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Studying the hotbed of horizontal gene transfers
MIT Global Microbiome Conservancy research reveals surprising new insights into human gut microbiomes. 9 hours
Offshore wind farms to test business in deep water
PHYS.ORG As wind turbines become increasingly familiar sights along shorelines, developers of offshore floating platforms, which harness the powerful winds further out to sea, are seeking to establish their technologies as... 17 hours
Two rhinos die in Chad after being relocated from S.Africa
PHYS.ORG Two of six critically endangered black rhinos have died of unknown causes five months after being flown from South Africa to Chad in a pioneering project to re-introduce... 1 day
New data tool can help scientists use limited funds to protect the greatest number of endangered species
PHYS.ORG VIDEO A large majority of Americans strongly support the goal of preventing the extinction of... 4 days
Adding the third dimension to marine conservation
PHYS.ORG A new approach to tackle conservation decisions in 3-D marine environments could lead to better conservation outcomes. 4 days
Prince William shows conservation still has a problem with 'white saviours'
PHYS.ORG Prince William recently spoke at one of the largest illegal wildlife summits ever held in London. He said, "Poaching is an economic crime against ordinary people... 4 days
Genetic breakthrough will aid whitebark pine conservation efforts
SCIENCE DAILY A research team for the first time developed reliable genetic markers known as nuclear microsatellites for the whitebark pine, a discovery that could improve the tree's prospects for survival. Whitebark pine, which... 4 days
Working lands play a key role in protecting biodiversity
SCIENCE DAILY Diversifying working lands -- including farmland, rangeland and forests -- may be key to preserving biodiversity in the face of climate change, says a new review article. These changes could... 4 days
New tool helps align investment with objectives in biodiversity conservation
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers developed a tool, called the Recovery Explorer, that can be used to help guide conservation scientists in making decisions on how to best use limited funds to... 4 days
Genetic breakthrough will aid whitebark pine conservation efforts
PHYS.ORG A University of Colorado Denver-led research team for the first time developed reliable genetic markers known as nuclear microsatellites for the whitebark pine, a discovery that could improve the tree's prospects for... 4 days
Landscapes that work for biodiversity and people
Science Magazine How can we manage farmlands, forests, and rangelands to respond to the triple challenge of the Anthropocene—biodiversity loss, climate change, and unsustainable land use? When managed by using biodiversity-based techniques such as agroforestry, silvopasture,... 4 days
New tool helps align investment with objectives in biodiversity conservation
PHYS.ORG One of the balancing acts faced by conservation agencies is how to conserve and protect as many species as possible from extinction with limited funding and finite resources.... 4 days
New material, manufacturing process use sun's heat for cheaper renewable electricity
SCIENCE DAILY VIDEO Scientists have developed a new material and manufacturing process that would make one way to use solar power -- as heat energy -- more efficient in... 4 days
The big problem of small data: A new approach
PHYS.ORG Big Data is all the rage today, but Small Data matters too! Drawing reliable conclusions from small datasets, like those from clinical trials for rare diseases or in studies of... 4 days
Cellular clean-up crews linked to how body handles sugar
PHYS.ORG How our bodies handle glucose—the simple sugar that provides energy from the food we eat—appears to be intertwined with how cells keep themselves functioning normally, according to new University of... 5 days
Physicists create guidelines for non-equilibrium measurements of many-body systems
PHYS.ORG When it comes to non-equilibrium physics, not all assumptions are created equal. At least, those are the latest findings from NC State physicist Lex Kemper and colleagues from NC State... 6 days
Can a unified path for development and conservation lead to a better future?
PHYS.ORG The U.S. city of Louisville, Kentucky isn't known as a hotbed of environmental action and innovation, but that could change as it... 6 days
Letting nature take its course: Wolves in Yellowstone National Park
PHYS.ORG Since the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park in 1995, the park's ecosystem has become a deeply complex and heterogeneous system, aided by a strategy of minimal... 6 days
Renewable energy is common ground for Democrats and Republicans
PHYS.ORG As the battle lines are drawn for next month's hotly contested midterm elections, some Americans may be comforted to know there is at least one area of common ground for... 6 days
Letting nature take its course: Wolves in Yellowstone National Park
SCIENCE DAILY Since the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park in 1995, the park's ecosystem has become a deeply complex and heterogeneous system, aided by a strategy of minimal... 6 days
Renewable energy is common ground for Democrats and Republicans
SCIENCE DAILY While conservatives and liberals tend to disagree on many environmental issues, they both view the development of solar power and other forms of renewable energy as financially savvy and a... 6 days
How biomethane can help turn gas into a renewable energy source
PHYS.ORG Australia's report card on reducing its greenhouse gas emissions is not exactly glowing, but there are ample opportunities to get it on track during this period... 7 days
Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65
PHYS.ORG Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday. He... 7 days
Mammals cannot evolve fast enough to escape current extinction crisis
SCIENCE DAILY The sixth mass extinction is underway, this time caused by humans. A team of researchers have calculated that species are dying out so quickly that nature's built-in defense... 1 week
Mammals cannot evolve fast enough to escape current extinction crisis
PHYS.ORG Humans are exterminating animal and plant species so quickly that nature's built-in defence mechanism, evolution, cannot keep up. An Aarhus-led research team calculated that if current conservation efforts... 1 week
PPR virus poses threat to conservation
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have reviewed the threat of the virus peste des petits ruminants (PPR) to conservation. 1 week
PPR virus poses threat to conservation
PHYS.ORG A team of conservationists from the Royal Veterinary College, WCS, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna published a letter in this week's edition of the journal Science on the... 1 week
The untapped power of fuel cells
PHYS.ORG In recent years, renewable energy has been on the rise in the United States. Still, the overwhelming majority of our energy comes from fossil fuels. And, renewable energy needs to overcome significant limitations and obstacles to... 1 week
New catalyst opens door to carbon dioxide capture in conversion of coal to liquid fuels
PHYS.ORG World energy consumption projections predict that coal will remain one of the world's main energy sources in coming... 1 week
Pioneering turbine sets new benchmark for tidal renewable energy
PHYS.ORG In its first year of testing, the world's most powerful floating tidal turbine has generated 3 GWh of electricity. 2 weeks
Electrical generation and detection of spin waves in a quantum Hall ferromagnet
Science Magazine Spin waves are collective excitations of magnetic systems. An attractive setting for studying long-lived spin-wave physics is the quantum Hall (QH) ferromagnet, which forms... 2 weeks
Optical illusion spooks raptors
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the CNRS and Université de Rennes 1, in collaboration with Airbus, have designed a visual pattern that elicits long-term avoidance of high-risk areas by raptors. The work clears the way for further investigation into the visual cognition of... 2 weeks
Study of penguin colonies at Antarctic island shows decline
PHYS.ORG Results from a 21-year study into the breeding success of gentoo penguins at a well-known tourist site in Antarctica, reveal a 25 percent reduction in breeding pairs and a decrease... 2 weeks
Genetic study provides new information about endangered whales
PHYS.ORG Hope for an alarmingly low number of gray whales in the western Pacific Ocean might rest with their cousins to the east, according to a Purdue University study of the animals' genetic... 2 weeks
High winds for power generation
PHYS.ORG Renewable energy sources hold great promise for a future free of fossil fuels, but some forms of renewable energy remain out of reach. Researchers have developed a new kind of wind turbine that can produce clean energy from... 2 weeks
Wild chimpanzees share food with their friends
SCIENCE DAILY Why share food with non-family members when there is no immediate gain? An international team of researchers conducted observations of natural food sharing behavior of the chimpanzees of the Tai National Park, Ivory Coast.... 2 weeks
3-D computer modeling simulates impacts, depicts most efficient arrangement for tidal turbines
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Around the world, energy producers are looking for the most reliable and efficient means for generating renewable energy through sustainable practices. Turbines using water... 2 weeks
A remote Greek island is on its way to becoming energy self-sufficient
PHYS.ORG Climate change vulnerability and sustainable development challenges are becoming more apparent, particularly for islands. Their insularity implies energy dependency on fossil fuels and energy... 2 weeks
Crowd-sourced data wins protection for endangered tricolored blackbird
PHYS.ORG When scientists first proposed adding the Tricolored Blackbird to the California endangered species list in 2004, they had a problem. Tricolored Blackbirds nest in large colonies that can move from year to... 2 weeks
Maximizing the carbon and biodiversity benefits of restoration along rivers and streams
PHYS.ORG Restoring forests has become a world-wide strategy for simultaneously addressing the challenges of climate change and biodiversity conservation. In a new study, scientists at... 2 weeks
Study: Mastectomy does not completely eliminate need for future breast imaging
NEWS MEDICAL The proportion of breast cancer patients who are eligible for breast conservation therapy, yet opt for mastectomy, is increasing, for reasons that include the desire to... 2 weeks
Endangered native oyster helped by invasive species
PHYS.ORG The presence of invasive oysters can support an endangered native oyster species in certain situations, a team led by a British Antarctic Survey scientist has found. 2 weeks
Protecting marine areas may have insidious political effects
PHYS.ORG Zones of ocean known as Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are all the rage. They have no single or agreed definition, but essentially they are areas of sea in which human activity is... 2 weeks
Methane-based fuels for the transport and energy sectors
PHYS.ORG The lead project "Methane from Renewable Sources in Mobile and Stationary Applications" (MethQuest) launched on September 14, 2018 is aimed at developing environmentally compatible, affordable, and feasible approaches to a successful energy... 2 weeks
Mānoa: Hybrid forest restoration benefits communities and increases resilience
PHYS.ORG An interdisciplinary research team from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) demonstrated how collaboratively-developed forest restoration in Limahuli Garden & Preserve (Limahuli) can... 2 weeks
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New material, manufacturing process use sun's heat for cheaper renewable electricity
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3-D computer modeling simulates impacts, depicts most efficient arrangement for tidal turbines
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