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 2019-09-21 01:01 

The Conversation

There's evidence that climate activism could be swaying public opinion in the US...

Climate activists walked out of classrooms and workplaces in more than 150 countries on Friday, Sept. 20 to demand stronger action on climate change. Mass mobilizations like this have become increasingly common in recent years. I'm a scholar of enviro...

 2019-09-21 00:00 

LiveScience.com

To Save the Planet From Climate Change, Students Take to the Streets...

Students around the world were on the march, calling on global leaders to take meaningful action to curb human activity driving catastrophic climate change....

 2019-09-20 23:39 

Universe Today

Rosetta Saw Collapsing Cliffs and Other Changes on 67P During its Mission...

It seems that comet 67P/ChuryumovGerasimenko is not the stoic, unchanging Solar System traveller that it might seem to be. Scientists working through the vast warehouse of images from the Rosetta spacecraft have discovered there's lots going on on 67P...

 2019-09-20 23:37 

SpaceNews

Data sharing seen as critical to future of space situational awareness...

The future of space situational awareness will increasingly rely on governments and companies sharing data that can be used to improve knowledge of space objects and create more accurate warnings of close approaches. SpaceNews.com...

 2019-09-20 23:06 

BBC

The photographer capturing mankind's impact on planet Earth...

Photographer Edward Burtynsky explains his 40-year quest for striking images of our impact on the planet....

 2019-09-20 22:41 

Space.com

Putting Astronauts on the Moon in 2024 Is a Tall Order, NASA Says...

But nobody said it was supposed to be easy....

 2019-09-20 22:31 

ScienceDaily.com

Daily rainfall over Sumatra linked to larger atmospheric phenomenon...

Atmospheric scientists reveal details of the connection between a larger atmospheric phenomenon, termed the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO), and the daily patterns of rainfall in the Maritime Continent....

 2019-09-20 22:31 

ScienceDaily.com

Leukemia drug shows promise for treating a childhood brain cancer...

Researchers describe a new use of leukemia drug, nilotinib, to treat a subtype of medulloblastoma, a deadly pediatric brain cancer....

 2019-09-20 21:12 

SpaceNews

Japanese cargo spacecraft launch rescheduled after pad fire...

The launch of a Japanese cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station has been rescheduled for Sept. 23 after a launch pad fire scrubbed the original launch attempt earlier this month. SpaceNews.com...

 2019-09-20 20:49 

Universe Today

Hayabusa 2 has one Last Lander it's Going to Throw at Ryugu...

JAXA recently released photos of their Hayabusa2 mission deploying target markers to the surface of the asteroid Ryugu. The post Hayabusa 2 has one Last Lander it's Going to Throw at Ryugu appeared first on Universe Today ....

 2019-09-20 20:45 

Phys.org

Daily rainfall over Sumatra linked to larger atmospheric phenomenon...

Around the globe, communities are concerned with rain and storms. An area known as the "Maritime Continent," which includes major islands such as Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Papua New Guinea, along with a galaxy of smaller islands, experiences signific...

 2019-09-20 20:43 

Phys.org

Lab develops novel approach to study sound recognition in acoustically orienting animals...

If you wander outside on these late summer nights, you might hear the din of calling songs from field crickets. Male crickets produce these songs to attract their mates—but they may also draw the attention of acoustically orienting parasitiod flies....

 2019-09-20 20:32 

National Geographic

Why two million people signed up to storm Area 51...

The secret military base's history reveals its enduring appeal and what might be lurking inside. Spoiler: It's not aliens....

 2019-09-20 20:31 

LiveScience.com

The 'Spanish Stonehenge' Is Above Water for the First Time in 50 Years...

The Dolmen of Guadalperal is considered the 'Spanish Stonehenge,' and usually sits at the bottom of a manmade lake. Now, following devastating droughts, the monument is on view for the first time in 50 years....

 2019-09-20 20:20 

Universe Today

Enceladus Causes Snowfall On Other Moons of Saturn...

Radar evidence shows that geysers on Enceladus are ejecting water that turns to snow. The snow not only falls back on Enceladus' surface, but also makes its way to its neighboring moons, Mimas and Tethys, making them more reflective. Researchers are c...

 2019-09-20 20:14 

NPR

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EPA Administrator Weighs In On California Emissions Decision...

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler about the administration's plans to revoke California's authority to set its own vehicle emissions standards....

 2019-09-20 19:40 

Space.com

These Openly LGBTQ+ Students Just Won Spaceflight Contests...
 2019-09-20 19:24 

Astrobiology Magazine

Water detected on an exoplanet located in its star's habitable zone...

Astronomers have made steady progress towards finding and probing planets located in the habitable zone of their stars, where conditions can lead to the formation of liquid water and the proliferation of life....

 2019-09-20 19:00 

Astrobiology Magazine

For Climbing Robots, the Sky's the Limit...

Robots can drive on the plains and craters of Mars, but what if we could explore cliffs, polar caps and other hard-to-reach places on the Red Planet and beyond? Designed by engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, a four-...

 2019-09-20 18:59 

LiveScience.com

Man's 'Bug Bite' Was Really a Sign of Leukemia...

The man was stunned to find out that a swollen lump on his foot was actually a sign of leukemia....

 2019-09-20 18:56 

ScienceNews.org

India's first attempt to land on the moon appears to have failed...

Indian scientists haven't heard from the Vikram lander for a full lunar day, after they lost contact during the robotic spacecraft's descent....

 2019-09-20 18:53 

ScienceDaily.com

New vaccine prevents herpes in mice, guinea pigs...

A novel vaccine protected almost all mice and guinea pigs exposed to a new herpes virus. This may lead to the vaccine being tested in human studies....

 2019-09-20 18:53 

ScienceDaily.com

Climate change study finds that maple syrup season may come earlier...

Once winter nights dip below freezing and the days warm up above freezing sap begins to flow in sugar maples marking the start of the syrup season. With climate change, daily temperatures are on the rise, which affects sap flow and sugar content. By 2100,...

 2019-09-20 18:51 

Space.com

Russia and China Are Teaming Up to Explore the Moon...
 2019-09-20 18:37 

LiveScience.com

Underground Continents May Be As Old As Earth...

Scientists pieced together the ancient origins of mysterious masses of rock found deep underground....

 2019-09-20 18:35 

BBC

Climate strike: Protests in cities across the world...

Millions of people join a global environmental strike led by schoolchildren....

 2019-09-20 18:15 

Scientific American

Cancer Cells Have "Unsettling" Ability to Hijack the Brain's Nerves...

Startling discovery could open up avenues for treating some aggressive tumors...

 2019-09-20 18:02 

Universe Today

Musk Shares the Latest Progress on the Starship Prototypes...

Elon Musk just released new images that showcase the progress being made on the Starship prototypes The post Musk Shares the Latest Progress on the Starship Prototypes appeared first on Universe Today ....

 2019-09-20 18:01 

National Geographic

See mesmerizing photos of Vietnam from above...

A bird's-eye view highlights the diverse landscapes of this Southeast Asian country....

 2019-09-20 18:00 

ScienceNews.org

CO2 from champagne bottles can form shock waves like those seen in rocket exhaust...

Popping a bottle of bubbly releases a plume of dry ice that bears a visible type of shock wave called a Mach disk....

 2019-09-20 18:00 

New Scientist

Herpes vaccine to be tested in humans after best result yet in animals...

Hopes for a genital herpes vaccine have been raised by a trial treatment that stops genital lesions and low-lying infections in guinea pigs and mice...

 2019-09-20 17:50 

BBC

Euclid space telescope to study 'dark Universe' makes progress...

Europe's space mission to uncover the secrets of dark matter and dark energy reaches a key milestone....

 2019-09-20 17:15 

Phys.org

Water may be scarce for new power plants in Asia...

Climate change and over-tapped waterways could leave developing parts of Asia without enough water to cool power plants in the near future, new research indicates....

 2019-09-20 17:04 

NBC News

Real-life Atlantis: Lost continent found under Europe is revealing Earth's missing history...

Research has turned up lost continents buried beneath Europe and in the Pacific Ocean, and there may be more....

 2019-09-20 17:00 

Space.com

This New Device Can Make Renewable Energy from the Cold Night Sky...
 2019-09-20 17:00 

Scientific American

Immediate Climate Action Is Needed to Avoid "Grim" Future, Scientists Warn...

Global warming is already taking a higher toll than researchers projected, a new study says...

 2019-09-20 16:50 

National Geographic

Tires: The plastic polluter you never thought about...

Because tires are made of natural rubber and plastic, it's easy to miss just how much they contribute to pollution in our oceans....

 2019-09-20 16:46 

ScienceDaily.com

New method for the measurement of nano-structured light fields...

Physicists and chemists have jointly succeeded in developing a so-called nano-tomographic technique which is able to detect the typically invisible properties of nano-structured fields in the focus of a lens. Such a method may help to establish nano-struc...

 2019-09-20 16:46 

ScienceDaily.com

How to predict crucial plasma pressure in future fusion facilities...

Feature describes improved model for forecasting the crucial balance of pressure at the edge of a fusion plasma....

 2019-09-20 16:46 

ScienceDaily.com

Long-acting injectable multi-drug implant shows promise for HIV prevention and treatment...

UNC researchers have created an injectable multi-drug delivery system that is removable, biodegradable and effective for up to a year in some cases. The author says the ability to administer multiple drugs with this implant is an important advancement in ...

 2019-09-20 16:46 

ScienceDaily.com

Anthropologist contributes to major study of large animal extinction...

Anthropologist contributed a large, multi-institutional study explaining how the human-influenced mass extinction of giant carnivores and herbivores of North America fundamentally changed the biodiversity and landscape of the continent....

 2019-09-20 16:46 

ScienceDaily.com

World's first gene therapy for glycogen storage disease produces remarkable results...

The rare and deadly genetic liver disorder, GSD type Ia, affects children from infancy through adulthood, causing dangerously low blood sugar levels and constant dependence on glucose consumption in the form of cornstarch every few hours for survival. If ...

 2019-09-20 16:46 

ScienceDaily.com

Water may be scarce for new power plants in Asia...

Climate change and over-tapped waterways could leave developing parts of Asia without enough water to cool power plants in the near future, new research indicates. The study found that existing and planned power plants that burn coal for energy could be v...

 2019-09-20 16:46 

ScienceDaily.com

Evolution of learning is key to better artificial intelligence...

Since "2001: A Space Odyssey," people have wondered: could machines like HAL 9000 eventually exist that can process information with human-like intelligence? Researchers say that true, human-level intelligence remains a long way off, but a new art...

 2019-09-20 16:32 

Space.com

Soar Over the Likely Mars Landing Site of Europe's ExoMars Rover in This 3D Animation...

Rosalind Franklin may explore this crater on the Red Planet....

 2019-09-20 16:26 

Phys.org

Today's forecast: How to predict crucial plasma pressure in future fusion facilities...

A key requirement for future facilities that aim to capture and control on Earth the fusion energy that drives the sun and stars is accurate predictions of the pressure of the plasma—the hot, charged gas that fuels fusion reactions inside doughnut-s...

 2019-09-20 16:19 

Space.com

Relativity Space to Launch Satellite 'Tugs' on 3D-Printed Rocket...
 2019-09-20 16:15 

Scientific American

Real-Life Zombies...

A zombie takeover is science fiction, right? Well, it turns out some zombies already exist in nature and "life" after brain death might not be so far-fetched...

 2019-09-20 16:11 

Space.com

As People Around the World Strike, How Are We Studying Climate Change from Space?...
 2019-09-20 16:10 

National Geographic

‘Listen and help us’: Kids worldwide are on strike for the climate...

In over 200 nations, children are calling for adults to take action and stop ruining the planet's future....

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