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 2020-07-06 04:00 

EurekAlert

Fathers are more likely to be referred for nutrition or exercise counseling...

Fatherhood status has been linked to medical providers' weight-related practices or counseling referrals. A new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, published by Elsevier, found that overweight and obese men who are fathers were m...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

EurekAlert

Flashes bright when squeezed tight: How single-celled organisms light up the oceans...

Research explains how a unicellular marine organism generates light as a response to mechanical stimulation, lighting up breaking waves at night....

 2020-07-06 04:00 

EurekAlert

Cell 'membrane on a chip' could speed up screening of drug candidates for COVID-19...

Researchers have developed a human cell 'membrane on a chip' that allows continuous monitoring of how drugs and infectious agents interact with our cells, and may soon be used to test potential drug candidates for COVID-19....

 2020-07-06 04:00 

EurekAlert

Injections are two-and-a-half times safer when nurses use revamped guidelines...

Injections are two-and-a-half times safer when nurses use revamped guidelines....

 2020-07-06 04:00 

EurekAlert

Asthma does not seem to increase the severity of COVID-19...

Asthma does not appear to increase the risk for a person contracting COVID-19 or influence its severity, according to a team of Rutgers researchers....

 2020-07-06 04:00 

EurekAlert

Study indicates that Medicaid expansion has led to earlier cancer detection among individuals with low income...

New research found that the likelihood of being diagnosed with advanced cancer decreased among individuals with low income after expansion of Medicaid coverage. The findings are published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Can...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

EurekAlert

New guideline: Don't routinely screen for EAC in patients with chronic GERD...

A new guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care, based on a rigorous systematic review of the latest evidence, found no benefit of routine screening for esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) and precursor conditions (Barrett esophagus and...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Scientific American

Quantum Universe...

Strange and probabilistic, physics at the smallest scales is driving innovation and research into the nature of reality. In this eBook, we examine the latest mind-bending studies in quantum......

 2020-07-06 02:28 

The Conversation AU

$2.5 billion lost over a decade: Nigerian princes lose their sheen, but scams are on the rise...

Shutterstock Last year, Australians reported more than A$634 million lost to fraud, a significant jump from $489.7 million the year before. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released its latest annual Targeting Scams report. Bu...

 2020-07-06 00:00 

Nautilus

How the Pandemic Has Tested Behavioral Science - Facts So Romantic...

In the interplay between behavioral science and policy, puffs of smoke abound. Photo illustration by metamorworks / Shutterstock In March the United Kingdom curiously declined to impose significant social distancing measures in response to the global pand...

 2020-07-05 23:01 

New Scientist

Hair sample tests may give women more accurate fertility predictions...

Analysing the hormones in blood can help establish how many eggs a woman has left but the hormones in hair might provide a more accurate picture of fertility...

 2020-07-05 22:59 

ScienceDaily.com

'Biologically relevant' levels of a fertility hormone are detected in human hair samples...

The prospect of a non-invasive test of ovarian reserve is a little closer following results from a study showing that measurement of a fertility hormone can be accurately taken from a sample of human hair....

 2020-07-05 21:44 

SpaceNews

Air Force says 26 states have submitted bids to host U.S. Space Command...

The Air Force plans to announce the preferred location in January 2021. SpaceNews...

 2020-07-05 20:59 

Space.com

Comet NEOWISE could give skywatchers a dazzling show this month. Here's what to know....

Comet NEOWISE could become a tantalizing object for skywatchers in the July 2020 night sky....

 2020-07-05 20:00 

Universe Today

Breakthrough Listen Releases its one-of-Everything "Exotica" Catalog...

Breakthrough Listen, the largest SETI effort ever mounted, just released a list of over 700 objects that could be of interest to people looking for aliens! The post Breakthrough Listen Releases its one-of-Everything "Exotica" Catalog appeared firs...

 2020-07-05 19:49 

The Conversation AU

Why outer space matters in a post-pandemic world...

Department of Defence With all of the immense challenges we face on Earth this year, space can feel like an afterthought. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the hope of a growing space industry was palpable. Ribbons were cut, buildings were dedicated and Austr...

 2020-07-05 16:33 

The Daily Galaxy

New Neanderthal Link to Covid-19 "A Dark Journey Through Human History"...

Scientists don't yet know if a particular piece of human DNA passed down from Neanderthal interbreeding 60,000 years ago increases the risk of severe illness from covid-19. The coronavirus, which has made the dark energy of evolution visible, occupyie...

 2020-07-05 16:00 

SpaceNews

The long countdown to commercial crew's liftoff...

How a 2005 call for 'skin in the game' started a 15-year countdown to the first human orbital spaceflight from U.S. soil since 2011 SpaceNews...

 2020-07-05 16:00 

Scientific American

Speech Recognition Tech Is Yet Another Example of Bias...

Siri, Alexa and other programs sometimes have trouble with the accents and speech patterns of people from many underrepresented groups...

 2020-07-05 14:29 

SpaceNews

Op-ed | Is the future of space ops officeless?...

Satellite experts should be asking: why is the space industry, the original 'remote' industry, behind the curve when it comes to truly remote operations? SpaceNews...

 2020-07-05 14:27 

The Daily Galaxy

"Ice Giant" Blasted Fossil Core of a Massive, Jupiter-Sized Planet Discovered (Weekend Feature)...

A strange ice giant that can't be explained by previous theory has been discovered by NASA Scientists using the exoplanet-sleuth Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS, which had "first light" on Aug. 7, 2018).The planet, TOI-849 b, is th...

 2020-07-05 13:16 

Space.com

July's full 'Buck Moon' wows skywatchers despite lackluster lunar eclipse...

Some skywatchers may have seen more than mere fireworks in the night sky during their Fourth of July celebrations on Saturday: the full moon....

 2020-07-05 13:00 

Scientific American

Australian Plant Species Face 'Imminent Extinction' From Invasive Pathogen...

The once-common native guava has nearly vanished—killed off by an invasive fungus that arrived just 10 years ago. Other plant species may soon follow...

 2020-07-05 13:00 

Scientific American

Readers Respond to the March 2020 Issue...

Letters to the editor from the March 2020 issue of Scientific American...

 2020-07-05 12:56 

LiveScience.com

Rocket Lab Electron launch fails to reach orbit, 7 satellites lost...

A Rocket Lab Electron booster carrying seven satellites failed to reach orbit during a Fourth of July launch Saturday....

 2020-07-05 08:23 

SpaceNews

China launches Shiyan-6 and Gaofen remote sensing satellites with two launches in three days...

China launched the classified Shiyan-6 (02) satellite on Saturday, following launch of a Gaofen 'multi mode' Earth observation satellite two days earlier. SpaceNews...

 2020-07-05 04:00 

EurekAlert

New guidelines for children and adolescents with T2D...

A team of paediatric specialists, including an expert from the University of Adelaide, has produced new guidelines regarding assessment and management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in Australian and New Zealand children and adolescents....

 2020-07-05 02:38 

BBC

Rocket Lab: Latest mission from New Zealand lost in flight...

An Electron rocket launched from New Zealand's North Island fails in flight, destroying its satellites....

 2020-07-04 23:27 

Space.com

Rocket Lab Electron launch fails to reach orbit, 7 satellites lost...

A Rocket Lab Electron booster carrying seven satellites failed to reach orbit during a Fourth of July launch Saturday....

 2020-07-04 21:54 

SpaceNews

Rocket Lab Electron launch fails...

A Rocket Lab Electron rocket failed to reach orbit during a July 4 launch after a problem during the rocket's second-stage burn. SpaceNews...

 2020-07-04 17:31 

Universe Today

One of the Best Pictures Ever Taken of ISS from the Ground. You Can Even See the Canadarm2...

Astrophotographer Thierry Legault is renowned for his amazing shots of spacecraft transiting the Sun. He's now outdone even himself. On June 24 and 25, 2020, Legault captured the International Space Station passing in front of the Sun with such clarit...

 2020-07-04 16:00 

SpaceNews

Foust Forward | How will the pandemic change NASA?...

Three months after the coronavirus pandemic upended American society, there are signs of recovery. NASA is also taking the first initial steps back to normal operations. SpaceNews...

 2020-07-04 15:32 

The Daily Galaxy

A Warning "When Humans Truly Enter Space Freed from the Earth, They Cease to be Human"...

Perhaps in 10,000 years, or perhaps tomorrow, the inhabitants of Earth will wake up and find an alien spaceship the size of the Moon parked in orbit, writes China's preeminent 'hard' science-fiction author and philosopher of alien contact, Liu...

 2020-07-04 14:54 

SpaceNews

Op-ed | On the verge of a new era for space exploration? Assessing the impact of the ongoing crisis...

Establishing an international long-term sustainable lunar presence in partnership with the private sector remains the core focus in space exploration SpaceNews...

 2020-07-04 13:50 

Space.com

The 'Buck Moon' lunar eclipse this Fourth of July will be hard to see...

The minor Independence Day eclipse will be difficult to spot and observers shouldn't expect mind-blowing views of the moon in Earth's shadow.....

 2020-07-04 13:49 

SpaceNews

Military spaceplane experiment sheds light on space solar satellites...

An experiment launched May 17 onboard the U.S. Air Force's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle-6 is based on over a decade of work focused on a modular space solar satellite capable of beaming energy to Earth. SpaceNews...

 2020-07-04 13:23 

LiveScience.com

Can energy be sucked out of a black hole?...

In a very distant future, black hole bombs will be the only hope for any civilization to thrive. This would be a universe with immense, isolated sources of energy, shining bright in an otherwise completely black sky....

 2020-07-04 13:08 

Space.com

The top space stories of the week!...

These are the top space stories this week from Space.com....

 2020-07-04 13:00 

Scientific American

Pathology...

Science in meter and verse...

 2020-07-04 12:57 

Space.com

Space photos: The most amazing images this week!...

See the best photos on Space.com this week....

 2020-07-04 12:35 

Space.com

Astronauts celebrate Fourth of July from space station...

NASA astronauts on the International Space Station are celebrating Independence Day from space....

 2020-07-04 12:19 

Space.com

Aphelion Day 2020: Earth is farthest from the sun today!...

Saturday (July 4) is Aphelion Day, when the Earth will be at the farthest point in its elliptical orbit around the sun....

 2020-07-04 12:18 

The Daily Galaxy

"Heading Towards Earth" Strange 'Red Flag' Phenomena at Milky Way's Dark Center (Weekend Feature)...

To determine the amount of energy or radiation at the center of the Milky Way, researchers had to peer through a galaxy packed with more than 200 billion stars and harbors dark patches of interstellar dust and gas. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater profe...

 2020-07-04 11:52 

SpaceNews

The promise and perils of LEO constellations...

DoD's Space Development Agency is leading the way as it prepares to put up a communications transport layer and a surveillance and tracking layer for hypersonic missile defense. SpaceNews...

 2020-07-04 11:30 

Nautilus

The Dr. Strange of the American Revolution - Facts So Romantic...

In Rush , author Stephen Fried confirms what earlier biographical writings on the doctor had observed: that history misunderstood him, "had not taken him seriously enough as a founder, a writer, a teacher, and a revolutionary in politics, medicine, re...

 2020-07-04 11:00 

LiveScience.com

What color is the sunset on other planets?...

Earth often has rosy and peach colored sunsets, but that's not the case on other planets....

 2020-07-04 01:09 

Universe Today

Help NASA Develop a Better Space Toilet...

HeroX is one again hosting a NASA challenge, this time to develop a space toilet that will facilitate lunar exploration. The post Help NASA Develop a Better Space Toilet appeared first on Universe Today ....

 2020-07-03 21:14 

Phys.org

Experts find early ocher mine in Mexican underwater caves...

Experts and cave divers in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula have found ocher mines that are some of the oldest on the continent, which could explain why ancient skeletons were found in the narrow, twisting labyrinths of now-submerged sinkhole caves....

 2020-07-03 19:07 

Universe Today

Astronomers Might Have Seen a Star Just Disappear. Turning Straight to a Black Hole Without a Supernova...

A brilliant blue star has disappeared from view, which could mean it became a black hole in a novel way. The post Astronomers Might Have Seen a Star Just Disappear. Turning Straight to a Black Hole Without a Supernova appeared first on Universe Today ....

 2020-07-03 19:00 

Scientific American

Coronavirus News Roundup, June 27-July 3...

Pandemic highlights for the week...

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