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 2017-09-23 04:23 

Nature

Fiction: The science in Sherlock Holmes... +

Maria Konnikova detects the fictional sleuth's inner researcher, 130 years on from his 'birth'....

 2017-09-23 04:22 

Nature

Relativity: Final ascent of physics... +

Robert P. Crease applauds the third volume of a thrilling guide to a special pursuit....

 2017-09-23 04:22 

Nature

Maryam Mirzakhani 1977 2017... +

Pioneering mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal....

 2017-09-23 04:22 

Nature

Outside the lab: Side jobs for scientists... +

Paid work beyond the bench can offer a welcome source of income to cash-strapped junior researchers and provide opportunities for career development....

 2017-09-23 04:22 

Nature

Engineering: Reclusive genius who connected the world... +

W. Bernard Carlson relishes a biography of a self-taught engineer who revolutionized telecommunications....

 2017-09-23 04:22 

Nature

Historical data: Hidden in the past... +

Old photos, logbooks and papers are a gold mine for fields such as ecology and climatology....

 2017-09-23 04:02 

National Geographic

See the Lizard That Shoots Blood From Its Eyes... +

From flying geckos to "two-headed" skinks, lizards are a funky lot....

 2017-09-23 04:02 

National Geographic

The Templars Got Rich Fighting for GodThen Lost It All... +

The armed religious order was founded to protect pilgrims during the Crusades but now inspires modern extremists. Why?...

 2017-09-23 00:22 

Nature

Outside the lab: Side jobs for scientists... +

Paid work beyond the bench can offer a welcome source of income to cash-strapped junior researchers and provide opportunities for career development....

 2017-09-23 00:22 

Nature

Historical data: Hidden in the past... +

Old photos, logbooks and papers are a gold mine for fields such as ecology and climatology....

 2017-09-23 00:22 

Nature

Golden Germany... +

Government's push for excellence is creating a golden age of opportunity for scientists flocking to the country....

 2017-09-23 00:22 

Nature

Relativity: Final ascent of physics... +

Robert P. Crease applauds the third volume of a thrilling guide to a special pursuit....

 2017-09-23 00:22 

Nature

Engineering: Reclusive genius who connected the world... +

W. Bernard Carlson relishes a biography of a self-taught engineer who revolutionized telecommunications....

 2017-09-23 00:22 

Nature

Maryam Mirzakhani 1977 2017... +

Pioneering mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal....

 2017-09-23 00:22 

Nature

Fiction: The science in Sherlock Holmes... +

Maria Konnikova detects the fictional sleuth's inner researcher, 130 years on from his 'birth'....

 2017-09-22 21:51 

National Geographic

Why is This Road in Mexico 'Breathing'?... +

The deadly earthquake that struck the region likely produced this bizarre phenomenon....

 2017-09-22 21:13 

Phys.org

Study finds no-tillage not sufficient alone to prevent water pollution from nitrate... +

A new IUPUI study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture answers a long-debated agricultural question: whether no-tillage alone is sufficient to prevent water pollution from nitrate. The answer is no....

 2017-09-22 21:12 

Phys.org

Twitter bots for good: Study reveals how information spreads on social media... +

After an election year marked by heated exchanges and the distribution of fake news, Twitter bots earned a bad reputationbut not all bots are bad, suggests a new study co-authored by Emilio Ferrara, a USC Information Sciences Institute computer scientist ...

 2017-09-22 21:04 

Seeker

Square-faced people reported to researchers greater sexual drive than individuals with longer faces.... +

Credit: Yavuz Arslan/ullstein bild via Getty ImagesIf you have a higher sex drive than your partner, it might have to do with the size and shape of your face. New research from Nipissing University in Ontario, Canada and published in the journal Archi...

 2017-09-22 20:52 

Scientific American

Building a Better Mirror for Telescopes... +

More reflective telescope mirrors allow astronomers to capture more photons—and do more science. Christopher Intagliata reports. ...

 2017-09-22 20:25 

ScienceDaily.com

NASA'S OSIRIS-REx spacecraft slingshots past Earth... +

NASA's asteroid sample return spacecraft successfully used Earth's gravity on Friday to slingshot itself on a path toward the asteroid Bennu, for a rendezvous next August....

 2017-09-22 20:24 

TreeHugger

Ford is getting into the electric scooter business, sorta ... +

A new licensing agreement between a California electric scooter company and Ford Motor Company could see a Blue Oval branded last mile transport solution for sale in a few months....

 2017-09-22 20:22 

Nature

Maryam Mirzakhani 1977 2017... +

Pioneering mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal....

 2017-09-22 20:22 

Nature

Outside the lab: Side jobs for scientists... +

Paid work beyond the bench can offer a welcome source of income to cash-strapped junior researchers and provide opportunities for career development....

 2017-09-22 20:22 

Nature

Relativity: Final ascent of physics... +

Robert P. Crease applauds the third volume of a thrilling guide to a special pursuit....

 2017-09-22 20:22 

Nature

Engineering: Reclusive genius who connected the world... +

W. Bernard Carlson relishes a biography of a self-taught engineer who revolutionized telecommunications....

 2017-09-22 20:22 

Nature

Historical data: Hidden in the past... +

Old photos, logbooks and papers are a gold mine for fields such as ecology and climatology....

 2017-09-22 20:22 

Nature

Golden Germany... +

Government's push for excellence is creating a golden age of opportunity for scientists flocking to the country....

 2017-09-22 20:22 

Nature

Fiction: The science in Sherlock Holmes... +

Maria Konnikova detects the fictional sleuth's inner researcher, 130 years on from his 'birth'....

 2017-09-22 20:14 

NPR

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Ruling Finds Solar Panels From China Hurt U.S. Maker... +

Installing solar panels on your home could become more expensive, depending on how President Trump responds to a decision Friday by the U.S. International Trade Commission....

 2017-09-22 19:50 

National Geographic

See the WWI Submarine Discovered Off the Coast of Belgium... +

It's one of 11 discovered in the region and possibly the most well-preserved....

 2017-09-22 19:29 

National Geographic

White Whale Caught on VideoHow'd it Get That Way?... +

Thought to be the famous whale Migaloo, the sighting off Australia calls to mind Moby Dick....

 2017-09-22 19:25 

Sky & Telescope

S&T Webinar: Whens the Next Solar Eclipse?... +

If you loved seeing August's solar eclipse and are eager to see another one, don't miss this live webinar on upcoming total and annular solar eclipses. The post S&T Webinar: Whens the Next Solar Eclipse? appeared first on Sky & Telescope....

 2017-09-22 19:06 

Universe Today

Scientists Urge Europe to Stick With Armageddon-style Asteroid Mission... +

At the European Planetary Science Conference in Riga this week, scientists urged Europe to remain committed to the AIDA asteroid mission The post Scientists Urge Europe to Stick With “Armageddon221;-style Asteroid Mission appeared first on Univer...

 2017-09-22 19:05 

ScienceDaily.com

Mechanism that underlies age-associated bone loss... +

A major health problem in older people is age-associated osteoporosis -- the thinning of bone and the loss of bone density that increases the risk of fractures. Researchers have now detailed an underlying mechanism leading to that osteoporosis. When this ...

 2017-09-22 19:05 

ScienceDaily.com

Two Group A Streptococcus genes linked to 'flesh-eating' bacterial infections... +

Group A Streptococcus bacteria cause illnesses ranging from mild nuisances like strep throat to life-threatening conditions such as flesh-eating disease, also known as necrotizing fasciitis. Life-threatening infections occur when the bacteria spread under...

 2017-09-22 19:03 

Seeker

A 15-country study examines how gender stereotypes affect the sexual, reproductive, and mental health of young people.... +

Credit: stock_colors via Getty ImagesGirls are vulnerable and boys are stronger. Boys should have the courage to ask a girl out. If a boy gets his nails done, theres definitely something feminine about him. Girls should prepare to become wives and mot...

 2017-09-22 19:00 

TreeHugger

Photo: Teeny tiny tree frog is barely bigger than a thumbnail... +

Our photo of the day comes from the rainforests of Ecuador....

 2017-09-22 18:54 

ScienceNews.org

Telling children theyre smart could tempt them to cheat... +

Kids who were praised for being smart were more likely to cheat, two studies suggest....

 2017-09-22 18:24 

National Geographic

How a 3-Ton Mess of Dead Pigs Transformed This Landscape... +

The unusual ecological experiment took place in Mississippi, and the scientists were awed by the resultsespecially the rivers of maggots....

 2017-09-22 18:00 

Phys.org

New technique spots warning signs of extreme events... +

Many extreme eventsfrom a rogue wave that rises up from calm waters, to an instability inside a gas turbine, to the sudden extinction of a previously hardy wildlife speciesseem to occur without warning. It's often impossible to predict when such bursts of...

 2017-09-22 17:32 

National Geographic

This Furniture Is Made Out of Mushrooms... +

Designers say the furniture has a velvety, suede-like texture and smells slightly like tea....

 2017-09-22 17:30 

New Scientist

This AI reads the news to keep tabs on US police shootings... +

Theres no central government database on police-related shootings in the US, but now a machine-learning system is helping record details by scanning the news...

 2017-09-22 17:25 

National Geographic

Rush for Donkey Skins in China Draws Wildlife Traffickers... +

In high demand for traditional medicine, donkey skins have become a hot commodity on the black market....

 2017-09-22 17:19 

TreeHugger

Fabric-clad Air Houses help to cool hot environments down... +

This experimental installation explores new design methods and materials for a changing climate....

 2017-09-22 17:00 

Scientific American

High-Energy Cosmic Rays Come from Outside Our Galaxy... +

Giant observatory announces long-awaited result ...

 2017-09-22 16:57 

LiveScience.com

'Hijacking' Cells: Scientists Aim to Create More Powerful Cell Building Blocks... +

Components of cells known as organelles helped kick-start complex life on Earth hundreds of millions of years ago. And now, researchers are trying to invent "designer organelles" that can give cells new capabilities....

 2017-09-22 16:52 

The Daily Galaxy

"Ultimate Source a Mystery" --Earth's Largest Cosmic Ray Observatory Provides Evidence of Extragalactic Origins... +

Cosmic rays are atomic nuclei that travel through space at speeds close to that of light. Low-energy cosmic rays come from the Sun or from our own Galaxy, but the origin of the highest-energy particles has been the subject of...  60; ...

 2017-09-22 16:51 

Phys.org

NASA's asteroid chaser swings by Earth on way to space rock... +

NASA's asteroid-chasing spacecraft is swinging by Earth on Friday on its way to a space rock....

 2017-09-22 16:50 

Phys.org

Enhancing the sensing capabilities of diamonds with quantum properties... +

Pure diamond consists of carbon atoms in a perfect crystal lattice. But remove a few carbons and swap some others for nitrogen, and you get a diamond with special quantum-sensing properties. These properties are useful for quantum information applications...

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