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Quantum Physics May 05, 2022

Collaborators observe quantum speed-up in optimization problems

A collaboration between Harvard University with scientists at QuEra Computing, MIT, University of Innsbruck and other institutions has demonstrated a breakthrough application of neutral-atom quantum processors to solve problems ...

Optics & Photonics May 05, 2022

Advances in femtosecond laser direct writing of fiber Bragg gratings in multicore fibers

A new publication in Opto-Electronic Advances overviews advances in femtosecond laser direct writing of fiber Bragg gratings in multicore fibers.

Plants & Animals Apr 28, 2022

Good dog or bad dog? New study shows that breed isn't really a predictor of behavior

A new genetic study involving more than 2,000 dogs and 200,000 survey answers from dog owners has revealed that a dog's breed is a poor predictor of behavior on its own.

Ecology Apr 26, 2022

The value of conserving large landscapes, not just isolated parks and preserves

As human development spreads ever farther around the world, very few large ecosystems remain relatively intact and uninterrupted by highways, cities or other human-constructed obstacles. One of the largest exceptions is the ...

Evolution Apr 25, 2022

From wolf to chihuahua: New research reveals where the dingo sits on the evolutionary timeline of dogs

Many people know modern dogs evolved from the gray wolf. But did you know most of the more than 340 modern dog breeds we have today only emerged within the past 200 years?

Plants & Animals Apr 22, 2022

Dingoes aren't just feral dogs, says study

Dingoes might look like regular mutts, but in fact they're genetically in between wolves and dogs, according to a new study published Friday in Science Advances.

Other Apr 21, 2022

Scholars seek greater collaboration among zoos and museums

The animal collections housed at zoos and natural history museums—living specimens in the first case, preserved in the other—constitute an exhaustive trove of information about Earth's biodiversity. Yet, zoos and museums ...

Plants & Animals Apr 20, 2022

The answer to keeping moose populations healthy? Wolves

Predators may keep prey populations healthy by acting as a selective force against genetic diseases. A new study found that wolves select adult moose based on age and osteoarthritis, a chronic disease that can be influenced ...

Plants & Animals Apr 16, 2022

In US, every dog has its... DNA test

The routine is now a familiar one: Open the kit, swirl a swab around, put it in solution and wait impatiently for the results. Except this time it's not a test for COVID—it's a DNA test for dogs.

Cell & Microbiology Apr 07, 2022

Old skin cells reprogrammed to regain youthful function

Research from the Babraham Institute has developed a method to "time jump" human skin cells by 30 years, turning back the aging clock for cells without losing their specialized function. Work by researchers in the Institute's ...

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