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 2018-07-19 16:18 

ScienceDaily.com

Mobile phone radiation may affect memory performance in adolescents...

Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile phone use. These are the findings of a study involving nearly 700 adolescents in Switzerland....

 2018-07-19 16:17 

ScienceDaily.com

Targeting headaches and tumors with nano-submarines...

Scientists have developed a new method to enable miniature drug-filled nanocarriers to dock on to immune cells, which in turn attack tumors....

 2018-07-19 16:14 

NBC News

The science behind being 'hangry'...

Yes, it's in your head, but not the way you think....

 2018-07-19 16:01 

LiveScience.com

Arctic Circle Burns As Record Heat Broils Northern Europe...

An intense heat wave is fueling wildfires across an enormous section of northern Europe, with at least 11 wildfires raging within the Arctic Circle....

 2018-07-19 16:00 

Astrobiology Magazine

Martian Atmosphere Behaves As One...

New research using a decade of data from ESA's Mars Express has found clear signs of the complex martian atmosphere acting as a single, interconnected system....

 2018-07-19 15:37 

The Daily Galaxy

"Baffling" --NASA Mini Satellite to Probe Milky Way's Halo for Missing Matter of the Universe...

"We should have all the matter today that we had back when the universe was 400,000 years old," said Philip Kaaret, HaloSat's principal investigator at the University of Iowa (UI), which leads the mission. "Where did it go? The answer......

 2018-07-19 15:30 

Science AAAS

Greenhouse gases are warming the world—but chilling Antarctica. Here's why...

Odd trend stems from the icy continent's extreme conditions...

 2018-07-19 15:30 

Scientific American

How Big Batteries at Data Centers Could Replace Power Plants...

Battery systems intended as backups may help companies like Microsoft increasingly employ renewable energy...

 2018-07-19 15:30 

LiveScience.com

'Alien' Mummy DNA Probe May Have Crossed Ethical Lines...

Scientists who analyzed a mummy once thought to represent an extraterrestrial came under scrutiny for their methods....

 2018-07-19 15:26 

Phys.org

Future electronic components to be printed like newspapers...

A new manufacturing technique uses a process similar to newspaper printing to form smoother and more flexible metals for making ultrafast electronic devices....

 2018-07-19 15:22 

ScienceDaily.com

Scientists use satellites to measure vital underground water resources...

With the hope of providing water resource managers with better tools to help keep aquifers healthy, a team of scientists are using the latest space technology to look underneath Earth's surface to measure this precious natural resource....

 2018-07-19 15:22 

ScienceDaily.com

Having the right name helps one to find housing...

Discrimination against ethnic minorities on the housing market is declining -- in Germany and other Western European countries and in the USA. But a new meta-study shows that applicants' surnames still influence the selection of new tenants....

 2018-07-19 15:22 

ScienceDaily.com

Wait, just a second, is your doctor listening?...

On average, patients get about 11 seconds to explain the reasons for their visit before they are interrupted by their doctors. Also, only one in three doctors provides their patients with adequate opportunity to describe their situation. The pressure to r...

 2018-07-19 15:22 

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Determining the bioaccumulation of 9 metals in aquatic invertebrates in mining areas...

A new study has proposed an ecological threshold concentration of 9 metals for 10 taxa of aquatic macroinvertebrates from clean sites in the Naln river basin (Asturias). This is the first step towards incorporating into river management plans quality crit...

 2018-07-19 15:22 

ScienceDaily.com

Sudden cold weather may increase stroke mortality...

Study conducted in Southern Hemisphere's subtropical zone detects correlation between drop in temperature and rise in deaths from stroke, especially among women and older people....

 2018-07-19 15:20 

ScienceDaily.com

Anesthesia, surgery linked to decline in memory and thinking...

In adults over 70, exposure to general anesthesia and surgery is associated with a subtle decline in memory and thinking skills, according to new research. The study analyzed nearly 2,000 people and found that exposure to anesthesia after age 70 was linke...

 2018-07-19 15:09 

TreeHugger

Celebrating the 'little wins', simple actions that save money...

These are not earth-shattering strategies, but they keep me inspired and motivated....

 2018-07-19 15:01 

Space.com

Tiny Satellite Begins Hunt for Missing Milky-Way Matter...

A tiny satellite has started investigating the halo of incredibly hot gas surrounding the Milky Way — and it could help scientists track down the huge amount of missing matter in the universe....

 2018-07-19 15:00 

Phys.org

In a warming climate, Arctic geese are rushing north...

As Arctic temperatures continue to rise, migratory barnacle geese have responded by speeding up their 3,000-kilometer migration in order to reach their destination more quickly with fewer stops along the way, according to new evidence reported in Current ...

 2018-07-19 15:00 

Phys.org

Complete fly brain imaged at nanoscale resolution...

Two high-speed electron microscopes. 7,062 brain slices. 21 million images....

 2018-07-19 15:00 

Phys.org

New insights into plants' conquest of land...

The Earth is filled with diverse and remarkable plant forms from the tallest redwoods that pierce forest canopies, to the smallest mosses that blanket the ground underfoot....

 2018-07-19 15:00 

Phys.org

Viruses cooperate to overcome immune defences of bacteria...

Virus particles that infect bacteria can work together to overcome antiviral defences, new research shows....

 2018-07-19 15:00 

Science AAAS

In a 'tour de force,' researchers image an entire fly brain in minute detail...

Electron microscopy offers synapse-level view of the largest whole brain to date...

 2018-07-19 15:00 

Space.com

Milky Way Galaxy Is 'Disturbed' and More Revealed in ESA Gaia Mission Data (Video)...

The European Gaia spacecraft recently released a catalog of the positions of 1.7 billion stars, mapping our stellar neighbors around the Milky Way with unprecedented precision....

 2018-07-19 14:48 

ScienceDaily.com

Moving closer to completely optical artificial neural network...

Researchers have shown that it is possible to train artificial neural networks directly on an optical chip....

 2018-07-19 14:48 

ScienceDaily.com

Methods to quantify the yips and golfer's cramp...

Almost every golfer knows the feeling. Minutes after a picture-perfect drive down the fairway, a cascade of inexplicable missed putts leads to a disappointing triple bogey....

 2018-07-19 14:48 

ScienceDaily.com

Future electronic components to be printed like newspapers...

A new manufacturing technique uses a process similar to newspaper printing to form smoother and more flexible metals for making ultrafast electronic devices....

 2018-07-19 14:48 

ScienceDaily.com

Computer model predicts how fracturing metallic glass releases energy at the atomic level...

Metallic glasses are an exciting research target, but the difficulties associated with predicting how much energy these materials release when they fracture is slowing down development of metallic glass-based products. Recently, researchers developed a wa...

 2018-07-19 14:48 

ScienceDaily.com

ADHD drugs do not improve cognition in healthy college students...

Contrary to popular belief across college campuses, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications may fail to improve cognition in healthy students and actually can impair functioning....

 2018-07-19 14:30 

Phys.org

Researchers move closer to completely optical artificial neural network...

Researchers have shown that it is possible to train artificial neural networks directly on an optical chip. The significant breakthrough demonstrates that an optical circuit can perform a critical function of an electronics-based artificial neural network...

 2018-07-19 14:12 

ScienceDaily.com

A social tool for evaluating the environmental impact of residential buildings...

for the first time, an open-source computing tool can, simply and intuitively, calculate the CO2 emissions in each phase of a building project, in order to obtain a global picture of its carbon footprint from its conception and to help decide every variab...

 2018-07-19 14:12 

ScienceDaily.com

Deadly Rift Valley fever: New insight, and hope for the future...

Health control measures alone could be ineffective in the long term fight against the deadly Rift Valley fever which affects both humans and animals, a new study reports....

 2018-07-19 14:12 

ScienceDaily.com

Monkeys benefit from the nut-cracking abilities of chimpanzees and hogs...

Researchers describe for the first time the scavenging behavior of mangabey monkeys, guinea fowls, and squirrels on energy-rich nut remnants cracked by chimpanzees and red river hogs. The team used data collected by camera traps in the rain forest of Tai ...

 2018-07-19 14:12 

ScienceDaily.com

High fruit and vegetable consumption may reduce risk of breast cancer...

Women who eat a high amount of fruits and vegetables each day may have a lower risk of breast cancer, especially of aggressive tumors, than those who eat fewer fruits and vegetables, according to a new study....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Forbes

[ Starts With A Bang Blog ]

How The Planck Satellite Forever Changed Our View Of The Universe...

Humanity's greatest-ever view of the Big Bang's leftover glow has just released their final analysis. Here's what we've learned....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Science AAAS

Online portal of thousands of clinical trials could aid disease research...

Vivli aims to ease sharing of anonymized clinical studies...

 2018-07-19 13:44 

ScienceDaily.com

Sunscreen reduces melanoma risk by 40 per cent in young people...

A world-first study has found that Australians aged 18-40 years who were regular users of sunscreen in childhood reduced their risk of developing melanoma by 40 percent, compared to those who rarely used sunscreen....

 2018-07-19 13:44 

ScienceDaily.com

Engineers develop world's most efficient semiconductor for thermal management...

Working to address 'hotspots' in computer chips that degrade their performance, engineers have developed a new semiconductor material, defect-free boron arsenide, that is more effective at drawing and dissipating waste heat than any other known se...

 2018-07-19 13:44 

ScienceDaily.com

Puzzling results explained: A multiband approach to Coulomb drag and indirect excitons...

A new theoretical study explains previous mystifying experimental results, in which coupled charged particles moved in exactly the opposite direction to that predicted. This apparently contradictory phenomenon is associated with the bandgap in dual-layer ...

 2018-07-19 13:44 

ScienceDaily.com

CALET succeeds in direct measurements of cosmic-ray electron spectrum up to 4.8 TeV...

Researchers have succeeded in the direct, high-precision measurements of cosmic-ray electron spectrum up to 4.8 TeV, based on observations with the Calorimetric Electron Telescope (CALET). Observations by CALET are expected to reveal the mysteries of cosm...

 2018-07-19 13:44 

ScienceDaily.com

Overuse of antibiotics not what the doctor ordered...

With increased use of antibiotics worldwide linked to growing antibiotic resistance, a new study has highlighted the growing impact of non-prescription supply of antibiotics in community pharmacies, and the urgent need for better enforcement of laws. Sout...

 2018-07-19 13:44 

ScienceDaily.com

Scientists develop proteins that self-assemble into supramolecular complexes...

Scientists have designed new proteins that can self-assemble into the complex structures underlying biological organisms, laying the groundwork for leading-edge applications in biotechnology. The researchers created and developed the proteins with a speci...

 2018-07-19 13:44 

ScienceDaily.com

Reversing cause and effect is no trouble for quantum computers...

Scientists show that a quantum computer is less in thrall to the arrow of time than a classical computer....

 2018-07-19 13:44 

ScienceDaily.com

Robots working as a group are able to determine the optimal order of their tasks...

Could robots soon help rescue crews save the survivors of a natural disaster? Such a mission would require that the robots be able to determine, on their own, which tasks to perform and in what order to perform them. Researchers have shown, for the first ...

 2018-07-19 13:43 

ScienceDaily.com

Infrared sensor as new method for drug discovery...

Using an infrared sensor, biophysicists have succeeded in analyzing quickly and easily which active agents affect the structure of proteins and how long that effect lasts. Researchers have performed time-resolved measurements of the changes to the structu...

 2018-07-19 13:43 

ScienceDaily.com

The effectiveness of chlorhexidine is limited in preventing infections in oral procedures...

A large number of bacteria are present in human mouths and may pass into the blood when procedures such as the removal of a tooth are carried out. Chlorhexidine mouthwashes have a powerful antimicrobial effect, but there are opposing positions on its use ...

 2018-07-19 13:43 

ScienceDaily.com

Low-cost formulas in the manufacturing of non-stick food molds...

There is good news for amateur bakers of cakes, muffins and pastries made in extravagant shapes and small and medium-sized baking businesses. Molds will cease to be a problem if the system designed by a research group progresses. This system manufactures ...

 2018-07-19 13:43 

ScienceDaily.com

Aggressive immune cells aggravate Parkinson's disease...

Parkinson's disease, formerly also referred to as shaking palsy, is one of the most frequent disorders affecting movement and the nervous system. Medical researchers have come across a possible cause of the disease - in the patients' immune system...

 2018-07-19 13:33 

TreeHugger

House of Furniture has a place for everything...

No Japanese minimalism here....

 2018-07-19 13:33 

NBC News

How volcano 'voiceprints' could help predict eruptions...

Volcanologists are using a new technique to hear a volcano's internal...

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