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Analytical Chemistry May 26, 2023

In a first, researchers capture fleeting 'transition state' in ring-shaped molecules excited by light

Using a high-speed "electron camera" at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and cutting-edge quantum simulations, scientists have directly imaged a photochemical "transition state," a specific ...

Plants & Animals May 25, 2023

Study finds double threat for endangered Australian east coast shark

A slow birthrate and night-time wanderings of pregnant gray nurse sharks away from no-take marine protected areas are putting the fierce-looking but mild-mannered species at further risk of extinction.

Social Sciences May 23, 2023

Lessons from blockbusters to help teams adapt

We all like to think of ourselves as rational human beings. If there's a drastic change in our lives or at work, we can evaluate our options and make the best choice. But James Summers, an expert in team management and adaptation ...

Plants & Animals May 22, 2023

How funnel-web spiders practice safe sex

The complex mating rituals of the Sydney funnel-web spider have now been described in detail for the first time, with sexual routines including leg and body vibrations and female lifting, filling a missing link in the study ...

Astronomy May 19, 2023

Radiant protostars and shadowy clouds clash in stellar nursery

The massive, star-forming interstellar cloud Lupus 3 is captured with the 570-megapixel US Department of Energy-fabricated Dark Energy Camera at NSF's NOIRLab's Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. The dazzling ...

Molecular & Computational biology May 19, 2023

A guide through the genome of crops

Plants show enormous variety in traits relevant to breeding, such as plant height, yield and resistance to pests. One of the greatest challenges in modern plant research is to identify the differences in genetic information ...

Plants & Animals May 18, 2023

Coyotes, bobcats move into human-inhabited areas to avoid apex predators, only to be killed by people

Since their protection under the Endangered Species Act, wolf populations have been making a comeback in the continental United States. Conservationists have argued that the presence of wolves and other apex predators, so ...

Plants & Animals May 17, 2023

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis vetoes bill that could have delayed gray wolf reintroduction

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis followed through with his not-too-veiled hint that he would veto a measure that could have delayed the state's plan to capture and release gray wolves along the Western Slope by the end of the year.

Plants & Animals May 17, 2023

Some states hope to move climate-threatened species, but others say no way

North Carolina might need to move a snail. A tiny mollusk known as the magnificent ramshorn has long made its home in the state's freshwater coastal ponds. But sea level rise and storm surges are making those ponds saltier, ...

Social Sciences May 17, 2023

New book asks whether the benefits of AI will be shared widely or feed inequality

The Dark Ages were not entirely dark. Advances in agriculture and building technology increased Medieval wealth and led to a wave of cathedral construction in Europe. However, it was a time of profound inequality. Elites ...

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