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 2016-10-25 11:46 


'Black Mirror' Killer Bee Drones Are Coming For You IRL... +

Harvard engineers are working on it. Yes, really....

 2016-10-25 11:39

China's Tiangong-2 Space Lab Crew Launches Small Satellite... +

China's on-going Shenzhou-11/Tiangong-2 mission has included launch of an accompanying satellite....

 2016-10-25 11:30 

Scientific American

A New Target for Treating Mania?... +

Elevated levels of uric acid are implicated in bipolar disorder ...

 2016-10-25 11:24

Around Small Stars, Tilted Planets May Be Less Habitable ... +

Wildly tipped planets around dim stars may have a thin range of habitability compared with their upright siblings....

 2016-10-25 11:02 


Computing glitch may have doomed Mars lander... +

Researchers sift through clues after Schiaparelli crash in hopes of averting mistakes in 2020 mission....

 2016-10-25 11:00 

Scientific American

Why Robots Must Learn to Tell Us “No”... +

Don’t worry about disobedient machines. Devious human masters and misunderstood commands are the real threat ...

 2016-10-25 11:00 

Scientific American

Closing in on a Giant Ghost Planet... +

Scientists have shrunk the hunting ground for the mysterious Planet Nine by half ...

 2016-10-25 11:00

Cassini Spacecraft's Final Year at Saturn Is Like a 'Brand-New Mission'... +

Before NASA's Cassini spacecraft plunges into Saturn in September 2017, it will begin a series of brand-new science investigations....

 2016-10-25 10:57 


The Great Barrier Reef's Killer Robots Just Passed Testing... +

The autonomous COTSbots will be used to protect the reef....

 2016-10-25 10:45 

Universe Today

Boo! A Black Moon Halloween Weekend... +

This Halloween weekend's top astronomical event features something that you won't see in the sky: a Black Moon. The post Boo! A Black Moon Halloween Weekend appeared first on Universe Today....

 2016-10-25 10:34

Oceania: How Humans Populated One of Earth's Most Remote Places... +

Researchers ran computer simulations that take into account environmental variability and geographical setting to investigate how early explorers made it to these tiny, remote islands in the Pacific....

 2016-10-25 10:26

Photos: WWI-Era German Submarine Wreck Discovered Off Scotland Coast... +

The wreck of a World War I German submarine has been discovered off the coast of Scotland during a marine survey of a route for a new undersea power cable....

 2016-10-25 10:26

Recovered WWI German U-Boat Revives 'Sea Monster' Tales... +

The wreck of a World War I German submarine has been discovered off the coast of Scotland by marine engineers surveying the route of an undersea power cable....

 2016-10-25 10:25

Picture This: Startup Satellite Fleet Will Image Planet Daily... +

The satellite-imaging startup Planet is now photographing about a tenth of the world's surface area, or half the planet's landmass every single day....

 2016-10-25 07:00

Two unseen moons may circle Uranus... +

Two more moons might be lurking around Uranus, causing material in the planets rings to clump up, Voyager 2 data suggest....

 2016-10-25 07:00 

Science AAAS

Could Google influence the presidential election?... +

Search engine may be biasing user preferences...

 2016-10-25 05:30

Latest dark matter searches leave scientists empty-handed... +

As the most popular candidates for dark matter fail to show up in detectors, scientists are broadening the search....

 2016-10-25 04:00 


Deep down fracking wells, microbial communities thrive... +

Microbes have a remarkable ability to adapt to the extreme conditions in fracking wells. New finding help scientists understand what is happening inside fracking wells and could offer insight into processes such as corrosion and methane production....

 2016-10-25 04:00 


Asthma research unexpectedly yields new treatment approach for inherited enzyme disease... +

Experiments designed to reveal how a protein protects the lungs from asthma-related damage suggest a new way to treat a rare disease marked by the inability of cells to break down fats, according to a report in EBioMedicine published online Oct. 25....

 2016-10-25 04:00 


MRI shows brain disruption in children with PTSD... +

Children with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experience disruptions in the structure of the neural networks inside their brains, according to new research. The findings could help in the development of treatments for the disorder, researchers said....

 2016-10-25 04:00 


Arousal exerts an unconscious influence on what we see... +

A new study from UCL researchers finds that subtle, unconscious increases in arousal -- indicated by a faster heartbeat and dilated pupils -- shape our confidence for visual experiences....

 2016-10-25 04:00 


First time-lapse footage of cell activity during limb regeneration... +

Researchers have for the first time recorded how cells of the epidermis behave during the regrowth of adult limbs after amputation....

 2016-10-25 04:00 


Scientists discover particles similar to Majorana fermions... +

In condensed matter physics, scientists found a kind of quasiparticles -- Majorana zero modes (MZMs) -- have similar characters as Majorana fermions. Recently a research team from the Key Laboratory of Quantum Information of the Chinese Academy of Science...

 2016-10-25 04:00 


Enormous dome in central Andes driven by huge magma body beneath it... +

A new analysis of the topography of the central Andes shows the uplifting of the Earth's second highest continental plateau was driven in part by a huge zone of melted rock in the crust, known as a magma body. The Altiplano-Puna plateau is a high, dry reg...

 2016-10-25 04:00 


Towards better metallic glasses... +

Researchers from the University of Bristol have used state-of-the-art computer simulation to test a theory from the 1950s that when atoms organize themselves into 3-D pentagons they suppress crystallization....

 2016-10-25 04:00 


Turns out protein quality matters when it comes to building muscle... +

Internationally venerated skeletal muscle scientist takes a critical look at how protein quality impacts muscle mass and strength gains with resistance exercise....

 2016-10-25 04:00 


UBC researcher worries global warming may harm predator and prey connections... +

A UBC study highlights the potential harm that climate change may have on a number of predator and prey relationships.Rebecca Tyson, an associate professor of mathematics at UBC's Okanagan campus, recently published a study on predator and prey relationsh...

 2016-10-25 04:00 


Cranberry disrupts harmful bacteria's ability to communicate, spread and become virulent... +

Scientists from McGill University and INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier in Canada recently released a novel investigation showing that cranberry extract successfully interrupted the communication between bacteria associated with problematic and pervasive infe...

 2016-10-25 04:00 


Structure of key DNA replication protein solved... +

Mount Sinai researchers say the protein structure can be used to improve effectiveness of chemotherapy....

 2016-10-25 02:45 


Actress Teases Eleven's Return for Season 2 of 'Stranger Things'... +

David Harbour can't keep his mouth shut, either....

 2016-10-25 02:16 


NHTSA Releases 22-Page Guide on Preventing Cars From Being Hacked... +

Cybersecurity is a big deal to the NHTSA....

 2016-10-25 01:33 


The President Has an Illegal Alien Problem on 'Supergirl'... +

Also, Miss Martian makes her debut!...

 2016-10-25 01:31 


Violent Volcanic Eruptions on Jupiter Moon Io Mapped... +

An unprecedented long-term, high-resolution study of the volcanic moon proves that it is truly the most hellish place beyond the sun....

 2016-10-24 23:26 


Donald Trump's New Nightly Show on Facebook Live Isn't News... +

The campaign claims that it's not Trump TV, despite what you think....

 2016-10-24 23:01 


Violence escalates at South African universities... +

Protests over rising tuition fees have stopped classes, closed institutions and slowed research....

 2016-10-24 22:57 


The 5 Best Mobile Games to Play Offline... +

You can play these awesome games without an internet connection....

 2016-10-24 21:58 


'Haters Back Off!' is A Tragedy, Not a Comedy... +

Did the haters actually win?...

 2016-10-24 21:56 


Glenn’s Death Is a Blow to Asian-American Representation... +

Negan isn't that strong....

 2016-10-24 21:52 


Backstage With The Pirates of 'Black Sails': A Comic Con Saga... +

How a trip backstage at Comic Con revealed its unexpected underside....

 2016-10-24 21:41 


That 'Fantastic Beasts' Egg Totally Isn't What We Thought... +

Jacob might want to ditch that egg ASAP....

 2016-10-24 21:36 


How to Make An Eyeball Poppin' Glenn Costume For Halloween... +

It's as easy as eenie, meeny, miney, moe....

 2016-10-24 21:35 


The Odd History of DARPA's Cyborg Insect Sentinels... +

You'll never look at a tobacco hornworm the same way again....

 2016-10-24 21:32 


'Doctor Strange' Reviews Praise Trippy Steve Ditko Visuals... +

The MCU is getting stranger, and it's all taking cues from 'Doctor Strange' co-creator Steve Ditko and his classic comic art....

 2016-10-24 21:18

Genetic mutation in whale eyes may increase mortality risks... +

Difficulty seeing in bright light, which can be linked to a genetic mutation, can also increase baleen whales' susceptibility to fatal entanglements in fishing gear, say researchers....

 2016-10-24 21:18 


How Sherlock Holmes Fights Big Brother in the Surveillance Age ... +

Cory Doctorow's new story gives Mycroft a dark side....

 2016-10-24 21:16 


'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel Will Include Hogwarts-Era Dumbledore... +

Apparently young(ish) Dumbledore was a political animal....

 2016-10-24 21:08

Semi-volatile organic compounds diffuse between atmospheric particles... +

Semi-volatile organic compounds can readily diffuse into the billions of tiny atmospheric particles that inhabit the air, easily moving among them, researchers have discovered. The findings provide greater understanding into how organic particles behave i...

 2016-10-24 21:07

Parasitic plants may form weapons out of genes stolen from hosts... +

Sneaky parasitic weeds may be able to steal genes from the plants they are attacking and then use those genes against the host plant, according to a team of scientists....

 2016-10-24 21:06

Atom-by-atom growth chart for shells helps decode past climate... +

For the first time scientists can see how the shells of tiny marine organisms grow atom-by-atom, a new study reports. The advance provides new insights into the mechanisms of biomineralization and will improve our understanding of environmental change in ...

 2016-10-24 21:06

Simple instruction sheet helps patients correctly take regular medications before surgery... +

Patients may be more likely to take their regularly prescribed medications for chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension correctly before surgery when provided a simple instruction sheet, reveals a study. Taking medication correctly before surg...

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