Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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This common mineral could be a key to reducing climate change impacts

A new low-carbon method to produce the common mineral.

Understanding sea ice processes in a region of Antarctica

A Kiwi research team has, for the first time ever, used a fixed wing aircraft to measure the thickness of a huge area of sea ice in Antarctica.

A step towards in treatment of sleep problems in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Solving severe sleep problems in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

New bioactive chemicals could be used as anti-cancer drugs

Products found in nature – such as plants, bacteria, and marine organisms - have more three-dimensional shapes than synthetic molecules and higher oxygen and...

Incredibly rare new Super-Earth planet discovered

Astronomers at the University of Canterbury (UC) have discovered new ‘one in a million’ Super-Earth planet towards the center of the galaxy. The planet...

Heavy cannabis use has an impact on the human genome

In a new study by the University of Canterbury, scientists examined the effect of heavy cannabis use, with and without tobacco, on genome-wide DNA...

New discovery may help monitor inflammation in diseases such as heart disease and SARS

According to a new study by the University of Canterbury (UC), measuring white blood cell generated antioxidant chemicals is essential to monitor inflammation and...

A new way to control vitamin K2 production in the bacterial pathogen that causes tuberculosis

Menaquinone (vitamin K2) plays a vital role in energy generation and environmental adaptation in many bacteria, including the human pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). Although...

Finding out what causes speech production problems

Scanning the brain to understand stuttering.

Without Paris Accord, emperor penguins are in dire straits, study

Unless climate change is slowed, emperor penguins will be marching towards extinction.

Science is sexist, a new analysis finds

In new research, scientists took a gander at many years of research from 28 scientific societies in four nations covering five science disciplines and...

Micronutrients affect gut bacteria associated with ADHD

Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who took micronutrients had lower levels of a bacteria linked to the psychological disorder, and a healthier range of bugs in their gut overall, new research shows.

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