DRAMATIC INCREASE IN MICROPLASTICS IN SEAGRASS SOIL SINCE THE 1970S

Large-scale production of vegetables and fruit in Spain with intensive plastic consumption in its greenhouse industry is believed to...

ENERGY SPENT AVOIDING HUMANS ASSOCIATED WITH SMALLER HOME RANGES FOR MALE PUMAS

New research shows that fear of humans causes mountain lions to increase their energy expenditures as they move through the landscape,...

 
 
 

STREET TREES CLOSE TO THE HOME MAY REDUCE THE RISK OF DEPRESSION

Daily contact with trees in the street may reduce the need for antidepressants. Street tree planting in cities may be a nature-based...

CLIMATE CHANGE IN ANTIQUITY: MASS EMIGRATION DUE TO WATER SCARCITY

The absence of monsoon rains at the source of the Nile was the cause of migrations and the demise of entire settlements in the late...

 
 
 

LITTER PROVIDES HABITAT FOR DIVERSE ANIMAL COMMUNITIES IN RIVERS

In a study of local rivers, experts have discovered more invertebrates - animals without a backbone, such as insects and snails - living...

INEQUALITY IN MEDIEVAL CAMBRIDGE WAS 'RECORDED ON THE BONES' OF ITS RESIDENTS

Evidence of 'skeletal trauma' among over 300 individuals from three very different cemeteries reveals varying levels of physical hardship...

 
 
 

TODDLERS WHO USE TOUCHSCREENS MAY BE MORE DISTRACTIBLE

New research highlights some of the effects regular use of touchscreens might have on toddlers.

AFTERNOON NAPPING LINKED TO BETTER MENTAL AGILITY

Taking a regular afternoon nap may be linked to better mental agility, suggests new research.

 
 
 

BREAKTHROUGH DESIGN VASTLY IMPROVES MECHANICAL HEART VALVE

New research may take the current 'gold standard' for heart valves to a new level of reliability. A team of researchers has developed...

NO OVERALL DIFFERENCE IN CONCUSSION RECOVERY TIME FOR MALE AND FEMALE COLLEGE ATHLETES

Researchers found female and male collegiate athletes take approximately the same amount of time to recover from a concussion, with...

 
 
 

PALEOCLIMATE STUDY OF PRECIPITATION AND SEA ICE IN ARCTIC ALASKA

A new study in Arctic Alaska has investigated sea ice dynamics and their impact on circulation and precipitation patterns in Arctic...

FINE TUNING FIRST-RESPONDER IMMUNE CELLS MAY REDUCE TBI DAMAGE

Immediately after a traumatic brain injury and as long as one year later, there are increased levels of immune cells called ILCs in...

 
 
 

MOST PATIENTS FIND TELE-DERMATOLOGY APPOINTMENTS SUITABLE ALTERNATIVE TO OFFICE VISITS

Researchers surveyed dermatology patients to evaluate patient satisfaction with tele-dermatology appointments. The team found the majority...

IMMUNE CELLS FOUND IN THE BRAIN ARE BEHIND THE DEPRESSION EXPERIENCED IN INFLAMMATION

Special immune cells found in the brain, microglia, play a key role in the processes that make you feel uneasy and depressed in correlation...

 
 
 

GEFS: SEARCHING BEYOND SEISMOLOGY FOR EARTHQUAKE PRECURSORS

To predict when earthquakes are likely to occur, seismologists often use statistics to monitor how clusters of seismic activity evolve...

ADDING OR SUBTRACTING SINGLE QUANTA OF SOUND

Researchers perform experiments that can add or subtract a single quantum of sound - with surprising results when applied to noisy...

 
 
 

GRAPHENE: INCREASED MARKET PENETRATION BY 2025

Graphene Flagship experts identify key opportunities in graphene commercialisation after a comprehensive three-year analysis of production...

WATCHING DECISION MAKING IN THE BRAIN

Neuroscientists and engineers have developed a system that can show the neural process of decision making in real time, including the...

 
 
 

THE SURPRISES OF COLOR EVOLUTION

Nature is full of color. For flowers, displaying color is primarily a means to attract pollinators. Insects use their color vision...

THE SEVEN ROCKY PLANETS OF TRAPPIST-1 SEEM TO HAVE VERY SIMILAR COMPOSITIONS

Astrophysicists have measured the densities of the seven planets of the exoplanetary system TRAPPIST-1 with extreme precision, the...

 
 
 



Rand Paul: Impeaching Trump 'antithesis of unity'

Rand Paul: Impeaching Trump 'antithesis of unity'

Senators will take an oath Tuesday to ensure "impartial justice" as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, proceedings that will test Republican loyalty to the... Read more ...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations, delivering an initial blow for President Joe... Read more ...

Biden called Putin to discuss his ‘malign actions,' Navalny, Psaki says

Biden called Putin to discuss his ‘malign actions,' Navalny, Psaki says

President Biden on Tuesday called Russian President Vladimir Putin to put him on notice about his “malign actions,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said. Psaki said that... Read more ...

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

The Justice Department has rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a "zero tolerance" enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which... Read more ...

Martha Stewart launches line of CBD-infused dog treats

Martha Stewart launches line of CBD-infused dog treats

Martha Stewart wants to help pet owners turn dog days into dog daze. Read more ...

Judge Orders Sex Tapes Allegedly Of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Destroyed

Judge Orders Sex Tapes Allegedly Of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Destroyed

Misdemeanor solicitation charges against Kraft and other men were dropped last year after a Florida appeals court ruled that the videos were not admissible as evidence. Read more ...

Oregon GOP's 'False Flag' Theory Draws a Backlash

Oregon GOP's 'False Flag' Theory Draws a Backlash

As the Senate gears up for Donald Trump's second impeachment trial , tied to the violent Capitol riot on Jan. 6, Oregon's Republican Party has its own take on what happened... Read more ...

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

The Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, a vote that allows the case on “incitement of insurrection” to move... Read more ...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your pacemaker

Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices. Read more ...