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 2019-05-27 04:00 

EurekAlert

Licorice tea causes hypertensive emergency in patient...

Licorice tea, a popular herbal tea, is not without health risks, as a case study of a man admitted to hospital for a high-blood pressure emergency demonstrates in CMAJ....

 2019-05-27 04:00 

EurekAlert

Exploring the origins of the apple...

Recent archaeological finds of ancient preserved apple seeds across Europe and West Asia combined with historical, paleontological, and recently published genetic data are presenting a fascinating new narrative for one of our most familiar fruits. The app...

 2019-05-27 04:00 

EurekAlert

Many patients with pancreatic cancer miss out on treatment that may extend survival...

Despite potential for prolonging survival with treatment, one-third of patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer do not see a medical oncologist, and even more do not receive cancer-directed treatment, found new research published in CMAJ....

 2019-05-27 04:00 

EurekAlert

Colliding lasers double the energy of proton beams...

Researchers from Sweden's Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg present a new method which can double the energy of a proton beam produced by laser-based particle accelerators. The breakthrough could lead to more compact, ...

 2019-05-27 04:00 

EurekAlert

Reinvent Motherisk to protect mothers and babies...

Canada should reinvent the Motherisk program to support pregnant women to have healthy babies, argues an editorial in CMAJ....

 2019-05-27 01:58 

The Conversation AU

Curious Kids: are humans going to evolve again?...

Two-footed walking, large human brains and using stone tools are all examples of evolution. SpicyTruffel/Shutterstock Curious Kids is a series for children. If you have a question you'd like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskids@theconversation....

 2019-05-26 23:44 

The Conversation AU

Call for independent watchdog to monitor NZ government use of artificial intelligence...

New Zealand is among a group of countries whose governments use predictive algorithms to help them make decisions. from www.shutterstock.com , CC BY-ND New Zealand is a leader in government use of artificial intelligence (AI). It is part of a global netwo...

 2019-05-26 19:31 

The Conversation AU

Titanium is the perfect metal to make replacement human body parts...

Titanium is used in knee and hip replacements. Monstar Studio/Shutterstock To mark the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements we're taking a look at how researchers study some of the elements in their work. Today's it's ...

 2019-05-26 17:57 

ScienceDaily.com

Growing up high: Neurobiological consequences of adolescent cannabis use...

About one in five Canadian adolescents uses cannabis. Neuroscientists have been researching the effects of cannabis on the adolescent brain. Adolescence is associated with the maturation of cognitive functions, such as working memory, decision-making, imp...

 2019-05-26 17:57 

ScienceDaily.com

Weekly pharmacy visits boost drug adherence and quality of life in heart failure patients...

Elderly patients with heart failure who see a pharmacist once a week are more likely to take their tablets and be active in daily life, according to new results....

 2019-05-26 17:57 

ScienceDaily.com

A gut check for heart failure patients...

Heart failure patients who consume more dietary fiber tend to have healthier gut bacteria, which is associated with reduced risk of death or need of a heart transplant....

 2019-05-26 14:53 

The Daily Galaxy

"Heart of Darkness" Mysterious Origins of Primordial Supermassive Black Holes (Weekend Feature)...

How supermassive black holes formed at the birth of a galaxy "is one of the last great mysteries of the early universe," said Kirk S. S. Barrow with Georgia Tech's School of Physics. The European Space Agency (ESA) hopes to soon provide the an...

 2019-05-26 13:37 

Space.com

How to See SpaceX's Starlink Satellite 'Train' in the Night Sky...

SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites in a train Thursday (May 24) and you can see them in the night sky now! Here's how to find out where and when to look....

 2019-05-26 12:57 

LiveScience.com

This Seawater Is 20,000 Years Old, and Has Remained Untouched Since the Last Ice Age...

Researchers have discovered the first-ever water sample dating to the end of Earth's last ice age, 20,000 years ago....

 2019-05-26 12:46 

LiveScience.com

Why Does the Letter 'S' Look Like an 'F' in Old Manuscripts?...

Though it may look more like an f, the long s is just another variation of the lower-case s....

 2019-05-26 11:39 

Space.com

Day Meets Night in This Amazing Astronaut Photo of Earth from Space...

An evocative new photo from the International Space Station shows what it's like to fly along the line between darkness and daylight on planet Earth....

 2019-05-26 11:33 

Space.com

Hidden Winds on Jupiter May Be Messing with Its Enormous Magnetic Field...

Jupiter's magnetic field has changed since the 1970s, and now physicists think they know why it's happening....

 2019-05-26 11:32 

Space.com

Could We Move the Entire Planet Earth to a New Orbit?...

The big move could help our rocky planet escape the expanding sun and prevent a collision with Jupiter....

 2019-05-26 08:57 

Phys.org

Under the dome: Fears Pacific nuclear 'coffin' is leaking...

As nuclear explosions go, the US "Cactus" bomb test in May 1958 was relatively small—but it has left a lasting legacy for the Marshall Islands in a dome-shaped radioactive dump....

 2019-05-26 04:00 

EurekAlert

Diuretic withdrawal is safe for stable heart failure patients...

Drug therapy for patients with stable heart failure can be simplified by stopping diuretics, according to late breaking results from the ReBIC-1 trial presented today at Heart Failure 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)...

 2019-05-26 04:00 

EurekAlert

Lonely patients with heart failure least likely to follow treatment recommendations...

Less than 10% of heart failure patients comply with advice on salt and fluid restrictions, daily weighing, and physical activity, reports a study presented today at Heart Failure 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).'...

 2019-05-26 04:00 

EurekAlert

A gut check for heart failure patients...

Heart failure patients who consume more dietary fiber tend to have healthier gut bacteria, which is associated with reduced risk of death or need of a heart transplant. The fiber study was presented today at Heart Failure 2019, a scientific congress of th...

 2019-05-26 04:00 

EurekAlert

Support needed for multiple-birth families to improve outcomes...

Having multiple-birth babies can be a time of wonder and excitement, however, according to the first-ever international collaborative report released today, these babies and their families can face serious disadvantages compared to parents of single-birth...

 2019-05-26 04:00 

EurekAlert

Antibiotics found in some of the world's rivers exceed 'safe' levels, global study finds...

Concentrations of antibiotics found in some of the world's rivers exceed 'safe' levels by up to 300 times, the first ever global study has discovered....

 2019-05-25 23:30 

Universe Today

Theory proposes that Venus could have been habitable, but a large ocean slowed down its rotation, killing it...

A new study supported by NASA has revealed that an ancient ocean on Venus might have been what slowed down its rotation, thus causing the runaway greenhouse effect that made it what it is today. The post Theory proposes that Venus could have been habitabl...

 2019-05-25 17:22 

ScienceDaily.com

Don't overdo omega-6 fat consumption during pregnancy...

New research showed that eating a diet with three times the recommended daily intake of linoleic acid might be harmful in pregnancy....

 2019-05-25 17:22 

ScienceDaily.com

In vitro fertilization linked to deadly heart disease in pregnancy...

Women undergoing fertility treatment should urgently see their doctor if they have heart failure symptoms, according to a new study. Shortness of breath, swollen legs and waking up in the night to urinate could be warning signs of a pregnancy-associated h...

 2019-05-25 16:34 

Space.com

An Asteroid with Its Own Moon Will Zip Past Earth Tonight...

A very big asteroid with its own little moon is going to zip past Earth tonight (May 25) — close enough that, with some preparation and a decent telescope, amateur astronomers may spot it blotting out the stars....

 2019-05-25 14:26 

The Daily Galaxy

World's Astronomers "Technological Intelligence & the Search for Alien Artifacts" (Weekend Feature)...

For what purpose did the human brain evolve is a question that has puzzled scientists for decades, and was answered in 2010 by Colin Blakemore, an Oxford neurobiologist who argued that a mutation in the brain of a single human being 200,000 years ago turn...

 2019-05-25 14:00 

Scientific American

How Much Should You Exercise While Pregnant?...

If you're pregnant, you may wonder how much exercise is optimal during pregnancy. Luckily, there are some new guidelines for expectant mothers...

 2019-05-25 13:06 

LiveScience.com

Why Do We Love Garlic But Hate Garlic Breath?...

Here are some tips to get rid of stinky garlic breath....

 2019-05-25 13:05 

LiveScience.com

An Asteroid with Its Own Moon Will Zip Past Earth Tonight...

The asteroid will pass close enough to Earth that, with some preparation and a decent telescope, amateur astronomers may spot it blotting out the stars....

 2019-05-25 12:24 

Phys.org

'A long ride': 50 years ago, a dress rehearsal for the Moon landing...

As Earth grew ever smaller below his spacecraft, Apollo 10 commander Tom Stafford made an unusual request to mission control....

 2019-05-25 12:20 

NPR

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Why Corned Beef Sandwiches — And The Rest Of The Universe — Exist...

Somehow, at the beginning of time, there was an imbalance of matter and antimatter. That's how all the stuff in the universe came about. Scientists think they may find an answer by studying neutrons....

 2019-05-25 10:33 

Space.com

Space Travel Causes Joint Problems in Mice. But, What About Humans?...

After spending a month in space, a small group of mice returned to Earth with joint problems. Now scientists are wondering what that means for humans who go to space....

 2019-05-25 10:30 

Space.com

Find Corvus, the Crafty Crow, In the Spring Southern Sky...

Nine out of the 88 officially recognized constellations are birds. For those who care to dabble in celestial ornithology, there are a wide variety of feathered creatures: everything from a beautiful swan, to a magnificent bald eagle. You can find the dove...

 2019-05-25 10:15 

NBC News

Space aliens are breeding with humans, university instructor says. Scientists say otherwise....

Outlandish claim has a secret breeding program creating alien-human hybrids who can survive climate change....

 2019-05-25 08:00 

New Scientist

Minecraft competition will challenge AIs to become expert engineers...

AIs will need to discover and mine a diamond in four days to win a new competition inside the video game Minecraft...

 2019-05-25 07:14 

LiveScience.com

Here's What SpaceX's Starlink Satellites Look Like in the Night Sky...

'And what a SPECTACULAR view it was! - Marco Langbroek....

 2019-05-25 07:00 

LiveScience.com

Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week...

Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science....

 2019-05-25 06:21 

BBC

Meet Belfast's young climate change protesters...

Young people all over the world are walking out of school in protest of climate change - and Belfast is no different....

 2019-05-25 06:00 

Forbes

[ Starts With A Bang Blog ]

Ask Ethan: What Is The Fine Structure Constant And Why Does It Matter?...

Forget the speed of light or the electron's charge. This is the physical constant that really matters....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

EurekAlert

In vitro fertilization linked to deadly heart disease in pregnancy...

Women undergoing fertility treatment should urgently see their doctor if they have heart failure symptoms, according to a study presented today at Heart Failure 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Shortness of breath, ...

 2019-05-25 04:00 

EurekAlert

Growing up high: Neurobiological consequences of adolescent cannabis use...

About one in five Canadian adolescents uses cannabis. Canadian neuroscientists Patricia Conrod, Steven Laviolette, Iris Balodis and Jibran Khokhar presented recent discoveries on the effects of cannabis on the adolescent brain at the 2019 Canadian Neurosc...

 2019-05-25 03:38 

Space.com

Wow! This Is What SpaceX's Starlink Satellites Look Like in the Night Sky...

A satellite tracker has spotted SpaceX's Starlink fleet in the sky a day after the 60-satellite launch. The view is amazing!...

 2019-05-25 02:15 

Space.com

Elon Musk Says It's 'So Far, So Good' for SpaceX's 1st 60 Starlink Satellites...

The first 60 satellites in SpaceX's huge Starlink constellation haven't experienced any hiccups in orbit thus far....

 2019-05-25 02:08 

Space.com

Boeing Completes Tests of Starliner Thrusters...

Boeing has completed ground testing of the thrusters for its CST-100 Starliner commercial crew vehicle, nearly a year after a setback in earlier testing of those thrusters....

 2019-05-24 22:43 

Space.com

SpaceX Launches New Legal Battle Against US Air Force...

Launch Service Agreement contract winners Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman and United Launch Alliance have filed 'motions to intervene' in the lawsuit filed by SpaceX....

 2019-05-24 22:13 

Space.com

Sirangelo Leaves NASA After Exploration Reorganization Scrapped...

A former space industry executive who joined NASA to guide its revamped lunar exploration strategy has left the agency after just a month and a half....

 2019-05-24 22:12 

Space.com

Land Rover Unveils Astronaut Edition Vehicle, for Virgin Galactic Space Tourists Only!...

If you're a future space tourist with Virgin Galactic, there's a nice bonus in store for you....

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