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Phys.org / Neanderthals' usage of complex adhesives reveals higher cognitive abilities, scientists discover

Neanderthals created stone tools held together by a multi-component adhesive, a team of scientists has discovered. Its findings, which are the earliest evidence of a complex adhesive in Europe, suggest these predecessors ...

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Phys.org / Universal antivenom for lethal snake toxins developed by researchers

Scripps Research scientists have developed an antibody that can block the effects of lethal toxins in the venoms of a wide variety of snakes found throughout Africa, Asia and Australia.

just added in Biology
Phys.org / Meat, legume or rice-based dishes tend to have a larger biodiversity footprint, study shows

Dishes like Brazilian steak and Indian kidney bean curry have an especially large biodiversity footprint, or impact on biodiversity, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Elissa Cheng from ...

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Medical Xpress / 'Movies' with color and music visualize brain activity data in beautiful detail

Complex neuroimaging data can be explored through translation into an audiovisual format—a video with accompanying musical soundtrack—to help interpret what happens in the brain when performing certain behaviors.

just added in Neuroscience
Phys.org / Centuries-long analysis suggests biodiversity is differentiating and homogenizing to a comparable extent

The tendency of communities and the species within them to become more similar or more distinct across landscapes—biotic homogenization and differentiation—are approximately balanced, according to a new study published ...

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Medical Xpress / Long COVID linked to persistently high levels of inflammatory protein: A potential biomarker and target for treatments

SARS-CoV-2 triggers the production of the antiviral protein IFN-γ, which is associated with fatigue, muscle ache and depression. New research shows that in long COVID patients, IFN-y production persists until symptoms improve, ...

Phys.org / Angle-dependent holograms made possible by metasurfaces

Recently, a research team from Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) has employed metasurfaces to fabricate angle-dependent holograms with multiple functions. This technology allows holograms to display multiple ...

1 hour ago in Nanotechnology
Tech Xplore / Researchers develop AI that can understand light in photographs

Despite significant progress in developing AI systems that can understand the physical world like humans do, researchers have struggled with modeling a certain aspect of our visual system: the perception of light.

1 hour ago in Machine learning & AI
Medical Xpress / Study finds raised blood pressure is the leading risk factor for death in Australia

Raised blood pressure has been the leading risk factor for death in Australia for the past three decades, according to a study published February 21, 2024, in the open-access journal PLOS ONE led by Alta Schutte and Xiaoyue ...

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Medical Xpress / Study examines medical mystery of child hepatitis outbreak

An analysis of the sudden global outbreak of hepatitis in children finds that although the primary suspect is highly likely to be an infection by multiple viruses, many questions still puzzle researchers.

Medical Xpress / Q&A: COVID rebound can happen whether or not you take Paxlovid

What initially was referred to as "Paxlovid rebound"—a return of COVID symptoms or test positivity after starting a course of the antiviral—is now more accurately referred to as "COVID rebound," because rebound can happen ...

14 minutes ago in Medications
Medical Xpress / Machine learning can help optimize medical resource sharing in a crisis

Addressing supply shortages in an organization can be like hitting a moving target—the problem may shift along with immediate supply and demand as the situation evolves.

18 minutes ago in Health informatics