ESA releases free collection of environmental justice research

ESA is offering a free online collection of articles representing fifteen years of environmental justice research published across the Society’s six journals. The collection includes research on the ecological factors associated with social inequities and environmental injustices, and offers insights into gaps in environmental justice research. In recent decades the ecological sciences have documented numerous…

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Smell and taste changes provide early indication of COVID-19 community spread

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Self-reports of smell and taste changes provide earlier markers of the spread of infection of SARS-CoV-2 than current governmental indicators, according to an international team of researchers. The researchers also observed a decline in self-reports of smell and taste changes as early as five days after lockdown enforcement, with faster declines…

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Novel population of neurons identified that control binocular eye movements in 3D space

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have discovered a previously undescribed population of neurons that help control our eyes as they view in three-dimensional space. During normal viewing, we direct our eyes between objects in the three-dimensional space many times a minute. With each change, the left and right eyes will rotate,…

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