Monthly Archives: June, 2022

Ice Age wolf DNA reveals that dogs descended from 2 separate wolf populations.

 An international team of geneticists and archaeologists led by the Francis Crick Institute discovered that dogs' ancestors can be traced back to at least...

Investigating positron scattering from massive molecular targets

 To investigate quantum properties that cannot be tested with electrons, new research looks at positron scattering from rare gas atoms encapsulated in carbon 60.Particle...

Chemicals in the winter air in Fairbanks

According to new research that seeks to better understand the causes and makeup of the dirty air, a chemical compound discovered in Fairbanks' wintertime...

New biobatteries generate power for weeks using bacterial interactions.

 Binghamton University, State University of New York, researchers have developed a "plug-and-play" biobattery that can be stacked to improve output voltage and current.Professor Seokheun...

Is artificial intelligence good or bad for the climate? It’s complicated.

 A new framework for understanding and shaping the effects of AI on greenhouse gas emissions.Will the increasingly widespread use of artificial intelligence (AI) aid...

The most recent earthquakes in West Texas have been linked to oil and gas activity.

Researchers investigated the relationship between earthquakes and oil and gas production activities in Texas and New Mexico's Delaware Basin. The graph depicts the degree...

Long-term liquid water also on non-Earth-like planets

 Low-mass planets with a primordial atmosphere of hydrogen and helium may have temperatures and pressures suitable for liquid water. Because the presence of liquid...

Impact of waste on environment and human health

For a long time, the waste that humans generate has been harmful to our environment. Humans produce far too much garbage and are incapable...

Viruses survive in fresh water by ‘ hitchhiking ‘ on plastic, according to a new study.

 Researchers discovered that dangerous viruses can survive in fresh water for up to three days by hitchhiking on plastic.Human enteric, or intestinal, viruses can...

The octopus and human brains have the same “jumping genes.”

 A new study has discovered an important molecular analogy that could explain these invertebrates' remarkable intelligence.The octopus is a remarkable organism with an extremely...

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Cacao consumption was widespread among Maya people, not simply the aristocracy.

Who had access to the plant, which was revered, is revealed through ancient ceramics. This...

Hearing aids could also be used with false teeth.

Traditional hearing aids rely on the bone to transfer sound, but jawbones do the same.

The Nord Stream gas pipelines from Russia to Europe have mysterious leaks.

Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2, key gas pipelines connecting Russia and Europe, have both developed large leaks within hours of...

Fish fossils from the past show how bizarre our vertebrate ancestors were.

Chinese discoveries from over 440 million years ago include some of the earliest jawed vertebrates.