Can a goldfish drive a car on land?

Journal Reference: Shachar Givon, Matan Samina, Ohad Ben-Shahar, Ronen Segev. From fish out of water to new insights on navigation mechanisms in animals. Behavioural Brain Research, 2022; 419: 113711 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2021.113711 Are animals’ innate navigational abilities universal or are they restricted to their home environments? Taking the premise to the extreme, the researchers designed a … Read more

Brain mechanisms involved in learning also drive social conformity

Journal Reference: Paul C. Bogdan, Matthew Moore, Illia Kuznietsov, Justin D. Frank, Kara D. Federmeier, Sanda Dolcos, Florin Dolcos. Direct feedback and social conformity promote behavioral change via mechanisms indexed by centroparietal positivity: Electrophysiological evidence from a role‐swapping ultimatum game. Psychophysiology, 2021; DOI: 10.1111/psyp.13985 The study is reported in the journal Psychophysiology. “Our results show … Read more

When variations in Earth’s orbit drive biological evolution

Journal Reference: Luc Beaufort, Clara T. Bolton, Anta-Clarisse Sarr, Baptiste Suchéras-Marx, Yair Rosenthal, Yannick Donnadieu, Nicolas Barbarin, Samantha Bova, Pauline Cornuault, Yves Gally, Emmeline Gray, Jean-Charles Mazur, Martin Tetard. Cyclic evolution of phytoplankton forced by changes in tropical seasonality. Nature, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04195-7 A team of scientists led by CNRS researchers1 show, in an article … Read more

PFAS publicity, high-fat diet drive prostate cells’ metabolism into pro-cancer state

Journal Reference: Ozan Berk Imir, Alanna Zoe Kaminsky, Qian-Ying Zuo, Yu-Jeh Liu, Ratnakar Singh, Michael J. Spinella, Joseph Irudayaraj, Wen-Yang Hu, Gail S. Prins, Zeynep Madak Erdogan. Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substance Exposure Combined with High-Fat Diet Supports Prostate Cancer Progression. Nutrients, 2021; 13 (11): 3902 DOI: 10.3390/nu13113902 However, consuming a high-fat diet significantly accelerated development … Read more

Does environmental stress drive migration?

Journal Reference: Venla Niva, Marko Kallio, Raya Muttarak, Maija Taka, Olli Varis, Matti Kummu. Global migration is driven by the complex interplay between environmental and social factors. Environmental Research Letters, 2021; 16 (11): 114019 DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ac2e86 Traditionally, research on climate change-related migration has taken a linear approach, concentrating on whether or not environmental stress is … Read more

Tidal stream power can aid drive for net-zero and generate 11% of UK’s electricity demand

Tidal stream power can aid drive for net-zero and generate 11% of UK’s electricity demand – NovLink Home Mash O Tidal stream power can aid drive for net-zero and generate 11% of UK’s electricity demand We would love to thank the author of this post for this incredible web content Tidal stream power can aid … Read more

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