Day: October 14, 2021

Surprising discovery in Arctic songbird may reveal how it survives challenging migrationson October 6, 2021 at 3:58 pm

October 14, 2021

By K.E.D Coan, science writer Snow buntings in winter. Image: Mircea Costina/Shutterstock.com There is still much to learn about how Arctic migratory birds adjust their physiology during different phases of their life. For example, between winter and summer habitats, or during migration. A recent study published to Frontiers shows the first evidence that snow buntings […]

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The University of Kansas to Trial Open-Access Publishing Agreement with Frontierson October 7, 2021 at 4:04 am

October 14, 2021

As part of the University of Kansas’ support in making research more widely available, KU Libraries have agreed to an institutional membership trial agreement with Frontiers, enabling KU and KU Med-affiliated corresponding authors to benefit from a 7.5% membership discount on article processing charges (APCs) in any of Frontiers’ journals until the end of September […]

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Breast milk from Mennonite moms on farms better protects babies from allergieson October 11, 2021 at 4:00 am

October 14, 2021

By Mischa Dijkstra, Frontiers science writer Image credit: Richard L. Bowman / Shutterstock.com A new study is the first to compare breast milk between mothers from the older order Mennonite community who live on traditional farms versus urban women. Communities such as old order Mennonites are known to have a low prevalence of atopic diseases […]

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Early Career Researcher: from Salmon to Seal Scaton October 11, 2021 at 6:00 am

October 14, 2021

Author: Thimedi Hetti Lauren Arkoosh is currently a PhD Student at Abertay University in Scotland, focusing on seals as a sentinel species to monitor antimicrobial resistance genes in the waters surrounding the UK. We talked about her interest in marine science and her chosen career path. What is your background? “I graduated from the University […]

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Reach for the stars: Research Topics on space explorationon October 11, 2021 at 2:14 pm

October 14, 2021

With recent advances in commercial space exploration, we have curated a list of our best Research Topics on outer space. Explore collections edited by experts from NASA, The Goddard Space Flight Center, Space Science Institute, German Aerospace Center, Canadian Space Agency, National Space Science Center, European Space Agency, International Space University, and many more. Research […]

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Shape-shifting worm blob model could inspire future robot swarmson October 12, 2021 at 4:00 am

October 14, 2021

By Mischa Dijkstra, Frontiers science writer ‘Blob’ of Lumbriculus variegatus blackworms. The half-circle to the right is the edge of a petri dish. Image credit: Harry Tuazon Lumbriculus variegatus blackworms can aggregate into ‘blobs’ capable of collective movement. Researchers observed blackworms to model the behavior of individual worms, as well as the formation and movement […]

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‘Risks linked with parental mental illness and substance use are undeniable, but efforts to scale-out and sustain evidence-based practices are challenging’on October 13, 2021 at 9:00 am

October 14, 2021

By Prof Joanne Nicholson, the Institute for Behavioral Health at The Heller School, Brandeis University, Massachusetts Prof Joanne Nicholson. Image: Brandeis University Researchers working in the area of parental mental illness and substance use disorders face a number of challenges conducting rigorous research and implementing change effectively. Now, the highly experienced Prof Joanne Nicholson of […]

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Many undocumented health problems discovered among those exposed to bushfire smokeon October 14, 2021 at 4:00 am

October 14, 2021

By Tania Fitzgeorge-Balfour, science writer Image: Greg Stonham/Shutterstock The physical and mental burden of prolonged exposure to bushfire smoke is vastly underestimated by official statistics that are based upon admissions into the health system, finds a large survey of residents affected by the widespread bushfires close to Canberra, Australia’s capital city, in the summer of […]

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Effects of age on survival and neurological recovery of individuals following acute traumatic spinal cord injury

October 14, 2021

Spinal Cord, Published online: 11 October 2021; doi:10.1038/s41393-021-00719-0 Effects of age on survival and neurological recovery of individuals following acute traumatic spinal cord injurySpinal Cord, Published online: 11 October 2021; doi:10.1038/s41393-021-00719-0Effects of age on survival and neurological recovery of individuals following acute traumatic spinal cord injuryRead MoreSpinal Cord – Issue – nature.com science feeds

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Understanding peer mentorship programs delivered by Canadian SCI community-based organizations: perspectives on mentors and organizational considerations

October 14, 2021

Spinal Cord, Published online: 13 October 2021; doi:10.1038/s41393-021-00721-6 Understanding peer mentorship programs delivered by Canadian SCI community-based organizations: perspectives on mentors and organizational considerationsSpinal Cord, Published online: 13 October 2021; doi:10.1038/s41393-021-00721-6Understanding peer mentorship programs delivered by Canadian SCI community-based organizations: perspectives on mentors and organizational considerationsRead MoreSpinal Cord – Issue – nature.com science feeds

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