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 2019-07-19 15:20 

NBC News

June was warmest on record, July may follow...
 2019-07-19 14:55 

NBC News

Earth's core has been leaking for 2.5 billion years and geologists don't know why...

Scientists made the discovery by studying rocks that had oozed to Earth's surface from the deep mantle....

 2019-07-19 14:45 

Space.com

USPS '1969: First Moon Landing' Stamps Pinpoint Tranquility Base...

You can now use your U.S. mail to pinpoint where humans first landed on the moon....

 2019-07-19 14:41 

NBC News

Apollo 11 anniversary: Here are your goals, big or small, to change the world...

The Apollo 11 moon landing changed history — and it all started with one ambitious idea....

 2019-07-19 14:29 

Phys.org

X-ray mapping enhances potential of lightweight magnesium...

A world-first study led by Monash University has discovered a technique and phenomenon that can be used for creating stronger, lightweight magnesium alloys that could improve structural integrity in the automobile and aerospace industries....

 2019-07-19 14:17 

New Scientist

Thousands of pornography sites leak data to Google and Facebook...

More than 90 per cent of pornography sites leak data on people browsing them to third party companies including Google and Facebook...

 2019-07-19 14:11 

TreeHugger

Menstrual cups should be used more widely, study concludes...

They are safe, effective, affordable, and reduce waste an all-around great solution....

 2019-07-19 14:10 

Universe Today

The Story of the Apollo Guidance Computer, Part 1...

Dick Battin stood on his driveway in the New England frosty pre-dawn back in October 1957, straining his eyes to see Sputnik fly overhead. It was amazing. Watching that little point of light scoot silently across the sky made Battin's heart pound. A h...

 2019-07-19 14:00 

ScienceNews.org

Botox may relieve persistent pelvic pain caused by endometriosis...

The wrinkle-smoothing treatment Botox may relieve pain from muscle spasms in the pelvic floor of women with endometriosis....

 2019-07-19 14:00 

Phys.org

Making catenanes and a molecular trefoil knot out of para-connected benzene rings...

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Japan has developed a way to create catenanes and a molecular trefoil knot out of para-connected benzene rings. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes their proces...

 2019-07-19 13:13 

Nature

Detours, roadblocks, jams: the rough road to US car regulation...

Jack Stilgoe applauds an alarming history of how safety rules have developed with — and in spite of — the automotive industry....

 2019-07-19 13:00 

Phys.org

Researchers discover genome-wide variations in gene expression between male and female mammals...

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. has discovered genome-wide variations in gene expression between male and female mammals. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes their RNA sequencing stud...

 2019-07-19 12:41 

Space.com

Google (and Apollo 11's Michael Collins) Celebrate Moon Landing's 50th with EPIC Google Doodle...

Google is celebrating the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 moon landing with an epic doodle today (July 19), narrated by one of the astronauts who was there....

 2019-07-19 12:31 

Phys.org

Astronauts less likely to faint on Earth if they exercise in space...

Nearly 50 years after man's first steps on the moon, researchers have discovered a way that may help astronauts spending prolonged time in space come back to Earth on more stable footing, according to new research in the American Heart Association'...

 2019-07-19 12:30 

Phys.org

Novel mechanism of inheritance detected...

Non-Mendelian, oligogenic inheritance could be an unrecognized and important element for occurrence of hereditary retinal degenerations (HRDs, comprising retinitis pigmentosa) which are caused by ultra-rare mutations and cause progressive blindness....

 2019-07-19 12:27 

The Daily Galaxy

"The Giant Splash" Moon Created from Magma Ocean of Proto-Earth...

The origin of Earth's Moon has long been a puzzle, an enigma that has deep implications for the nature of planetary formation, Earth's geophysical and geochemical history, and for habitability for small rocky worlds in the Cosmos. Scientists propo...

 2019-07-19 12:09 

LiveScience.com

Photos: Ancient Pyramid-Shaped Settlement...

The remains of a 4,600-year-old settlement have been uncovered on a tiny, pyramid-shaped island called Dhaskalio....

 2019-07-19 12:00 

SpaceNews

Op-ed | Apollo is a lesson in leadership that continues to inspire and educate...

The story of the Apollo program, the many heroes in the headlines and those behind-the-scenes, the unprecedented crisis and tragedies that were overcome to fulfill a martyred President's bold promise, is a story as compelling as any great novel or Gre...

 2019-07-19 12:00 

Phys.org

Theory that ridged skin helps dolphins debunked...

A dolphin is obviously not a golf ball. However, many scientists believed that the way one slips through the water and the other through the air owed to the same cause: similarities in surface texture and their effect on drag and locomotion....

 2019-07-19 12:00 

Phys.org

Study unveils a new supersolid phase in dipolar Bose-Einstein condensates...

Generally, matter exists in three distinct forms: as a solid, a liquid or a gas. Past physics research, however, has unveiled other curious states of matter, one of which is supersolidity. In a supersolid state, particles are arranged into a rigid crystal...

 2019-07-19 12:00 

Scientific American

Q&A: Shuttle Astronaut Mike Massimino on the Legacy of Apollo 11...

Neil Armstrong's "one small step" shaped a generation of future explorers—and even the first tweet sent from space...

 2019-07-19 11:57 

LiveScience.com

It's a Mystery Why We Are Not Constantly Hallucinating, Trippy New Study Suggests...

Scientists cut a window into a mouse's brain, then tickled it with a laser. It took far fewer neurons to trigger a hallucination than you'd think....

 2019-07-19 11:57 

LiveScience.com

4,600-Year-Old Greek 'Pyramid' Found in the Aegean Sea ... Is Not a Pyramid at All...

News of a 4,600-year-old "pyramid" or "pyramid island," supposedly discovered on a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, has been making the rounds online....

 2019-07-19 11:56 

LiveScience.com

Stonehenge's Massive Megaliths May Have Been Moved into Place with Pig Lard...

Stonehenge's massive megaliths may have been moved with more than just elbow grease....

 2019-07-19 11:49 

Phys.org

Helping robots to build new antibiotics...

A team from The University of Manchester have engineered a common gut bacterium to produce a new class of antibiotics by using robotics. These antibiotics, known as class II polyketides, are also naturally produced by soil bacteria and have antimicrobial ...

 2019-07-19 11:48 

Space.com

A Space Fan's Guide to San Diego Comic-Con 2019...

We've scanned the schedule and pulled out the essential panels and screenings that space lovers should make their top priority for San Diego Comic-Con 2019....

 2019-07-19 11:48 

Phys.org

New measurements imply dramatically higher abundance of helium hydride ions in the early universe...

Physicists report the first laboratory measurements of electron reactions with helium hydride ions in the cryogenic storage ring CSR at the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg. At temperatures down to 6 K, the reaction rates destroying ...

 2019-07-19 11:47 

Phys.org

Scientists discover group of genes connected to longer life in fruit flies...

Alexey Moskalev, Ph.D., Head of the Laboratory of Geroprotective and Radioprotective technologies and co-authors from the Institute of biology of Komi Science Center of RAS, the Engelgard's Institute of molecular biology of RAS and Moscow Institute of...

 2019-07-19 11:46 

Phys.org

Adding a polymer stabilizes collapsing metal-organic frameworks...

Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are a special class of sponge-like materials with nano-sized pores. The nanopores lead to record-breaking internal surface areas, up to 7800 m2 in a single gram. This feature makes MOFs extremely versatile materials with mu...

 2019-07-19 11:37 

The Conversation

Why do birds sing?...

A male Olive-backed Euphonia (_Euphonia gouldi_), photographed in Costa Rica. Andy Morffew , CC BY Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you'd like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskidsus@theconversation.com ....

 2019-07-19 11:33 

Space.com

Apollo 11 Flight Log, July 19, 1969: Live TV from near the Moon...

On July 19, 1969, the third day of NASA's Apollo 11 moon landing mission, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins made their fourth TV broadcast of the flight. This time, from near the moon....

 2019-07-19 11:31 

New Scientist

Man on the moon? Why we said Apollo 11 was an empty, obsessional quest...

New Scientist was opposed to the Apollo missions from the start, and complained for decades that the money to send people into space was being wasted. Why were we so grumpy and pessimistic about putting a man on the moon?...

 2019-07-19 11:28 

Space.com

Elon Musk Says SpaceX's Starhopper Prototype Survived Fireball, May Fly Next Week...

Starhopper apparently made it through its unplanned trial by fire just fine....

 2019-07-19 11:19 

Space.com

Here's How Scientists Tracked That Arctic Fox's Epic Journey...

It's a trek of epic proportions: 2,700 miles (4,350 kilometers) across sea ice in the Arctic in just 76 days, likely fueled by hunger....

 2019-07-19 11:18 

Space.com

Moon-Landing Hoax Still Lives On, 50 Years After Apollo 11. But Why?...

Five decades after the first moon landing, there are still people who think the whole thing never happened....

 2019-07-19 11:05 

Space.com

A Walk on Future-Moon — July 20, 2044 (Op-Ed)...

Seventy-five years after Apollo 11, the moon is buzzing with industry and commerce — but surprisingly few people. You are privileged to walk the stark landscape and witness burgeoning lunar development up close....

 2019-07-19 11:00 

ScienceNews.org

Longer gaps between births can halve infant deaths in developing nations...

Leaving more time between successive pregnancies matters for infant survival, but only in less-developed countries....

 2019-07-19 11:00 

smithsonianmag.com

Interactive Map Shows All 21 Successful Moon Landings...

Humans have walked on the moon six times, and robotic probes have been touching down on the lunar surface for decades—but there is still much to explore...

 2019-07-19 10:45 

Scientific American

In China, Mental Health Care Goes Virtual...

Why are VR companies launching their mental health care programs in the nation?...

 2019-07-19 10:40 

New Scientist

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending?...

Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get them legally...

 2019-07-19 10:00 

TreeHugger

Photo: Pika takes the prize for top cutie-pie...

Our photo of the day is an ode to all things adorable....

 2019-07-19 09:47 

New Scientist

Hawaii declares state of emergency amid protests over huge telescope...

The planned construction of an enormous telescope atop Mauna Kea is being blocked by Hawaiian protesters for whom the mountain is sacred land...

 2019-07-19 09:00 

NPR

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Refinery Explosions Raise New Warnings About Deadly Chemical...

Chemical experts say recent refinery explosions could have been far more devastating if deadly hydrogen fluoride was released. Some are calling for a ban on the chemical....

 2019-07-19 07:00 

New Scientist

AI passes theory of mind test by imagining itself in another's shoes...

AI has passed a test used to assess theory of mind in dominant and subordinate chimpanzees, paving the way towards machines that are more effective at communicating with humans...

 2019-07-19 04:06 

Sky & Telescope

Protests Block Thirty Meter Telescope Construction; Maunakea Observatories Shuttered...

As protests against the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope continue, the directors of Maunakea Observatories have taken the unprecedented move of closing all observatories atop the mountain. The post Protests Block Thirty Meter Telescope Construct...

 2019-07-19 04:00 

EurekAlert

Analysis result of the proxy-method based retrievals from GOSAT2...

Greenhouse gasses Observing SATellite-2 (GOSAT-2) developed jointly by the Ministry of the Environment, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), and the National Institute for Environmental Studies was successfully launched on October 29, 2018 from ...

 2019-07-19 04:00 

EurekAlert

Ivacaftor may reduce common infections in patients with CF...

Patients with cystic fibrosis who take ivacaftor appear to have fewer respiratory infections over time than those not taking the drug, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society....

 2019-07-19 04:00 

EurekAlert

Astronauts less likely to faint on Earth if they exercise in space; findings may help others with fainting issues...

Up to two hours of endurance and resistance exercises daily during a long space flight mission, combined with IV fluid replacement after landing, helps astronauts prevent dizziness and fainting during normal activity when they return to Earth. The study f...

 2019-07-19 04:00 

EurekAlert

NIH publishes largest genomic study on type 2 diabetes in sub-Saharan African populations...

Researchers at NHGRI have performed the largest GWAS study on type 2 diabetes in the sub-Saharan African populations, revealing an association between the disease and previously unlinked ZRANB3 gene. By using animal models, their results show that dysfunc...

 2019-07-19 04:00 

EurekAlert

Heat flow through single molecules detected...

Researchers develop ways to measure and explain heat transport through a single molecule....

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