Smaller, faster, greener | EurekAlert! Science News

When you think about your carbon footprint, what comes to mind? Driving and flying, probably. Perhaps home energy consumption or those daily Amazon deliveries. But what about watching Netflix or having Zoom meetings? Ever thought about the carbon footprint of … Read more

Study highlights pitfalls associated with ‘cybervetting’ job candidates

A recent study of how human resources professionals review online information and social media profiles of job candidates highlights the ways in which so-called “cybervetting” can introduce bias and moral judgment into the hiring process. “The study drives home that … Read more

GSA guides providers, older patients to vaccine consensus

In “Vaccines for Older Adults: Overcoming the Challenges of Shared Clinical Decision Making,” a new white paper from The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) National Adult Vaccination Program, a team of specialists outlines a set of recommendations to encourage better … Read more

Deepwater Horizon’s long-lasting legacy for dolphins

The Deepwater Horizon disaster began on April 20, 2010 with an explosion on a BP-operated oil drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 workers. Almost immediately, oil began spilling into the waters of the gulf, an environmental … Read more

Origin of life – The chicken-and-the-egg problem

A Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich workforce has proven that slight alterations in transfer-RNA molecules (tRNAs) permit them to self-assemble right into a practical unit that may replicate data exponentially. tRNAs are key components within the evolution of early life-forms. Life … Read more

Creamy or gritty? | EurekAlert! Science News

There’s more to taste than flavor. Let ice cream melt, and the next time you take it out of the freezer you’ll find its texture icy instead of the smooth, creamy confection you’re used to. Though its flavor hasn’t changed, … Read more

The positive and negative attributes of digital health platforms

The internet provides a major source of exchanging health information through online portals and new media. Internet users can access health sites and online forums to obtain health information. In turn, these information sources act as a catalyst for wellbeing … Read more