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Astronomers Detect Giant Spots on Extremely Hot Stars 2020-06-02 08:19:05Using several instruments on ESO’s Very Large Telescope, VLT Survey Telescope and the New Technology Telescope, astronomers have discovered gian

ASKAP Telescope Traces Four Fast Radio Bursts to 2020-06-01 15:30:02Astronomers using the Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) telescope at CSIRO’s Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory have tracked four mysterious

New Pterosaur Species Identified from Fossil Found in 2020-06-01 14:28:07A new genus and species of pterosaur has been identified from a partial fossilized jaw collected on Isle of Wight, southern England. The newly-discove

Heavy Water Has Sweet Taste, New Study Confirms 2020-06-01 11:53:44Highly purified heavy water has a distinctly sweeter taste than same-purity normal (light) water, according to a study conducted by researchers from t

Up to 81% of COVID-19-Positive Patients are Asymptomatic: 2020-06-01 10:21:30In a paper published in the journal Thorax, a team of Australia researchers described the first instance of complete COVID-19 testing of all passenger

Hubble Snaps Beautiful Image of Globular Cluster NGC 2020-06-01 08:02:02NASA has released a beautiful new image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope of NGC 6441, one of about 150 globular clusters belonging to our Milky Way

Interstellar Object Oumuamua Could Be Hydrogen Ice-Rich Body 2020-05-31 09:01:05In a paper to be published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters, astronomers from the University of Chicago and Yale University show that the odd prop

Marine Biologists Discover New Species of Red Alga 2020-05-29 15:36:24A team of marine biologists from China and the United Kingdom has revised the taxonomy of Pyropia, a large genus of red alga (seaweed) in the family B

Israeli Scientists Find Traces of Cannabis and Frankincense 2020-05-29 14:20:07Israeli researchers have analyzed organic residues from two altars of the 8th century BC shrine at the Biblical fortress of Arad and found that one of

New Evidence Suggests Some Jurassic Theropod Dinosaurs were 2020-05-29 11:58:11An analysis of the fossilized vertebrate remains from the Jurassic Mygatt-Moore Quarry in Colorado has revealed the bones of a theropod dinosaur calle

Westerlund 2’s Core is No Place to Form 2020-05-29 10:31:06Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have observed young stars in a crowded stellar cluster called Westerlund 2. They’ve found

Study: Women with Neanderthal Progesterone Gene Have Higher 2020-05-29 08:25:41A hormone called progesterone is important for preparing the uterine lining for egg implantation and in maintaining the early stages of pregnancy. Alm

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Why Ancient Toys Are Elusive Artifacts 2020-06-02 17:51:00Children have always played. But evidence of their pretend worlds and games is hidden in the archeological record.

Dads Experience Postpartum Depression, Too 2020-06-02 16:40:00New fathers face many changes after their child’s birth, and need more support, experts say.

What Science Says About the Health Benefits of 2020-06-02 16:38:00What is considered a plant-based diet, and what makes it so healthy?

Ancient Mars May Have Had Rings, Then Moons, 2020-06-02 15:30:00Like a phoenix rising from its ashes, scientists believe one of Mars’ current moons, Phobos, may have been born from a ring of dust left by form

Best CBD Gummies for Pain & Anxiety 2020-06-02 01:00:00

Snapshot of a Super Sucker 2020-06-01 14:15:00Scientists are using biological suction cups as inspiration for new bioengineered tech.

George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery Deaths: The Everyday 2020-06-01 12:00:00Police killings of black men gain widespread attention, but black men's life-and-death issues are ignored on a daily basis, a physician who studies h

From the Crew Dragon to Mars: Cady Coleman 2020-05-31 22:00:00The veteran astronaut weighs in on the first US crewed flight since 2011, and what may come next.

In Historic First, SpaceX Successfully Launches NASA Astronauts 2020-05-31 16:20:00Elon Musk’s rocket company came through, becoming the first private enterprise to put a human in orbit. The launch also restored America’s

How Much Color Do We Really See? 2020-05-30 19:00:00Most people don’t notice massive color distortion in their peripheral vision.

The U.S. Return to Flight: Perspective from NASA 2020-05-30 15:00:00The pilot of the final flight of the space shuttle Discovery previews what the Crew Dragon launch means for the future of space exploration.

Can This Cheap, DIY Air Pollution Sensor Help 2020-05-30 11:30:00Columbian citizen scientists built dirt-cheap air quality monitors and deployed them across their city, forcing the government to confront its polluti

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‘Going in the Wrong Direction’: More Tropical Forest 2020-06-02 00:00:14Brazil was responsible for more than a third of the total global loss in 2019.

Coronavirus News: Live Updates 2020-06-01 23:45:47The Met Opera has canceled its fall season. Michigan’s governor lifted a stay-at-home order, as several other U.S. states announced steps to reo

States Warn That Virus May Doom Climate Projects 2020-06-01 20:47:42A billion-dollar program to protect cities from climate change is at risk of failing because of the pandemic.

U.S. Ruling Could Mean a Flood of New 2020-06-01 20:20:45Judges on Monday cleared the way for counties to pursue the automaker, which has already paid more than $20 billion in federal penalties for cheating

Six Months of Coronavirus: Here’s Some of What 2020-06-01 19:09:16Much remains unknown and mysterious, but these are some of the things we’re pretty sure of after half a year of this pandemic.

Medical Workers Should Use Respirator Masks, Not Surgical 2020-06-01 19:03:49The surgical masks used in risky settings like hospitals offer much less protection against the coronavirus, an analysis found.

U.S. Sends Two Million Doses of Hydroxychloroquine to 2020-06-01 17:47:51The two countries are studying whether the drug is safe and effective for the prevention and early treatment of Covid-19. Nicaragua has become a place

After 6 Months, Important Mysteries About Coronavirus Endure 2020-06-01 17:32:56Times journalists summarize some of the most critical things that scientists and public health officials have yet to understand.

How to Read a Coronavirus Study, or Any 2020-06-01 17:16:15Published scientific research, like any piece of writing, is a peculiar literary genre.

Mass Extinctions Are Accelerating, Scientists Report 2020-06-01 16:57:42Five hundred species are likely to become extinct over the next two decades, according to a new study.

E.P.A. Limits States’ Power to Oppose Pipelines and 2020-06-01 16:49:35The agency tweaked the rules on how to apply the Clean Water Act, which New York and other states have used to fight fossil-fuel ventures.

U.S. and Chinese Scientists Trace Evolution of Coronaviruses 2020-06-01 15:01:23Researchers whose canceled U.S. grant caused an outcry from other scientists urge preventive monitoring of viruses in southwestern China.

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'Unparalleled' discovery of ancient skeletons: Earliest maize cultivation 2020-06-03 15:11:58An international team of researchers investigated the earliest humans in Central America and how they adapted over time to new and changing environmen

Metasurface design methods can make LED light act 2020-06-03 15:11:51Researchers continue to push the boundaries of LED design a little further with a new method that could pave the way toward more efficient and versati

A promise to restore hearing 2020-06-03 14:43:38For the first time, researchers have used base editing to restore partial hearing to mice with a recessive mutation in the gene TMC1 that causes compl

Pinpointing the origins of Jerusalem's Temple Mount 2020-06-03 14:43:33Integrating radiocarbon dating and microarchaeology techniques has enabled more precise dating of the ancient Wilson's Arch monument at Jerusalem's

Social status, not size, determines reproductive success for 2020-06-03 14:43:31Dominance rank among female mountain gorillas is not related to body size but does increase their reproductive output according to new research.

Genetic outcomes of translocating bighorn sheep 2020-06-03 14:43:29Bighorn sheep have maintained a distinctive population genetic structure in Wyoming, even with historical population losses and translocations.

The need for conservation of natural springs in 2020-06-03 13:25:48Researchers have described the importance of springs in a drying climate.

Double-sided solar panels that follow the sun prove 2020-06-03 13:25:43Solar power systems with double-sided (bifacial) solar panels -- which collect sunlight from two sides instead of one -- and single-axis tracking tech

'Poisoned arrow' defeats antibiotic-resistant bacteria 2020-06-03 13:25:41Poison is lethal all on its own -- as are arrows -- and together, they can take down the strongest opponents. A team of Princeton researchers have fou

Super water-repellent materials are now durable enough for 2020-06-03 13:25:39Superhydrophobic materials have long promised surfaces that never needed cleaning, or medical equipment that no microbe could ever possibly stick to -

Why some older adults remember better than others 2020-06-03 13:25:18This work marks the beginning of an effort to better understand memory and memory loss in older adults using advanced imaging and data analysis techni

Graphene and 2D materials could move electronics beyond 2020-06-03 12:29:49New developments in spintronics could lead to graphene being used as a building block for next-generation electronics.

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Vision and balance issues are common in elementary New! 2020-06-04 00:00:00In a new study, researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have performed the most comprehensive characterization of elementary schoo

Tillage and cover cropping effects on grain production New! 2020-06-04 00:00:00Soybean yields decreased when planted after cereal rye.

Stakeholders update newborn screening guidelines for critical congenital New! 2020-06-04 00:00:00A distinguished panel of medical experts, state and federal health officials, and congenital heart disease parent advocates published recommended upda

Can't concentrate at work? This AI system knows New! 2020-06-04 00:00:00Computer scientists have developed a way to measure staff comfort and concentration in flexible working spaces using artificial intelligence.

Certain personality traits may affect risk of 'pre-dementia' 2020-06-03 00:00:00A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society examined five personality traits--neuroticism, extraversion, conscientiousness, ag

Solving the mysteries of water and air underground 2020-06-03 00:00:00The mysterious capillary fringe has huge effects on the soil, and new research tells us how it works.

High workload for ICU nurses may increase risk 2020-06-03 00:00:00For patients admitted to the intensive care unit in a hospital in Finland, increased workload for nurses and understaffing of nurses were linked with

COVID-19 spurs increase in self-care, new survey shows 2020-06-03 00:00:00The vast majority of U.S. adults (80%) say they will be more mindful about practicing self-care regularly once the pandemic is over, according to a ne

Wearable sensor may help to assess stress in 2020-06-03 00:00:00A wearable biosensor may help monitor stress experienced by healthcare professionals, according to a study published in Physiological Reports.

Negative emotions cause stronger appetite responses in emotional 2020-06-03 00:00:00A recent study at the University of Salzburg found that emotional eaters -- people who use food to regulate negative emotions -- had a stronger appeti

How do land-use changes affect the spread of 2020-06-03 00:00:00Most new viruses and other pathogens that arise in humans are transmitted from other animals, as in the case of the virus that causes COVID-19. A rece

The nature of glass-forming liquids is more clear 2020-06-03 00:00:00Researchers from The University of Tokyo have found that attractive and repulsive interactions between particles are both essential to form structural

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Why Uncertainty Feels So Terrifying, And How To 2020-06-01 05:45:24The coronavirus pandemic has led to a lot of anxiety over what we can't control. These methods can help ease the stress.

NASA Astronauts Arrive At Space Station After SpaceX 2020-05-31 11:25:50The Dragon spacecraft carrying Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken docked automatically and required no assistance.

Trump Uses SpaceX Launch To Criticize Protesting 'Thugs' 2020-05-30 19:31:15He threatened protesters, saying that "mob violence" would be stopped "cold."

SpaceX Launches 2 NASA Astronauts Into Orbit In 2020-05-30 15:24:07Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, aboard the Crew Dragon, are the first Americans to blast off into space from U.S. soil in nearly a decade.

Louisiana Bill Would Mandate 3-Year Minimum Sentence For 2020-05-29 21:09:35The legislation could inflict harsh new punishments on Black protesters opposing a massive complex of plastics plants on what are likely slave burial

FDA Finds Contamination In Several Brands Of Diabetes 2020-05-29 15:43:41U.S. health regulators are telling five drugmakers to recall their versions of metformin, a widely used diabetes medication.

Monkeys Steal Coronavirus Patient Blood Samples From Lab 2020-05-29 13:41:21Eyewitnesses reportedly saw one of the monkeys chewing on a sample collection kit at the top of a tree.

MLMs Are Using Coronavirus Anxiety To Exploit The 2020-05-29 05:45:06Multi-level marketing reps are pushing unsubstantiated health and earnings claims to make sales and recruit new sellers during the pandemic.

Jason Chaffetz Finds His COVID-19 Calling 2020-05-27 17:59:44The ex-Utah congressman, who in 2017 proposed selling off 3 million acres of public land, is on a mission to ensure people can flood national parks du

Historic SpaceX Launch Postponed Because Of Stormy Weather 2020-05-27 16:34:38The launch would have been the first time in nearly a decade that the United States launched astronauts into orbit from U.S. soil.

SpaceX Ready To Launch NASA Astronauts, Back On 2020-05-27 10:25:28It's set to be the first launch of Americans from the U.S. in nearly a decade.

Boy, 12, Remains Totally Calm Despite The Massive 2020-05-27 02:07:59Young Alessandro Breda kept his cool throughout the nerve-racking encounter.

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