Scientists have managed to successfully apply the spectral imaging method, developed in astrophysics, to diagnostics in the field of medicine.
Gaited horses are able to perform special gaits which allow for a smoother ride. New results suggest that Vikings first encountered gaited horses on the British Isles and transported them to Iceland.
Climate disasters increase the risk of armed conflicts in multi-ethnic countries, a novel statistical approach shows. Natural disasters may fuel smoldering social tensions.
Crowdworking is currently only a marginal form of employment: The majority of crowdworkers are in paid employment, or are completing vocational training or university studies.
Yaws is a tropical disease that infects the skin, bones and cartilage. An international research group published a study that suggests flies as mechanical vectors for the bacterium.
Human impacts not only threaten today’s forests, but also those of tomorrow: Forest disturbance caused by human activities threatens the pollination and seed dispersal of trees around the world.
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