Sunday 16 June 2019

Science Daily

  1. Women still face significant barriers in forging successful and influential careers in UK energy research, a new high-level report has revealed.
  2. Cut flower production in the United States and Canada has increased in recent years. Due to this resurgence, more information is needed regarding current production and postharvest issues.
  3. A new study clarifies what influence major currents in the North Atlantic have on sea level along the northeastern United States.
  4. Researchers have isolated a cluster of neurons in a mouse's brain that are crucial to making the squeaky, ultrasonic 'songs' a male mouse produces when courting a potential mate.
  5. Yellowstone's migratory elk rely primarily on environmental cues, including a retreating snowline and the greening grasses of spring, to decide when to make the treks between their winter ranges and summer ranges, researchers show. Their study combined GPS tracking data from more than 400 animals in nine major Yellowstone elk populations with satellite imagery to create a comprehensive model of what drives these animals to move.

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