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Most of the world's best places for coffee will be gone by 2050 — and there's an unexpected culprit

Coffee is in trouble. According to a new study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the world's largest coffee-producing regions could shrink by as much as 88% by 2050 as a result of climate change. The study...Show More Summary

Researchers discover how hibernating ribosomes wake up

In research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Mee-Ngan F. Yap, Ph.D., assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Saint Louis University, has uncovered the way a bacterial ribosome moves from an inactive to an active form, and how that "wake up call" is key to its survival.

Chappelle’s Show Never Won an Emmy, But Dave Chappelle Finally Did

Dave Chappelle is rich with distinction from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, bitch. At least now he is. Dave Chappelle and Melissa McCarthy won the the outstanding guest actor and actress ... More »

UTA's David Nygren receives Marie Sklodowska-Curie award

(University of Texas at Arlington) David Nygren, Presidential Distinguished Professor of Physics at the University of Texas at Arlington and a member of the National Academy of Sciences, has been honored with a prestigious international award for his pioneering work in radiation detector developments and for enabling major discoveries in diverse areas of science.

The doubly magic nucleus of lead-208 -- it spins, though it shouldn't!

(The Henryk Niewodniczanski Institute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Sciences) We imagine atomic nuclei to be more or less spherical, chaotic clusters of protons and neutrons. Experiments at the Argonne National Laboratory, inspired by physicists from the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the PAS, are verifying these ideas. Show More Summary

'Vampires' may have been real people with this blood disorder

(Boston Children's Hospital) Findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) reveal a newly discovered genetic mutation that triggers erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP). It illuminates a novel biological mechanism potentially responsible for stories of 'vampires' and identifies a potential therapeutic target for treating EPP.

Trumpenistas Put Kibosh On Mountain Top Coal Removal Study

The Interior Department has spiked a study by the National Academy of Sciences that would attempt to uncover the relationship between mountain top coal removal and health risks for people living in West Virginia. Trumpenistas Put Kibosh...Show More Summary

Global 'community' rallies for the Reef

(ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies) Who cares about the Great Barrier Reef? Many people, and according to a paper published today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, some of the most passionately connected individuals can come from far away places, across the globe.

Global 'community' rallies for the Reef

Who cares about the Great Barrier Reef? Many people, and according to a paper published today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, some of the most passionately connected individuals can come from far away places, across the globe.

Antarctic volcanic eruptions triggered abrupt southern hemisphere climate changes near the end of the last ice age

(Faculty of Science - University of Copenhagen) New findings published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by Desert Research Institute Professor Joseph R. McConnell, Ph.D., and colleagues document a 192-year series of volcanic eruptions in Antarctica that coincided with accelerated deglaciation about 17,700 years ago.

Why poison dart frogs don't poison themselves

(Phys.org)—A pair of researchers with the State University of New York has found the source of poison dart frogs' immunity from their own poison. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Sho-Ya Wang...Show More Summary

Massive Antarctic volcanic eruptions linked to abrupt Southern hemisphere climate changes

New findings published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) by Desert Research Institute (DRI) Professor Joseph R. McConnell, Ph.D., and colleagues document a 192-year series of volcanic eruptions in Antarctica that coincided with accelerated deglaciation about 17,700 years ago.

Key factor identified in gene silencing

(University of Alabama at Birmingham) In a paper published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Hengbin Wang and colleagues describe a key role for a protein called RSF1 in silencing genes. Besides the molecular...Show More Summary

Microsoft wins an Emmy Award for Skype

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) yesterday announced the recipients of the 69th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards. Microsoft Skype won an Emmy Award for “Development of Integrated Consumer Video Conferencing...Show More Summary

Apple wins technical Emmy award for Siri’s integration w/ Apple TV

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Apple is among a handful of companies who have just been honored with Emmy awards. Yes, you read that right. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the awards in a press release today, highlighting the “Sciences” aspect of its name. TechCrunch was first to note the inclusion of companies like Apple, DJI, Microsoft, and others. more…

Apple wins technical Emmy award for Apple TV Siri integration

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on Tuesday handed Emmy awards out to a number of technology companies for achievements in media-related fields, with Apple taking one home for its work on Siri for Apple TV.

Technology & Engineering Emmy Winners Announced

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is out with its list of winners for the 69th annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards. Presented in partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters for the first time, the...Show More Summary

New member of NAS reveals how animals select good microbes, reject harmful ones

(University of Hawaii at Manoa) In her inaugural article published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, commemorating her induction into one of the country's most distinguished scientific groups, Margaret...Show More Summary

NJIT Oil spill expert assesses use of deep-sea dispersants in Deepwater Horizon cleanup

(New Jersey Institute of Technology) In a groundbreaking study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, collaborators from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Texas...Show More Summary

Dispersants improved air quality for responders at Deepwater Horizon

(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) A study published Aug. 28, 2017, in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences adds a new dimension to the controversial decision to inject large amounts of chemical dispersants immediately above the crippled oil well at the seafloor during the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010.

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