscopy techniques
PHYS.ORG Is it possible to watch at the level of single cells how fish embryos become trout, carp or salmon? Researchers at Goethe University Frankfurt have successfully combined two very advanced fluorescence microscopy techniques. The... 3 days
Increased leaf abundance is a double-edged sword
SCIENCE DAILY A new global assessment reveals that increases in leaf abundance are causing boreal areas to warm and arid regions to cool. The results suggest that recent changes in global vegetation have had impacts on... 12 hours
High voltage for tomorrow's particle accelerator
PHYS.ORG On behalf of CERN, researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a high-tech device for the production of extremely precise, high voltage pulses that could be used in the next generation of particle accelerators. 4 days
Bouldering may be used to effectively treat symptoms of depression, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL A growing body of research suggests that bouldering, a form of rock climbing, can help build muscle and endurance while reducing stress -- and... 22 hours
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Minimizing the risk of electric shock around pools and lakes
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'As soon as I could walk, I started to collect rocks'
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Has Everest's famous Hillary Step really collapsed? Here's the science
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Conch shells spill the secret to their toughness
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Pregnant rays and babies pay a price after 'catch and release' from fishing trawlers
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The mystery of quantum computers
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New technique could increase success rate, life span of implantable devices
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Australian satellite in orbit
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Designing games that change perceptions, opinions and even players' real-life actions
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The language of 'terror' serves political ends – we owe it to our children to find real answers
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Look at Eva, 4 months old and standing
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Expressing genetic interactions through music
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Researchers help provide first glimpse of organelles in action inside living cells
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Collapsing star gives birth to a black hole
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