FRONT PAGE: Carnivores May Adjust Schedule To Avoid Each Other, Researchers Find
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FRONT PAGE: Carnivores May Adjust Schedule To Avoid Each Other, Researchers Find

Newswise — Just as humans may leave their home five minutes early to avoid a talkative neighbor or depart work late to avoid a rude coworker, carnivorous mammals may go out of their way to avoid other species. But they’re not trying to navigate awkward social interactions; rather, they are negotiating space and resources for…

FRONT PAGES: Flexible, Stretchy, Flexible LEDs
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FRONT PAGES: Flexible, Stretchy, Flexible LEDs

Newswise — Sure, you could attach two screens with a hinge and call a cell phone “foldable,” but what if you could roll it up and put it in your wallet? Or stretch it around your wrist to wear it as a watch?The next step in digital displays being developed at the McKelvey School of…

FRONT PAGES: Climate Change Reduces Nutrition And Increases Toxicity At Food Web Base
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FRONT PAGES: Climate Change Reduces Nutrition And Increases Toxicity At Food Web Base

Newswise — HANOVER, N.H. – October 25, 2021 – Climate change impacts on freshwater systems can lower nutrition and increase toxicity at the base of the food web, according to research from Dartmouth College and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.The research, published in Scientific Reports, focused on the effects of warming water temperatures and browning—a discoloration…

FRONT PAGE: Experiments Confirm A Quantum Material’s Unique Response To Circularly Polarized Laser Light
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FRONT PAGE: Experiments Confirm A Quantum Material’s Unique Response To Circularly Polarized Laser Light

Newswise — When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down experiments at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory early last year, Shambhu Ghimire’s research group was forced to find another way to study an intriguing research target: quantum materials known as topological insulators, or TIs, which conduct electric current on their surfaces but not through…

FRONT PAGES: New Concerns About Inland Wetlands
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FRONT PAGES: New Concerns About Inland Wetlands

Newswise — New research led by Flinders University is renewing calls to protect the source of water and aquifers supporting the ecologically significant Doongmabulla Springs Complex in central Queensland from a proposed Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin.As work on the Bravus (previously Adani) mine progresses, leading groundwater scientists warn more research is needed to measure and…

SCIENCE: Arkansan Paleonologists Discover Fossils of New Fish Species and New Lizards in Arkansas
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SCIENCE: Arkansan Paleonologists Discover Fossils of New Fish Species and New Lizards in Arkansas

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SCIENCE: New Research Shows Vikings Existed in Newfoundland 1,000 Years Before
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SCIENCE: New Research Shows Vikings Existed in Newfoundland 1,000 Years Before

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SCIENCE: Early Jurassic Herbivorous Dinosaurs lived in Age-Segregated Herds
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SCIENCE: Early Jurassic Herbivorous Dinosaurs lived in Age-Segregated Herds

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SCIENCE: Study: Ivory poaching has triggered a rapid evolution of tusklessness in African elephants
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SCIENCE: Study: Ivory poaching has triggered a rapid evolution of tusklessness in African elephants

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FRONT PAGES: Some Of The Oldest Rubies In The World Are Linked To Early Life
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FRONT PAGES: Some Of The Oldest Rubies In The World Are Linked To Early Life

Newswise — While analyzing some of the world’s oldest coloured gemstones, researchers from the University of Waterloo discovered carbon residue that was once ancient life, encased in a 2.5 billion-year-old ruby.The research team, led by Chris Yakymchuk, professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Waterloo, set out to study the geology of rubies to better…

FRONT PAGES: Building A Better Dipstick Test
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FRONT PAGES: Building A Better Dipstick Test

Newswise — Lateral flow assays – LFAs, often called ‘dipsticks’ – have been a standard point-of-care testing platform for decades, and keep growing in popularity, especially in developing countries. These disposable, paper-based diagnostic devices are affordable, widely available, have a long shelf life, and they’re fast, typically delivering test results in less than 20 minutes.They’re…

FRONT PAGE: To Mask Or Not To Mask: Study Provides Mechanism To Test Materials
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FRONT PAGE: To Mask Or Not To Mask: Study Provides Mechanism To Test Materials

Newswise — STONY BROOK, NY, October 21, 2021 – In a study that used inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry to mimic respiratory droplets that can carry viruses, researchers demonstrated a mechanism that enables multiple mask materials to be protective. Led by Stony Brook University Professor Amy Marschilok, PhD, the study findings suggest that adsorptivity of…

FRONT PAGE: UC San Diego Physicist Helps Launch National Network Examining Earth's Planetary Limits
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FRONT PAGE: UC San Diego Physicist Helps Launch National Network Examining Earth's Planetary Limits

Newswise — University of California San Diego Physics Professor Tom Murphy is among five authors of an essay, appearing in the November 2021 issue of the journal Energy Research & Social Science, that cautions current levels of worldwide economic growth, energy use and resource consumption will overshoot Earth’s finite limits.The essay, “Modernity is Incompatible with Planetary Limits: Developing…

FRONT PAGES: Hubble Provides An Unprecedented, Early Look At A Doomed Star’s Destruction
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FRONT PAGES: Hubble Provides An Unprecedented, Early Look At A Doomed Star’s Destruction

Newswise — Like a witness to a violent death, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope recently gave astronomers an unprecedented, comprehensive view of the first moments of a star’s cataclysmic demise. Hubble’s data, combined with other observations of the doomed star from space- and ground-based telescopes, may give astronomers an early warning system for other stars on…

SCIENCE: Archean Asteroid Impacts Delayed Evolution of Earth’s Atmosphere, Study Suggests
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SCIENCE: Archean Asteroid Impacts Delayed Evolution of Earth’s Atmosphere, Study Suggests

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SCIENCE: Horses were first domesticated on the Western Eurasian Steppes more than 4,000 years ago
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SCIENCE: Horses were first domesticated on the Western Eurasian Steppes more than 4,000 years ago

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FRONT PAGE: ‘Raptor-Like’ Dinosaur Discovered In Australian Mine, Actually Uncovered As A Timid Vegetarian
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FRONT PAGE: ‘Raptor-Like’ Dinosaur Discovered In Australian Mine, Actually Uncovered As A Timid Vegetarian

Newswise — Fossil footprints found in an Australian coal mine around 50 years ago have long been thought to be that of a large ‘raptor-like’ predatory dinosaur, but scientists have in fact discovered they were instead left by a timid long-necked herbivore.University of Queensland palaeontologist Dr Anthony Romilio recently led an international team to re-analyse the footprints,…

FRONT PAGE: Saraf Advances Work On First-Of-Its-Kind ‘living’ Transistor Chip
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FRONT PAGE: Saraf Advances Work On First-Of-Its-Kind ‘living’ Transistor Chip

Posted October 8, 2021 by Tiffany LeeNewswise — A University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher is one step closer to developing a new kind of transistor chip that harnesses the biological responses of living organisms to drive current through the device, shedding light on cellular activity at an unprecedented level of sensitivity. Eventually, this “living” chip may enable…

FRONT PAGE: First-Ever Africa-Wide Great Ape Assessment Reveals Human Activity, Not Habitat Availability, Is Greatest Driver Of Ape Abundance
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FRONT PAGE: First-Ever Africa-Wide Great Ape Assessment Reveals Human Activity, Not Habitat Availability, Is Greatest Driver Of Ape Abundance

Newswise — NEW YORK (21 October 2021) – The first-ever Africa-wide assessment of great apes – gorillas, bonobos and chimpanzees – finds that human factors, including roads, population density and GDP, determine abundance more than ecological factors such as forest cover.The findings are published in the American Journal of Primatology by a team of scientists…

FRONT PAGE: NUS Researchers Develop World's First Smart Bandage That Detects Multiple Biomarkers For Onsite Chronic Wound Monitoring
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FRONT PAGE: NUS Researchers Develop World's First Smart Bandage That Detects Multiple Biomarkers For Onsite Chronic Wound Monitoring

Newswise — Singapore, 21 October 2021 – A research team led by Professor Lim Chwee Teck from the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Department of Biomedical Engineering  and Institute for Health Innovation & Technology (iHealthtech), in collaboration with clinical partners from Singapore General Hospital, has developed a smart wearable sensor that can conduct real-time, point-of-care…

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