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 2018-05-28 04:00 

EurekAlert

No link between HPV vaccination and risk of autoimmune disorders: Study in CMAJ...

A new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) found no increased risk of autoimmune disorders in girls who received quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV4) vaccination, adding to the body of evidence for the safety of the vaccine....

 2018-05-28 04:00 

EurekAlert

Paramedic-run health sessions in low-income apartments reduced number of 911 calls, improved health...

A community-based health promotion program developed by McMaster University that was offered by paramedics in low-income apartment buildings significantly reduced the number of 911 calls and improved quality of life for seniors, found a randomized control...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

EurekAlert

Novel method to fabricate nanoribbons from speeding nano droplets...

An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has discovered a novel method for the synthesis of ultrathin semiconductors....

 2018-05-28 00:01 

BBC

Are captive dolphins 'happy'?...

Scientists have tried to measure how dolphins at a French marine park feel about their environment....

 2018-05-27 23:33 

BBC

Dolphin 'happiness' measured by scientists in France...

Animal welfare researchers measure how captive dolphins feel about their environment....

 2018-05-27 19:57 

The Conversation AU

The IOC thinks eSports are too violent for the Olympics, but traditional sports are violent too...

Violence is often accepted as a intrinsic part of sports. Shutterstock If you were a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) would you allow professional video gaming (also known as eSports) as a new Olympic Games event? That's exactly wha...

 2018-05-27 19:29 

The Daily Galaxy

Once Planet Pluto is a Giant Comet --"We are Only Starting to Grasp Pluto's Life Story"...

"This research builds upon the fantastic successes of the New Horizons and Rosetta missions to expand our understanding of the origin and evolution of Pluto," said Christopher Glein of Southwest Research Institute's Space Science and Engineeri...

 2018-05-27 16:16 

The Daily Galaxy

"Darkness" --The World's Most Advanced Space Camera Could Boost Search for Alien Life (WATCH Today's "Galaxy Stream")...

Somewhere in the vastness of the universe another habitable planet likely exists. And it may not be that far -- astronomically speaking -- from our own solar system. The camera billed as the 'world's most advanced', could give astronomers a......

 2018-05-27 16:00 

Astrobiology Magazine

Take a Virtual Trip to a Strange New World with NASA...

With NASA's interactive Exoplanet Exploration website, you can virtually explore an imagined surface of planets that lie outside our solar system....

 2018-05-27 15:39 

The Daily Galaxy

China Preps for Orbiting Space Station --Astronauts Complete Hostile Environment Training...

Fifteen Chinese astronauts have just completed desert survival training deep in the Badain Jaran Desert near Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China. The training programs were part of the comprehensive training of astronauts for China's sp...

 2018-05-27 14:58 

ScienceDaily.com

By 2035 over 4 million adults will be morbidly obese across England, Wales, and Scotland...

Across England, Wales, and Scotland, morbid obesity (BMI of 40kg/m or over) rates in adults are expected to soar over the next 17 years, with the number of morbidly obese adults likely to exceed 4 million by 2035 -- more than double the 1.9 million in 201...

 2018-05-27 14:58 

ScienceDaily.com

Dolphin liberation in Korea...

Biologists have carried out a scientific investigation on dolphin liberation in South Korea....

 2018-05-27 14:57 

ScienceDaily.com

Novel method to grow elastic diamonds...

Researchers have unveiled that brittle diamonds can be bent and stretched elastically when made into ultrafine needles....

 2018-05-27 13:00 

Space.com

Former Google Lunar X Prize Teams Focused on Commercial and Government Opportunities...

Companies that one competed for the Google Lunar X Prize now expect to fly their first lunar landers in the next two years to serve the needs of commercial and government customers, including NASA....

 2018-05-27 12:49 

Space.com

Nuclear Detectives Hunt Invisible Particles That Escaped the World's Largest Atom Smasher...

The Large Hadron Collider hasn't found any new physics since the Higgs boson. A team of outsider physicists think they know why....

 2018-05-27 12:44 

Space.com

NASA's Space AI Hunts Exoplanets, Not Humans — Yet...

When it comes to artificial intelligence, NASA and other space agencies are nowhere near building a "Terminator" in space....

 2018-05-27 12:20 

LiveScience.com

Intelligent Aliens Might Speak Our Language. And You Can Help Decode Their Messages....

Intelligent Aliens Might Speak Our Language. And You Can Help Decode Their Messages....

 2018-05-27 12:10 

Space.com

NASA to Begin Buying Rides on Commercial Lunar Landers by Year's End...

NASA intends to begin buying rides on small commercial lunar landers by the end of the year and start looking for miniature instruments for those flights....

 2018-05-27 12:06 

LiveScience.com

Your Summer 'Base Tan' Is Wrecking Your Skin...

There is no safe amount of tanning, and no amount of tanning that won't prematurely age your skin....

 2018-05-27 12:02 

LiveScience.com

Do Animals Ever Get Sunburned?...

Why don't we ever see sunburned fish, or scarlet elephants?...

 2018-05-27 12:00 

ScienceNews.org

Skeletons come in many shapes and sizes...

In Skeletons, two paleobiologists recount how and why skeletons evolved, as well as the variety of forms they take and the many purposes they serve....

 2018-05-27 12:00 

Scientific American

Are We Really Prepared for the Genetic Revolution?...

Genetic data could lead to more personalized, meaningful education, but only if parents, teachers and policymakers understand genetics well enough to correctly use the information...

 2018-05-27 07:00 

Nautilus

How Brain Waves Surf Sound Waves to Process Speech - Facts So Romantic...

Reprinted with permission from Quanta Magazine's Abstractions blog. Decades ago, the noted computational neuroscientist David Marr observed that "trying to understand perception by understanding neurons is like trying to understand a bird's fl...

 2018-05-27 04:00 

EurekAlert

UNIST introduces novel method to grow elastic diamonds...

An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has unveiled that brittle diamonds can be bent and stretched elastically when made into ultrafine needles....

 2018-05-27 04:00 

EurekAlert

New study investigates dolphin liberation in Korea...

A international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has carried out a scientific investigation on dolphin liberation in South Korea....

 2018-05-26 23:31 

BBC

Hawaii volcano: How many people do volcanoes actually kill?...

Red-hot rivers of lava and clouds of ash can be deadly - but death by volcano is not inevitable....

 2018-05-26 21:21 

Phys.org

Peruvian scientists use DNA to trace origins of Inca emperors...

Researchers in Peru believe they have traced the origins of the Incas —the largest pre-Hispanic civilization in the Americas—through the DNA of the modern-day descendants of their emperors....

 2018-05-26 21:20 

Phys.org

Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86...

Former Apollo 12 astronaut and painter Alan Bean, who was the fourth person to walk on the moon and later turned his passion for space into art, has died. He was 86....

 2018-05-26 21:11 

NPR

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Florida Is In A State Of Emergency As Subtropical Storm Alberto Approaches...

The first named storm of the season is expected to bring heavy rains and flash flooding. Gov. Rick Scott has sounded alarm bells....

 2018-05-26 20:31 

ScienceDaily.com

New method for finding disease-susceptibility genes...

A team of researchers has unveiled a novel statistical algorithm, capable of identifying potential disease genes in a more accurate and cost-effective way....

 2018-05-26 19:04 

Astrobiology Magazine

Kepler Begins 18th Observing Campaign with a Focus On Star Clusters...

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft began the 18th observing campaign of its extended mission, K2, on May 12....

 2018-05-26 14:00 

Forbes

[ Starts With A Bang Blog ]

Ask Ethan: Can We Build A Sun Screen To Combat Global Climate Change?...

If emissions don't go down, there's still an option for combatting global warming. We just have to effectively dim the Sun....

 2018-05-26 13:53 

The Daily Galaxy

Search for Fossils at Ancient Lake Sites on Mars --"Best Bet for Primitive Lifeforms"...

"There are many interesting rock and mineral outcrops on Mars where we would like to search for fossils, but since we can't send rovers to all of them we have tried to prioritise the most promising deposits based on the......

 2018-05-26 12:37 

LiveScience.com

What's the Absolutely Amazing Theory of Almost Everything?...

Here's why the Standard Model of particle physics is seriously amazing....

 2018-05-26 12:32 

Space.com

Vladimir Putin Taps Dmitry Rogozin to Head Roscosmos...

Dmitry Rogozin, until recently the Russian government's point-man on all matters concerning the defense and space industries, was offered to head up the Roscosmos space corporation on Thursday during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin....

 2018-05-26 12:30 

Scientific American

Are the Benefits of Fish Oil Overrated?...

Fish oil supplements are the third most popular nutritional supplement. But just how firm is the evidence to support their use?...

 2018-05-26 12:21 

LiveScience.com

World's Oldest Dandruff Left Behind by Very Embarrassed Dinosaurs...

The world's oldest dandruff has been found in a feathered dinosaur fossil — and scientists are stoked....

 2018-05-26 12:17 

Space.com

Study Offers Pessimistic Outlook for Commercial Space Stations...

As NASA formally requests proposals for studies on the commercialization of low Earth orbit, another study presented at a congressional hearing May 17 concludes commercial space stations are unlikely to be financially viable in the mid-2020s....

 2018-05-26 12:13 

Space.com

Defense Department Turning Over Space Traffic Control to Commerce, But Details Unclear...

DoD has deep expertise in "space situational awareness," or SSA, whereas Commerce faces a steep learning curve....

 2018-05-26 12:09 

Space.com

Are Viruses the New Frontier for Astrobiology?...

Astrobiologists should consider searching for viruses in their quest to find evidence for life beyond Earth, some scientists stress....

 2018-05-26 12:06 

LiveScience.com

Here's What NASA's 'Toasty' Camera Saw As It Melted After a SpaceX Launch...

When a SpaceX rocket launches, it's awesome. But when a SpaceX rocket launch sparks a brush fire that melts a NASA photographer's camera, it goes viral. Now you can see what the camera saw as it melted....

 2018-05-26 12:00 

Space.com

Forgotten Element Could Redefine Time...

Why are scientists trying to make precise clocks even more precise?...

 2018-05-26 12:00 

Scientific American

Personality Tests with Deep-Sounding Questions Provide Shallow Answers about the "True" You...

A desire for deep insight can lead to deep confusion...

 2018-05-26 11:00 

National Geographic

Why This Frog's Poisonous, Inflatable Backside Is Staring at You...

This South American frog's inflatable rear end puts on quite a show for predators....

 2018-05-26 07:01 

Space.com

Alan Bean: From Astronaut to Artist...

Alan Bean walked on the moon during Apollo 12. He turned to painting to chronicle his experiences....

 2018-05-26 06:57 

Space.com

Apollo 12 in Pictures: Photos from NASA's Pinpoint Moon Landing Mission...

NASA's Apollo 12 mission sent three astronauts to the moon in November 1969 to make the second crewed lunar landing in history. See how that mission went in photos in our photo gallery here!...

 2018-05-26 06:55 

Space.com

Astronaut Alan Bean Remembered: Photos of a Moonwalker-Turned-Artist...

Apollo 12 moonwalker and astronaut-artist Alan Bean, Jr. died on May 26, 2018. The former NASA astronaut was the fourth man to walk on the moon and also visited Skylab. See his amazing space legacy in pictures in this remembrance....

 2018-05-26 06:09 

Space.com

Astronaut Alan Bean, Apollo Moonwalker-Turned-Artist, Dies at 86...

Apollo astronaut Alan Bean, who shared his experiences as the fourth human to walk on the moon through paintings sprinkled with lunar dust, has died at the age of 86....

 2018-05-26 05:27 

Space.com

Decoding Alien Messages Could Be the Biggest Citizen-Science Project Ever...

Stay sharp! You may be needed to help decode a message from intelligent aliens someday....

 2018-05-26 04:01 

National Geographic

What You Think You Know About Animals? Probably Not True...

Unfaithful penguins, blood-red hippos, and randy pandas: In the wild, animals are not always how we imagine them....

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