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 2021-09-22 19:00 

LiveScience.com

World's oldest identical twins are 107 years (and 300 days) old...

The sisters were born on Nov. 5, 1913....

 2021-09-22 19:00 

RedOrbit

How To Ascend Heroes in Genshin Impact...

In every game you've ever played exists a leveling system. Most characters increase their levels by acquiring experiences either by slaying monsters, completing quests etc. Things you are already familiar with. But what you are not expecting is that s...

 2021-09-22 19:00 

RedOrbit

How To Obtain Weapon Ascension Materials in Genshin Impact...

Weapon Ascension Materials are used to ascend your weapon after reaching their current maximum level. To know more about how to use them take a peek here before proceeding. These materials are grouped according to which region they can be found. High-rari...

 2021-09-22 18:43 

Phys.org

Cavers find snakes but no genies in Yemen's 'Well of Hell'...

A team of Omani cavers has made what is believed to be the first descent to the bottom of Yemen's fabled Well of Barhout—a natural wonder shunned by many locals, who believe it is a prison for genies....

 2021-09-22 18:41 

Space.com

Meteor showers and shooting stars: Formation, facts and discovery...

Watching a meteor shower on a clear, dark night is an unforgettable experience....

 2021-09-22 18:40 

Phys.org

Some animal species can survive successfully without sexual reproduction...

In the framework of an international research project, a team of scientists have demonstrated for the first time that asexual reproduction can be successful in the long term. The animal they studied is the beetle mite Oppiella nova. Until now, the surviva...

 2021-09-22 18:38 

Phys.org

Team creates micro-robots propelled by air bubbles and ultrasound...

Some engineers find inspiration in the mechanics of bird flight and the architecture of bee nests. Others think much smaller....

 2021-09-22 18:17 

Space.com

Flying on Mars getting tougher as Ingenuity helicopter gears up for 14th hop...

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter is getting ready for its 14th Red Planet flight, but the thinning Martian air is making such sorties more and more challenging....

 2021-09-22 18:10 

Universe Today

A Particle Physics Experiment Might Have Directly Observed Dark Energy...

In a new study, a team of researchers proposed that Dark Matter detectors could also search for the elusive force that is causing our Universe to expand (Dark Energy)! The post A Particle Physics Experiment Might Have Directly Observed Dark Energy appeare...

 2021-09-22 18:08 

LiveScience.com

Some dinosaurs may have wagged their tails to help them run...

Small-armed, two-legged dinosaurs may have wagged their tails to help them run, for the same reason humans swing their arms, according to a new study....

 2021-09-22 18:00 

Phys.org

Continental growth is not a continuous process...

The continents, a specific feature of our planet, still hold many secrets. Using chemical data on sedimentary rocks compiled from the scientific literature from the 1980s to the present day, CNRS researcher Marion Garon has uncovered a new geological hist...

 2021-09-22 18:00 

Phys.org

Desert teamwork explains global pattern of co-operation in birds...

A new study from the Kalahari Desert finds that teamwork allows birds to cope with brutally unpredictable environments....

 2021-09-22 18:00 

Phys.org

Mimicking how water and wind create complex shapes in nature...

Intricate natural formations like star-shaped sand dunes or arc-shaped rocks can appear so purposeful in form that it's easy to wonder whether someone has designed them. Scientists have long recognized that a particular combination of random and chaot...

 2021-09-22 18:00 

Phys.org

Online searches may reduce predisposed belief in misinformation...

A new analysis suggests that online searches could help correct people's predisposed belief in misinformation, but that searching may still promote negative feelings about a targeted minority group, despite correction of specific information about the...

 2021-09-22 18:00 

Phys.org

Those earrings are so last year—but the reason you're wearing them is ancient...

The necklace, nametag, earrings or uniform you chose to put on this morning might say more than you realize about your social status, job or some other aspect of your identity....

 2021-09-22 18:00 

Phys.org

Early Homo sapiens groups in Europe faced subarctic climates...

Using oxygen stable isotope analysis of tooth enamel from animals butchered by humans at the site of Bacho Kiro Cave, Bulgaria, Max Planck researchers show that human groups belonging to an early wave of dispersal of our species into Europe were faced wit...

 2021-09-22 18:00 

Scientific American

China Says It Will Stop Financing Coal Power Abroad...

The announcement came as the U.S. promised quadruple its international climate finance contributions...

 2021-09-22 17:31 

Space.com

FAA releases draft environmental review of SpaceX's Starship...

The FAA's draft environmental review of SpaceX's Starship operations suggests the program can likely proceed with its first orbital launch, although protecting wildlife could be a stumbling block....

 2021-09-22 17:30 

ScienceDaily.com

New research 'sniffs out' how associative memories are formed...

Has the scent of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies ever taken you back to afternoons at your grandmother's house? Has an old song ever brought back memories of a first date? The ability to remember relationships between unrelated items (an odor and...

 2021-09-22 17:16 

Space.com

Satellites watch as volcano erupts on Spanish island La Palma after half a century of silence...

Satellites captured a dramatic volcanic eruption that is shaking a Spanish island after half a century of silence....

 2021-09-22 17:09 

Phys.org

NASA's InSight finds three big marsquakes, thanks to solar-panel dusting...

On Sept. 18, NASA's InSight lander celebrated its 1,000th Martian day, or sol, by measuring one of the biggest, longest-lasting marsquakes the mission has ever detected. The temblor is estimated to be about a magnitude 4.2 and shook for nearly an hour...

 2021-09-22 17:00 

Scientific American

How Facebook Hinders Misinformation Research...

The platform strictly limits and controls data access, which stymies scientists...

 2021-09-22 16:53 

Phys.org

Recording Roman resource exploitation and urban collapse...

For hundreds of years, Carthage—the Phoenician city-state in North Africa—flourished, establishing itself as a robust trade empire with widespread colonies. As the Carthaginian and Roman empires expanded their reach across Mediterranean Europe...

 2021-09-22 16:52 

Phys.org

Wind energy can help Earth blow back climate calamity...

The answer to climate change—or at least part of it—is blowing in the wind, according to research published Aug. 28 in the journal Climate....

 2021-09-22 16:48 

BBC

Air pollution: Even worse than you thought - WHO...

The WHO is slashing recommended maximum limits of key pollutants as evidence of danger mounts....

 2021-09-22 16:33 

Phys.org

New insights into how KLF4 influences gene expression...

A team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine has discovered a mechanism by which transcription factor KLF4 can help to organize chromatin, thus influencing gene expression....

 2021-09-22 16:32 

Phys.org

A new way to control qubits...

A research team that includes two UO physicists have outlined new techniques for controlling the building blocks of quantum computing, a potentially significant step toward making such computers more accurate and useful....

 2021-09-22 16:19 

ScienceDaily.com

Hubble finds early, massive galaxies running on empty...

When the universe was about 3 billion years old, just 20% of its current age, it experienced the most prolific period of star birth in its history. But when NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in n...

 2021-09-22 16:19 

ScienceDaily.com

Engineers discover way to turn organic waste into renewable biofuel additives using radiation...

The renewable proportion of petrol is set to increase to 20 per cent over the coming years, meaning the discovery of a new production pathway for these additives could help in the fight to cut carbon dioxide emissions and tackle climate change. Engineers ...

 2021-09-22 16:19 

ScienceDaily.com

'Ultra-potent' antibody against SARS-CoV-2 variants isolated...

Researchers have discovered an 'ultra-potent9; monoclonal antibody against multiple variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, including the delta variant....

 2021-09-22 16:19 

ScienceDaily.com

Poorly circulated room air raises potential exposure to contaminants by up to six times...

Having good room ventilation to dilute and disperse indoor air pollutants has long been recognized, and with the COVID-19 pandemic its importance has become all the more heightened. But new experiments show that certain circumstances will result in poor m...

 2021-09-22 16:19 

ScienceDaily.com

Strength training can burn fat too, myth-busting study finds...

A new systematic review and meta-analysis shows we can lose around 1.4 per cent of our entire body fat through strength training alone, which is similar to how much we might lose through cardio or aerobics....

 2021-09-22 16:18 

ScienceDaily.com

Some animal species can survive successfully without sexual reproduction...

Studying a species of beetle mite, an international research team has demonstrated for the first time that animals can survive over very long periods of time (possibly millions of years) entirely without sex....

 2021-09-22 16:18 

ScienceDaily.com

Quantum cryptography Records with Higher-Dimensional Photons...

A new and much faster quantum cryptography protocol has been developed: Usually, quantum cryptography is done with photons that can be in two different states. Using eight different states, cryptographic keys can be generated much faster and with much mor...

 2021-09-22 16:18 

ScienceDaily.com

Genetic regulation of blood cells: Proximity of a gene to a genetic change plays an important role...

Researchers have gained significant new insight into the genetic regulation of blood cells. They achieved this by analyzing a dataset that included more than 31,000 study participants, to date the largest dataset of its kind....

 2021-09-22 16:18 

ScienceDaily.com

Dog parasite is developing resistance to treatments...

Right now, U.S. veterinarians rely on three types of drugs to kill the hookworms, but the parasites appear to becoming resistant to all of them. Dog hookworms can also infect humans....

 2021-09-22 16:18 

ScienceDaily.com

An experimental loop for simulating nuclear reactors in space...

Nuclear thermal propulsion, which uses heat from nuclear reactions as fuel, could be used one day in human spaceflight, possibly even for missions to Mars. Its development, however, poses a challenge. The materials used must be able to withstand high heat...

 2021-09-22 16:18 

ScienceDaily.com

Human learning can be duplicated in solid matter...

Researchers have found that learning -- a universal feature of intelligence in living beings -- can be mimicked in synthetic matter, a discovery that in turn could inspire new algorithms for artificial intelligence (AI)....

 2021-09-22 16:18 

ScienceDaily.com

Tube-shaped robots roll up stairs, carry carts, and race one another...

Researchers have designed a 4D-printed soft robot that self-assembles when heated and can take on challenging tasks like rolling uphill and navigating a bumpy and unpredictable landscape....

 2021-09-22 16:18 

ScienceDaily.com

Winged microchip is smallest-ever human-made flying structure...

By studying the aerodynamics of wind-dispersed seeds, researcher developed a flying microchip (or 'microflier') that catches the wind and passively flies through the air. Packed with ultra-miniaturized technology, including sensors and wireless co...

 2021-09-22 16:18 

ScienceDaily.com

Earless worms 'listen' through their skin...

A species of roundworm that is widely used in biological research can sense and respond to sound, despite having no ear-like organs....

 2021-09-22 16:18 

ScienceDaily.com

Unveiling galaxies at cosmic dawn that were hiding behind the dust...

While investigating the data of young, distant galaxies observed with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, astronomers noticed unexpected emissions coming from seemingly empty regions in space that, a global research team confirmed, came actu...

 2021-09-22 16:17 

ScienceDaily.com

Functioning of terrestrial ecosystems is governed by three main factors...

A large international research team has identified three key indicators that together summarize the integrative function of terrestrial ecosystems: 1. the capacity to maximize primary productivity, 2. the efficiency of using water, and 3. the efficiency o...

 2021-09-22 16:17 

ScienceDaily.com

Global cancer risk from burning organic matter comes from unregulated chemicals...

Scientists have found that benzo(a)pyrene, traditionally measured to gauge risk of developing cancer from exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), is a poor proxy for this type of cancer risk....

 2021-09-22 16:15 

Nature

How far will global population rise? Researchers can’t agree...

The United Nations forecasts that nearly 11 billion people will be living on Earth at the end of the century, but other demographic research groups project that population will peak earlier and at a much lower level....

 2021-09-22 16:15 

Nature

Landmark survey reveals young people’s climate anxiety...

Children worldwide worry about the future and feel let down by governments, a huge study on attitudes towards climate change has found....

 2021-09-22 16:15 

Nature

Greece used AI to curb COVID: what other nations can learn...

Governments are hungry to deploy big data in health emergencies. Scientists must help to lay the legal, ethical and logistical groundwork....

 2021-09-22 16:15 

Nature

Quenching of star formation from a lack of inflowing gas to galaxies - Nature...

The authors report 1.3 mm observations of dust emission from strongly lensed galaxies where star formation is quenched, demonstrating that gas depletion is responsible for the cessation of star formation in some high-redshift galaxies....

 2021-09-22 16:15 

Nature

Normal, dust-obscured galaxies in the epoch of reionization - Nature...

Two serendipitously detected dust-obscured galaxies are reported at z = 6.7 and 7.4, with estimates that such galaxies provide an additional 1025% contribution to the total star formation rate density at z > 6....

 2021-09-22 16:15 

Nature

Modern Polynesian genomes offer clues to early eastward migrations...

A model of the spread of ancient populations across the eastern Pacific....

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