Studies

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Researchers who surveyed microbial community composition on various surfaces and people inside a newly opened hospital as the facility became operational now report important insights into how humans and unseen life influence one another within constructed environments. …read more Source: EurekAlert

Spanish ecologists have observed an unusual way in which treetop-grazing goats may be benefiting the trees: the goats spit out the trees’ seeds. Miguel Delibes, Irene Castañeda, and José M Fedriani reported their discovery in the latest Natural History Note in the May issue of …

UTIA researchers conducted in-depth surveys of visitors and property owners along three of TVA’s 49 reservoirs — Norris, Watts Bar and Chickamauga — during Summer 2016. The study determined that the combination of aquatic recreation and waterfront property along the Tennessee Valley Authority’s managed river …

Is it possible to watch at the level of single cells how fish embryos become trout, carp or salmon? Researchers at Goethe University Frankfurt have successfully combined two very advanced fluorescence microscopy techniques. The new high-resolution light microscope permits fascinating insights into a cell’s interior. …

Providing answers – or at least more information – to the most difficult medical questions is the aim of medical scientists. And how research findings are translated and made available can be as important as the discoveries themselves. …read more Source: EurekAlert

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