In western floodplains, species adapt to bullfrog, sunfish invaders

Journal Reference: Meredith Holgerson, Martha Barnard, Byunghyun Ahn, Marc Hayes, Angela Strecker. Freshwater floodplain habitats buffer native food webs from negative effects of non-native centrarchids and bullfrogs. Freshwater Science, 2022; DOI: 10.1086/720137 A new study of a southwestern Washington floodplain finds that most native species adapt well to the invaders by shifting their food sources … Read more

Researchers adapt technology made for astronomical observations to biomedical imaging

Journal Reference: Atsushi Yagishita, Shin’ichiro Takeda, Miho Katsuragawa, Tenyo Kawamura, Hideaki Matsumura, Tadashi Orita, Izumi O. Umeda, Goro Yabu, Pietro Caradonna, Tadayuki Takahashi, Shin Watanabe, Yousuke Kanayama, Hiroshi Mizuma, Kazunobu Ohnuki, Hirofumi Fujii. Simultaneous visualization of multiple radionuclides in vivo. Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41551-022-00866-6 Currently, fluorescent tracers are used to image the distribution … Read more

Fruit flies adapt activity to ‘white nights’

Journal Reference: Angelique Lamaze, Chenghao Chen, Solene Leleux, Min Xu, Rebekah George, Ralf Stanewsky. A natural timeless polymorphism allowing circadian clock synchronization in “white nights”. Nature Communications, 2022; 13 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-29293-6 The study, which has now been published in the journal Nature Communications, focused on a clock gene called “timeless.” Together with a second … Read more

Op-ed: Advertisers must adapt to end of user tracking: Taboola CEO – Reuters News in France and abroad

Op ed Advertisers must adapt to end of user tracking Taboola

There’s a famous scene in “Back to the Future” where the time-traveling Delorean runs along a train track in order to reach critical speed and teleport to the future. The only problem is that the railroad is incomplete and if the car doesn’t accelerate fast enough to jump into the future, it will fall off … Read more

Top 7 Ways the Lord of the Rings Movies Adapt the Books

Top 7 Ways the Lord of the Rings Movies Adapt

Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings movies are usually mentioned when people think of good book-to-film adaptations. And, once you watch them, you realize why. For many people, Jackson’s movies captured the spirit and themes of the books and gave us a faithful recreation of Middle-Earth. You can see the influence of these now-iconic movies … Read more

Dairy farmers can adapt to climate change

Journal Reference: José P. Castaño-Sánchez, Heather D. Karsten, C. Alan Rotz. Double cropping and manure management mitigate the environmental impact of a dairy farm under present and future climate. Agricultural Systems, 2022; 196: 103326 DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2021.103326 That’s the conclusion of a team of researchers, led by Penn State agroecologists, whose new study evaluated whole-farm production … Read more