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 2021-01-18 05:00 

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New management approach can help avoid species vulnerability or extinction...

Research focuses on transient nature of species' and ecosystem stability; illustrates how prepare for possible flips....

 2021-01-18 05:00 

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Low-carbon policies can be 'balanced' to benefit small firms and average households...

A review of ten types of policy used to reduce carbon suggests that some costs fall on those less able to bear them - but it also shows these policies can form the bedrock of a 'green recovery' if specifically designed and used in tandem....

 2021-01-18 05:00 

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Personalized brain stimulation alleviates severe depression symptoms...

Targeted neuromodulation tailored to individual patients' distinctive symptoms is an increasingly common way of correcting misfiring brain circuits in people with epilepsy or Parkinson's disease. Now, scientists at UC San Francisco's Dolby Fam...

 2021-01-18 05:00 

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A 'super-puff' planet like no other...

A Canadian-led team of astronomers discovers that the core mass of exoplanet WASP-107b is much lower than previously thought possible for a gas-giant planet....

 2021-01-18 05:00 

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New computational tool reliably differentiates between cancer and normal cells from single-cell RNA-sequencing data...

MD Anderson researchers have developed a new computational tool to accurately differentiate between cancer cells and normal cells when analyzing large single-cell RNA-sequencing data....

 2021-01-18 05:00 

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Synthesis of potent antibiotic follows unusual chemical pathway...

Images of a protein involved in creating a potent antibiotic reveal the unusual first steps of the antibiotic's synthesis. The improved understanding of the chemistry behind this process, detailed in a new study led by Penn State chemists, could allow...

 2021-01-18 05:00 

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Low-carbon policies can be 'balanced' to benefit small firms and average households - study...

A review of ten types of policy used to reduce carbon suggests that some costs fall on those less able to bear them - but it also shows these policies can form the bedrock of a 'green recovery' if specifically designed and used in tandem....

 2021-01-18 05:00 

EurekAlert

A new archaeology for the Anthropocene era...

Scantily clad tomb raiders and cloistered scholars piecing together old pots - these are the kinds of stereotypes of archaeology that dominate public perception. Yet archaeology in the new millennium is a world away from these images. In a major new repor...

 2021-01-18 05:00 

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New discovery in breast cancer treatment...

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have found new evidence about the positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment with immediate implications for women with estrogen receptor-driven metastatic disease....

 2021-01-18 05:00 

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Inexpensive battery charges rapidly for electric vehicles, reduces range anxiety...

Range anxiety, the fear of running out of power before being able to recharge an electric vehicle, may be a thing of the past, according to a team of Penn State engineers who are looking at lithium iron phosphate batteries that have a range of 250 miles w...

 2021-01-18 05:00 

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Mount Sinai researchers build models using machine learning technique to enhance predictions of COVID-19 outcomes...

Mount Sinai researchers have published one of the first studies using federated learning to examine electronic health records to better predict how COVID-19 patients will progress....

 2021-01-18 05:00 

EurekAlert

Timing is of the essence when treating brain swelling in mice...

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health have discovered Jekyll and Hyde immune cells in the brain that ultimately help with brain repair but early after injury can lead to fatal swelling, suggesting that timing may be critical when administerin...

 2021-01-18 05:00 

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The brain region responsible for self-bias in memory...

A brain region involved in processing information about ourselves biases our ability to remember, according to new research published in JNeurosci....

 2021-01-18 04:24 

Universe Today

A New Satellite Is Going to Try to Maintain low Earth Orbit Without Any Propellant...

Staying afloat in space can be deceptively hard. Just ask the characters from Gravity, or any number of the hundreds of small satellites that fall into the atmosphere in a given year. Any object placed in low Earth orbit (LEO) must constantly fight agains...

 2021-01-18 03:50 

Universe Today

This is What the Sun Looked Like for Every Day in 2020...

Have you ever seen the videos of people taking daily selfies of themselves over the course of years or even decades? Now the sun has started it's own series of pictures with 366 complete pictures from the year 2020, captured by the European Space Agen...

 2021-01-18 02:34 

Universe Today

According to the Math, it's Highly Unlikely That an Intelligent Civilization is Located at Alpha Centauri...

In a new study, a pair of Harvard astrophysicists did the math on whether or not BLC1 is an extraterrestrial signal - and the results are not good! The post According to the Math, it's Highly Unlikely That an Intelligent Civilization is Located at Alp...

 2021-01-17 22:53 

Space.com

Virgin Orbit launches 10 satellites to orbit in landmark test flight...

Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne rocket reached orbit today (Jan. 17) on its second test flight — and also successfully deployed 10 satellites....

 2021-01-17 22:21 

SpaceNews

Virgin Orbit reaches orbit on second LauncherOne mission...

Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne rocket reached orbit on its second flight Jan. 17, demonstrating the performance of the air-launch system. SpaceNews...

 2021-01-17 21:52 

NPR

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NASA's 8-Minute Rocket Test Shuts Down After 67 Seconds...

The test was for NASA's Space Launch System, a successor to the retired Space Shuttle program. It takes eight minutes to generate the power needed to get to space, and ultimately to the moon....

 2021-01-17 21:23 

RedOrbit

Tesla Files Libel Suit Against Chinese News Outlet...

Tesla has filed a libel suit against the Chinese news outlet PingWest, which published a story describing alleged "sweatshop" conditions at its Gigafactory Shanghai. The PingWest story described demanding bosses and possibly unsafe, low-tech condi...

 2021-01-17 20:35 

Space.com

SpaceX will launch its 1st Starlink fleet of 2021 on Monday. Here's how to watch....

SpaceX will launch its first batch of Starlink satellites in 2021 on Monday (Jan. 18) to expand the company's growing megaconstellation and you can watch the action live online....

 2021-01-17 18:57 

The Conversation AU

Love in the time of algorithms: would you let your artificial intelligence choose your partner?...

Shutterstock It could be argued artificial intelligence (AI) is already the indispensable tool of the 21st century. From helping doctors diagnose and treat patients to rapidly advancing new drug discoveries, it's our trusted partner in so many ways. N...

 2021-01-17 18:40 

Phys.org

NASA test of mega Moon rocket engines cut short...

NASA conducted a test firing of the engines for its giant Space Launch System (SLS) lunar rocket on Saturday but they shut down earlier than planned, the space agency said....

 2021-01-17 18:25 

Phys.org

Beetle keeps rivals off scent of food buried for offspring...

Some beetles go to great—and disgusting—lengths for their children....

 2021-01-17 18:24 

Phys.org

Egypt unveils ancient funerary temple south of Cairo...

Egypt's former antiquities minister and noted archaeologist Zahi Hawass on Sunday revealed details of an ancient funerary temple in a vast necropolis south of Cairo....

 2021-01-17 18:22 

ScienceDaily.com

Scientists reveal mechanism that causes irritable bowel syndrome...

Researchers have identified the biological mechanism that explains why some people experience abdominal pain when they eat certain foods. The finding paves the way for more efficient treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and other food intolerances. The s...

 2021-01-17 18:22 

ScienceDaily.com

One small alcoholic drink a day is linked to an increased risk of atrial fibrillation...

A study of nearly 108,000 people has found that people who regularly drink a modest amount of alcohol are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a condition where the heart beats in an abnormal rhythm. The study found that, compared to drinking no alco...

 2021-01-17 18:22 

ScienceDaily.com

Rapid blood test identifies COVID-19 patients at high risk of severe disease...

Scientists have shown that a relatively simple and rapid blood test can predict which patients with COVID-19 are at highest risk of severe complications or death. The blood test measures levels of mitochondrial DNA, which normally resides inside the energ...

 2021-01-17 18:22 

ScienceDaily.com

COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil has overwhelmed its health systems, analysis shows...

An analysis of the first 250,000 patients admitted to hospital with coronavirus reveals a high mortality and inequities in the quality of healthcare across regions....

 2021-01-17 17:08 

The Daily Galaxy

"Key to Understanding the Universe" The Strange Story of Galaxies Missing Dark Matter (Weekend Feature)...

"Dark matter holds the key to understanding the universe," says astrophysicist Paul Davies. "After the big bang that created the universe 13.7 billion years ago, matter was spread smoothly through space, but aided by the gravitating power of t...

 2021-01-17 17:00 

Scientific American

How the Suburbs Could Help Save Biodiversity...

The first step is to redefine our concept of what a garden should be...

 2021-01-17 16:58 

National Geographic

A road trip through America reveals a pensive nation on edge...

Photographer David Guttenfelder traveled from Minnesota to Washington, D.C., documenting the days before the inauguration....

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