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Biological Sciences

Evaluation of Microplastics in Japanese Fish Using Visual and Chemical Dissections

Evaluation of Microplastics in Japanese Fish Using Visual and Chemical Dissections

Srebnik et al. | Jan 20, 2021

Does the overuse of plastic in Japan poses an ecological risk to marine species and their consumers? Using visual and chemical dissection, all fish in this study were found to have microplastics present in their gastrointestinal tract, including two species that are typically eaten whole in...

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From Waste to Wealth: Making Millivolts from Microbes!

From Waste to Wealth: Making Millivolts from Microbes!

Lateef et al. | Jan 19, 2021

In this study, the authors report their successful efforts to increase voltage production in a Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC), which is a system in which microorganisms produce electricity while performing their normal metabolism.

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Physical Sciences and Engineering

Predicting Orbital Resonance of 2867 Šteins Using the Yarkovsky Effect

Predicting Orbital Resonance of 2867 Šteins Using the Yarkovsky Effect

Rosenberg et al. | Jan 26, 2021

In this study, the impact of thermal effects on the orbit of an asteroid is investigated. This included determining if the asteroid's orbit would push into a region devoid of asteroids due to the gravitational pull of Jupiter.

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Long Range Radio Communication for Urban Sensor Networks

Long Range Radio Communication for Urban Sensor Networks

Cantillon et al. | Jan 26, 2021

This study investigates the feasibility of using long-range radio communication in a busy city environment in order to begin better understanding how the Internet of Things might be implemented into smart cities.

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Social Sciences

Exploring a Possible Link Between ADHD and Inattentional Blindness

Exploring a Possible Link Between ADHD and Inattentional Blindness

Younger et al. | Dec 21, 2020

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is characterized by impulsivity, hyperactivity, and inattention. The authors hypothesized that people with ADHD would display more inattentional blindness in perceptually simple tasks and less inattentional blindness in perceptually complex tasks....

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The Effect of School Climate and Parenting Style on Academic Achievement

The Effect of School Climate and Parenting Style on Academic Achievement

Myers et al. | Dec 16, 2020

Research suggests that less effective styles of parenting tend to negatively affect grades, and more effective styles tend to produce higher grades. In this study, the authors verify previous research and confirm such relationships in a sample of African American students in a college preparatory...

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