Category: science

Mixture and migration brought food production to sub-Saharan Africa (Study)

IMAGE: Paper co-author Dr. Christine Ogola oversees excavations at Kakapel Rockshelter with MPI-SHH PhD student Victor Imjili...

LJI scientists uncover immune cells that may lower airway allergy and asthma risk (Study)

IMAGE: These microscopic critters are hard to avoid, which means nearly everyone has been exposed. ...

Inhibitory interneurons in hippocampus excite the developing brain (Study)

WASHINGTON (June 12, 2020) - Brain function depends on inhibitory cells that balance or 'brake' excitation. These neurons allow the brain to process information and also prevent runaway seizures. A new study...

The best parents: Genetically as divergent as possible with similar preferences (Study)

IMAGE: Evaluation of heterosis for grain yield in field trial. view...

Research links personality traits to toilet paper stockpiling (Study)

IMAGE: How much toilet paper a person tends to stockpile may depend on how threatened they feel...

Research links personality traits to toilet paper stockpiling (Study)

IMAGE: People who feel more threatened by COVID-19 and rank highly on scales of emotionality and conscientiousness...

Cash me outside: Transfers to the poor linked to eco-benefits (Study)

IMAGE: A new study found that Indonesia's national anti-poverty program reduced deforestation in participating villages by about...

Protecting bays from ocean acidification (Study)

IMAGE: While there was a bay-wide decline of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) from the 1960s through the...

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Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, wearing a mask while out in public has become the recommended practice. However, many still question the effectiveness of...

Archaeology: Cooling of Earth caused by eruptions, not meteors

IMAGE: Workers excavating Hall's Cave in Central Texas ...

Nanotechnology: Sharing a secret…the quantum way

IMAGE: An artistic impression sharing a secret using structured...