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Cheaters don’t always win: Species that work together do better

The sign of a healthy personal relationship is one that is equally mutual – where you get out just as much as you put in. Nature has its own version of a healthy relationship. A team of researchers investigated these interactions, known as mutualisms, and why they are so critical for healthy environments.

How global warming might affect food security – The Hindu

Between the year 1870 (the first industrial revolution) and today, the global temperature has risen by almost 2 degrees Celsius. This has come about due to more fossil burning (oil, natural gas, coal), which has also increased the carbon dioxide…

Supercomputing study breaks ground for tree mapping, carbon research

A new method for mapping the location and size of trees growing outside of forests helped scientists discover billions of trees in arid and semi-arid regions and lays the groundwork for more accurate global measurement of carbon storage on land.

Pinpointing the ‘silent’ mutations that gave the coronavirus an evolutionary edge

Researchers have identified a number of ‘silent’ mutations in the roughly 30,000 letters of the COVID-19 virus’s genetic code that helped it thrive once it made the leap from bats and other wildlife to humans — and possibly helped set the stage for the global pandemic.

Pentagon is Funding Ultrasound Devices That Prevent Tissue Death After Spinal Cord Injuries

Johns Hopkins is busy on an ambitious development plan for a product that would protect against tissue damage resulting from spinal cord injuries—especially for soldiers who get wounded in the field, but for the public, as well. The $13.5 million program will aim to develop implantable ultrasound devices that could revolutionize care for the 17,000 […]

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How coated steel can harness solar energy

(Swansea University) Coated steel can harness solar energy and cut carbon emissions, a Swansea expert will explain in a public online lecture, which is being held to mark him being awarded the prestigious Bessemer Gold Medal by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.

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A Brief Note on Airplane, Clouds, and Global Warming – Competitive Enterprise Institute

We recently linked to a new paper by D.S. Lee of Manchester Metropolitan University (U.K.), along with 20 coauthors, on global aviation and climate change. This seems very timely given that flying has been greatly affected by the coronavirus pandemic….

A Brief Note on Airplane, Clouds, and Global Warming – Competitive Enterprise Institute

We recently linked to a new paper by D.S. Lee of Manchester Metropolitan University (U.K.), along with 20 coauthors, on global aviation and climate change. This seems very timely given that flying has been greatly affected by the coronavirus pandemic….

Eco-Activists’ Well-Funded War On Pennsylvania’s Energy Industry

Summary: The Keystone State, an oil and natural gas powerhouse, is under siege by an alliance of well-organized, well-funded “green” activists. From cap-and-trade schemes meant to bleed ratepayers dry to fracking bans on one of Pennsylvania’s most vital industries, the…