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Smart Homes And Their Energy Saving Potential

There is no definite date for the origin of smart homes. The very first projects might date back to the 1930s, when pools were equipped with an automatic vacuum system. Also, there is no standard and unified definition for smart […]

Bees That Rob Honey from Their Neighbors Also Pick Up Dangerous Parasitic Mites

Reports over the last few decades have alerted the public to the ongoing health challenges facing honey bees, our planet’s most economically important pollinator. The parasitic mite Varroa destructor is a major source of colony losses, and scientists have spent […]

Many Youngsters Suffer From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

A study suggests that one in 13 adolescents in England develops post-traumatic stress disorder before their 18th birthday. When one hears of post-traumatic stress disorder, many initially think of soldiers and war missions, but probably not of children and adolescents. […]

Integration Of Electrochemiluminescence And Nanotechnology For The Sensitive Detection Of Haptoglobin: One Biomarker For Multiple Diseases

Haptoglobin (Hp) plays an important part in the binding and transporting of hemoglobin. The plasma concentration of Hp increases several-fold in carcinoma, tissue necrosis, coronary artery, schizophrenia, and in the event of an inflammatory stimulus such as infection, injury, or […]

The Role Smell Plays In Sexual Arousal

Human olfaction is fairly sophisticated and sensitive. We can most likely detect approximately one trillion different odorants compared to several million colors and a half million different tones, and we are able to detect odors at very low concentrations, (e.g., […]

Machine Learning Algorithms Can Predict Psychosis With Impressive Accuracy

Machine learning techniques have been experimented with to assist the diagnosis of conditions like autism and epilepsy. Now, forms of psychosis-like schizophrenia can be added to that list. Recently, researchers from Harvard University and Emory University developed a machine learning-based […]

The Existence of Complex Life In The Universe May Be Rarer Than Previously Thought

“Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” – Arthur C. Clarke Ever since humans turned their collective eye to the heavens we have pondered the question “are we alone […]

Late Paleogene To Neogene Paleogeography Of The Euxinian Part Of Paratethys With Focus On Crimean – Caucasian Junction

A major event of the Cenozoic history of the Earth was a collision of the African–Arabian and Indian plates with Eurasia. It led to the raising of the Alpine Fold Belt and, in the closure of the Tethyan Basin, connecting […]

Entomological Time Travel: Invasion History of the Florida Buckeye Butterflies

On Halloween, 1981, Dave Baggett and 25 other butterfly and moth enthusiasts, members of the Southern Lepidopterists’ Society, gathered for their autumn field trip at Camp Owaissa-Bauer, south of Miami in Dade County, Florida. They were in for a surprise. […]

The Importance Of Addressing Insecure Employment To Improve Population Mental Health

Economic insecurity arises from a fear of being exposed to adverse economic events from which an individual may have difficulty recovering. Adverse events include unemployment, an involuntary reduction in working hours, or a sudden loss of income, among other things. […]