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The cumulative stresses caused by historic earthquakes could provide some explanation as to why and where they occur, according to new research published in Nature Communications.
- New way of measuring earthquake patterns could reveal 'Holy Grail' of when and where they will strike – MSN
- Earthquake warning: Scientists develop method to predict earthquakes in major breakthrough – Express
- New way of measuring earthquakes ‘may unlock holy grail of where and when they will strike’ – The London Economic
- Earthquake 'holy grail' unlocked by scientists to predict where and when they'll strike – Daily Star
- 'Holy grail' of earthquake research one step closer to reality as experts develop method that could one day help to predict future tremors – Daily Mail
- Stress from earthquakes on faults helps scientists understand and predict them – Earth.com
The fear of invasive ‘killer shrimps’ can intimidate native organisms to such a degree that they are incapable of performing their vital role in river systems, a new study suggests.
- 'Fear' of killer shrimp may threaten rivers – BBC News
- Invasive ‘killer shrimps’ in European rivers causing ‘fear’ among native populations they prey upon, study reveals – Independent
- Fear of 'killer shrimps' could pose major threat to European rivers – Reddit
- Killer shrimps wreak havoc through terror – Cosmos – The Science of Everything
CobBauge, a multimillion pound project to build a new generation of cob houses is set to continue for four more years, thanks to the announcement of more than €4 million in funding.
- Funding announcement gives green light for construction of modern cob homes – Building Products
- Project to build new generation of ancient ‘cob’ homes receives €4m – Environment Journal
Scientists present support for the theory that marine invertebrates with larger body size are generally more sensitive to reductions in oxygen than smaller animals, and so will be more sensitive to future global climate change.
- Fact/Fiction: Is fish and chips under threat because of climate change? – The Big Issue
- Global warming could wipe fish and chips off the menu - experts claim – Yahoo! News
- FISH HAS ITS CHIPS Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to global warming, study warns – The Sun
- Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to global warming – Metro
New research helps to shed new light on the mechanisms used by neural stem cellsto ‘wake up’ – going from their usual dormant state to one of action. The research is important as scientists need to better understand how NSCs behave in the brain in order to develop effective treatments.
- Research sheds new light on how brain stem cells are activated – Science Daily
- Research sheds new light on how brain stem cells are activated – Neuroscience News
- Research sheds new light on how brain stem cells are activated – Life Extension Advocacy Foundation
Commercial fishers are acutely aware of the potential for marine litter to cause lasting damage to their catches and the wider industry, a new DEFRA-funded study suggests.
- Fishers keen to help address the problem of marine litter – Science Daily
- Fishers keen to help address the problem of marine litter – The Better Parent
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