Washington [US], July 25 (ANI): In addition to affecting water quality, soils are essential for plant development. However, it has been challenging to foresee how wildfires might affect water quality and plant development, according to a recent study led by a group of Colorado investigators.
Washington [US], July 25 (ANI): To save the world's fish stocks and oceans, scientists are racing to find better and sustainable ways to make healthy nutritional products such as Omega-3 fatty acids, biodiesel, aquaculture and livestock food from fast-growing microalgae. New research has discovered a simple, low-cost and effective way to extract high-value bioactives from single-cell algae oil using waste sulfur from industries such as petrochemical production.
Washington [US], July 25 (ANI): A well-regulated hot water system can prevent the spread of waterborne pathogens, including an emerging infectious disease problem from 'superbugs' which can be resistant to most antibiotics.
Atlanta (Georgia) [US], July 25 (ANI): According to a recent study from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an elephant's folded skin plays a significant part in stretching its trunk in addition to its muscles. The creature can easily grab fragile vegetation and break apart tree trunks thanks to the adaptability of its muscle and skin combination.
Washington [US], July 24 (ANI): Researchers from Rice University have shown that the increasingly popular CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool may be used in human cells in a variety of new potent ways, according to a recent study.
Washington [U.S], July 24 (ANI): Plants produce salicylic acid, popularly known as aspirin, to protect themselves against environmental dangers like insects, thirst, and heat. A better understanding of this procedure could aid plants in surviving the increased stress brought on by climate change.
Washington [U.S], July 24 (ANI): CU Anschutz researchers have identified a new mechanism of how auditory sensitivity is regulated that can temporarily reduce the sensitivity of the auditory system for protection from loud sounds that can cause irreversible damage.
Alaska [US], July 23 (ANI): A new study has found that computers can be trained to better detect distant nuclear detonations, chemical blasts and volcano eruptions by learning from artificial explosion signals.
Washington [U.S], July 23 (ANI): Fifty years after the famous 'marshmallow test' found that children who resist temptation do better on measures of life success, a study of preschoolers in Boulder and Japan reveals that what kids are willing to wait for depends on their cultural upbringing.
Tohuku Region [Japan], July 23 (ANI): Research conducted at Tohuku University have found evidence pointing to a relationship between the magnitude of mass extinctions and global temperature changes in geologic times.
Washington [U.S], July 22 (ANI): A new study suggests that an elephant's muscles aren't the only way it stretches its trunk, its folded skin also plays an important role. The combination of muscle and skin gives the animal the versatility to grab fragile vegetation and rip apart tree trunks.
Washington [U.S], July 21 (ANI): Warm-bloodedness is a key mammal trait, but it's been a mystery when our ancestors evolved it. A new study points to an unlikely source for telling a fossil animal's body temperature: the size of tiny structures in their inner ears. The fluid in our ears becomes runnier at higher temperatures, so animals with warm bodies don't need as big of canals for it to flow through. Turns out, mammal ancestors became warm-blooded nearly 20 million years later than previously thought.
Washington [U.S], July 21 (ANI): In a series of studies over more than 20 years, evolutionary biologists have demonstrated that paper wasps, despite their tiny brains, have an impressive capacity to learn, remember and make social distinctions about others.
Washington [U.S], July 21 (ANI): A team has developed a new tool to predict and customize the rate of DNA editing, paving the way for more personalized, efficient genetic and cell therapies for diseases such as diabetes and cancer.
California [US], July 21 (ANI): Jupiter should have more impressive, larger rings than Saturn since it is larger. However, according to a recent study from UC Riverside, Jupiter's enormous moons block this vision from illuminating the night sky.