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Scientists Identify Microbe That Could Help Degrade Polyurethane-Based Plastics

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Phys.Org: German researchers report in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology that they have identified and characterized a strain of bacteria capable of degrading some of the chemical building blocks of polyurethane. The team out of Germany managed to isolate a bacterium, Pseudomonas sp. TDA1, from a site rich in brittle plastic waste that shows promise in attacking some of the chemical bonds that make up polyurethane plastics. The researchers performed a...
Tags: Germany, Tech, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Frontiers, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Christian Eberlein


Frontiers launches a portal to help connect coronavirus and COVID-19 research with funding

Open science platform and publisher Frontiers wants to make sure that efforts by researchers to pursue science-based solutions to the global coronavirus pandemic, and learn more about the virus and the COVID-19 disease it causes, find the funding they need. They launched a new portal to do just that, which is updated daily, and lists open funding calls, including the grant type, deadline, organization behind it, and specific area it supports. Sources include governments, non-profits, and commerc...
Tags: Health, TC, Science, Tech, Research, Biotech, Viruses, Frontiers, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID


Frontiers team sowing Gospel seeds among Muslim Hazani people

North Africa (MNN) -- The Hazani people in North Africa are devoutly Muslim. They are also an unreached people group, meaning they don’t have any local Christians. Jared and a team with Frontiers USA minister full-time among the Hazani and have a good relationship, but it took a while to get there. Decades earlier, Jared’s American Midwest church began praying for the Hazani people to know Jesus. Frontiers helped the church connect with the Hazani in North Africa and they learned the tr...
Tags: America, Jesus, Christian, Jared, North Africa, Sahara, Isaiah, Frontiers, Frontiers USA, LaHaie, Hazani, Jesus Frontiers, Frontiers Perry LaHaie, Hazani LaHaie, Frontiers USA Join


Coral Reef Research Collection wins $100,000 International Science Prize

(Frontiers) A team of scientific editors has been awarded US $100,000 by Swiss open-access publisher Frontiers in recognition of an outstanding special issue research collection on coral reef science and conservation.
Tags: US, Frontiers, Coral Reef Research Collection


Muslims, missions, and music reflecting on Christ’s second coming

USA (MNN) -- Did you know there are still over 1,000 Muslim people groups who have never heard the true Gospel of Jesus Christ? Frontiers USA hopes to change that. Perry LaHaie with Frontiers says, “We want to see viral movements of the Gospel among every Muslim people group by 2025 and beyond. One of the ways we do that, of course, is by recruiting, training, and sending workers into Muslim people groups.” The heart of Frontiers’ mission is inviting all Muslim peoples to follow Jesu...
Tags: Usa, Earth, Jesus, Christ, Gospel, Jesus Christ, Buddhist, Emmanuel, Great Commission, Frontiers, Frontiers USA, Perry LaHaie, LaHaie, Frontiers USA Lahaie, Matthew 24:14 Jesus, Frontiers USA With


How you can pray for Muslims during Ramadan

International (MNN) -- The Muslim world is three days into Ramadan, a holiday when Muslims fast during the daylight hours and seek to earn Allah’s favor. Ramadan is also a pivotal time for Christians -- a time to pray for God to show Muslims the truth of salvation through His Son, Jesus Christ. Frontiers USA works among Islamic people groups to plant churches and introduce Muslims to Jesus in the Bible. Perry LaHaie with Frontiers says they hear stories all the time from the mission fi...
Tags: Usa, Muslim, Jesus, Ramadan, Rachel, Frontiers, Perry LaHaie, LaHaie, Frontiers USA Lahaie, Jesus Christ Frontiers, Isa al Masih Jesus, Frontiers USA Image


Frontiers USA seeks “go-ers” for 2019 mission trips

USA (MNN) -- Is God calling you to “go”? It’s the first step of the Great Commission – go and make disciples. Maybe you’ve heard the call, but you’re not sure where God’s calling you to go. Jeannie Marie with Frontiers says they’re looking for “go-ers” to join them this year on a short-term mission trip. “We really would love to have people that are curious, that want to learn, that want to make friends, that are humble and want to be coached,” she explains. “People who are maybe consi...
Tags: Usa, Muslim, Jesus, Marie, Great Commission, Frontiers, Jeannie Marie, Frontiers USA Frontiers, Harper Collins One


ESA tipsheet for March 4,5, 2019

Get a sneak peek into these new scientific papers, publishing on March 4,5, 2019 in the Ecological Society of America's journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Digging for ancient parasites in museum archives; Species origin is linked to extinction risk; Pollinator-friendly cities need to be human community-friendly, too; and Is North America's ''old growth'' forest concept less important than we think?
Tags: North America, Frontiers, Ecological Society of America


ESA Tipsheet for January 2019

Get a sneak peek into these new scientific papers, publishing on January 3, 2019 in the Ecological Society of America's journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.
Tags: Science, Frontiers, Ecological Society of America, ESA Tipsheet


What’s the best way to finish the Great Commission?

International (MNN) -- Before ascending to heaven, Christ gave His followers what came to be known as the Great Commission. Matthew 28:19 and 20 reads, "Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.” Just over a third of those surveyed by Pew Research Center in 2015 – or, 2.3 billion people – claimed to follow Christ.(Graphic credit Pew Research Center) ...
Tags: Africa, Church, Jesus, Christ, Pew Research Center, Southwest Asia, Lane, Holy Spirit, LANG, Great Commission, Frontiers, African Church, Chris Lang, Matthew 28:19, Matthew 24:14, Christ Frontiers


Syrian Muslim refugee women gather to study the Bible

Middle East (MNN) -- It’s easy to get caught up in the dismal numbers and reports in a refugee crisis that only seems to be growing. But God is moving, and we have another encouraging story from missions in the Muslim world . Perry LaHaie with Frontiers USA says they recently had an incredible Gospel breakthrough among Syrian refugees. Two women named Emily and Sarah went on a short-term missions trip with Frontiers and connected with Michelle, a long-term Frontiers missionary.  Toget...
Tags: Muslim, Jesus, Sarah, Michelle, Emily, Frontiers, Frontiers USA, Perry LaHaie, LaHaie, Emily Sarah


An up-close look at short-term missions in the Muslim world

International (MNN) -- Last month, we talked about short-term missions trip opportunities in the Muslim world with Frontiers USA this year. But today, we’re giving you a closer look at what several of these trips actually will be like and why you should consider joining. Have you ever done a bungee jump before? Frontiers’ Perry LaHaie says their short-term missions trips to reach Muslims with the Gospel are kind of like that! (Photo courtesy of Frontiers USA) “If you’re up for ...
Tags: Southeast Asia, India, Jerusalem, Syria, Muslim, Jesus, Jordan, Sicily, Jesus Christ, Dead Sea, Arab Gulf, Frontiers, Frontiers USA, Perry LaHaie, LaHaie, Jordan LaHaie


Missions trips in the Muslim world “will ruin your life for the ordinary”

International (MNN) -- Christian author and pastor John Piper wrote , “By removing eternal risk, Christ calls his people to continual temporal risk. For the followers of Jesus the final risk is gone. ‘There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus’ ( Romans 8:1 ).” The temporal risk that Christians are called to take here in this life now come in the form of pursuing the Great Commission -- Jesus’ command to “go therefore and make disciples of all nations”. Proclaim...
Tags: Usa, Kingdom, Muslim, Jesus, Christ, Muslims, Jesus Christ, John Piper, Christ Jesus, Frontiers, Perry LaHaie, LaHaie, Frontiers USA Frontiers USA, Frontiers USA Lack


Study provides insights into how obesity may contribute to male infertility

A new study sheds light on how obesity may contribute to male infertility. Published in open-access journal Frontiers in Physiology, the study reports that obese men have increased levels of inflammatory markers in their seminal fluid and lower sperm quality, both of which correlate with their body mass index.
Tags: Health, Frontiers


Welcome to Pond Inlet, Nunavut—One of Canada’s Most Unique Communities

Located north of 70 degrees on the edge of Baffin Island, Pond Inlet is one of Canada’s most interesting, culturally rich and welcoming communities. In This Arctic Travel Article You Will Discover: Life in the High Arctic Images of Pond Inlet Inuit Culture & Traditions Icebergs & More Pond Inlet. Have you been? LOL Of course you haven’t. But don’t feel bad—few have. Set on the northeast coast of Baffin Island, on the shores of Eclipse Sound and looking towards Bylot Island, Pond Inlet is...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Adventure, History, Culture, Canada, Tourism, Arctic, Rocky Mountains, Rosie, Nunavut, Landmark, Tim Horton, Baffin Island, Frontiers, Pond Inlet


Boots on Baffin: Exploring One of the World’s Largest Yet Least-Visited Islands

Welcome to Baffin Island. It’s the fifth-largest island on Earth, yet few will ever see its wild spaces. Until now: In This Arctic Photo Essay You Will Discover: The Beauty of Baffin Massive Glaciers Caribou Bones Sprawling Tundra And More Baffin Island isn’t just big. Or even simply huge. It’s half-a-million square kilometres of mountains, tundra, glaciers, fjords and wilderness—the fifth-largest island on Earth. It’s also the traditional home to the Inuit people—and where you’ll find t...
Tags: Travel, Hike, Photography, UK, Adventure, Culture, Canada, Tourism, Backpacking, Arctic, Recreation, Baffin, Nunavut, Iqaluit, Baffin Island, Pangnirtung


Influencer Marketing Days Event Offers Insights into Growing Trend

Want to boost your marketing impact? Influencer marketing is becoming an increasingly popular way of doing just that. Influencer marketing, which entails partnering with relevant third parties who have influence with your target customers, is the marketing method that will be the focus of an upcoming event in New York. Influencer Marketing Days is slated to begin on September 25 and features speakers and sessions in a variety of niches. For Small Business Trends readers interested in attending,...
Tags: New York, Sales, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington Dc, Houston, Slack, Scottsdale Ariz, DUBLIN Ireland, Scottsdale Arizona, Santa Barbara Calif, Los Angeles Calif, San Francisco Calif, Lodz Poland, Frontiers, Digital Marketing Conference


Photo Essay: The Polar Bears of Baffin Island

Welcome to the kingdom of the ice bear. In This Nunavut Photo Essay You Will Discover: Polar Bears On Ice Floes Mommas & Cubs What Do Polar Bears Eat? The Vast and Imposing Arctic And More! I crossed off a few items on my bucket list this summer. During two weeks in the high Arctic of Nunavut, Canada, I spotted my first-ever wild polar bear (also meaning I’ve now seen all three species of North American bear). Plus, I later saw a group of walruses bobbing around offshore of Devon Island—...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Adventure, Canada, Arctic, Nunavut, Baffin Island, Nunavut Canada, Frontiers, Baffin Bay, Ursus, Exotic, Wild Tales, Devon Island, Baffin Island Nunavut, Arctic Big Five That


Boost Your Small Business Marketing by Attending ONTRApalooza, More Events

Want to make a bigger impact with your marketing? There’s an upcoming conference that might be able to help. ONTRApalooza is a three-day conference featuring hands-on workshops, software sessions, inspiring keynotes and more. It takes place in Santa Barbara, California in October and could potentially benefit marketers, business leaders and entrepreneurs looking to give their business and marketing efforts a boost. ONTRApalooza is just one of several upcoming events that might be of interest to...
Tags: New York, Sales, Chicago, Ireland, Houston, Slack, Thimphu, Scottsdale Ariz, Santa Barbara California, Scottsdale Arizona, Santa Barbara Calif, Sunnyvale Calif, San Francisco Calif, Frontiers, San Rafael Calif, Digital Marketing Conference


Ice-Walking the Matanuska Glacier in Alaska

Join me on an exploration of the largest vehicle-accessible glacier in the United States. In This Alaska Travel Article You Will Discover: How to Find a Massive Glacier Day-Tour Options Stunning Icy Imagery Travel Tips & Info Alaska is a knockout. The natural environments throughout this leviathan state are cranked-up to 11; exaggerated to impress. Ragged mountain peaks stab upwards to 5,000 metres or more. Wave-sculpted shorelines merge the lushness of the Pacific Northwest with the wil...
Tags: Travel, Usa, Advice, Adventure, America, United States, Alaska, Tourism, Arctic, Pacific Northwest, Recreation, Anchorage, Landmark, Frontiers, Chugach Mountains, Matanuska Glacier


Slack Frontiers Event Focuses on Business Team Communication

Businesses have more options than ever when it comes to communication. One of those options is using communication apps like Slack to keep up with team members and ongoing projects. If you already use Slack for your business or are interested in learning more about the communication tool, there’s an upcoming event in San Francisco that might be of interest. Slack Frontiers is a two-day conference that focuses on teamwork and communication. The company will also share how some of its latest upda...
Tags: New York, Sales, San Francisco, Chicago, Ireland, Houston, Slack, Phoenix, Scottsdale Ariz, San Diego Calif, Scottsdale Arizona, Santa Barbara Calif, Phoenix Ariz, San Francisco Calif, Frontiers, San Rafael Calif


Staples Hosts Breakroom Makeover Contest for Businesses

Does your small business breakroom need a makeover? The breakroom serves as an important resting spot in any office. But some spaces tend to get stale and just serve as an extension of the fluorescent-lit cubicle maze where your employees spend the rest of their days plugging away at important business tasks. So Staples is hosting a contest to encourage businesses to refresh those spaces. The winner can earn a $50,000 ultimate breakroom makeover. Learn about the Staples Breakroom Makeover Conte...
Tags: New York, New York City, Sales, Chicago, Houston, Slack, Phoenix, Singapore Singapore, White Plains, Scottsdale Ariz, Oakland Calif, Scottsdale Arizona, Santa Barbara Calif, Phoenix Ariz, Miami Fla, San Francisco Calif


Upcoming Twitter Chat Can Help You Prepare for the Holidays

Think it’s too early to start preparing your small business for the holiday season? Think again! The holidays require a lot of preparation for a lot of small businesses. And fitting all of that work into a month or two isn’t feasible. Instead, you can learn more about preparing your business now as part of an upcoming Twitter chat. The #HolidayBizPrep Twitter chat, sponsored by the UPS Store, is slated for August 15. During the chat, you can learn from small business experts and other entrepren...
Tags: New York, New York City, Sales, San Francisco, Chicago, Houston, Slack, White Plains, Scottsdale Ariz, Scottsdale Arizona, San Mateo Calif, Santa Barbara Calif, ST PAUL Minn, San Francisco Calif, Frontiers, Digital Marketing Conference


ChallengeHer Helps Women Business Owners with Federal Contracting

Despite the challenges women face when starting a business,  there are plenty of resources to help these women entrepreneurs succeed in fields where there’s a lack of representation. For women that want to get involved in the federal contracting program, one such resource is the upcoming ChallengeHER event. The event takes place on August 15 in St. Paul, Minn. And attendees can learn more about the federal procurement process and connect with the right people. That’s just one of many upcoming e...
Tags: New York, Washington, Sales, Chicago, Houston, Slack, South Florida, Redwood City, Scottsdale Ariz, Manila Philippines, Scottsdale Arizona, Santa Barbara Calif, ST PAUL Minn, San Francisco Calif, Frontiers, Digital Marketing Conference


Ice-Walking the Matanuska Glacier in Alaska

Join me on an exploration of the largest vehicle-accessible glacier in the United States. In This Alaska Travel Article You Will Discover: How to Find a Massive Glacier Day-Tour Options Stunning Icy Imagery Travel Tips & Info Alaska is a knockout. The natural environments throughout this leviathan state are cranked-up to 11; exaggerated to impress. Ragged mountain peaks stab upwards to 5,000 metres or more. Wave-sculpted shorelines merge the lushness of the Pacific Northwest with the wil...
Tags: Travel, Usa, Advice, Adventure, America, United States, Alaska, Tourism, Arctic, Pacific Northwest, Recreation, Anchorage, Landmark, Frontiers, Chugach Mountains, Matanuska Glacier


Photo Essay: Up Close With an Alaskan Coastal Brown Bear (Play by Play!)

I got up-close-and-personal with an Alaskan coastal brown bear in the lush coastal rainforest of Katmai National Park. Wanna see what it was like? In This Alaska Photo Essay You Will Discover: An Impressive Brown Bear Scenic Coastal Environs What, That’s Not Enough? Did I Mention the Bear? I could bear-ly contain myself when I learned I’d be going to Kodiak Island, Alaska. (OK, I got that out of my system.) It was a place I’d wanted to visit for years—and although I had some preconception...
Tags: Travel, Hike, Photography, Usa, Advice, Adventure, Alaska, Tourism, Recreation, Kodiak, Frontiers, Kodiak Island, Kodiak Island Alaska, Wild Tales, Katmai, Katmai National Park Wan


Ivvavik: Canada’s Most Impressive National Park?

Located north of the Arctic Circle in Canada’s Yukon, Ivvavik National Park sees fewer annual visitors than the summit of Everest. Wanna take a look? In This Yukon Photo Essay You Will Discover: Panoramic Alpine Views Remote Hikes in Arctic Environs True Wilderness Adventure And More! “Bucket List” is the most overused term in travel today. With that in mind—you should put a trip to Ivvavik National Park on your Bucket List. This is not some pedestrian “Bucket List” like hiring a personal...
Tags: Travel, Hike, Photography, Adventure, Earth, Park, Culture, Canada, Tourism, Backpacking, Arctic, Eiffel Tower, Mount Everest, Arctic Circle, Caribbean, Recreation


Video Post: My New Favourite Winter Boots (Full Test & Review)

Are you looking for winter boots? Check out this video review of the Vasque Lost 40—my new fave footwear! In This Video Gear Review You Will Discover: What’s in a Name Functions & Features Construction & Fit And More! When you make the leap into quality outdoor gear, you immediately wonder why you spent all those years wet, cold and uncomfortable… suffering through cold feet, frosty hands and soaked skin. In short—comfort and adventure are not mutually exclusive. Take winter boots, for ex...
Tags: Travel, Videos, Hike, Advice, Urban, Travel Gear, Ski, Snowboard, Arctic, Vancouver, Frontiers


Meet Trump's Pick to Dismantle EPA

Even though the moderators of all 3 presidential debates failed to ask any question about climate change or the environment, Donald Trump has made no secret of his disdain for America's Environmental Protection Agency. In October, he promised to cut EPA regulations "70 to 80 percent" (watch this video at the 4 minute mark). In explaining how he will cut spending to pay for tax cuts, he has singled out the Environmental Protection Agency for budget cuts, promising to: "get rid of [EPA] in almost...
Tags: Energy, News, Washington Post, White House, America, ExxonMobil, Exxon Mobil, Reagan, Gop, United States, New York Times, New Jersey, Epa, CEI, Republican, Donald Trump


Canoeing in Quetico: Memories of Sunny Summer

Quetico Provincial Park is Canada’s premier canoeing destination—see for yourself in a dozen photos: In This Outdoor Adventure Photo Essay You Will Discover: Starry, Starry Nights Campfire Contemplation Paddling Serenity And More! For Canadians like me, November is the best month to travel. The snowy joys of winter have yet to hit in full force, and summer days are long past. That’s why I’m headed to Paris for 10 days mid-month. (More on that later.) November is also a great month to dayd...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Adventure, Canada, Tourism, Paris, Fishing, Recreation, Ontario, Northwestern Ontario, Frontiers, Paddle