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Content: Volume 7, Issue 3

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Global warming puts fish mating at risk

Climate change is accelerating ocean warming globally, and heat waves are becoming more frequent and intense. This is of great concern as heat is a deadly threat to aquatic animals. But the extent of danger depends – some fish species are more heat-tolerant than others.... click to read more

  • Flemming Dahlke | Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Institute of Fisheries Ecology, Thünen Institute, Braunschweig, Germany
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Reading time 3.5 min
published on Jul 12, 2021
How an artificial intelligence bends a single molecule

Molecules, which are collections of tightly bound atoms, are all around in everyday life. For example, you can read this article because the light impinging on your retina drives a molecule called retinaldehyde to bend into a new 3D structure. This fine-tuning in the molecule's... click to read more

  • Christian Wagner | Group Leader at Peter-Grünberg Institute (PGI-3), Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany
  • Klaus-Robert Müller | Professor at Machine Learning Group, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • F. Stefan Tautz | Professor at Peter-Grünberg Institute (PGI-3), Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany
Views 2080
Reading time 4.5 min
published on Jul 9, 2021
Sea otters: how welcome should a recovering top predator be?

Sea otters are a marine mammal with a long history of interactions with humans. Beyond their cute appearance, they were once hunted to near extinction for their lush pelts. To help recover this endangered species, sea otters were re-introduced to the northwest coast of Vancouver... click to read more

  • Edward Gregr | Adjunct Professor at University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
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Reading time 3.5 min
published on Jul 7, 2021
An artificial intelligence platform accurately diagnoses dystonia

Imagine waking up one day and noticing your voice has frequent breaks. Alarmed, you go to see your primary care physician and start a long journey of medical exams, visits with different specialists, and different assessments of your symptoms. Finally, you are diagnosed with laryngeal... click to read more

  • Davide Valeriani | Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA
  • Kristina Simonyan | Associate Professor at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA
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Reading time 3 min
published on Jul 5, 2021
No longer a secret: advanced satellite technologies monitor illegal ‘dark vessels’

Illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing threatens the equity and sustainability of fisheries across the globe. It accounts for up to one in every five fish sold at market, and is often carried out by 'dark vessels' – vessels that cannot be tracked as they do... click to read more

  • Jaeyoon Park | Senior Data Scientist at Global Fishing Watch, Washington, USA
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Reading time 4 min
published on Jul 2, 2021