Science

» Auto updated continuously

 2019-11-13 20:37 

Space.com

'The Mandalorian' Episode 1 Perfects the Small-Screen 'Sci-Fi Western'...

Spaghetti sci-fi is now officially a new sub-genre....

 2019-11-13 20:31 

Phys.org

Maybe banking culture doesn't always make people dishonest...

Scientists say they were unable to confirm a highly publicized 2014 study that suggested banking culture can promote dishonesty....

 2019-11-13 20:28 

LiveScience.com

There's a Mysterious Source of Oxygen in Mars' Atmosphere, and No One Can Explain It...

There's something strange about the oxygen in the atmosphere above Mars' Gale Crater: Its levels fluctuate dramatically as the seasons change....

 2019-11-13 20:21 

Phys.org

Precisely poking cells en masse to cure cancer...

What if you could cure cancer by re-engineering patients' cells to better target and destroy their own tumors? With the advent of powerful new cellular engineering technologies, this is no longer the stuff of science fiction....

 2019-11-13 20:18 

Phys.org

New study proposes light signature for detecting black hole mergers...

Gravitational wave detectors are finding black hole mergers in the universe at the rate of one per week. If these mergers occur in empty space, researchers cannot see associated light that is needed to determine where they happened. However, a new study i...

 2019-11-13 20:14 

Phys.org

How everyday products are supercharging landfill gas, and what that means...

Synthetic compounds increasingly used in everyday products like shampoo and motor oil are finding their way into landfills and supercharging the biogas those landfills produce, researchers at the University of Michigan have found....

 2019-11-13 19:54 

LiveScience.com

Closest Relative of Extinct 'Bigfoot' Found...

Gigantopithecus, an enormous extinct ape that lived in Asia millions of years ago, was a close relative of the modern orangutan....

 2019-11-13 19:53 

Space.com

Watch a Brilliant Fireball Flash Over St. Louis' Historic Arch (Video)...
 2019-11-13 19:38 

LiveScience.com

Watch Spinal Fluid 'Wash' the Sleeping Brain in Rhythmic, Pulsing Waves...

A new video shows the rhythmic sloshing of cerebrospinal fluid in the human brain during sleep....

 2019-11-13 19:36 

TreeHugger

This campaign platform for housing in London has ideas that could work anywhere...

There are huge upfront carbon emissions from building new housing; a better approach is to be smarter about what we have....

 2019-11-13 19:15 

Quanta Magazine

Neutrinos Lead to Unexpected Discovery in Basic Math...

Three physicists stumbled across an unexpected relationship between some of the most ubiquitous objects in math....

 2019-11-13 19:04 

The Conversation AU

Holy bin chickens: ancient Egyptians tamed wild ibis for sacrifice...

A scene from the Books of the Dead (based at the Egyptian Museum) shows the ibis-headed god Thoth recording the result of "the final judgement". Wasef et al./PLOS ONE , CC BY-SA These days, not many Aussies consider the ibis a particularly admirab...

 2019-11-13 19:00 

Phys.org

ELeCt-ing a better candidate for chemo delivery...

Chemotherapy has been the backbone of cancer treatment for decades, but it is notorious for its toxicity to healthy cells, severe side effects, and poor targeting of the intended tumors. Efforts to improve chemotherapy's efficacy and tolerability incl...

 2019-11-13 19:00 

New Scientist

Eating tiny nutrient particles could be better than health supplements...

Nutrient deficiency affects billions a solution may be to pack the nutrients into particles that can be cooked before releasing their contents in the stomach...

 2019-11-13 19:00 

Phys.org

Ancient Egyptians gathered birds from the wild for sacrifice and mummification...

In ancient Egypt, Sacred Ibises were collected from their natural habitats to be ritually sacrificed, according to a study released November 13, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Sally Wasef of Griffith University, Australia and colleagues....

 2019-11-13 19:00 

Phys.org

First look at thermostat wars suggests women may be losing these battles...

Your characterization of the thermostat war going on in your house is likely to depend at least in part on whether you're a man or a woman, new research suggests....

 2019-11-13 19:00 

National Geographic

Ancient Egyptians mummified millions of birds. Where did they get them?...

Sacred ibises were sacrificed on an industrial scale—and new research may help us understand what led to the birds' disappearance from the marshes of the Nile....

 2019-11-13 19:00 

Phys.org

Knowing your neighbors may shape US household yard care practices...

Neighbor peer pressure may be linked to increases in yard fertilization and irrigation across several distinct climate regions of the US, according to a study published November 13, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Dexter Locke from the USDA Fo...

 2019-11-13 18:24 

TreeHugger

Nanoparticles from air pollution (mostly car exhaust) go straight into your brain...

A new study finds that ultra-fine particles increase the risk of brain cancer....

 2019-11-13 18:19 

BBC

Bloodhound car returns to the track for brake testing...

The British supersonic vehicle trials its airbrake system after a weekend in the repair shop....

 2019-11-13 18:15 

Scientific American

Key Photosynthesis Complex Viewed in Spinach...

Findings fuel hopes for improved food-crop efficiency...

 2019-11-13 18:08 

Space.com

May the Piccolo Be with You! Watch an Astronaut Perform the 'Star Wars' Theme in Space...
 2019-11-13 18:01 

Phys.org

Understanding transporter proteins at a single-molecule level...

Like a boat helping passengers cross a river, transporters move substances across cell membranes. This process is fundamental to the healthy functioning of cells in life forms from bacteria to humans. The function of these transporters previously had to b...

 2019-11-13 18:01 

Phys.org

Something old, something new in the ocean's blue...

Charles Darwin suspected something in the "clear blue water" of the ocean that was even smaller than the protozoa he could see under the microscope. "Today we know that every liter of ocean water is swarming with hundreds of millions of microo...

 2019-11-13 18:01 

Phys.org

Experts unlock key to photosynthesis, a find that could help us meet food security demands...

Scientists have solved the structure of one of the key components of photosynthesis, a discovery that could lead to photosynthesis being 'redesigned' to achieve higher yields and meet urgent food security needs....

 2019-11-13 18:00 

BBC

Secrets of the largest ape that ever lived...

The fossilised tooth of a mysterious extinct ape is shedding new light on the evolution of great apes....

 2019-11-13 18:00 

New Scientist

We can now make animated 'sound holograms' that you can touch...

Using a polystyrene bead, some speakers and a handful of LEDs, it is possible to make colourful animated 3D holograms that a user can touch and interact with...

 2019-11-13 18:00 

ScienceNews.org

A tooth fossil shows Gigantopithecus' close ties to modern orangutans...

Proteins from the past help clarify how an ancient Asian ape that was larger than a full-grown, modern male gorilla evolved....

 2019-11-13 18:00 

Phys.org

Could the mysteries of antimatter and dark matter be linked?...

Could the profound mysteries of antimatter and dark matter be linked? Thinking that they might be, scientists from the international BASE collaboration, led by Stefan Ulmer of the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research, and collaborators have performed the...

 2019-11-13 18:00 

Phys.org

Extinct giant ape directly linked to the living orangutan...

By using ancient protein sequencing, researchers have retrieved genetic information from a 1.9 million year old extinct, giant primate that used to live in a subtropical area in southern China. The genetic information allows the researchers to uncover the...

 2019-11-13 18:00 

Phys.org

What survives, thrives and dominates over a thousand generations? The answer might be even more complex than thought...

Aa team of scientists, led by Harvard researchers, has used a new method of DNA "re-barcoding4; to track rapid evolution in yeast. The new approach, published in Nature, advances the field of organismic and evolutionary biology and holds promise fo...

 2019-11-13 18:00 

Scientific American

Hearing Is Seeing: Sound Waves Create a 3-D Display...

An interactive system produces levitating images by projecting color onto a tiny bead as it zips around a darkened box...

 2019-11-13 18:00 

New Scientist

Huge mysterious ape Gigantopithecus was a distant cousin of orangutans...

A pioneering technique has given us a glimpse at the family tree of Gigantopithecus, an extinct ape that was 2.5 metres tall and lived 300,000 years ago...

 2019-11-13 18:00 

New Scientist

Why US police could be using your genes to profile you right now...

A worrying warrant for police access to a genealogy DNA databank in the US means no one's genetic profile is safe even if you don't use the services...

 2019-11-13 18:00 

New Scientist

Spectacular ice eggs have washed onto a beach in Finland...

A combination of cold weather and just the right amount of wave motion has caused strange frozen spheres to cover a Finnish beach...

 2019-11-13 17:48 

ScienceDaily.com

Turning (more) fat and sewage into natural gas...

Researchers have developed what is, to date, the most efficient means of converting sewage sludge and restaurant grease into natural gas....

 2019-11-13 17:48 

ScienceDaily.com

Study teases out factors associated with postpartum overdose...

A new study uncovers several risk factors associated with postpartum opioid overdose....

 2019-11-13 17:48 

SpaceNews

Rocket Lab introduces robotic manufacturing system to increase Electron production...

In its ongoing quest to increase launch vehicle production, Rocket Lab has unveiled a new industrial robotic system designed to speed up manufacturing of its Electron rocket. SpaceNews.com...

 2019-11-13 17:43 

Phys.org

Urban development reduces flash flooding chances in arid West...

Urban development in the eastern United States results in an increase in flash flooding in nearby streams, but in the arid West, urbanization has just the opposite effect, according to a Penn State researcher, who suggests there may be lessons to be learn...

 2019-11-13 17:42 

Phys.org

Hair-raising truth behind pigeons' lost toes...

Next time you visit your hairdresser spare a thought for the pigeons....

 2019-11-13 17:30 

Science AAAS

How Enceladus got its water-spewing tiger stripes...

Study explains how Saturn's frozen moon cracked up...

 2019-11-13 17:29 

Astrobiology Magazine

With Mars Methane Mystery Unsolved, Curiosity Serves New One: Oxygen...

For the first time in the history of space exploration, scientists have measured the seasonal changes in the gases that fill the air directly above the surface of Gale Crater on Mars. As a result, they noticed something baffling: oxygen,...

 2019-11-13 17:20 

New Scientist

A severe form of epilepsy could be treated with cholesterol medication...

A build-up of cholesterol in the brains of people with a severe form of epilepsy can cause prolonged seizures, but it may be possible to treat this with statins...

 2019-11-13 17:16 

Phys.org

'Give me the calcium!' Tulane virus takes over cellular calcium signaling to replicate...

Some gastrointestinal viruses need calcium. They need calcium ions to carry out several essential aspects of viral life, such as entry into host cells, genome replication and building new viruses to invade other cells. The cells invaded by viruses also us...

 2019-11-13 17:13 

Phys.org

Researchers capture moving object with ghost imaging...

Researchers have developed a way to capture moving objects with the unconventional imaging method known as ghost imaging. The new method could make the imaging technique practical for new applications such as biomedical imaging, security checks and video ...

 2019-11-13 17:12 

Phys.org

Theoretical tubulanes inspire ultrahard polymers...

A lightweight material full of holes is nearly as hard as diamond. The mere dents left by speeding bullets prove it....

 2019-11-13 17:08 

Phys.org

Turning (more) fat and sewage into natural gas...

North Carolina State University researchers have developed what is, to date, the most efficient means of converting sewage sludge and restaurant grease into methane....

 2019-11-13 17:07 

Phys.org

How the cellular recycling system is put on hold while cells divide...

Research at the Babraham Institute uniting cell signalling, autophagy, mass spectrometry and imaging expertise has resolved a fundamental question about whether the cellular recycling process is halted during cell division. In addition, the researchers ha...

 2019-11-13 17:03 

smithsonianmag.com

Helping Delivery Robots Find Your Front Door...

With a new navigation system from MIT, robots can decipher common landscape features, even in an unfamiliar environment...

 2019-11-13 17:03 

SpaceNews

Op-ed | Launching commercial space industry takes team effort...

The former chairman of the House aviation subcommittee and adviser to United Launch Alliance argues that all commercial spaceflight companies should support, rather than disrupt, the FAA's ongoing effort to streamline existing launch licensing process...

  • Need an account?  
    or