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Exposure to the air pollution known as fine particulate matter (PM2.5) is associated with an increased risk of having a cluster of multiple chronic...

‘Safety in numbers’ tactic keeps Pacific salmon safe from predators

A new study that leverages historical data has found unique support for a 'safety in numbers' strategy, where Pacific salmon living in larger groups...

Shrimps and worms among first animals to recover after largest mass extinction

Researchers studying ancient sea bed burrows and trails have discovered that bottom burrowing animals were among the first to bounce back after the end-Permian...

Enzyme of bacterial origin promoted the evolution of longhorned beetles

Larvae of longhorned beetles develop primarily in woody tissue, which is difficult for most organisms to digest. However, longhorned beetle larvae possess special enzymes...

Changes in oceanographic fronts affect the gene flow among marine crab populations

In the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, the intensity and location of the oceanographic fronts that limit the gene connectivity among populations of marine crabs...

Music is key to converting consumers’ good intentions to actual purchases in ethical and...

Companies selling ethical and sustainable products should use up-tempo major mode music in their marketing to help well-meaning consumers convert their good intentions into...

Thawing permafrost is shaping the global climate

How is climate change affecting the permanently frozen soils of the Arctic? What will the consequences be for the global climate, human beings, and...

Monitoring COVID-19: Could medicine found in wastewater provide an early warning?

Research on wastewater finds that a large spike in acetaminophen preceded a spike in viral RNA during one COVID-19 wave in Western New York.

Climate change is making plants more vulnerable to disease. New research could help them...

When heat waves hit, they don't just take a toll on people -- plants suffer too. That's because when temperatures rise, certain plant defenses...

Destruction and recovery of kelp forests driven by changes in sea urchin behavior

A dramatic outbreak of kelp-eating sea urchins along the Central Coast of California in 2014, leading to a significant reduction in the region's kelp...

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