Canada bans single-use plastics to combat climate change and pollution

Placeholder while loading article actions The Canadian government has said Canada will ban the manufacture and import of “harmful” single-use plastics by the end of the year, in a sweeping effort to combat pollution and climate change. Environment Canada said Monday that most plastic grocery bags, cutlery and straws will be subject to the ban, … Read more

The James Webb Space Telescope is finally ready to do science

This article was originally published on Conversation. (Opens in a new tab) Post contributed this article to Expert Voices: Editorial and Insights. Marcia Ricci (Opens in a new tab)Regents Professor of Astronomy, University of Arizona NASA is scheduled to release the first images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope on July 12, 2022. … Read more

Tiny solenoid looking for new physics

CMS detector point of view. credit: CERN As the third round of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) approaches, the LHC experiments are still publishing new results based on previous operating data. Although no new discoveries were announced, small deviations from expectations appear in a small number of analyses. At the current level, these aberrations can … Read more

The UK Biobank Pharma Project publishes early results from its groundbreaking protein research

Olink Proteomics AB UPPSALA, Sweden, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Olink Holding AB (year of publication) (Nasdaq: OLK) has announced that a publication describing early results of proteomics research conducted by the UK’s Vital Pharma Proteins Project (UKB-PPP) has been Publish it online to bioRxiv Prepress server, available over here. The study is entitledGenetic … Read more

Scientific coverage of climate change can change minds — in a nutshell

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A new study suggests that scientific reporting on climate change is leading Americans to adopt more accurate beliefs and support government action on the issue, but those gains are fragile. Researchers have found that these subtle beliefs quickly fade and can be eroded when people are exposed to skeptical coverage of … Read more

Diet recommendations based on DNA

Instructions for what to eat? When the human genome was first sequenced, some people optimistically assumed that we now (or soon know) all about human genes and would be able to predict who would develop a disease and describe what each individual should do to ensure the best possible health. These expectations were not fulfilled. … Read more

New England’s new golden age of wildlife

So let’s look at it, at the long story of how science-based wildlife management, based on a set of principles developed in the 19th century, brought New England wildlife from its darkest days to an era when state agencies required hunters to do so. . Eat more animals. In the broadest sense, what we see … Read more

‘New River Installed’: Gardiner Outfitters Excited to Return to Water | local news

Gardiner – On the Friday before floodwaters turned the small town of Gardiner to a standstill at the end of a mountain road, the town buzzed with visitors, adventurers, rafters and fishermen. In essence, the city has been full of its economic lifeline and preparing for the ‘normality’ season after years of the impacts and … Read more

A breakthrough in the pursuit of light control to develop the next generation of sensing and quantum computing

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Scientists have made a pivotal new breakthrough in the pursuit of light control to develop the next generation of sensing and quantum computing. The team of researchers, including Dr Oleksandr Kyriienko from the University of Exeter, have shown that light control can be achieved by induction and nonlinear measurement. Stage Switch … Read more