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- ‘Unselfish’ genes that make plants cooperate could boost crop yieldson Nov 29, 2022 at 7:00 pm
A simple breeding experiment can identify genetic variants that make plants grow well without impeding their neighbours, improving overall yields
- Bats and death metal singers use the same throat structure to growlon Nov 29, 2022 at 7:00 pm
Daubenton’s bats use false vocal folds in their throat to produce a lower frequency grunt for communication – the same structure that lets death metal singers growl
- China and Russia Continue to Block Protections for Antarcticaby Chelsea Harvey, E&E News on Nov 29, 2022 at 7:00 pm
For the sixth year in a row, nations failed to agree on any new marine protected areas in the fragile Southern Ocean around Antarctica
- A Tobacco Plant Has Been Engineered to Produce Cocaine in Its Leavesby Mike McRae on Nov 29, 2022 at 5:00 pm
Here’s why that’s a good thing.
- How postbiotics could boost your health and even help reverse ageingon Nov 29, 2022 at 4:00 pm
Postbiotics are the newest gut health trend promising to improve our skin, boost our strength and even reverse signs of ageing. But what are they and do they live up to the hype?
- Mauna Loa, Earth’s Largest Active Volcano, Just Woke Up after 38 Yearsby Stephanie Pappas on Nov 29, 2022 at 3:45 pm
Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the largest active volcano on Earth, erupted for the first time in nearly 40 years. Its eruptions tend to be shorter-lived than those of the other Big Island volcanoes, and its lava is more liquid and flows faster
- Gliding sensors inspired by floating seeds will biodegrade after useon Nov 29, 2022 at 2:50 pm
A biodegradable glider based on the seeds of the Javan cucumber, which float for long distances, could be used to monitor the environment without leaving polluting e-waste
- Boarding school rules on phones and bedtimes help teens get more sleepon Nov 29, 2022 at 2:21 pm
At one high school, students who boarded had a consistent lights-out time and no phone access in bed, with these students getting almost 5 hours of extra sleep a week compared with the students who only attended school during the day
- Dolphins Whistle Their Names with Complex, Expressive Patternsby Rebecca Dzombak on Nov 29, 2022 at 2:00 pm
A new study quantifies how dolphins vary their “signature whistles”
- 50 years ago, a ‘cure’ for intoxication showed promiseby Erin Garcia de Jesús on Nov 29, 2022 at 2:00 pm
In 1972, vitamin and chemical injections reduced the amount of time that rats fed alcohol spent drunk. The science has yet to pan out for people.
- Do we have ‘immunity debt’ and how could it affect our infection risk?on Nov 29, 2022 at 1:34 pm
The covid-19 lockdowns undoubtedly saved many lives, but the prolonged restrictions also reduced our exposure and immunity to other infections, which could be set to spike in the UK this winter
- ‘Forever chemicals’ may pose a bigger risk to our health than scientists thoughtby Melba Newsome on Nov 29, 2022 at 12:00 pm
PFAS are linked to obesity, cancers and more. Growing evidence of the chemicals’ risks has prompted new guidance for safe drinking water and consumer testing.
- Many People with Bipolar Disorder Use Cannabis. It May Sometimes Helpby Gary Stix on Nov 29, 2022 at 11:45 am
Diminished risk-taking behaviors and other benefits may explain why many people with bipolar disorder keep consuming cannabis despite some dire downsides
- Brain mapping in mice may explain why pain makes us lose our appetiteon Nov 29, 2022 at 11:31 am
Researchers have identified different pathways that lower a mouse’s desire to eat when it’s in pain – and a similar brain circuit could also occur in humans
- Cannabis For Pain Relief? Review of 20 Studies Provides Sobering Resultsby Filip Gedin, The Conversation on Nov 29, 2022 at 6:03 am
- A Strange Thing Happens to Wolves Infected by Infamous Mind-Altering Parasiteby Michelle Starr on Nov 29, 2022 at 5:06 am
Their minds are not fully their own.
- Scientists Create ‘Invisible Fiber’ That Can Make Cakes And Pizzas Better For Youby David Nield on Nov 29, 2022 at 3:00 am
Good for the gut, and for your tastebuds.
- Cephalopods Can Pass a Cognitive Test Designed For Human Childrenby Michelle Starr on Nov 29, 2022 at 2:21 am
Cuttlefish show incredible learning and restraint.
- Study Suggests Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Could Be More Devious Than We Thoughtby Carly Cassella on Nov 29, 2022 at 12:45 am
They’re on the move.
- Monkeypox Has a New Name to Shake Off Old Stigmas, According to The WHOby Robin Millard, AFP on Nov 29, 2022 at 12:15 am