Biology

Neonicotinoid Pesticides Impair Bees’ Social Behavior

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Using an automated robotic platform to spy on bumblebees wearing tiny barcoded backpacks, researchers have discovered yet another detrimental effect of neonicotinoid pesticides on these insects: neonicotinoid exposure disrupts the behavior and […]

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Japan’s earliest ‘couple’ identified

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Scientists have discovered fossils of tiny male and female crustaceans over 400 million years old in Japan An international team of scientists has discovered what is believed to be Japan’s earliest ‘couple’ […]

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Earth Sciences

A New Hope: GEDI to Yield 3D Forest Carbon Map

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A new NASA laser instrument set to launch to the International Space Station in December will help scientists create the first three-dimensional map of the world’s temperate and tropical forests. The Global […]

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Earth Sciences

As Arctic ship traffic increases, narwhals and other unique animals are at risk

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A pod of narwhals (Monodon monoceros) in central Baffin Bay. Narwhals are the most vulnerable animals to increased ship traffic in the Arctic Ocean. Kristin Laidre/University of Washington, CC BY-ND Donna Hauser, […]

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Earth Sciences

How much debris is lying on glaciers?

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Researchers analyze mountain glaciers with ‘Google Earth Engine’ A warming Earth causes the volume of mountain glaciers and their extent to decline globally for decades. At the same time, the cover of […]

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Medicine and Health

Bacterial pneumonia far more dangerous to the heart than viral pneumonia

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Heart complications in patients diagnosed with bacterial pneumonia are more serious than in patients diagnosed with viral pneumonia, according to new research from the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in […]

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Modern political polarization may have its roots in urban planning

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Urban planning decisions from decades past are likely a contributing factor to the rise of right-wing populism, a study from the University of Waterloo has found. The study looked at urban planning […]

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Biology

Research explains how your muscles form

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All vertebrates need muscles to function; they are the most abundant tissue in the human body and are integral to movement. In a recent article published in Nature Communications, an international team of […]

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Earth Sciences

Japan’s earliest ‘couple’ identified

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Scientists have discovered fossils of tiny male and female crustaceans over 400 million years old in Japan An international team of scientists has discovered what is believed to be Japan’s earliest ‘couple’ […]

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Earth Sciences

A New Hope: GEDI to Yield 3D Forest Carbon Map

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A new NASA laser instrument set to launch to the International Space Station in December will help scientists create the first three-dimensional map of the world’s temperate and tropical forests. The Global […]

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Earth Sciences

How much debris is lying on glaciers?

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Researchers analyze mountain glaciers with ‘Google Earth Engine’ A warming Earth causes the volume of mountain glaciers and their extent to decline globally for decades. At the same time, the cover of […]

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Biology

Research explains how your muscles form

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All vertebrates need muscles to function; they are the most abundant tissue in the human body and are integral to movement. In a recent article published in Nature Communications, an international team of […]

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