Study reveals more hostile conditions on Earth as life evolved

Journal Reference: G. J. Cooke, D. R. Marsh, C. Walsh, B. Black, J.-F. Lamarque. A revised lower estimate of ozone columns during Earth’s oxygenated history. Royal Society Open Science, 2022; 9 (1) DOI: 10.1098/rsos.211165 Using a state-of-the-art climate model, researchers now believe the level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation reaching the Earth’s surface could have been … Read more

Anthropologists study the energetics of uniquely human subsistence strategies

Journal Reference: Thomas S. Kraft, Vivek V. Venkataraman, Ian J. Wallace, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Nicholas B. Holowka, Jonathan Stieglitz, Jacob Harris, David A. Raichlen, Brian Wood, Michael Gurven, Herman Pontzer. The energetics of uniquely human subsistence strategies. Science, 2021; 374 (6575) DOI: 10.1126/science.abf0130 A group of anthropologists from UC Santa Barbara, the University of Utah … Read more

COVID-19 patients have severely increased levels of oxidative stress and oxidant injury, and glutathione deficiency, study finds

COVID-19 patients have severely increased levels of oxidative stress and oxidant injury, and glutathione deficiency, study finds – NovLink Home Mash C COVID-19 patients have severely increased levels of oxidative stress and oxidant injury, and glutathione deficiency, study finds We would like to thank the author of this short article for this awesome material COVID-19 … Read more

Study finds reduced microbial diversity in guts of wild bears that eat human food

Journal Reference: Sierra J Gillman, Erin A McKenney, Diana J R Lafferty. Human-provisioned foods reduce gut microbiome diversity in American black bears (Ursus americanus). Journal of Mammalogy, 2021; DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyab154 “We know a ‘western’ diet can reduce microbial diversity in the guts of humans, mice and other species, which can have an adverse effect on … Read more

Cochlear implant in deaf children with autism can improve language skills and social engagement, study finds

Cochlear implant in deaf children with autism can improve language skills and social engagement, study finds – NovLink Home Mash E Cochlear implant in deaf children with autism can improve language skills and social engagement, study finds We would love to thank the writer of this post for this remarkable content Cochlear implant in deaf … Read more

Twenty-year study links childhood depression to disrupted adult health and functioning

Journal Reference: William E. Copeland, Iman Alaie, Ulf Jonsson, Lilly Shanahan. Associations of Childhood and Adolescent Depression With Adult Psychiatric and Functional Outcomes. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2021; 60 (5): 604 DOI: 10.1016/j.jaac.2020.07.895 The findings are based on the Great Smoky Mountains Study, an ongoing longitudinal community-based project tracking … Read more

Study shows brain differences in interpreting physical signals in mental health disorders

Journal Reference: Camilla L. Nord, Rebecca P. Lawson, Tim Dalgleish. Disrupted Dorsal Mid-Insula Activation During Interoception Across Psychiatric Disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry, 2021; appi.ajp.2020.2 DOI: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2020.20091340 The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, found that the part of the brain which interprets physical signals from the body behaves differently in people with a range … Read more

Your seat on public transportation determines level of exposure to exhaled droplets, study finds

Journal Reference: C. Peña-Monferrer, S. Antao, R. Manson-Sawko. Numerical investigation of droplets in a cross-ventilated space with sitting passengers under asymptomatic virus transmission conditions. Physics of Fluids, 2021; 33 (12): 123314 DOI: 10.1063/5.0070625 In Physics of Fluids, by AIP Publishing, researchers at IBM Research Europe developed a model with an unprecedented level of detail and … Read more

New study adds more evidence for omicron immune evasion

Journal Reference: Sandile Cele, Laurelle Jackson, David S. Khoury, Khadija Khan, Thandeka Moyo-Gwete, Houriiyah Tegally, James Emmanuel San, Deborah Cromer, Cathrine Scheepers, Daniel Amoako, Farina Karim, Mallory Bernstein, Gila Lustig, Derseree Archary, Muneerah Smith, Yashica Ganga, Zesuliwe Jule, Kajal Reedoy, Shi-Hsia Hwa, Jennifer Giandhari, Jonathan M. Blackburn, Bernadett I. Gosnell, Salim S. Abdool Karim, Willem … Read more

Study finds electric vehicles provide lower carbon emissions through additional channels

Journal Reference: Paul Wolfram, Stephanie Weber, Kenneth Gillingham, Edgar G. Hertwich. Pricing indirect emissions accelerates lowcarbon transition of US light vehicle sector. Nature Communications, 2021; 12 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-27247-y But a recent study from the Yale School of the Environment published in Nature Communications found that the total indirect emissions from electric vehicles pale in … Read more

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