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Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 24.06.2022
Scientists apply genetic methods to linguistics
Scientists apply genetic methods to linguistics
Scientists have produced a series of maps showing historical migration events, including the migration of mountain farmers native to Upper Valais who began to settle in German-speaking Switzerland in the 13th century, by applying methods from population genetics - but using linguistic data rather than genes.

Life Sciences - Health - 24.06.2022
Importance of Selenium in the Opening Stages of Protein Synthesis
An international team of researchers with members from Freie Universität Berlin has made an important contribution to our understanding of the essential trace element selenium. The team was able to demonstrate how selenocysteine is incorporated into the proteins of eukaryotes. Using a specialized cryo-electron microscope, the researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, and the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA, succeeded in visualizing the first steps in selenoprotein synthesis.

Environment - Architecture - 24.06.2022
New Research Centre for Sustainable Construction
New Research Centre for Sustainable Construction
The Graz Center of Sustainable Construction was officially opened yesterday at TU Graz. Its goals are to rethink construction in its entirety, reduce environmental impacts and make the built environment climate neutral.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 24.06.2022
Climate warming causes new rivers to form on the surface of the Greenland ice sheet
Climate warming causes new rivers to form on the surface of the Greenland ice sheet
Using more than 25'000 satellite images, Andrew Tedstone and Horst Machguth, two researchers from the University of Freiburg, have observed that the runoff of water from the melting of the Greenland ice sheet has increased significantly in recent years. This phenomenon, caused by global warming, contributes to a 1 mm rise in sea level each year .

Psychology - 23.06.2022
Developmental dyslexia essential to human adaptive success, study argues
Researchers say people with Developmental Dyslexia have specific strengths relating to exploring the unknown that have contributed to the successful adaptation and survival of our species. -The deficit-centred view of dyslexia isn-t telling the whole story. This research proposes a new framework to help us better understand the cognitive strengths of people with dyslexia.

Health - 23.06.2022
Local authority austerity associated with poor health
Local authority austerity associated with poor health
Local government spending cuts are associated with worse multimorbidity and health-related quality of life according to a study by University of Manchester health economists. The longitudinal study of 147 English local authorities revealed that a 1% cut in per capita total service expenditure was associated with a 0.1% increase in multimorbidity - the prevalence of people with two or more chronic conditions.

Physics - 23.06.2022
Long-sought tetra-neutron discovered
Long-sought tetra-neutron discovered
After 60 years of unsuccessful searches, an international research team has discovered a neutral nucleus for the first time - the tetra-neutron. The collaboration succeeded in creating an isolated four-neutron system with low relative kinetic energy in a volume equivalent to an atomic nucleus. The building blocks of atomic nuclei are the nucleons, which come in two types, the neutral neutrons and the positively charged protons - the two so-called isospin states of the nucleon.

Politics - 23.06.2022
Unpopular leaders punished at the polls in 2022 election
Unpopular leaders punished at the polls in 2022 election
Scott Morrison and Barnaby Joyce were the most unpopular leaders of any party since 1987, new analysis of the 2022 federal election from The Australian National University (ANU) shows. The findings come from the joint ANUpoll/Comparative Study of Electoral Systems survey of more than 3,500 voters, which examined Australians' political attitudes before and after the 21 May vote.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.06.2022
The University of Valencia and the CSIC patent a method to detect the COVID-19 virus and other pathogens using CRISPR
The University of Valencia and the CSIC patent a method to detect the COVID-19 virus and other pathogens using CRISPR
A research group from the Institute for Integrative Systems Biology (I2SysBio, UV-CSIC) has developed a method to detect viruses such as SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, using the CRISPR gene editing technique.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.06.2022
New hope to stop spread of antibiotic resistance
A new path to help stop the spread of antibiotic resistance has been uncovered by a team led by UCL and Birkbeck researchers, in a move that could impact the lives of millions globally. The pioneering research the structure of the transport apparatus that enables the spread of antibiotic resistant genes between bacteria.

Life Sciences - 23.06.2022
Giant Bacteria Found in Guadeloupe Mangroves Challenge Traditional Concepts
Artistic rendering of Ca. Thiomargarita magnifica with dime. (Credit: Mangrove photo by Pierre Yves Pascal; Illustration by Susan Brand/Berkeley Lab) – By Massie S. Ballon At first glance, the slightly murky waters in the tube look like a scoop of stormwater, complete with leaves, debris, and even lighter threads in the mix.

Life Sciences - Health - 23.06.2022
The University of Valencia participates in the first complete study of the DNA of the Demodex folliculorum mite
The University of Valencia participates in the first complete study of the DNA of the Demodex folliculorum mite
The University of Valencia participates in the first complete study of the DNA of the Demodex folliculorum mite The University of Valencia (UV), together with the Foundation for the Promotion of Health and Biomedical Research of the Valencian Community (Fisabio), the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and the Centre for Online Biomedical Research (CIBER), has participated in the first genome sequencing study of the Demodex folliculorum mite , the only animal living in symbiosis with the human body.

Physics - 23.06.2022
Quantum network nodes with warm atoms
Quantum network nodes with warm atoms
Communication networks need nodes at which information is processed or rerouted. Physicists at the University of Basel have now developed a network node for quantum communication networks that can store single photons in a vapor cell and pass them on later. In quantum communication networks, information is transmitted by single particles of light (photons).

Health - Life Sciences - 23.06.2022
With a hydrogel against black skin cancer
Researchers at the University of Bern have developed a therapy option that activates the body's own defense system against black skin cancer. Components of a bacterium are embedded in gel and applied directly to the area of the tumor. In the model, the gel was shown to reduce tumor growth, inhibit its spread to other organs and thereby prolong survival.

Pharmacology - Health - 23.06.2022
Cannabis self-medication: a solution that may create problems
Cannabis self-medication: a solution that may create problems
Even if the evidence of the effectiveness of cannabis is still very scarce, Quebecers are self-prescribing products from this plant for health problems ranging from pain to shyness Anxiety, depression, insomnia, shyness, migraines, muscle spasms, pain, loss of appetite, loss of libido. These are some of the health problems for which Quebecers self-prescribe cannabis, even though no reliable scientific study has yet demonstrated its effectiveness for these uses.

Life Sciences - Social Sciences - 23.06.2022
Mosquito-repellent paint? Researchers say slippery walls make it difficult for the biting insects to rest
Mosquito-repellent paint? Researchers say slippery walls make it difficult for the biting insects to rest
As the planet warms, outbreaks of mosquito-borne diseases are becoming more common around the world. Traditional solutions include bed nets or chemical treatment - but researchers at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering are trying a new angle: mosquito-repellent paint.

Life Sciences - 23.06.2022
Silence for thought
Silence for thought
Scientists map prominent differences in the neural circuits of mice, monkeys, and human The analysis of the human brain is a central goal of neuroscience. However, for methodological reasons, research has largely focused on model organisms, in particular the mouse. Now, neuroscientists gained novel insights on human neural circuitry using tissue obtained from neurosurgical interventions.

Environment - Economics / Business - 23.06.2022
Default options facilitate faster carbon offsetting in air travel
Study with participation of University of Cologne economist finds that many air travellers more readily choose faster, but more expensive carbon offsetting options online if selecting a slower option requires action. However, the readiness to do so decreases the greater the gap between the most and the least expensive option gets / publication in 'Nature Human Behaviour' The defaults on a carbon offsetting website can cause a large percentage of customers to select faster CO2 compensation, even if this entails higher costs.

Life Sciences - History / Archeology - 23.06.2022
Population bottlenecks were common throughout human history
From contemporary and ancient DNA, UC Berkeley researchers estimated when population bottlenecks occurred for several hundred groups around the world and throughout recent human history. The colors indicate the number of generations the bottleneck or founder event preceded the individuals whose DNA was sequenced.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.06.2022
New molecular mechanism for Parkinson’s disease risk
In about a fifth of the cases of Parkinson's disease, look to a small, malfunctioning protein in the lysosome as a risk factor, say University of Michigan researchers. Lysosomes are the garbage collectors of cells. These organelles are responsible for breaking down the "trash” in the cell-misfolded proteins, worn out organelles-that cells collect in a process called autophagy.