Category: Science

Posted in Farming Gardening Science

How plants distinguish between good and bad microbes

By Chrissy Sexton Earth.com staff writer In a new study from the American Phytopathological Society, researchers are shedding new light on how plants distinguish between microbes that…

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Posted in Living Science

The emerging science of human screams

by  Cell Press July 16, 2015 Our noisy world is no match for a screaming infant. An airplane could be flying by as a house party…

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Posted in Medical Science

Fruit flies and mosquitos are ‘brainier’ than most people suspect, say scientists

by  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 5/14/2021 In research made possible when COVID-19 sidelined other research projects, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine meticulously counted brain…

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Posted in Living Medical Science

Scientists Just Moved One Step Closer to Reversing Aging in Humans

And we might have ways to leverage this knowledge. By  Brad Bergan Apr 30, 2021 Everyone loses their youthful glow eventually, as the process of aging…

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Posted in Living Science

An interactive visual database for American Sign Language reveals how signs are organized in the mind

Zed Sevcikova Sehyr, San Diego State University; Ariel Golderg, Tufts University; Karen Emmorey, San Diego State University, and Naomi Caselli, Boston University “Desire” and “still”…

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Posted in Climate Change Science Technology

Technology innovation gives government leverage to drive down emissions fast – here’s how

Jessika E. Trancik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology To avert the worst effects of climate change, global greenhouse gas emissions should fall at faster rates than…

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Posted in Living Science

A laser equipped robotic guide dog to lead people who are visually impaired

by Bob Yirka , Tech Xplore A small team of researchers at the University of California, Berkeley has developed a robot dog to help in…

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Posted in Environment Food Health Science

Study links prenatal phthalate exposure to altered information processing in infants

by Diana Yates,  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Exposure to phthalates, a class of chemicals widely used in packaging and consumer products, is known to interfere…

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Posted in Health Science

Researcher finds that sign-language exposure impacts infants as young as 5 months old

by Vienna McGrain,  Rochester Institute of Technology While it isn’t surprising that infants and children love to look at people’s movements and faces, recent research from…

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Posted in Climate Change Environment Science

Narwhal tusks tell a troubling tale

Narwhal diets are changing as the Arctic warms. MATT SIMON, WIRED.COM –  4/4/2021, 7:38 AM Researchers have long debated what the 10-foot-long tooth that erupts from a…

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