Science

» Auto updated continuously

 2022-06-25 01:22 

Universe Today

More Rocket Launches Could Damage the Ozone Layer...

There are few things in this world that brings feelings of awe and wonder more than a rocket launch. Watching a literal tower of steel slowly lift off from the ground with unspeakable power reminds us of what humanity can achieve despite our flaws, disagr...

 2022-06-25 00:36 

EurekAlert

UTHealth Houston study: Flu vaccination linked to 40% reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease...

People who received at least one influenza vaccine were 40% less likely than their non-vaccinated peers to develop Alzheimer's disease over the course of four years, according to a new study from UTHealth Houston....

 2022-06-25 00:36 

EurekAlert

Females itch less than males...

The female hormone estradiol was found to suppress psoriasis in mice by regulating neutrophil and macrophage cells. The conditional knockout mice without the natural ovarian hormones estradiol showed symptoms of severe skin inflammation....

 2022-06-25 00:36 

EurekAlert

The octopus’ brain and the human brain share the same “jumping genes”...

The octopus is an exceptional organism with an extremely complex brain and cognitive abilities that are unique among invertebrates. So much so that in some ways it has more in common with vertebrates than with invertebrates. The neural and cognitive compl...

 2022-06-25 00:36 

EurekAlert

THE LANCET INFECTIOUS DISEASES: COVID-19 vaccines are estimated to have prevented 20 million deaths worldwide in the first year of the vaccine program, modelling study finds...

COVID-19 vaccines reduced the potential global death toll during the pandemic by more than half in the year following their implementation, a mathematical modelling study published today in The Lancet Infectious Diseases estimates....

 2022-06-25 00:36 

EurekAlert

Climate change could lead to a dramatic temperature-linked decrease in essential omega-3 fatty acids, according to new study...

The effects of global climate change already are resulting in the loss of sea ice, accelerated sea level rise, and longer and more intense heat waves, among other threats. Now, the first-ever survey of planktonic lipids in the global ocean predicts a temp...

 2022-06-25 00:36 

EurekAlert

Population bottlenecks that reduced genetic diversity were common throughout human history...

Founder events, caused by cultural or geographic isolation or population crashes, decrease genetic diversity and can lead to high prevalence of recessive disease through inbreeding. The first comprehensive look at population bottlenecks within recent huma...

 2022-06-25 00:36 

EurekAlert

Women achieving childbearing desires drives contraception use...

The increased use of contraception in many countries is not because more women at any moment want to delay pregnancy or have no further children. Instead, it is because contraception is helping more women achieve their childbearing goals....

 2022-06-25 00:15 

ScienceDaily.com

Spiral wave teleportation theory offers new path to defibrillate hearts, terminate arrhythmias...

Researchers offer a new method to disrupt spiral waves that uses less energy and that may be less painful than traditional defibrillation....

 2022-06-25 00:15 

ScienceDaily.com

Biofinder advances detection of extraterrestrial life...

An innovative scientific instrument, the Compact Color Biofinder may change the game in the search for signs of extraterrestrial life....

 2022-06-25 00:03 

Universe Today

NASA Says It's Satisfied With Rehearsal for SLS Moon Rocket Launch...

NASA says it's finished with having to do full-scale dress rehearsals for the first liftoff of its moon-bound Space Launch System rocket. But it's not finished with having to make fixes. "At this point we've determined that we've succe...

 2022-06-24 23:00 

Phys.org

Infrastructure, hunting and climate change linked to huge migratory bird declines...

Migratory birds are declining globally because of the way that humans have modified the landscape over recent decades—according to new research from the University of East Anglia....

 2022-06-24 22:03 

SpaceNews

New head of Space Force acquisitions looks to get back to basics...

Frank Calvelli, assistant secretary of the Air Force for space acquisition and integration, told SpaceNews one of his priorities is to impose discipline in procurement programs The post New head of Space Force acquisitions looks to get back to basics appe...

 2022-06-24 21:36 

Space.com

'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' episode 7 teases the return of an epic character...

'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' episode 7 teases the return of an epic character in a nuanced episode that is great for additional viewing....

 2022-06-24 21:13 

SpaceNews

Telespazio to play key role in satellite servicing market...

Telespazio intends to play a key role in the future in-orbit servicing market, providing customers seeking satellite relocation, refueling, repair or removal with the necessary space and ground-based capabilities. The post Telespazio to play key role in s...

 2022-06-24 20:59 

Space.com

See the rare alignment of 5 planets and the moon in this stunning night sky photo...

The rare sight of five bright planets lining up with the moon wowed skywatchers around the world Friday....

 2022-06-24 20:40 

SpaceNews

Software testing problem delays Psyche launch...

NASA's Psyche asteroid mission will not launch this year as previously planned after the agency concluded there was not enough time to complete testing of the spacecraft's software before its launch window closes. The post Software testing problem...

 2022-06-24 20:33 

Phys.org

Friends at first sniff: People drawn to others who smell like them...

It's often said that people who click right away share "chemistry."...

 2022-06-24 20:22 

SpaceNews

Telesat requests UK license to connect Lightspeed terminals...

Telesat has applied for a U.K. license to connect broadband terminals with Lightspeed satellites it plans to start deploying in 2025 to low Earth orbit. The post Telesat requests UK license to connect Lightspeed terminals appeared first on SpaceNews ....

 2022-06-24 20:20 

ScienceDaily.com

Oral antiviral drug effective against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)...

An oral antiviral drug that targets a key part of the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) polymerase and inhibits the synthesis of viral genetic material has been identified, a finding that could provide an effective treatment against RSV disease....

 2022-06-24 20:15 

Scientific American

Roe V. Wade was overturned. Here's how your phone could be used to spy on you....

From figuring out how often you go to the bathroom to potentially being used to prosecute you, your trusty smartphone might not be so trusty in a post-Roe world....

 2022-06-24 20:07 

ScienceDaily.com

With roommates, it's all about chemistry, molecularly speaking...

Researchers describe how the microbiomes of people and the homes they live in interact and change each other....

 2022-06-24 20:07 

ScienceDaily.com

Changed gene expression after heart surgery extends cardiomyocyte regeneration...

While lower vertebrates can repair their adult hearts after a heart attack, mammals -- including humans -- cannot. The ability to regenerate dead muscle tissue in mammalian hearts disappears just a few days after birth because the heart muscle cells, call...

 2022-06-24 20:07 

ScienceDaily.com

Flexing the power of a conductive polymer...

For decades, field-effect transistors enabled by silicon-based semiconductors have powered the electronics revolution. But in recent years, manufacturers have come up against hard physical limits to further size reductions and efficiency gains of silicon ...

 2022-06-24 20:06 

ScienceDaily.com

3D printing of 'organic electronics'...

A research group has explored the potential production of micro-scale organic electronics for use in bioelectronics via multiphoton 3-D printers....

 2022-06-24 20:06 

ScienceDaily.com

Microscopy technique enables 3D super-resolution nanometer-scale imaging...

Over the last two decades, microscopy has seen unprecedented advances in speed and resolution. However, cellular structures are essentially three-dimensional, and conventional super-resolution techniques often lack the necessary resolution in all three di...

 2022-06-24 20:06 

ScienceDaily.com

Environmental factors predict risk of death...

Along with high blood pressure, diabetes, and smoking, environmental factors such as air pollution are highly predictive of people's chances of dying, especially from heart attack and stroke, a new study shows....

 2022-06-24 20:06 

ScienceDaily.com

Arsenic in private well water contributes to low birth weight even at low levels...

In the largest epidemiologic study of arsenic and birth outcomes to date, researchers estimated arsenic levels in U.S. private well water sources by county and compared estimates to documented birth outcomes. They found an association between estimated gr...

 2022-06-24 19:59 

Phys.org

Arsenic in private well water contributes to low birth weight even at low levels...

In the largest epidemiologic study of arsenic and birth outcomes to date, researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago and collaborating institutions estimated arsenic levels in U.S. private well water sources by county and compared estimates to do...

 2022-06-24 19:52 

Space.com

Astronaut cosplays as 'Gravity' spacefarer in epic space station shot...

Samantha Cristoforetti channeled her inner Sandra Bullock in a space station nod to "Gravity."...

 2022-06-24 19:52 

Phys.org

With roommates, it's all about chemistry, molecularly speaking...

Within and upon every human being reside countless microorganisms—the microbiota that help shape and direct the lives of their hosts. A similar phenomenon occurs between people, microbes and the homes they share....

 2022-06-24 19:34 

Space.com

Harmful pig poop lagoons mapped from space (images)...

North Carolina State University scientists are using satellite images to monitor the expansion of the state's swine waste lagoons....

 2022-06-24 19:17 

Space.com

NASA's metal asteroid mission Psyche won't launch before mid-2023 (and could face cancellation)...

NASA's Psyche asteroid mission is facing an uncertain future after software testing issues forced an extended launch delay expected to last at least until July 2023....

 2022-06-24 19:00 

New Scientist

Chimpanzees hunt for fruit in video game to test navigation skills...

Testing how chimpanzees navigate in virtual environments could help researchers understand why they prefer certain routes in the wild over others...

 2022-06-24 19:00 

New Scientist

Was warfare responsible for the origin of complex civilisation?...

An effort to track global changes in human society over the past 10,000 years concludes that warfare drove an increase in social complexity but others are unconvinced by the work...

 2022-06-24 19:00 

New Scientist

You're more likely to become friends with someone who smells like you...

We subconsciously sniff people when we first meet them and are more likely to become friends with those who have similar body odours to our own...

 2022-06-24 19:00 

Scientific American

Deadly Heat Wave's Lesson: 'This Is the Future We All Face'...

After last year's heat crisis, Pacific Northwest emergency managers, doctors and even transit systems are using lessons learned to prepare for this summer...

 2022-06-24 19:00 

TreeHugger

My Tips for Rooftop Garden Design...

Rooftop gardens can be gorgeous, lush, tranquil oases in a city, but must be planned properly. Here's what you need to consider ahead of time....

 2022-06-24 18:54 

Universe Today

SpaceX is now Constructing the Starship Launch Tower at Cape Canaveral...

SpaceX is building another "Mechazilla" launch tower at Launch Complex-39A at the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The post SpaceX is now Constructing the Starship Launch Tower at Cape Canaveral appeared first on Universe Today ....

 2022-06-24 18:23 

Space.com

Rogue rocket's moon crash site spotted by NASA probe (photos)...

The grave of a rocket body that slammed into the moon more than three months ago has been found....

 2022-06-24 18:17 

BBC

Norfolk: Control zone created while officials test for disease in pigs...

Tests have "ruled out" foot and mouth disease, a government spokesman said....

 2022-06-24 18:16 

Universe Today

Recent Supernovae Produced Giant Cavities in the Orion Nebula...

The Orion Nebula is a well-known feature in the night sky and is visible in small backyard telescopes. Orion is a busy place. The region is known for active star formation and other phenomena. It's one of the most scrutinized features in the sky, and ...

 2022-06-24 18:05 

Scientific American

Why Was Afghanistan's Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake So Devastating?...

Famed seismologist Lucy Jones explains how building methods and quake dynamics interact—and what to do about the problem....

 2022-06-24 18:00 

Phys.org

Theories on socio-political evolution put to the test...

During the past 10,000 years—the Holocene—human societies became larger and ever more complex. An international team of scientists led by Peter Turchin from the Complexity Science Hub Vienna (CSH) set out to test various theories on what drove...

 2022-06-24 17:58 

The Daily Galaxy

The Fourth Copernican Revolution: "Our Universe May Be One Patch of Space and Time In a Infinite Archipelago" (Weekend Feature)...

Is our part of the universe a tiny and atypical fragment of a vast archipelago of universes? "By the end of this century, we should be be able to ask whether or not we live in a multiverse, and how much variety its constituent "universes" disp...

 2022-06-24 17:58 

ScienceNews.org

5 misunderstandings of pregnancy biology that cloud the abortion debate...

The Supreme Court's scrapping of Roe v. Wade shifts decisions about related health care to states. Accurate science is often missing in those talks....

 2022-06-24 17:58 

LiveScience.com

Roe v. Wade overturned by Supreme Court...

The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade in a ruling released Friday (June 24). In doing so, the justices eliminated the constitutional right to abortion that was established by the 1973 cour...

 2022-06-24 17:55 

SpaceNews

Space Force establishes intelligence unit to put sharper focus on orbital threats...

The Space Force on June 24 established Space Delta 18, a unit that will run the National Space Intelligence Center at Wright Patterson Air Force Base The post Space Force establishes intelligence unit to put sharper focus on orbital threats appeared first...

 2022-06-24 17:54 

New Scientist

AI-powered robot learned to make letters out of Play-Doh on its own...

A robot that learned to manipulate clay to make letters of the alphabet without any training could one day make dumplings for you...

 2022-06-24 17:37 

Phys.org

Red flag laws to prevent mass shootings: What does the research show?...

Mass shootings are a source of shared anguish and outrage among Americans and are becoming more frequent. Extreme risk protection orders (ERPOs), also known as gun violence restraining orders or "red flag" laws, are designed to help prevent these ...

Page 1 of 14

  • Need an account?  
    or