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Fishers keen to help address the problem of marine litter

Commercial fishers are acutely aware of the potential for marine litter to cause lasting damage to their catches and the wider industry, a...

What’s fair game on the high seas?

WASHINGTON, D.C., JUNE 6 -- Sustainability-driven new research could one day help tuna fisheries cast their nets more selectively, mitigating unintentional "bycatch" of...

The deep learning dive: how cells regulate division

Combining tissue imaging and artificial intelligence, Hollings Cancer Center researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina probed deeper into how cell division...

Study shakes up sloth family tree

Sloths once roamed the Americas, ranging from tiny, cat-sized animals that lived in trees all the way up to massive ground sloths...

Berkeley Lab technology provides clarity amid Hawaiian water contamination concerns

One of the first things that comes to mind when you think of Hawaii are warm, tropical beaches with inviting, clear water. In...

Research sheds new light on how brain stem cells are activated

Our brains are notoriously bad at regenerating cells that have been lost through injury or disease. While therapies using neural stem cells (NSCs)...

Study reveals potential new disease threats for wild snow leopards

The first study to investigate disease threats to wild snow leopards has detected that exposure to infections may pose a threat to this...

Emerging frontiers in phenological research

As climate change looms, we urgently need to understand how ecosystems will respond. Plant phenology, or the timing of developmental events like flowering,...

Toxic metals found in reproductive organs of critically endangered eels

The future of European eels--a critically-endangered species--is under threat from toxic metals found in the rivers and lakes where they live, research...

Telomere length unaffected by smoking

A new study has surprised the medical world, finding that smoking does not shorten the length of telomeres - a marker at the end...