Coral reef soundscapes rebounded after Hurricane Irma

Soundscapes of coral reef ecosystems can recover quickly from severe weather events such as Hurricane Irma in 2017, according to a new study.

Tracey Peake-NC State • futurity
Feb. 25, 2021 ~5 min

Liquid biopsy could guide therapy for colorectal cancer

Liquid biopsies can gauge the effectiveness of therapy for colorectal cancer that has begun to spread beyond the original tumor, researchers report.

Julia Evangelou Strait-WUSTL • futurity
Feb. 25, 2021 ~9 min

Apollo mission rocks shed light on the moon’s early history

A new analysis of rock samples brought back from NASA's Apollo missions help clear up questions about the moon's formation and lava-covered early years.

Kevin Stacey-Brown • futurity
Feb. 25, 2021 ~6 min

Young adults are least concerned about COVID-19 risks

Young adults report the least amount of concern about COVID-19. That suggests communicating risks to them would offer the biggest boost in virus reduction.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Feb. 25, 2021 ~5 min

Noisy natural gas equipment harms bird reproduction

New research shows how noise from natural gas pipeline compressors affects the reproductive success of some songbirds.

Jeff Mulhollem-Penn State • futurity
Feb. 25, 2021 ~7 min

Fossil hand from ‘Ardi’ could clarify our evolution

The fossil hand of a 4.4 million-year-old skeleton could offer clues to how early humans moved and began to walk upright.

Keith Randall-Texas A&M • futurity
Feb. 25, 2021 ~5 min

Peek at your own brain activity may curb mental illness symptoms

A technique called real-time fMRI neurofeedback that lets people see their own brain activity could help curb symptoms of depression, anxiety, and more.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
Feb. 25, 2021 ~9 min

COVID stress boosts kids’ anxiety, overeating

Stress is increasing anxiety, depression, and overeating in children during the pandemic. Here's what parents can do to help them.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Feb. 25, 2021 ~8 min

There’s no 1 sustainable future for a diverse world

Creating a sustainable future for our "patchwork Earth" will require us to think about regional differences complexity, say researchers.

Shirley Cardenas-McGill • futurity
Feb. 25, 2021 ~6 min

4 causes of ‘Zoom fatigue’ and what you can do about it

Video chat platforms have design flaws that exhaust the human mind and body, leading to "Zoom fatigue." But there are easy ways to mitigate the effects.

Stanford • futurity
Feb. 24, 2021 ~12 min