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- New study highlights key role soil structure plays in water uptake by crops
The increased global consumption of food means that there is an increasing yield gap between crop production and crop usage. To help tackle this issue, a team of scientists has used advanced mathematical modelling techniques to understand the precise role soil structure plays in water uptake.
- Police activities in Thailand may lead to riskier behaviors in people who inj...
Recent increasing police activities focused on people who inject drugs in Thailand have involved reported injustices that may lead to riskier behaviors in people who inject drugs, according to a new study.
- Global study reveals gender-based violence vastly underreported
Findings from a new global study suggest that estimates of gender-based violence prevalence based on health systems data or on police reports may underestimate the actual total prevalence by 11- to 128-fold.
- Long-term use of common heartburn and ulcer medications linked to vitamin B12...
Long-term use of commonly prescribed heartburn and ulcer medications is linked to a higher risk of vitamin B12 deficiency, according to a new study.
- A whole new meaning to bad weather: Top ten worst weather places in the world
Have you ever wondered what places on Earth experience the worst weather? A new article names the top ten places in the world that continually experience the most extreme weather.
- We're not likely to get fried bygamma ray burst
If recent news that researchers observed the largest gamma ray burst ever has you nervous about getting blasted into extinction, the researchers themselves say chances of that are exceedingly rare.
- New compound dramatically reduces joint inflammation
An experimental compound is capable of significantly reducing joint inflammation in animal models of rheumatoid arthritis.
- Story of how a severed arm was reattached
Strangers often stop to ask Bob Seeman why he wears a padded glove on his left hand. So he hands out a card with a link to a YouTube video, which tells the extraordinary story of how Seeman?s left arm was reattached after it was nearly completely severed in a tow truck accident.
- NASA's Juno Spacecraft Hears Amateur Radio Operators Say 'Hi': Message was fi...
In a first-of-its-kind activity for an interplanetary spacecraft, thousands of amateur (ham) radio operators around the world were able to say ?Hi? to NASA?s Juno spacecraft Oct. 9 as it swung past Earth on its way to Jupiter.
- Social exclusion and consumer product preference: Drink Pepsi to fit in, but ...
Social networks are commonplace in this day and age, and how we fit in may depend on anything from political affiliation, to religion, to even our own personality traits. According to a new study published, consumers who are okay with being rejected from a group are more likely to purchase things that set them apart from the norm.