Surveys identify relationship between waves, coastal cliff erosion

IMAGE: Scripps Oceanography geomorphologist Adam Young buries wave energy-measuring sensors. view more  Credit: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego researchers have uncovered how rain and waves act on different parts of coastal cliffs. Following three years of cliff surveys in and near the coastal city of Del Mar, Calif., they […]

Immune protein orchestrates daily rhythm of squid-bacteria symbiotic relationship

A 63x magnification image showing the 4-week-old light organ during the day showing EsMIF (magenta) surrounding the crypt spaces. Host DNA is labeled in blue and the bacteria are labeled in green. Credit: Eric Koch Nearly every organism hosts a collection of symbiotic microbes—a microbiome. It is now recognized that microbiomes are major drivers of […]

A study analyzes the ergonomic relationship between hand and Lower Paleolithic tools

Credit: A. Fedato et al Emiliano Bruner, a paleoneurologist at the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), has coordinated a study published recently in the journal Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, on the ergonomic relationship between hand and Lower Paleolithic stone tools, in particular for choppers and handaxes. The results of this work, […]