As LA traffic slowed amid the pandemic, researchers gained new insight into air pollution

Journal Reference: Hansen Cao, Daven K. Henze, Karen Cady-Pereira, Brian C. McDonald, Colin Harkins, Kang Sun, Kevin W. Bowman, Tzung-May Fu, Muhammad O. Nawaz. COVID-19 Lockdowns Afford the First Satellite-Based Confirmation That Vehicles Are an Under-recognized Source of Urban NH3 Pollution in Los Angeles. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 2021; DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.1c00730 A team of … Read more

Pinniped craniofacial musculature provides insight on its role in aquatic feeding

Journal Reference: Sarah S. Kienle, Roxanne D. Cuthbertson, Joy S. Reidenberg. Comparative examination of pinniped craniofacial musculature and its role in aquatic feeding. Journal of Anatomy, 2021; DOI: 10.1111/joa.13557 “I’m fascinated by how animals feed underwater,” Kienle said. “Mammals that have reinvaded the marine environment — whales, dolphins, pinnipeds, sea otters and polar bears — … Read more