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Underestimating battery autonomy is a major psychological barrier to buying an electric car. – ScienceDaily

What are the barriers to the adoption of electric cars? Although the main financial and technological obstacles have been removed, their market share still needs to increase. In a recent study, a team from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) investigated the cognitive factors that still… Read More »Underestimating battery autonomy is a major psychological barrier to buying an electric car. – ScienceDaily

At the center of the world: Dal chemist celebrated for building the fundamental science of her discipline – Dal News

“Chemistry is often called the central science because it overlaps with physics and biology. It is everything around us. Everything can be explained through chemistry, ”says Erin Johnson, the Dalhousie theoretical chemist named the most recent winner of the Steacie Prize, one of Canada’s most… Read More »At the center of the world: Dal chemist celebrated for building the fundamental science of her discipline – Dal News

‘Sting’ protein’s efforts to clean up brain cell damage may speed Parkinson’s disease progress – ScienceDaily

In studies with mouse and human tissue, as well as live mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that a snag in the normal process of cleaning up broken DNA in brain cells may hasten the progression of Parkinson’s disease. Specifically, the researchers found that a… Read More »‘Sting’ protein’s efforts to clean up brain cell damage may speed Parkinson’s disease progress – ScienceDaily

Largest increases found among high-school seniors, tripling in 2 years from 5 to 14 percent – ScienceDaily

Cannabis vaping is increasing as the most popular method of cannabis delivery among all adolescents in the US, as is the frequency of cannabis vaping, according to research at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. The study found that the frequency of vaping cannabis… Read More »Largest increases found among high-school seniors, tripling in 2 years from 5 to 14 percent – ScienceDaily

Environment scientists close in on ‘golden spike’ to define Anthropocene – ScienceDaily

Leicester researchers searching for a ‘golden spike’ to formally define humanity’s current geological period – and acknowledge human impact on our planet – have announced a major step in their analysis at an international conference on Wednesday. University of Leicester Professors Jens Zinke, Mark Williams… Read More »Environment scientists close in on ‘golden spike’ to define Anthropocene – ScienceDaily