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All Rights Reserved. 10 https://www.upi.com/ Science News – UPI.com en-us Thu, 14 Jan 2021 5:19:48 -0500 Science News – UPI.com https://www.upi.com/ https://www.upi.com/img/logo_rss.png Blue Origin to launch rocket with more space tourism amenities https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/14/Blue-Origin-to-launch-rocket-with-more-space-tourism-amenities/9791610556891/ 9791610556891 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9791610556891/2021/upi_com/50e8a29883c5320ff62d8ccbcf9564c2/v1.5/Blue-Origin-to-launch-rocket-with-more-space-tourism-amenities.jpg”> Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ rocket company, Blue Origin, plans to test launch a new capsule from Texas on Thursday that includes new amenities for space tourists. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9791610556891/2021/upi_com/50e8a29883c5320ff62d8ccbcf9564c2/v1.5/Blue-Origin-to-launch-rocket-with-more-space-tourism-amenities.jpg”> Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ rocket company, Blue Origin, plans to test launch a new capsule from Texas on Thursday that includes new amenities for space tourists. Blue Origin to launch rocket with more space tourism amenities Science News,Business, Technology, Space Thu, 14 Jan 2021 03:00:07 -0500 Autonomous robot fleet tracks, analyzes microbial community in the open ocean https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/13/Robot-fleet-tracks-analyzes-microbial-community-in-the-open-ocean/7211610571634/ 7211610571634 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/7211610571634/2021/upi_com/339a297d06cfd663ebaf0c360daf76a5/v1.5/Robot-fleet-tracks-analyzes-microbial-community-in-the-open-ocean.jpg”> In a first-of-its-kind proof-of-concept study, scientists have used an autonomous fleet of robots to track and analyze a community of microbes in the open ocean. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/7211610571634/2021/upi_com/339a297d06cfd663ebaf0c360daf76a5/v1.5/Robot-fleet-tracks-analyzes-microbial-community-in-the-open-ocean.jpg”> In a first-of-its-kind proof-of-concept study, scientists have used an autonomous fleet of robots to track and analyze a community of microbes in the open ocean. Robot fleet tracks, analyzes microbial community in the open ocean Science News,Technology, Weather & Climate Wed, 13 Jan 2021 18:16:01 -0500 Early pandemic lockdowns had limited impact on urban air pollution https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/13/Early-pandemic-lockdowns-had-limited-impact-on-urban-air-pollution/6481610559648/ 6481610559648 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6481610559648/2021/upi/38b0efd9fc09f892a0ea6716b1a24969/v1.5/Early-pandemic-lockdowns-had-limited-impact-on-urban-air-pollution.jpg”> Last spring, when lockdowns and stay-at-home orders depressed industrial activity and curbed traffic volumes, many city-dwellers noted a reduction in urban pollution. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6481610559648/2021/upi/38b0efd9fc09f892a0ea6716b1a24969/v1.5/Early-pandemic-lockdowns-had-limited-impact-on-urban-air-pollution.jpg”> Last spring, when lockdowns and stay-at-home orders depressed industrial activity and curbed traffic volumes, many city-dwellers noted a reduction in urban pollution. Early pandemic lockdowns had limited impact on urban air pollution Science News,Weather & Climate, COVID-19 Wed, 13 Jan 2021 17:39:10 -0500 Game of Thrones’ dire wolves a different species from gray wolves, DNA study shows https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/13/Study-Game-of-Thrones-dire-wolves-gray-wolves-were-different-species/8431610548871/ 8431610548871 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/8431610548871/2021/i/16105594093129/v1.5/Study-Game-of-Thrones-dire-wolves-gray-wolves-were-different-species.jpg”> To find an ancestor shared by the dire wolf and gray wolf, one must trace the branches of the Canidae family tree backs some six million years. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/8431610548871/2021/i/16105594093129/v1.5/Study-Game-of-Thrones-dire-wolves-gray-wolves-were-different-species.jpg”> To find an ancestor shared by the dire wolf and gray wolf, one must trace the branches of the Canidae family tree backs some six million years. Study: Game of Thrones’ dire wolves, gray wolves were different species Science News, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 12:50:54 -0500 Social networks explain why independent cultures interpret the world in similar ways https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/13/Social-networks-are-why-independent-cultures-see-the-world-similarly/9581610471594/ 9581610471594 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9581610471594/2021/upi_com/19a7629b9e822dc0a15a59672073fed4/v1.5/Social-networks-are-why-independent-cultures-see-the-world-similarly.jpg”> It’s not the human brain, exactly, that yields categorical consensus across disparate groups, researchers contend in a new paper, but the dynamics of consensus building among large groups of people. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9581610471594/2021/upi_com/19a7629b9e822dc0a15a59672073fed4/v1.5/Social-networks-are-why-independent-cultures-see-the-world-similarly.jpg”> It’s not the human brain, exactly, that yields categorical consensus across disparate groups, researchers contend in a new paper, but the dynamics of consensus building among large groups of people. Social networks are why independent cultures see the world similarly Science News, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 03:05:06 -0500 DNA in water used to detect genes of invasive goby fish https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/12/DNA-in-water-used-to-detect-genes-of-invasive-goby-fish/4231610487705/ 4231610487705 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/4231610487705/2021/i/16104901261767/v1.5/DNA-in-water-used-to-detect-genes-of-invasive-goby-fish.jpg”> Scientists have developed a new eDNA analysis technique that could help conservationists target invasive fish populations before they become well-established. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/4231610487705/2021/i/16104901261767/v1.5/DNA-in-water-used-to-detect-genes-of-invasive-goby-fish.jpg”> Scientists have developed a new eDNA analysis technique that could help conservationists target invasive fish populations before they become well-established. DNA in water used to detect genes of invasive goby fish Science News, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:01:33 -0500 Ancient crystals suggest Earth’s crust enjoyed growth spurt 3 billion years ago https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/12/Crystals-suggest-Earths-crust-enjoyed-growth-spurt-3-billion-years-ago/5131610465121/ 5131610465121 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/5131610465121/2021/i/16104670348345/v1.5/Crystals-suggest-Earths-crust-enjoyed-growth-spurt-3-billion-years-ago.jpg”> Ancient crystals recovered from stream sediments in Greenland suggest bits of Earth’s primordial crust seeded the growth of later generations of crust. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/5131610465121/2021/i/16104670348345/v1.5/Crystals-suggest-Earths-crust-enjoyed-growth-spurt-3-billion-years-ago.jpg”> Ancient crystals recovered from stream sediments in Greenland suggest bits of Earth’s primordial crust seeded the growth of later generations of crust. Crystals suggest Earth’s crust enjoyed growth spurt 3 billion years ago Science News, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 13:59:39 -0500 Programming tweak helps AI software work more like a human brain, learn faster https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/12/Programming-tweak-helps-AI-software-imitate-human-visual-learning/7781610457664/ 7781610457664 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/7781610457664/2021/upi_com/69303160586a78ce2dec53bee2c8f1d7/v1.5/Programming-tweak-helps-AI-software-imitate-human-visual-learning.jpg”> Using a novel programming tweak, a pair of neuroscientists have managed to replicate human visual learning in computer-based artificial intelligence. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/7781610457664/2021/upi_com/69303160586a78ce2dec53bee2c8f1d7/v1.5/Programming-tweak-helps-AI-software-imitate-human-visual-learning.jpg”> Using a novel programming tweak, a pair of neuroscientists have managed to replicate human visual learning in computer-based artificial intelligence. Programming tweak helps AI software imitate human visual learning Science News, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 09:20:25 -0500 NASA readies Astrobee flying robots for serious space science https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/12/NASA-readies-Astrobee-flying-robots-for-serious-space-science/3681610045958/ 3681610045958 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/3681610045958/2021/upi_com/dc3fca04900fe5698793cad24023e14b/v1.5/NASA-readies-Astrobee-flying-robots-for-serious-space-science.jpg”> NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station are preparing new Astrobee flying robots to enhance science on the orbiting laboratory — a technology that could help ensure future deep space exploration. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/3681610045958/2021/upi_com/dc3fca04900fe5698793cad24023e14b/v1.5/NASA-readies-Astrobee-flying-robots-for-serious-space-science.jpg”> NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station are preparing new Astrobee flying robots to enhance science on the orbiting laboratory — a technology that could help ensure future deep space exploration. NASA readies Astrobee flying robots for serious space science Science News,Business, Technology, Space Tue, 12 Jan 2021 03:00:07 -0500 Non-native species now the primary seed-dispersers on Hawaiian island of Oahu https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/11/Non-native-species-are-the-primary-seed-dispersers-on-Hawaiian-island/3501610401221/ 3501610401221 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/3501610401221/2021/i/16104033652004/v1.5/Non-native-species-are-the-primary-seed-dispersers-on-Hawaiian-island.jpg”> On Oahu, the third largest of the Hawaiian islands, most of the airborne seed dispersal is now being carried out by non-native birds, according to a new study published Monday in the journal PNAS. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/3501610401221/2021/i/16104033652004/v1.5/Non-native-species-are-the-primary-seed-dispersers-on-Hawaiian-island.jpg”> On Oahu, the third largest of the Hawaiian islands, most of the airborne seed dispersal is now being carried out by non-native birds, according to a new study published Monday in the journal PNAS. Non-native species are the primary seed-dispersers on Hawaiian island Science News, Mon, 11 Jan 2021 17:47:45 -0500 Mergers may have stunted growth of early galaxies https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/11/Mergers-may-have-stunted-growth-of-early-galaxies/6131610390367/ 6131610390367 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6131610390367/2021/i/16103961227440/v1.5/Mergers-may-have-stunted-growth-of-early-galaxies.jpg”> Galaxy mergers in the early universe may have curbed star formation and stunted the growth of young galaxies, according to a new study published Monday in the journal Nature Astronomy. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6131610390367/2021/i/16103961227440/v1.5/Mergers-may-have-stunted-growth-of-early-galaxies.jpg”> Galaxy mergers in the early universe may have curbed star formation and stunted the growth of young galaxies, according to a new study published Monday in the journal Nature Astronomy. Mergers may have stunted growth of early galaxies Science News, Mon, 11 Jan 2021 17:17:53 -0500 Ultraviolet light helps marine worms tell what time of year it is https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/11/Ultraviolet-light-helps-marine-worms-tell-what-time-of-year-it-is/6151610378068/ 6151610378068 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6151610378068/2021/i/16103821046755/v1.5/Ultraviolet-light-helps-marine-worms-tell-what-time-of-year-it-is.jpg”> Marine worms use ultraviolet light to tell what time of year it is and adapt their behavior accordingly. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6151610378068/2021/i/16103821046755/v1.5/Ultraviolet-light-helps-marine-worms-tell-what-time-of-year-it-is.jpg”> Marine worms use ultraviolet light to tell what time of year it is and adapt their behavior accordingly. Ultraviolet light helps marine worms tell what time of year it is Science News, Mon, 11 Jan 2021 12:01:59 -0500 Earliest human culture lasted 20,000 years later than previously thought https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/11/Earliest-human-culture-lasted-20000-years-later-than-previously-thought/3991610371327/ 3991610371327 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/3991610371327/2021/i/16103788012601/v1.5/Earliest-human-culture-lasted-20000-years-later-than-previously-thought.jpg”> New research, published Monday in the journal Scientific Reports, suggests humans in what is now Senegal continued to use Middle Stone Age flake-making technologies as late as 11 thousand years ago. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/3991610371327/2021/i/16103788012601/v1.5/Earliest-human-culture-lasted-20000-years-later-than-previously-thought.jpg”> New research, published Monday in the journal Scientific Reports, suggests humans in what is now Senegal continued to use Middle Stone Age flake-making technologies as late as 11 thousand years ago. Earliest human culture lasted 20,000 years later than previously thought Science News,Max Planck Mon, 11 Jan 2021 10:29:16 -0500 Florida’s water brawl with Georgia nears historic SCOTUS hearing https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/11/Floridas-water-brawl-with-Georgia-nears-historic-SCOTUS-hearing/5531610045563/ 5531610045563 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/5531610045563/2021/upi_com/cda1b53beb63876543b17f27febcf42e/v1.5/Floridas-water-brawl-with-Georgia-nears-historic-SCOTUS-hearing.jpg”> Florida’s request to the Supreme Court to limit the state of Georgia’s water usage along the Apalachicola River basin is headed to a hearing on Feb. 22. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/5531610045563/2021/upi_com/cda1b53beb63876543b17f27febcf42e/v1.5/Floridas-water-brawl-with-Georgia-nears-historic-SCOTUS-hearing.jpg”> Florida’s request to the Supreme Court to limit the state of Georgia’s water usage along the Apalachicola River basin is headed to a hearing on Feb. 22. Florida’s water brawl with Georgia nears historic SCOTUS hearing Science News,Politics, Weather & Climate, Justice Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court Mon, 11 Jan 2021 03:05:07 -0500 Met Office forecasts CO2 levels 50 percent higher than preindustrial levels https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/08/Met-Office-forecasts-CO2-levels-50-percent-higher-than-preindustrial-levels/6081610141433/ 6081610141433 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6081610141433/2021/upi_com/8bacf6fe5a39f53a9afdbb0d2cb2fb28/v1.5/Met-Office-forecasts-CO2-levels-50-percent-higher-than-preindustrial-levels.jpg”> Within the next year, carbon dioxide concentrations in Earth’s atmosphere will surpass levels 50 percent greater than preindustrial levels during the 18th century, according to predictions by Britain’s Met Office. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6081610141433/2021/upi_com/8bacf6fe5a39f53a9afdbb0d2cb2fb28/v1.5/Met-Office-forecasts-CO2-levels-50-percent-higher-than-preindustrial-levels.jpg”> Within the next year, carbon dioxide concentrations in Earth’s atmosphere will surpass levels 50 percent greater than preindustrial levels during the 18th century, according to predictions by Britain’s Met Office. Met Office forecasts CO2 levels 50 percent higher than preindustrial levels Science News,Weather & Climate Fri, 08 Jan 2021 17:47:12 -0500 Bacteria have internal clocks just like animals and plants, scientists say https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/08/Bacteria-have-internal-clocks-just-like-animals-and-plants-scientists-say/6181610133289/ 6181610133289 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6181610133289/2021/i/16101428999287/v1.5/Bacteria-have-internal-clocks-just-like-animals-and-plants-scientists-say.jpg”> Biological clocks aren’t exclusive to multicellular organisms — new research suggests bacteria can tell time, too. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6181610133289/2021/i/16101428999287/v1.5/Bacteria-have-internal-clocks-just-like-animals-and-plants-scientists-say.jpg”> Biological clocks aren’t exclusive to multicellular organisms — new research suggests bacteria can tell time, too. Bacteria have internal clocks just like animals and plants, scientists say Science News, Fri, 08 Jan 2021 16:58:07 -0500 Bats with white-nose syndrome winter in warm, fungus-filled caves https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/08/Bats-with-white-nose-syndrome-winter-in-warm-fungus-filled-caves/4341610118384/ 4341610118384 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/4341610118384/2021/i/16101262001139/v1.5/Bats-with-white-nose-syndrome-winter-in-warm-fungus-filled-caves.jpg”> Bats suffering from white-nose syndrome frequently make the unfortunate decision to spend the winter in warmer underground hideouts, places more likely to encourage fungal growth. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/4341610118384/2021/i/16101262001139/v1.5/Bats-with-white-nose-syndrome-winter-in-warm-fungus-filled-caves.jpg”> Bats suffering from white-nose syndrome frequently make the unfortunate decision to spend the winter in warmer underground hideouts, places more likely to encourage fungal growth. Bats with white-nose syndrome winter in warm, fungus-filled caves Science News, Fri, 08 Jan 2021 15:06:37 -0500 Scientists entangle atoms using heat https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/08/Scientists-entangle-atoms-using-heat/8281610112263/ 8281610112263 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/8281610112263/2021/i/16101169296670/v1.5/Scientists-entangle-atoms-using-heat.jpg”> An international team of scientists has shown that temperature differences in a superconductor can be used to trigger quantum entanglement. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/8281610112263/2021/i/16101169296670/v1.5/Scientists-entangle-atoms-using-heat.jpg”> An international team of scientists has shown that temperature differences in a superconductor can be used to trigger quantum entanglement. Scientists entangle atoms using heat Science News,Albert Einstein Fri, 08 Jan 2021 10:06:11 -0500 SpaceX launches Turkish satellite from Florida https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/07/SpaceX-launches-Turkish-satellite-from-Florida/7911609968847/ 7911609968847 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/7911609968847/2021/i/16100732241187/v1.5/SpaceX-launches-Turkish-satellite-from-Florida.jpg”> SpaceX intends to launch a Turkish communications satellite, the Türksat 5A, from Florida on Thursday night. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/7911609968847/2021/i/16100732241187/v1.5/SpaceX-launches-Turkish-satellite-from-Florida.jpg”> SpaceX intends to launch a Turkish communications satellite, the Türksat 5A, from Florida on Thursday night. SpaceX launches Turkish satellite from Florida Science News,Business, Technology, Space, SpaceX Thu, 07 Jan 2021 21:42:04 -0500 Wind bands, jet streams spotted on nearest brown dwarf https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/07/Wind-bands-jet-streams-spotted-on-nearest-brown-dwarf/9821610047075/ 9821610047075 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9821610047075/2021/i/16100530793428/v1.5/Wind-bands-jet-streams-spotted-on-nearest-brown-dwarf.jpg”> The brown dwarf closest to our solar system hosts wind bands and jet streams, according to new analysis of the object’s atmosphere. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9821610047075/2021/i/16100530793428/v1.5/Wind-bands-jet-streams-spotted-on-nearest-brown-dwarf.jpg”> The brown dwarf closest to our solar system hosts wind bands and jet streams, according to new analysis of the object’s atmosphere. Wind bands, jet streams spotted on nearest brown dwarf Science News, Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:19:35 -0500 Study links little crocodile evolution in last 200M years to lack of need https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/07/Study-links-little-crocodile-evolution-in-last-200M-years-to-lack-of-need/3701610035760/ 3701610035760 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/3701610035760/2021/upi_com/9ccdb669aead884c1808a05bcb7a3340/v1.5/Study-links-little-crocodile-evolution-in-last-200M-years-to-lack-of-need.jpg”> Modern crocodiles look much the same as their ancestors that lived alongside dinosaurs. Now, thanks to new research, scientists have an explanation for their physiological uniformity. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/3701610035760/2021/upi_com/9ccdb669aead884c1808a05bcb7a3340/v1.5/Study-links-little-crocodile-evolution-in-last-200M-years-to-lack-of-need.jpg”> Modern crocodiles look much the same as their ancestors that lived alongside dinosaurs. Now, thanks to new research, scientists have an explanation for their physiological uniformity. Study links little crocodile evolution in last 200M years to lack of need Science News, Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:15:45 -0500 Declining harbor porpoise numbers in German North Sea worry scientists https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/07/Declining-harbor-porpoise-numbers-in-German-North-Sea-worry-scientists/8731610026102/ 8731610026102 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/8731610026102/2021/i/16100310957645/v1.5/Declining-harbor-porpoise-numbers-in-German-North-Sea-worry-scientists.jpg”> New survey results suggest harbor porpoises are on the decline in the German North Sea. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/8731610026102/2021/i/16100310957645/v1.5/Declining-harbor-porpoise-numbers-in-German-North-Sea-worry-scientists.jpg”> New survey results suggest harbor porpoises are on the decline in the German North Sea. Declining harbor porpoise numbers in German North Sea worry scientists Science News,Weather & Climate Thu, 07 Jan 2021 10:32:56 -0500 Scientists observe competition between magnetic orders from 2D sheets of atoms https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/06/Scientists-see-competition-of-magnetic-orders-from-2D-sheets-of-atoms/9861609969686/ 9861609969686 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9861609969686/2021/i/16099745371223/v1.5/Scientists-see-competition-of-magnetic-orders-from-2D-sheets-of-atoms.jpg”> For the first time, scientists observed competition between magnetic orders from coupled sheets of atoms. The observations promise new insights into the quantum qualities of two-dimensional materials, scientists say. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9861609969686/2021/i/16099745371223/v1.5/Scientists-see-competition-of-magnetic-orders-from-2D-sheets-of-atoms.jpg”> For the first time, scientists observed competition between magnetic orders from coupled sheets of atoms. The observations promise new insights into the quantum qualities of two-dimensional materials, scientists say. Scientists see competition of magnetic orders from 2D sheets of atoms Science News,Nobel Prize Wed, 06 Jan 2021 18:11:53 -0500 Global warming to keep driving winds poleward, deep sea dust suggests https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/06/Global-warming-to-keep-driving-winds-poleward-deep-sea-dust-suggests/9861609953984/ 9861609953984 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9861609953984/2021/i/16099663581545/v1.5/Global-warming-to-keep-driving-winds-poleward-deep-sea-dust-suggests.jpg”> New analysis of dust grains dredged from the bottom of the North Pacific suggest the westerlies moved toward the poles during the warmest stretches of the Pliocene, between 3 and 5 million years ago. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9861609953984/2021/i/16099663581545/v1.5/Global-warming-to-keep-driving-winds-poleward-deep-sea-dust-suggests.jpg”> New analysis of dust grains dredged from the bottom of the North Pacific suggest the westerlies moved toward the poles during the warmest stretches of the Pliocene, between 3 and 5 million years ago. Global warming to keep driving winds poleward, deep sea dust suggests Science News,Weather & Climate Wed, 06 Jan 2021 16:58:12 -0500 New protein patch to help scientists manipulate cell signaling https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/01/06/New-protein-patch-to-help-scientists-manipulate-cell-signaling/4121609945744/ 4121609945744 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/4121609945744/2021/i/16099482714842/v1.5/New-protein-patch-to-help-scientists-manipulate-cell-signaling.jpg”> Scientists have developed a new kind of protein patch that can influence cell signaling, attaching to the outside of cells without becoming absorbed. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/4121609945744/2021/i/16099482714842/v1.5/New-protein-patch-to-help-scientists-manipulate-cell-signaling.jpg”> Scientists have developed a new kind of protein patch that can influence cell signaling, attaching to the outside of cells without becoming absorbed. New protein patch to help scientists manipulate cell signaling Science News,David Baker, COVID-19 Wed, 06 Jan 2021 12:30:50 -0500

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