The effect of a warmer climate on ecosystems and large and small vertebrates is being widely studied. But warmer temperatures seem to alter the microbes that live in and on these animals and plants.
Tags: climate-change environment ecology microbiome
"Why do some people generate this very profound response, especially elderly people or people with underlying health conditions?" New research may explain.
Tags: covid-19 inflammation lungs featured health-and-medicine
New research finds a link between using marijuana during pregnancy and the risk of psychotic-like experiences, depression, and social problems for kids.
Tags: drugs pregnancy marijuana childrens-health health-and-medicine
New findings boost chances of finding life on Mars, but there are better candidates in the solar system.
yesterday • ~7 min
Tags: mars extraterrestrial-life lakes life-on-mars astrobiology
The naturalist uses a UN event to call on world leaders to do more to protect nature.
A new self-erasing chip could help stop counterfeit electronics. It can store a secret message or authentication code for days before it disappears.
Tags: electronics materials-science security science-and-technology
A new study shows international support for simple funding plans to amend climate policy to address climate change, even if the costs are high.
Tags: climate-change politics money government earth-and-environment
The gender gap in computing performance has dramatically narrowed, but a confidence gap remains.
yesterday • ~4 min
Tags: computing computer-science employment women stem bias quick-reads research-brief technology sexism careers confidence workplace workforce men performance gender-gap young-women
As policymakers weigh financial aid for the airline industry, they have an opportunity to help make the US organ transplantation system more equitable at the same time.
yesterday • ~7 min
Tags: health medicine business covid-19 coronavirus pandemic organ-transplant transportation airlines kidney-transplant organ-transplantation
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