Phys.org / Expanding global cold chains: Effective adaptation, or dangerous contribution to climate change?
Keeping food cold as it moves through the supply chain is crucial to fighting food insecurity, preventing food waste, and supporting agricultural livelihoods and economies throughout the developing world.
Medical Xpress / What is Melanotan-II, the drug that consumers are urged to avoid?
A TikTok influencer grins into the camera. Shirtless, his bronzed skin contrasts on a light background.
Phys.org / Power struggles in nature can be more subtle, nuanced and strategic than just dog-eat-dog
Scientists used to think power in animals played out in a tidy and simple way. Nature is a dog-eat-dog place. Rams butt heads in a thunderous spectacle, and the winning male gets to mate with a female. Bigger, stronger, meaner ...
Medical Xpress / Infant screen use linked to alterations in cortical EEG before age 2
Infant screen use is associated with alterations in cortical electroencephalography (EEG) activity before age 2 years, according to a study published online Jan. 30 in JAMA Pediatrics.
You lift a stone and staring up at you is a little insect with its tail curled and pincers ready to inflict who knows what. Then you see its attendants—tiny white insects, huddled underneath. Should you drop the stone and ...
Medical Xpress / Step up! Here's how to start a healthy walking habit
Starting a walking routine is simple because it requires so little: comfortable, supportive walking shoes and your own two feet.
Tech Xplore / Researchers develop a novel reconfigurable device that can bridge the gap between processor and memory
Developing energy efficient high performing computing devices (i.e., devices that not only consume little power, but also compute information rapidly) is a key goal of edge computing research. Combining the memory components ...
Medical Xpress / In-office mapping of the heart without the need for surgery or CT scans for the diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmia
For almost a hundred years, the primary way to diagnose a patient with cardiac arrhythmia has been using a standard electrocardiogram (ECG). This technique allows the detection of these pathologies, but it is of little use ...
In a recent paper submitted to The Astronomical Journal in November 2022, a scientist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne quantifies how the Earth has not heard a radio signal from an extraterrestrial technological ...
Medical Xpress / FDA committee votes unanimously in favor of a one-shot COVID-19 vaccine approach. Five questions answered
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's key science advisory panel, the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee, met on Jan. 26, 2023, to chart a path forward for COVID-19 vaccine policy. During the all-day ...
Phys.org / The Auckland floods are a sign of things to come: The city needs stormwater systems fit for climate change
The extraordinary flood event Auckland experienced on the night of January 27, the eve of the city's anniversary weekend, was caused by rainfall that was literally off the chart.