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 2019-11-15 16:48 

National Geographic

Weird earthquake just put a crack in France...

An uncommonly shallow temblor rattled the country, sending scientists buzzing as they began hunting down its source....

 2019-11-15 16:23 

BBC

Sentinel for sea-level rise enters testing...

The satellite that will maintain the "gold standard" measurement of ocean height is nearly complete....

 2019-11-15 16:00 

Space.com

NASA Astronauts Recount Epic All-Woman Spacewalk in Washington Post Op-Ed...

"We knew that together, we could break down the faulty stereotypes."...

 2019-11-15 15:50 

Space.com

Regular Crew Launches by SpaceX, Boeing Likely Won't Start Until Summer 2020, NASA Inspector General Says...
 2019-11-15 15:48 

LiveScience.com

Tardigrade DNA Added to Human Cells Could Help Us Survive on Mars, Scientist Says...

Will we one day combine tardigrade DNA with our cells to go to Mars?...

 2019-11-15 15:46 

National Geographic

Through the eyes of women—a century of National Geographic photography...

"Women often see things... a man would not notice," said National Geographic's first editor. Our archive reveals their courage and empathy....

 2019-11-15 15:36 

The Daily Galaxy

Planet Earth Report "Alien Metals to Life is Electric"...

The "Planet Earth Report" connects you to headline news on the science, technology, discoveries, people and events changing our planet and the future of the human species. Alternative Fact Virus: Study Suggests Objective Reality Doesn't Exist ...

 2019-11-15 15:11 

ScienceDaily.com

Secret of explosive volcanism unlocked...

When will the next eruption take place? Examination of samples from Indonesia's Mount Merapi show that the explosivity of stratovolcanoes rises when mineral-rich gases seal the pores and microcracks in the uppermost layers of stone. These findings res...

 2019-11-15 15:11 

ScienceDaily.com

Chemists map an artificial molecular self-assembly pathway with complexities of life...

Two pathways diverged in a chemical synthesis, and one molecule took them both. Chemists have studied how molecular building blocks can either form a spherical cage or an ultrathin sheet that shows some of the basic properties of a ''smart'...

 2019-11-15 15:11 

ScienceDaily.com

New cell therapy improves memory and stops seizures following TBI...

Researchers have developed a breakthrough cell therapy to improve memory and prevent seizures in mice following traumatic brain injury....

 2019-11-15 15:10 

ScienceDaily.com

How nematodes outsmart the defenses of pests...

The western corn rootworm, one of the world's most damaging maize pests, can use plant defense compounds to defend itself against its own natural enemies, so-called entomopathogenic nematodes. However, the nematodes can become immune against these com...

 2019-11-15 15:03 

Phys.org

A new kind of glue to bond polyethylene...

A team of researchers from the University of Victoria and the University of British Columbia, both in Canada, has developed a new kind of glue that is able to bond polyethylene materials together. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group...

 2019-11-15 15:03 

BBC

'Alarm' over winter flood prospects in England...

The Environment Agency is worried about further flooding this winter after near-record rainfall....

 2019-11-15 15:02 

Phys.org

Breaking carbon dioxide faster, cheaper, and more efficiently...

A new catalyst breaks carbon dioxide into useful chemicals faster, cheaper, and more efficiently than the standard method, reports a team of researchers in this week's issue of PNAS. The discovery could make it possible to economically turn carbon dio...

 2019-11-15 15:01 

Space.com

Long Space Missions Can Change Astronaut Brain Structure and Function...
 2019-11-15 15:00 

TreeHugger

Notes from a snowstorm...

It's only mid-November and winter has arrived with a vengeance. How do I stay sane?...

 2019-11-15 14:40 

Phys.org

Stretchable, self-healing and semiconducting polymer films for electronic skin (e-skin)...

Next-generation polymers developed in the lab must become stretchable and self-healing to form novel skin-like sensory devices to meet the demands of futuristic electronic skin applications. Although researchers have made notable advances in skin-inspired...

 2019-11-15 14:22 

Phys.org

Astronauts start spacewalk series to fix cosmic ray detector...

Astronauts began an extraordinarily complicated series of spacewalks Friday to fix a cosmic ray detector at the International Space Station....

 2019-11-15 14:20 

Phys.org

Using aluminum and lasers to make bendable glass...

An international team of researchers has found a way to make bendable glass using lasers fired at crystalline aluminum oxide. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes their technique and the features of the glass they produced....

 2019-11-15 14:16 

ScienceDaily.com

Direct-to-patient telemedicine cardiology follow-ups may safely save families time, cost...

Health provider follow-ups delivered via computer or smartphone is a feasible alternative to in-person patient follow-ups for some pediatric cardiac conditions, according to the new findings....

 2019-11-15 14:16 

ScienceDaily.com

Scientists close in on malaria vaccine...

Scientists have taken another big step forward towards developing a vaccine that's effective against the most severe forms of malaria....

 2019-11-15 14:16 

ScienceDaily.com

Many patients with iNPH develop Alzheimer's disease, too...

Up to one in five patients treated for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus, iNPH, also develop Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study. The researchers were able to predict the development of Alzheimer's disease by using the Disease Sta...

 2019-11-15 14:11 

Phys.org

Evidence found of magnetic reconnection generating spicules on the sun...

An international team of researchers has found evidence that magnetic reconnection is the source of spicule generation on the surface of the sun. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes their study of the sun and what they lea...

 2019-11-15 14:01 

Phys.org

Real-time 3-D reconstruction of complex scenes from long distances are shaping our present and future...

Researchers at Heriot-Watt University, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Toulouse, France, have proposed a novel framework that combines statistical models with highly scalable computational tools from the computer graphics communit...

 2019-11-15 13:52 

Phys.org

New twist on CRISPR technology...

In a classic episode of an old-school TV comedy called I Love Lucy, we see Lucille Ball stepping into an assembly line job at a candy factory. As the pace of the conveyor belt exceeds her ability to wrap the candy, the frenzy gets the best of her. She sho...

 2019-11-15 13:49 

Phys.org

Researchers identify seven types of fake news, aiding better detection...

To help people spot fake news, or create technology that can automatically detect misleading content, scholars first need to know exactly what fake news is, according to a team of Penn State researchers. However, they add, that's not as simple as it s...

 2019-11-15 13:47 

Phys.org

Discovery of a new type of particle beam instability...

Accelerated, charged particle beams do what light does for microscopes: illuminate matter. The more intense the beams, the more easily scientists can examine the object they are looking at. But intensity comes with a cost: the more intense the beams, the ...

 2019-11-15 13:46 

Phys.org

NASA finds Neptune moons locked in 'dance of avoidance'...

Even by the wild standards of the outer solar system, the strange orbits that carry Neptune's two innermost moons are unprecedented, according to newly published research....

 2019-11-15 13:31 

TreeHugger

The real problem with the NTSB's mandatory bike helmet recommendation...

We covered this subject before but I got it wrong. Peter Flax of Bicycling Magazine got it right....

 2019-11-15 13:24 

Phys.org

Size of thunderstorm dome clouds may predict tornado intensity...

The size of a bulge at the top of a thunderstorm's anvil-shaped cloud may allow researchers to forecast the strength of tornadoes that spawn from such storms, according to a new study in AGU's journal Geophysical Research Letters....

 2019-11-15 13:15 

Phys.org

New research expands the answers we can get from bat guano...

Here's the thing about bats: They can fly. And they do that in the dark....

 2019-11-15 13:14 

Phys.org

Chemists map an artificial molecular self-assembly pathway with complexities of life...

Two pathways diverged in a chemical synthesis, and one molecule took them both. Chemists at the University of Tokyo have studied how molecular building blocks can either form a spherical cage or an ultrathin sheet that shows some of the basic properties o...

 2019-11-15 13:00 

ScienceNews.org

A Dallas museum hosts rare hominid fossils from South Africa...

Fossils of the South African hominids Australopithecus sediba and Homo naledi are on display at the Perot Museum of Science and History in Dallas....

 2019-11-15 12:49 

National Geographic

What it takes to protect gorillas from Ebola...

Spread of the disease among endangered eastern gorillas could be catastrophic for their survival....

 2019-11-15 12:47 

Phys.org

Arctic Ocean could be ice-free for part of the year as soon as 2044...

It's hard to imagine the Arctic without sea ice....

 2019-11-15 12:44 

ScienceDaily.com

Researchers link sisters' paralysis to an 'extremely rare' genetic variant...

Following a nearly 25-year search across three continents, parents of a pair of sisters -- who as children slowly became paralyzed from the waist down -- finally have a diagnosis. Thanks to a chance viewing on French TV of a story about another physically...

 2019-11-15 12:44 

ScienceDaily.com

Master regulator in mitochondria is critical for muscle function and repair...

New study identifies how loss of mitochondrial protein MICU1 disrupts calcium balance and causes muscle atrophy and weakness....

 2019-11-15 12:44 

ScienceDaily.com

Lichens are way younger than scientists thought...

Lichens -- a combo of fungus and algae -- can grow on bare rocks, so scientists thought that lichens were some of the first organisms to make their way onto land from the water, changing the planet's atmosphere and paving the way for modern plants. Bu...

 2019-11-15 12:44 

ScienceDaily.com

Early DNA lineages shed light on the diverse origins of the contemporary population...

A new genetic study demonstrates that, at the end of the Iron Age, Finland was inhabited by separate and differing populations, all of them influencing the gene pool of modern Finns. The study is so far the most extensive investigation of the ancient DNA ...

 2019-11-15 12:44 

ScienceDaily.com

Mapping disease outbreaks in urban settings using mobile phone data...

A new study into the interplay between mobility and the 2013 and 2014 dengue outbreaks in Singapore has uncovered a legal void around access to mobile phone data -- information that can prove vital in preventing the spread of infectious diseases....

 2019-11-15 12:44 

ScienceDaily.com

Jackdaw mobs flip from chaos to order as they grow...

Chaotic mobs of jackdaws suddenly get organized once enough birds join in, new research shows....

 2019-11-15 12:44 

ScienceDaily.com

Scientists discover how the molecule-sorting station in our cells is formed and maintained...

A recent study by a group of scientists has revealed that a different mechanism is responsible for the formation and maintenance of the cell organelle called endosome that sorts and distributes substances entering a cell. Contrary to current knowledge in ...

 2019-11-15 12:42 

Phys.org

How multiple factors of climate change affect soil...

A team of ecologists at Freie Universitt Berlin studied soil and how it was affected by multiple factors of climate change. The team, led by Prof. Dr. Matthias Rillig, experimentally examined effects of up to 10 factors of climate change by randomly addin...

 2019-11-15 12:36 

LiveScience.com

World's Oldest People May Have Supercharged Immune Cells...

People who live to 110 seem to have unusually high levels of a rare immune cell....

 2019-11-15 12:28 

SpaceNews

Inspector general report says NASA risks losing access to the ISS in 2020...

NASA's inspector general warned in a new report that, because of commercial crew delays, utilization of the International Space Station will drop sharply in 2020 and that NASA runs the risk of losing access entirely by next fall. SpaceNews.com...

 2019-11-15 12:21 

LiveScience.com

Ancient 'Shaman' Woman's Piercing Gaze Brought to Life in Stunning Reconstruction...

An artist's reconstruction of an ancient hunter-gatherer woman shows a stern-faced woman wearing a feather cape and sitting upright on a bed of antlers....

 2019-11-15 12:18 

Space.com

Before We Find Aliens, Humans Need to Figure Ourselves Out...
 2019-11-15 12:06 

Space.com

The 1st Sun Details from NASA's Parker Solar Probe Are Out. And They're Hot!...
 2019-11-15 12:03 

Space.com

Astronauts Are Taking a Tricky Spacewalk to Fix a Dark Matter Experiment. Here's How to Watch...
 2019-11-15 12:00 

New Scientist

A laser-sighted toxic goo gun is killing feral cats in Australia...

A device that kills feral cats by squirting their fur with toxic gel they lick off while self-grooming is being used to protect endangered Australian animals...

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